Greenleaf Power acquires Plainfield bioenergy plantGreenleaf Power recently announced that it has finalized the purchase of the Plainfield Renewable Energy Plant located in Plainfield, Connecticut, from Leidos Inc., which has owned and operated the 37.5 MW plant since it became operational in 2013. READ MORE SHARE
DOE solicits applications for loan guarantee programThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced it is soliciting applications for up to $4 billion in loan guarantees to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. READ MORE SHARE
Republic Services reports increased volumes, revenueOn July 23, Republic Services Inc. released financial results for the second quarter of 2015, reporting a net income of $190.3 million, or 54 cents per share, compared to $179 million, or 50 cents per share, for the comparable period in 2014.
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MSU research could improve cyanobacteria use in biofuelOverexposure to sunlight, which is damaging to natural photosynthetic systems of green plants and cyanobacteria, is also expected to be damaging to artificial photosynthetic systems. Michigan State University researchers aim to overcome that hurdle. READ MORE SHARE
Reproducible research for biofuels and biogasNew research in the open access journal GigaScience presents a virtual package of data for biogas production, made reusable in a containerized form to allow scientists to better understand the production of biofuels.
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MassCEC awards $1.1 million to biogas projects The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center recently announced $1.1 million in funding for three anaerobic digestion projects across Massachusetts that will convert organic materials into energy. The projects are located in Bourne, Freetown and Hadley.READ MORE SHARE