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U.K. DECC increases CfD budget for less established technologies

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerThe U.K. Department of Energy and Climate change has increased the budget for new Contracts for Difference. The extra funding will increase the amount available for less established technologies, such as offshore wind and some biomass technologies. READ MORE

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Researchers in Spain develop prototype biogas-fueled fuel cell

BY KTH Royal Institute of Technology Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasAn experimental system to create heat and power with waste from olive oil processing is up-and-running in Spain. Converting the waste to heat and power is a three-part process, that begins with the production of biogas via anaerobic digestion. READ MORE

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Researchers identify materials to improve biofuel processing

BY University of Minnesota Found In:Advanced FuelsUsing one of the largest supercomputers in the world, a team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has identified potential materials that could improve the production of ethanol and petroleum products. READ MORE

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Virginia county approves organic waste processing facility

BY Prince William County, Virginia Found In:Power, BiogasAt its Jan. 20 meeting, the board of county supervisors in Prince William County, Virginia, authorized an agreement with Freestate Farms LLC to construct and operate a new facility that will include an anaerobic digestion system. READ MORE

January 27, 2015

Zilkha closes on last land purchase for Arkansas pellet plant

BY Katie FletcherFound In:PelletsZilkha Biomass Energy has closed on the purchase of the last parcel of land to be acquired for its proposed 450,000 metric-ton-per-year pellet plant in Monticello, Arkansas. The 80.99 acres were purchased from a university for $80,500. READ MORE


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