Bio-Energy Retains Its Mitigation Potential Under Elevated CO2

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com]   Marion Liberloo (University of Antwerp), and co-authors mentioned below in the citation, have issued a paper titled „Bio-Energy Retains Its Mitigation Potential Under Elevated CO2.“  The abstract to this good analytical paper reads: If biofuels are to be a viable substitute for fossil fuels, it is essential that they retain their potential to mitigate … Continue reading

Energy Recovery from Wastewater Treatment Plants in the United States: A Case Study

A Water and Marine Sustainability Month Feature Article [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Ashlynn S. Stillwell (University of Texas at Austin ), David C. Hoppock (Duke University) and Michael E. Webber (University of Texas at Austin) have published a paper highlighting the potential for energy recovery from wastewater treatment plants through the optimization of collection and use of biosolids … Continue reading

Co-Fuelling of Peat with Meat and Bone Meal in a Pilot Scale Bubbling Bed Reactor

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Kevin McDonnell, Enda J. Cummins, Colette C. Fagan (Biosystems Engineering, Bioresources Research Centre, UCD School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, Belfield, University College Dublin), and Markku Orjala (VTT Bioenergy, Finland) have published an article titled “Co-Fuelling of Peat with Meat and Bone Meal in a Pilot Scale Bubbling Bed Reactor” in which … Continue reading

Gasification of Biochar from Empty Fruit Bunch in a Fluidized Bed Reactor

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] M. A. Mohd Salleh, Nsamba Hussein Kisiki , H. M. Yusuf  and W. A. Wan Ab Karim Ghani of theDepartment of Chemical and Enviromental Engineering Universiti Putra Malaysia have issued a new paper on the “Gasification of Biochar from Empty Fruit Bunch in a Fluidized Bed Reactor.”  Empty fruit bunches could provide a renewable … Continue reading

Investigating “Egusi” (Citrullus Colocynthis L.) Seed Oil as Potential Biodiesel Feedstock

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com]  Solomon Giwa, Luqman Chuah Abdullah and Nor Mariah Adam (Universiti Putra Malaysia) have published a paper investigating the potential of Egusi seed oil as a potential biodiesel feedstock. Biodiesel’s acceptance as a substitute for fossil-derived diesel has grown the world over. However, the food-fuel debate over conventional vegetable oils has rekindled research interest in … Continue reading

News: Renewables account for 62% of the new electricity generation capacity installed in the EU over last year

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Brussels, 05th July 2010.  The “Renewable Energy Snapshots” report, published today by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), shows that renewable energy sources accounted for 62% (17GW) of the new electricity generation capacity installed in the EU27 in 2009. The share rose from 57% in 2008. For the second year running, wind energy … Continue reading

Biofuels and the Lessons of Easter Island

A Sustainable Transport Week focus article. [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] Antonio R. Chaves  of the Saint Anselm’s Abbey School (USA) has recently published a paper titled „Biofuels and the Lessons of Easter Island,“ which presents a different point of view on the growing attention paid to biofuel crop cultivation from a historical / anthropological perspective.  The return to … Continue reading

Does Biodiesel from Jatropha Curcas Represent a Sustainable Alternative Energy Source?

A Sustainable Transport Week focus article. [tweetmeme http://www.URL.com] A recent paper by Isidro Ovando-Medina (Centro de Biociencias, Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas, Mexico), Francisco Espinosa-García (Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) , Juan Núñez-Farfán (Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México) and Miguel Salvador-Figueroa (Centro de Biociencias, Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas) is … Continue reading

Impact of the Introduction of Biofuel in the Transportation Sector in Indonesia

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com%5D Joni Jupesta of the Department of Management Science and Technology, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, has published an interesting paper titled „Impact of the Introduction of Biofuel in the Transportation Sector in Indonesia.“  Indonesia faces serious energy problems; its status as an oil exporter has changed to that of a net oil importer. … Continue reading

New Communication on EU Biofuels and Bioliquids Sustainability Requirements

[tweetmeme http://www.URL.com%5D The European Commission has official published a Communication on voluntary schemes and default values in the EU biofuels and bioliquids sustainability scheme and a Communication on the practical implementation of the EU biofuels and bioliquids sustainability scheme and on counting rules for biofuels in the Official Journal of the EU. Communication on voluntary … Continue reading

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