Tag: biopower

U.S. Department of Energy releases SBIR and STTR funding opportunities

U.S. Department of Energy releases SBIR and STTR funding opportunities

November 17, 2020 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science announced a funding opportunity under its SBIR and STTR programs. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are highly competitive programs that encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development with the potential for commercialization. BIOENERGY The […]

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UK bacteria can generate electricity, improve bio-batteries for sustainable energy production

UK bacteria can generate electricity, improve bio-batteries for sustainable energy production

December 1, 2014 |

In the UK, the University of East Anglia is researching the rate of electrical transfer inside bacterial proteins to improve “bio-batteries” for portable technology such as mobile phones and laptops powered by human or animal waste. The study has found that the rate of transfer depends on the orientation and proximity of electrically conductive ‘stepping […]

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RnR publishes biopower predictions through 2025

RnR publishes biopower predictions through 2025

December 2, 2013 |

In Texas, a new biopower report is available via RnRMarketResearch.com that analyzes the market scenario in the US, UK, and China through 2025. The report details the global biomass power market with installed capacity and generation trends, installed capacity split by region in 2012, installed capacity split by major biomass power countries in 2012, investment […]

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The Integrated Biorefinery: the (re) rise of BioPower

The Integrated Biorefinery: the (re) rise of BioPower

June 15, 2011 |

New technologies and diversified feedstocks are turning biomass power generation from ugly stepchild to star Back in the day, most projects that refined biomass were single feedstock, single product stream monsters. US plants, for example, generally produced ethanol and feed grains from corn, or biodiesel and glycerine from soybeans. When feedstock prices were low, and […]

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