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Renewable Fuels Standard under Fire-Again

Posted in Energy on Friday, April 19th, 2013. No comments yet
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The goal of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard is to increase the use of alternative fuels in the transportation fuels mix. Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy industry team, looks at this law versus the realities of today’s energy demand. As discussed in a previous post, the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and the […]

Small-Scale Power Plants–But Where?

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, April 5th, 2013. No comments yet
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The need for energy prompts constant innovation. Emerson’s Douglas Morris, on the alternative energy and metals & mining industry teams, analyzes the role of small-scale power plants. There was an interesting announcement this week by Synthesis Energy Systems (SES) and GE Packaged Power. These companies are working together to market an unique plant idea, that […]

Ice Gas-Another Unconventional Energy Source

Posted in Energy on Friday, March 22nd, 2013. No comments yet
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The search for additional sources of energy continues. Emerson’s Alan Novak, director of the Alternative Energy as well as the Mining and Metals industries looks at ice gas as another energy source in today’s guest post. Ice Gas, formally known as methane hydrates, made the news recently as highlighted in this March 12 UK Telegraph […]

A New Development in Clean Coal Technology

Posted in Energy, Power on Friday, February 22nd, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Alan Novak, who leads the alternative energy industry team, explores the advancements in coal conversion technology in today’s guest post. Researchers at Ohio State University recently announced that they reached a new milestone in the development of their Coal-Direct Chemical Looping (CDCL) clean coal process. They were able to operate a research-scale version of […]

Are the Renewable Fuel Standard Battles Heating Up?

Posted in Energy, Regulatory Compliance on Friday, February 8th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Douglas Morris of the alternative energy industry team provides an update on the political battles in the United States over the future of ethanol and other biofuel production. The biofuels headwinds remain strong. Last month I wrote about how natural gas in affecting the biofuels industry, specifically how no one could have foreseen the […]