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Biomass


POWER Digest [December 2022]

Qatar Inaugurates the Country’s First Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant. With Essa bin Hilal Al-Kuwari, president of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corp. (Kahramaa); Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State…



Why Sulfur Oxides Are Bad and How Flue Gas Desulfurization Technology Works

Sulfur oxides (SOx) have several harmful effects both to the environment, and to human and animal health. Much of the SOx in the atmosphere comes from the burning of fossil…


The Reasons Behind the Strong Support for Renewable Wood Energy

President Biden recently laid out a detailed plan to strengthen America’s forests. Renewable wood energy—that is, biomass energy produced from wood that is not suitable for higher-value products—is an important…


Can Power Plant Wastewater Be Valuable?

The rise and rapid adoption of the circular economy—a systems solution framework that seeks to keep materials, products, and services in circulation for as long as possible—is triggering an interesting…


Biden Signs Bill to Transform U.S. Energy, Combat Climate Change

President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) should provide further impetus for growth of U.S. renewable energy, coming on the heels of a report from the Federal Energy…


THE BIG PICTURE: Momentum for CCS

While only one commercial power plant equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) remains in operation today, the momentum for CCS appears to have picked up dramatically over the past…