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More Efficient, Wood-Based Biomass Energy Production

Posted in Energy on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012. No comments yet
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Many power producers have goals to use renewable resources in their electrical energy mix—by either regulation or economic incentive. At the ARC Industry Forum this week in Orlando, Minnesota Power’s Luther Kemp presented the company’s plans to expand renewable sources of energy using wind and biomass to achieve 25% of their generating capacity by 2025 […]

Trends in U.S. Biomass Energy Production

Posted in Energy on Thursday, August 18th, 2011. 3 comments so far
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Emerson’s Dennis Tkacs, a strategic program manager in the Power & Water Solutions division, shares his thoughts on the use and trends biomass-based energy production in the United States. While a significant amount of energy is generated from biomass, not too many new plants are being built. From my observations, there are many reasons for […]

Advancing Biofuel Production

Posted in Energy on Friday, November 19th, 2010. No comments yet
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Emerson’s director of alternative energy, Al Novak, appears in a recent Forbes magazine article, The Real Promise Of Advanced Biofuels. You may recall Al from prior alternative energy-related posts. He notes that more than 100 companies are working on many different biofuel production approaches including the conversion of algae, municipal solid waste, wood waste, and […]

Biomass Fuel in Alternative Energy Production

Posted in Energy on Monday, April 19th, 2010. No comments yet
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I caught up last week with Emerson’s Al Novak. You may recall Al from some of our alternative fuels-related posts. He mentioned that they had another Alternative Fuels and Energy Summit in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The focus of this summit was on using “biomass” feed stocks and using biochemical, thermochemical, or combustion technologies to convert the […]