Author Archives: Energy News Analyst

About Energy News Analyst

The author is the news analyst and the assistant editor at the Future Energy Service and Publishing.

A new design of microbial fuel cell using carbon felt electrodes

Scientists at the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Bangladesh) recently reported a new design of microbial fuel cell using carbon felt electrodes and mixed cultures (DOI: 10.17737/tre.2017.3.2.0039). Authors emphasized that microbial fuel cell is a promising technology that can … Continue reading

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Making Sense of President Trump’s Contradictory Energy Plan

Original post at http://www.hcn.org/articles/making-sense-of-president-trumps-energy-plan/. It can be said that the new energy policy agenda will be a fatal blow for the future of new energy development in the United States. All government departments, companies and academic institutions will be under the new … Continue reading

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Designing a feedstock recipe for the biogas plant

Scientists at the University of Debrecen (Hungary) recently published an article regarding the feedstock recipe design to enhance the biogas production of a local biogas plant (Optimization of Raw Material Composition in an Agricultural Biogas Plant, DOI: 10.17737/tre.2017.3.1.0031). Authors emphasized … Continue reading

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US DOE Announced 3 Winners of $15 Million to Advance Algae-based Biofuels and Bioproducts

It’s announced today that 3 winners are Global Algae Innovations (San Diego, California)—Global Algae Innovations Inc., in collaboration with the University of California-San Diego, TSD Management Associates, Texas A&M University, General Electric, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and the National Renewable … Continue reading

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US DOE released 2016 Billion-Ton Report

In July 2016, US DOE released its third report on the estimation of biomass production, which is entitled “2016 BILLION-TON REPORT Advancing Domestic Resources for a Thriving Bioeconomy”. The previous two reports were released in 2005 and 2011, respectively. This … Continue reading

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Developing drop-in algal biofuels

Dr. Changyan Yang’s group at the Wuhan Institute of Technology recently published two articles regarding microalgae-derived biofuels. One is entitled “Catalytic hydroprocessing of microalgae-derived biofuels: a review” (Green Chemistry, DOI: 10.1039/c6gc01239f) and the other is “Standards and Protocols for Characterization … Continue reading

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Renewable biohydrogen production is promising

Prof. Ming-Jun Zhu, who is the Assistant Dean of School of Bioscience & Bioengineering at the South China University of Technology, commented the developments of biohydrogen production from waste materials in the current issue of Trends in Renewable Energy. (vol. 2, pp. … Continue reading

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Sustainable development can only take place with the increased use of renewable energy

Dr. habil Bai Attila, who is a professor of Economics and Business at the University of Debrecen (Hungary), shared his visions about the renewable future with the readers in an Editorial released last week (Trends in Renewable Energy, vol. 2, … Continue reading

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Achieving higher spectral-efficient and energy-efficient performances in underwater acoustic networks

Dr. A.G. Lazaropoulos (National Technical University of Athens, Greece) has investigated the means of improving the spectral-efficient and energy-efficient performances of single- and multi-port underwater acoustic networks in the 0-100kHz frequency range.  (Trends in Renewable Energy, vol. 2, pp. 13-50. … Continue reading

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SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK: Renewables and CO2 Emissions (Feb. 2016)

Source: http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/steo/report/renew_co2.cfm Electricity and Heat Generation from Renewables EIA expects total renewables used in the electric power sector to increase by 8.1% in 2016. Forecast hydropower generation in the electric power sector increases by 3.6% in 2016. Liquid Biofuels On November … Continue reading

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