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Fourth Annual National Bioenergy Day

October 19, 2016 is designated as National Bioenergy Day. This day is a celebration of bioenergy that highlights its environmental and economic benefits on the local, state and national levels. It’s sponsored by the Biomass Power Association, Biomass Magazine, the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association, the Biomass Thermal Energy Council, the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, […]

National Bio-energy Day

October 22

The second annual National Bioenergy Day is scheduled for October 22, 2014. In recognition of National Bioenergy Day, the New Hampshire Wood Energy Council is sponsoring six tours of modern wood heating sites across New Hampshire throughout the week of October 20. Tours are located within one hour’s drive to anyone in the […]

Vermont Bioenergy Initiative releases report on grass heating energy potential in Vermont and the Northeast

Grass biomass could make a sizeable contribution to Vermont’s heating needs over time, and could be part of the renewable energy mix required to meet the state’s goal to meet 90% of Vermont’s energy needs through renewable energy and increased efficiency by 2050

Montpelier, VT – A new report evaluating grass biomass energy as a […]

Report: Vermont Economy, Job Market Reaps Major Benefits from Renewable Fuels Industry

Homegrown American Fuels Support 598 Jobs, $25.0 Million in Wages

WASHINGTON, DC — The Fuels America coalition today released an economic impact study by John Dunham & Associates showing the far-reaching benefits of renewable fuels for Vermont workers and businesses.

Renewable fuels now represent nearly 10% of America’s fuel […]

Local production for local use is the ‘biofuel’ model that works in Vermont

The Vermont Bioenergy Initiative offers local perspective in response to recent ethanol news and shares new statewide bioenergy website resource

Montpelier, VT — A report published this week in Nature Climate Change indicated that ethanol made from corn residue can reduce soil carbon and increase CO2 emissions, indicating the harvested leftovers from corn are “worse […]

January 8 Green Energy News

Opinion:

“Are Wind Power Subsidies Still the Answer?” The EPA estimates that the social costs of carbon dioxide emissions are $12 to $116 per ton. (That is $0.12 to $1.16 in health and other costs per gallon of gasoline, and the victims, all of us, are uncompensated.) [EarthTechling]

Science and Technology:

Trident Energy had a […]

December 23 Green Energy News

World:

Vestas has clinched an order to supply hardware for the 117-MW Al Tafila wind farm in Jordan. The turnkey contract with Jordan Wind Project Company covers installation and commissioning of 38 of the Danish manufacturer’s V112 3-MW turbines. [reNews] Vietnam and the World Bank’s Carbon Partnership Facility (CPF) have entered into an agreement on […]