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China Group Develops Plan to Turn Biomass Into Low-Carbon Natural Gas
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Researchers in China have published the results of a study that the group said provides an efficient catalytic approach to directly transfer solid biomass into natural gas, while enabling the…


Grid-scale Testing Shows CoalSwitch™ Significantly Reduces Ash, Nitrogen Oxide and Sulphur Dioxide Compared to Burning Coal in Power Plant

Low-carbon, clean energy pellet also outperforms “white” pellets in terms of heating value ASHLAND, Maine, Feb. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Independent testing of CoalSwitch, the novel clean energy pellet…


Biomass Power: Environmental Benefit or Numbers Game?

Many bioenergy industry proponents put forth carbon neutrality as a basis for their support. However, the claim may not hold up under scrutiny. By some accounts, biomass power plant emissions…


Renewables' Share of U.S. Power Will Keep Upward Trajectory

Renewable energy's share of U.S. power generation continues to rise, and the percentage of electricity produced by burning natural gas and coal continues to fall, according to the latest "Short-Term…


Test Your Knowledge: Water & Steam Cycle Chemistry Monitoring

Water and steam are the lifeblood of a power plant, but contamination in a water system can lead to corrosion, scaling, and pitting on critical equipment including turbines, boilers, pipes,…