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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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US EIA updated SHORT-TERM ENERGY OUTLOOK on February 9, 2016

Source: http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/steo/report/ Highlights   North Sea Brent crude oil prices averaged $31/barrel (b) in January, a $7/b decrease from December and the lowest monthly average price since December 2003. Brent crude oil prices averaged $52/b in 2015, down $47/b from the … Continue reading

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Production of clavulanic acid by inert support absorption solid-state-fermentation

Drs. Hui Wang and Hongzhang Chen (Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences) proposed to use polyurethane foam as inert solid supports for solid state fermentation, producing clavulanic acid from Streptomyces clavuligerus (Trends in Renewable Energy (vol. 2, pp. … Continue reading

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DOE released biogas opportunities roadmap progress report in December 2015

Biogas Opportunities Roadmap originally published by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Energy (DOE), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in August 2014. Up-to-date, more than 2,000 sites across the United States that produce biogas, as well as the … Continue reading

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The use of the microgrids in communities to stimulate local economies

Drs. Lazaropoulos have investigated the possibility of using means of the prism of the green economy to help communities commercialize their natural resources, such as wind speed and solar radiation. In order to realize this, community’s microgrids including Energy Storage … Continue reading

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Possibility of the use of seaweeds as the feedstock for future ethanol

Earlier this week, an article regarding the recent progress of bioethanol production from seaweeds appeared on the Trends in Renewable Energy (vol. 1, pp. 185-197. doi:10.17737/tre.2015.1.3.0016). The researchers at the Zhengzhou University recommended macroalgae (seaweeds) as a promising source for … Continue reading

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