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Bioenergy crop productivity and potential climate change mitigation from marginal lands in the United States: An  

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Bioenergy crop productivity and potential climate change mitigation from marginal lands bioenergy crops grown on marginal lands in the United States. Two broadly tested cellulosic crops June 2014 Introduction Bioenergy, an important renewable energy produced from biological materials

Zhuang, Qianlai

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Sustainable Food & Bioenergy Systems Program-Sustainable Crop Production Option 2014-2015 Catalog  

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Sustainable Food & Bioenergy Systems Program- Sustainable Crop Production Option 2014-2015 Catalog SFBS 146 Intro to Sustainable Food & Bioenergy Systems ................................ S

Dyer, Bill

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Chapter 4 - Production Technology for Bioenergy Crops and Trees  

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Abstract New technologies for producing energy crops and trees based on fundamental studies have been developed to improve self-sufficiency in food and feed supplies in addition to achieving sustainable natural resources. Energy crops and trees with improved leaf growth, light interception of crop canopy, photosynthetic rate, lodging resistance, and saccharification efficiency of lignocellulose, among many other traits, need to be explored. DNA marker-assisted selection using genome information has been developed as a powerful tool for breeding new bioenergy crops and trees. In this chapter, the concept and basic technologies for producing biomass from herbaceous energy crops and trees, ecophysiological characteristics for high yield and biomass production, genetic analyses of the traits responsible for biomass production, and molecular breeding for improving these traits are discussed. The definitions of herbaceous energy crops for the first and second generations, agronomy and breeding technology for these crops are explained. Recent studies on woody cell wall formation and genetic improvements associated with biomass saccharification in energy crops and woods are introduced.

Tadashi Hirasawa; Taiichiro Ookawa; Shinya Kawai; Ryo Funada; Shinya Kajita

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Production from Perennial Energy Crops: A Consequential LCA of 12 Bioenergy Scenarios including Land Use Changes  

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Bioenergy Production from Perennial Energy Crops: A Consequential LCA of 12 Bioenergy Scenarios including Land Use Changes ... In the endeavor of optimizing the sustainability of bioenergy production in Denmark, this consequential life cycle assessment (LCA) evaluated the environmental impacts associated with the production of heat and electricity from one hectare of Danish arable land cultivated with three perennial crops: ryegrass (Lolium perenne), willow (Salix viminalis) and Miscanthus giganteus. ... Soil carbon changes, direct and indirect land use changes as well as uncertainty analysis (sensitivity, MonteCarlo) were included in the LCA. ...

Davide Tonini; Lorie Hamelin; Henrik Wenzel; Thomas Astrup

2012-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Global Simulation of Bioenergy Crop Productivity: Analytical Framework and Case Study for Switchgrass  

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A global energy crop productivity model that provides geospatially explicit quantitative details on biomass potential and factors affecting sustainability would be useful, but does not exist now. This study describes a modeling platform capable of meeting many challenges associated with global-scale agro-ecosystem modeling. We designed an analytical framework for bioenergy crops consisting of six major components: (i) standardized natural resources datasets, (ii) global field-trial data and crop management practices, (iii) simulation units and management scenarios, (iv) model calibration and validation, (v) high-performance computing (HPC) simulation, and (vi) simulation output processing and analysis. The HPC-Environmental Policy Integrated Climate (HPC-EPIC) model simulated a perennial bioenergy crop, switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.), estimating feedstock production potentials and effects across the globe. This modeling platform can assess soil C sequestration, net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, nonpoint source pollution (e.g., nutrient and pesticide loss), and energy exchange with the atmosphere. It can be expanded to include additional bioenergy crops (e.g., miscanthus, energy cane, and agave) and food crops under different management scenarios. The platform and switchgrass field-trial dataset are available to support global analysis of biomass feedstock production potential and corresponding metrics of sustainability.

Kang, Shujiang [ORNL; Kline, Keith L [ORNL; Nair, S. Surendran [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Nichols, Dr Jeff A [ORNL; Post, Wilfred M [ORNL; Brandt, Craig C [ORNL; Wullschleger, Stan D [ORNL; Wei, Yaxing [ORNL; Singh, Nagendra [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of management strategies for the production of sweet sorghum as a bioenergy crop and preservation of crop residue by the ensiling process.  

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??The objective of this project was to investigate management practices for sweet sorghum as a bioenergy crop in Iowa and its storability as an ensiled (more)

Cogdill, Todd Joseph

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues...  

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ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues In a Densified Large Square Bale Format ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues In a...

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Age-Dependent Demographic Rates of the Bioenergy Crop Miscanthus 3 giganteus  

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grass Miscanthus 3 giganteus is currently being planted as a bioenergy crop in the north central region renewable energy production (Genovesi 2011; Raghu et al. 2006). Biofuels, produced from crops, are a sourceAge-Dependent Demographic Rates of the Bioenergy Crop Miscanthus 3 giganteus in Illinois David P

Sims, Gerald K.

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Threshold Dynamics in Soil Carbon Storage for Bioenergy Crops  

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Threshold Dynamics in Soil Carbon Storage for Bioenergy Crops ... Because of increasing demands for bioenergy, a considerable amount of land in the midwestern United States could be devoted to the cultivation of second-generation bioenergy crops, such as switchgrass and miscanthus. ... The foliar carbon/nitrogen ratio (C/N) in these bioenergy crops at harvest is significantly higher than the ratios in replaced crops, such as corn or soybean. ...

Dong K. Woo; Juan C. Quijano; Praveen Kumar; Sayo Chaoka; Carl J. Bernacchi

2014-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Agronomic Suitability of Bioenergy Crops in Mississippi  

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In Mississippi, some questions need to be answered about bioenergy crops: how much suitable land is available? How much material can that land produce? Which production systems work best in which scenarios? What levels of inputs will be required for productivity and longterm sustainability? How will the crops reach the market? What kinds of infrastructure will be necessary to make that happen? This publication helps answer these questions: ???????????????????????????????¢???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????¢ Which areas in the state are best for bioenergy crop production? ???????????????????????????????¢???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????¢ How much could these areas produce sustainably? ???????????????????????????????¢???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????¢ How can bioenergy crops impact carbon sequestration and carbon credits? ???????????????????????????????¢???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????¢ How will these crops affect fertilizer use and water quality? ???????????????????????????????¢?????????????

Lemus, Rocky; Baldwin, Brian; Lang, David

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of Genomic and Genetic Tools for Foxtail Millet, and Use of These Tools in the Improvement of Biomass Production for Bioenergy Crops  

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The overall aim of this research was to develop genomic and genetic tools in foxtail millet that will be useful in improving biomass production in bioenergy crops such as switchgrass, napier grass, and pearl millet. A variety of approaches have been implemented, and our lab has been primarily involved in genome analysis and quantitative genetic analysis. Our progress in these activities has been substantially helped by the genomic sequence of foxtail millet produced by the Joint Genome Institute (Bennetzen et al., in prep). In particular, the annotation and analysis of candidate genes for architecture, biomass production and flowering has led to new insights into the control of branching and flowering time, and has shown how closely related flowering time is to vegetative architectural development and biomass accumulation. The differences in genetic control identified at high and low density plantings have direct relevance to the breeding of bioenergy grasses that are tolerant of high planting densities. The developmental analyses have shown how plant architecture changes over time and may indicate which genes may best be manipulated at various times during development to obtain required biomass characteristics. This data contributes to the overall aim of significantly improving genetic and genomic tools in foxtail millet that can be directed to improvement of bioenergy grasses such as switchgrass, where it is important to maximize vegetative growth for greatest biomass production.

Doust, Andrew, N.

2011-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

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USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop  

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USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop Production and Spur Economic Impact USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop Production and Spur Economic Impact August 11, 2011 - 3:55pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture have awarded 10 grants totaling $12.2 million to spur research into improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of growing biofuel and bioenergy crops. The investments are part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to develop domestic renewable energy and advanced biofuels, providing a more secure future for America's energy needs and creating new opportunities for the American farming industry. "Biofuels, along with other advanced vehicle technologies, hold the

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USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop  

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USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop Production and Spur Economic Impact USDA and DOE Fund 10 Research Projects to Accelerate Bioenergy Crop Production and Spur Economic Impact August 11, 2011 - 3:55pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture have awarded 10 grants totaling $12.2 million to spur research into improving the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of growing biofuel and bioenergy crops. The investments are part of a broader effort by the Obama administration to develop domestic renewable energy and advanced biofuels, providing a more secure future for America's energy needs and creating new opportunities for the American farming industry. "Biofuels, along with other advanced vehicle technologies, hold the

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Sustainable Management of Carbon, Nutrients, and Agrichemicals through Cycling of Bioresources fom Bioenergy and Livestock Production and Municipalities  

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Bioenergy and Livestock Production and Municipalities Bioenergy and livestock industries and municipalities offer bioresources for sustained crop productivity and environmental quality. In the emerging bioenergy and a potential source of carbon· credits for bioenergy systems. Incorporation of the char by-product in soil can

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Erratum to: Crop Residue Considerations for Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Supplies  

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Two regrettable errors occurred in citing a critical funding source for the multi-location research summarized in the 2014 article entitled Crop Residue Considerations for Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Supplie...

Douglas L. Karlen; Jane M. F. Johnson

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction The bioenergy industry is pursuing low-input crops to be  

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1 Introduction The bioenergy industry is pursuing low-input crops to be grown on marginal lands the unintentional introduction and spread of potentially invasive species. Background Information The bioenergy- generation bioenergy crops are grown specifically for biomass pro- duction. Therefore, bioenergy crops

Liskiewicz, Maciej

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Bioenergy farming using woody crops. A review  

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Bioenergy plantations will predictably become the primary source of biomass for energy purposes on a global scale. More specifically, the use of forest wood has been identified as a potential source of biomass fo...

Carmen Roco Rodrguez Pleguezuelo

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HAWAII NATURAL ENERGY INSTITUTEwww.hnei.hawaii.edu Bioenergy Research  

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HAWAII NATURAL ENERGY INSTITUTEwww.hnei.hawaii.edu Bioenergy Research Hawaii Natural Energy Development Pathways for Bioenergy Systems Crops Intermediate Products Conversion Technologies Bioenergy.hnei.hawaii.edu Research and the Bioenergy Industry Value Chain Feedstock Production Feedstock Logistics Conversion

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Purpose-designed Crop Plants for Biofuels BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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Purpose-designed Crop Plants for Biofuels BIOENERGY PROGRAM The Texas AgriLife Research Center for the biofuels industry. This program recognizes that the ideal combination of traits required for an economically and energetically sustainable biofuels industry does not yet exist in a single plant spe- cies

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Bioenergy crop greenhouse gas mitigation potential under a range of management practices  

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Bioenergy crop greenhouse gas mitigation potential under a range of management practices T A R A W been proposed as viable bioenergy crops because of their potential to yield harvest- able biomass-senescence harvests are a more effective means than maximizing yield potential. Keywords: bioenergy, feedstocks, GHG

DeLucia, Evan H.

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Production of bioenergy and biochemicals from industrial and  

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Production of bioenergy and biochemicals from industrial and agricultural wastewater Largus T biological processing strat- egies that produce bioenergy or biochemicals while treating industrial on wastewater treatment from pollution control to resource exploitation. Many bioprocesses can provide bioenergy

Angenent, Lars T.

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Bioenergy Feedstock Potential from Short-Rotation Woody Crops in a Dryland Environment  

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Bioenergy Feedstock Potential from Short-Rotation Woody Crops in a Dryland Environment ... Bioslurry as a Fuel. 1. Viability of a Bioslurry-Based Bioenergy Supply Chain for Mallee Biomass in Western Australia ... Bioslurry as a Fuel. 1. Viability of a Bioslurry-Based Bioenergy Supply Chain for Mallee Biomass in Western Australia ...

R. J. Harper; S. J. Sochacki; K. R. J. Smettem; N. Robinson

2009-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

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ABSTRACT: Bioenergy Harvesting Technologies to Supply Crop Residues In a Densified Large Square Bale Format  

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This abstract from AGCO presents the project objectives for the integration of advanced logistical systems and focused bioenergy harvesting technologies that supply crop residues and energy crops in a large bale format.

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CO2 fluxes of transitional bioenergy crops: effect of land conversion during the first year of cultivation  

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CO2 fluxes of transitional bioenergy crops: effect of land conversion during the first year of Environmental Sciences, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA, wGreat Lakes Bioenergy Research Center be invoked in the first year by conversion of grasslands to biofuel crops. Keywords: bioenergy crops, carbon

Chen, Jiquan

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Nutrient use efficiency in bioenergy cropping systems: Critical research questions  

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x giganteus. Biomass Bioenergy 12:21-24. Christian, D.G. ,for-biofuels systems. Biomass Bioenergy Gentry, L.E. , F.E.cynosuroides. Biomass Bioenergy 12:419-428. Brejda, J.J.

Brouder, Sylvie; Volenec, Jeffrey J; Turco, Ronald; Smith, Douglas R; Ejeta, Gebisa

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Carbon Footprint of Bioenergy Sorghum Production in Central Texas: Production Implications on Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Carbon Cycling, and Life Cycle Analysis  

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Enhanced interest in biofuel production has renewed interest in bioenergy crop production within the United States. Agricultures role in biofuel production is critical because it has the potential to supply renewable energy while minimizing...

Storlien, Joseph Orgean

2013-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

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EMBRAPAs Food-Feed-Bioenergy Production Systems  

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Embrapas concept of integrated and decentralized food-feed- bioenergy production on a farm is presented. The ... for demonstration purposes are briefly described. The bioenergy component in these systems is base...

Levon Yeganiantz; Adhemar Brandini

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Production Pathways and Value-Chain Components  

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Bioenergy Production Pathways and Value-Chain Components Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy on Life Cycle Analyses of Bioenergy Systems Prepared by Hawai`i Natural Energy Institute School of Ocean or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency thereof. #12;Bioenergy Production Pathways

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Bioenergy  

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Bioenergy Bioenergy Los Alamos developing next-generation of biofuels from renewable resources Read caption + Los Alamos scientists used genetic engineering to develop magnetic algae, thus making it much easier to harvest for biofuel production. Harvesting algae accounts for approximately 15-20 percent of the total cost of biofuel production-magnetic algae can reduce such costs by more than 90%. Overview of Research and Highlights The next-generation of biofuels are being developed at Los Alamos. Made from renewable resources, biofuels could yield reduced carbon dioxide emissions. Los Alamos scientists are * working to bring cellulosic ethanol (made from the inedible parts of plants, instead of corn) and algae-based fuels to the marketplace in ways that make them economically competitive with fossil fuels and prevent a strain on valuable food

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Crop Residue Considerations for Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Supplies  

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The anticipated 2014 launch of three full-scale corn stover bioenergy conversion facilities is a strong US market ... , and several other factors affecting the fledgling bioenergy industry are addressed in this s...

Douglas L. Karlen; Jane M. F. Johnson

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crop Residue Removal for Bioenergy Reduces Soil Carbon Pools: How Can We Offset Carbon Losses?  

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Crop residue removal for bioenergy can deplete soil organic carbon (SOC) ... been, however, widely discussed. This paper reviews potential practices that can be used to offset the SOC lost with residue removal. Literature

Humberto Blanco-Canqui

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of crop residue harvest on long-term crop yield, soil erosion, and carbon balance: tradeoffs for a sustainable bioenergy feedstock  

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Agricultural residues are a potential feedstock for bioenergy production, if residue harvest can be done sustainably. The relationship between crop residue harvest, soil erosion, crop yield and carbon balance was modeled with the Erosion Productivity Impact Calculator/ Environment Policy Integrated Climate (EPIC) using a factorial design. Four crop rotations (winter wheat [Triticum aestivum (L.)] sunflower [Helianthus annuus]; spring wheat [Triticum aestivum (L.)] canola [Brassica napus]; corn [Zea mays L.] soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.]; and cotton [Gossypium hirsutum] peanut [Arachis hypogaea]) were simulated at four US locations each, under different topographies (0-10% slope), and management practices [crop residue removal rates (0-75%), conservation practices (no till, contour cropping, strip cropping, terracing)].

Gregg, Jay S.; Izaurralde, Roberto C.

2010-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy technology balancing energy output with environmental  

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E2.3 Bioenergy technology ­ balancing energy output with environmental benefitsbenefits John standards #12;Is it right to grow bioenergy? Or How much bioenergy production is right? #12;Historical bioenergy Farmers historically used 25% land for horse feed #12;Energy crops are `solar panels' Solar energy

Levi, Ran

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Modeling Miscanthus in the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) to Simulate Its Water Quality Effects As a Bioenergy Crop  

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Modeling Miscanthus in the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) to Simulate Its Water Quality Effects As a Bioenergy Crop ... There is increasing interest in perennial grasses as a renewable source of bioenergy and feedstock for second-generation cellulosic biofuels. ... Due to global warming and energy independence concerns, there is increasing interest in perennial grasses as a renewable source of bioenergy. ...

Tze Ling Ng; J. Wayland Eheart; Ximing Cai; Fernando Miguez

2010-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Reporting on marginal lands for bioenergy feedstock production -a modest proposal Brian K. Richards1  

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1 Reporting on marginal lands for bioenergy feedstock production - a modest proposal Brian K.edu ---PREPRINT In press 2014, BioEnergy Research --- Abstract Growing bioenergy feedstocks can provide a long research. Using marginal lands for bioenergy feedstock production Discussions of renewable bioenergy

Walter, M.Todd

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Shades of green : spatial and temporal variability of potentials, costs and environmental impacts of bioenergy production.  

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??Bioenergy is expected to play an important role in future energy supply. However, increased implementation of large scale bioenergy production could have significant adverse effects. (more)

Hilst, F. van der

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy  

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Bioenergy Bioenergy Bioenergy Research into alternative forms of energy, especially energy security, is one of the major national security imperatives of this century. Get Expertise Babetta Marrone Biofuels Program Manager Email Rebecca McDonald Bioscience Communications Email Srinivas Iyer Bioscience Group Leader Email Richard Sayre Senior Scientist Email "Research into alternative forms of energy, of which biofuels is a key component, is one of the major national security imperatives of this century. Energy security is vital to our future national security and the efficient functioning of our market economy." -LANL Director Charles McMillan Los Alamos developing next-generation of biofuels from renewable resources Read caption + Los Alamos scientists used genetic engineering to develop magnetic algae,

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Bioprocessing of Microalgae for Bioenergy and Recombinant Protein Production  

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This dissertation investigates harvesting of marine microalgae for bioenergy and production of two recombinant proteins for therapeutic applications in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. The first study describes harvesting of marine microalgae...

Garzon Sanabria, Andrea J

2013-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Three Essays on Bioenergy Production in the United States  

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This dissertation examines future prospects of bioenergy production in the United States. The analysis examines three issues on liquid fuel and cellulosic ethanol. First, the amount that costs need to decrease in order to make cellulosic ethanol...

Wlodarz, Marta

2013-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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"Bioenergy Research within SLU" Symposium Program  

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1 "Bioenergy Research within SLU" Symposium Program Tuesday, 25 September 2012 09:00 - 09 School Bioenergy Martin Weih Department of Crop Production Ecology, SLU Uppsala 09:45 ­ 10:00 Swedish funding for bioenergy research 2007-2010 Pär Aronsson Research Officer, Faculty of Natural Resources

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Seasonal energy storage using bioenergy production from abandoned croplands  

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Bioenergy has the unique potential to provide a dispatchable and carbon-negative component to renewable energy portfolios. However, the sustainability, spatial distribution, and capacity for bioenergy are critically dependent on highly uncertain land-use impacts of biomass agriculture. Biomass cultivation on abandoned agriculture lands is thought to reduce land-use impacts relative to biomass production on currently used croplands. While coarse global estimates of abandoned agriculture lands have been used for large-scale bioenergy assessments, more practical technological and policy applications will require regional, high-resolution information on land availability. Here, we present US county-level estimates of the magnitude and distribution of abandoned cropland and potential bioenergy production on this land using remote sensing data, agriculture inventories, and land-use modeling. These abandoned land estimates are 61% larger than previous estimates for the US, mainly due to the coarse resolution of data applied in previous studies. We apply the land availability results to consider the capacity of biomass electricity to meet the seasonal energy storage requirement in a national energy system that is dominated by wind and solar electricity production. Bioenergy from abandoned croplands can supply most of the seasonal storage needs for a range of energy production scenarios, regions, and biomass yield estimates. These data provide the basis for further down-scaling using models of spatially gridded land-use areas as well as a range of applications for the exploration of bioenergy sustainability.

J Elliott Campbell; David B Lobell; Robert C Genova; Andrew Zumkehr; Christopher B Field

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biofuel Production Datasets from DOE's Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF)  

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The Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework invites users to discover the power of bioenergy through an interface that provides extensive access to research data and literature, GIS mapping tools, and collaborative networks. The Bioenergy KDF supports efforts to develop a robust and sustainable bioenergy industry. The KDF facilitates informed decision making by providing a means to synthesize, analyze, and visualize vast amounts of information in a relevant and succinct manner. It harnesses Web 2.0 and social networking technologies to build a collective knowledge system that can better examine the economic and environmental impacts of development options for biomass feedstock production, biorefineries, and related infrastructure. [copied from https://www.bioenergykdf.net/content/about]

Holdings include datasets, models, and maps and the collections arel growing due to both DOE contributions and data uploads from individuals.

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Feedstock Production Datasets from the Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework  

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The Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework invites users to discover the power of bioenergy through an interface that provides extensive access to research data and literature, GIS mapping tools, and collaborative networks. The Bioenergy KDF supports efforts to develop a robust and sustainable bioenergy industry. The KDF facilitates informed decision making by providing a means to synthesize, analyze, and visualize vast amounts of information in a relevant and succinct manner. It harnesses Web 2.0 and social networking technologies to build a collective knowledge system that can better examine the economic and environmental impacts of development options for biomass feedstock production, biorefineries, and related infrastructure. [copied from https://www.bioenergykdf.net/content/about] Holdings include datasets, models, and maps and the collections are growing due to both DOE contributions and data uploads from individuals.

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Bioenergy Production via Microbial Conversion of Residual Oil to Natural Gas  

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...Microbiology May 15, 2008 ARTICLE PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY Bioenergy Production via Microbial Conversion of Residual Oil to Natural...alkanes by anaerobic microorganisms. Nature 401: 266-269. Bioenergy production via microbial conversion of residual oil to natural...

Lisa M. Gieg; Kathleen E. Duncan; Joseph M. Suflita

2008-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Joint Genome Institute: Mite-y Genomic Resources For Bioenergy Crop  

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23, 2011 23, 2011 Mite-y Genomic Resources For Bioenergy Crop Protection WALNUT CREEK/BERKELEY, Calif.-For a pest that isn't quite the size of a comma on a keyboard, the two-spotted spider mite can do a disproportionate amount of damage. These web-spinners extract the nutrients they need from leaves of more than a thousand different plant species, including bioenergy feedstocks and food staples. The cost of chemically controlling spider mites to counteract reduced harvest yields hovers around $1 billion annually, reflecting their significant economic impact. spider mite Photo: The web-spinning two-spotted spider mite was sequenced at the DOE JGI. (M. Grbic) With a 90-million nucleotide genome, the smallest of those that belong to the group of animals with external skeletons or arthropods, the two-spotted

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FIELD AND FORAGE CROPS Bioenergy Crops Miscanthus giganteus and Panicum virgatum  

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for petroleum-based energy (Mil- liken et al. 2007). Cultivating these biofuel crops species, it is likely that biofuel crops, as grown for ?eld cultivation, will suffer reduced damage from of these biofuel crops are new to large-scale cultivation, it is unknown what interactions between current insect

DeLucia, Evan H.

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Evaluation of supply potential of energy crops in Japan considering cases of improvement of crop productivity  

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Energy crops are not presently major energy resources as energy crops are more expensive than fossil fuels at present. However, energy crops may become important energy resources in the future. In this study, the authors discuss the availability of energy crops in Japan. The supply potential of energy crops produced on unused arable land is estimated at 0.12EJyr?1 and that of secondary crops for bioenergy is estimated at 0.12EJyr?1 in Japan. However, it is difficult to utilize the supply potential considering the low food-self-sufficiency ratio and the high costs of crops in Japan. In addition, the authors analyze the supply potential of energy crops produced on surplus arable land in Japan in cases of biomass productivity increment. The supply potential of energy crops is formulated into 0.12A (EJyr?1), where A means the index of productivity increment ( A = 1.0 at present). On the other hand, in the case of every crop productivity increment, the supply potential of energy crops is formulated into 1.44A1.32 (EJyr?1). When it is assumed that the ratio is 2.0, the supply potential in the latter case is 1.44EJyr?1, which is equivalent to about 7% of the total primary energy supply in Japan. When it is assumed that the ratio is 2.0 in the latter case in the world, the supply potential of energy crops is 435EJyr?1, which exceeds the total primary energy supply in the world. It is difficult to improve the productivity of every crop. However, if the improvement is realized, energy crops will become one of the major energy resources in Japan and in the world.

Hiromi Yamamoto; Yukihiko Matsumura; Shigeki Sawayama

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of switchgrass as a sustainable bioenergy crop in Texas  

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Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) has been selected as a model herbaceous biomass feedstock by the U.S. Department of Energy. Texas A&M University/The Texas Agricultural Experiment Station was selected as one of three Regional Switchgrass Cultivar and Management Testing Centers in 1992 by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Research in Texas encompasses (1) evaluating switchgrass germplasm at six locations, (2) determining defoliation, fertility, and row spacing response of switchgrass, (3) selecting for differential crown node evaluation and reduced seed dormancy in Alamo switchgrass, (4) basic studies on switchgrass morphology, and (5) response of switchgrass to land application of municipal and agricultural wastes. Research locations span a north-south range of 725 km. We report on results from Objective 1 in this paper. Alamo switchgrass has been one of the best performing cultivars at all locations with yields ranging from 8 to 20 Mg of dry biomass ha{sup -1}. Increased production of Alamo in response to N fertilizer was quadratic at Stephenville and linear at Beeville to the highest N rate used of 200 kg ha{sup -1}. There was a small response to 20 kg ha{sup -1} of P{sub 2}O{sub 5} in 1992 at Stephenville, but no response in later years or at Beeville. Row spacing has not had a consistent effect on switchgrass yield. Harvest frequency studies have shown that total seasonal yields are decreased as harvest frequency increases. We have made progress in selecting populations for enhanced and reduced crown node (subcoleoptile internode) elevation and in reduced post harvest seed dormancy.

Sanderson, M.A. [Texas A& M Univ. Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Stephenville, TX (United States); Hussey, M.A. [Texas A& M Univ. Agricultural Research and Extension Center, College Station, TX (United States); Ocumpaugh, W.R. [Texas A& M Univ. Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Beeville, TN (United States)

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E-Print Network 3.0 - a-1 fuel production Sample Search Results  

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& Biomaterials Waste Cooking Oil Crops Intermediate Products Conversion... Technologies Bioenergy Products Ethanol Biodiesel Electricity & Heat Other Fuels, Chemicals, &...

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CARBON LIFE-CYCLE AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF FOREST CARBON SEQUESTRATION AND WOODY BIOENERGY PRODUCTION.  

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??Sequestering carbon in standing biomass, using woody bioenergy, and using woody products are the three potential ways to utilize forests in reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) (more)

Shrestha, Prativa

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Photo-Bioelectrochemical System for Contaminants Removal and Bioenergy Production  

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Integrated Photo-Bioelectrochemical System for Contaminants Removal and Bioenergy Production ... This system achieves the simultaneous removal from a synthetic solution of organics (in the MFC) and nutrients (in the algal bioreactor), and the production of bioenergy in electricity and algal biomass through bioelectrochemical and microbiological processes. ...

Li Xiao; Erica B. Young; John A. Berges; Zhen He

2012-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyses of bioenergy systems: detecting hard-coding errors in spreadsheets, and comparing biofuel cropping systems.  

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??Like any other technology, bioenergy has a spectrum of advantages and disadvantages associated with it. Biofuels, for instance, are expected to reduce the dependence on (more)

Rawat, Vertika

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Utilizing Bioenergy By-products in Beef Production Systems The newly expanded renewable fuels standard requires 36 billion gallons of renewable  

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Utilizing Bioenergy By-products in Beef Production Systems The newly expanded renewable fuels studies. Current research focuses on impacts of feeding by-prod- ucts of the bioenergy industry on Animal

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Developing a Portfolio of Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Production Systems for the US Midwest: A Research and Demonstration Project  

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Developing a Portfolio of Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Production Systems for the US Midwest a growing portion of our bioenergy feedstocks. While such second generation feedstocks show numerous agroecosystems. A portfolio approach is needed. Potential systems to be included in the bioenergy feedstock

Debinski, Diane M.

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A scenario based analysis of land competition between food and bioenergy production in the US  

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Greenhouse gas abatement policies will increase the demand for renewable sources of energy, including bioenergy. In combination with a global growing demand ... competition for bio-productive land. Proponents of

Daniel J. A. Johansson; Christian Azar

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Impacts of Expanded Woody Biomass Utilization on the Bioenergy and Forest Products Industries in Florida  

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1 Economic Impacts of Expanded Woody Biomass Utilization on the Bioenergy and Forest Products as the starting point for implementation of the CGE model, which finds a solution where all markets

Florida, University of

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Effects of Biochar Recycling on Switchgrass Growth and Soil and Water Quality in Bioenergy Production Systems  

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Intensive biomass production in emerging bioenergy systems could increase nonpoint-source sediment and nutrient losses and impair surface and groundwater quality. Recycling biochar, a charcoal byproduct from pyrolysis of biomass, provides potential...

Husmoen, Derek Howard

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on Economic and Environmental Analysis of Taiwanese Bioenergy Production on Set-Aside Land  

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Domestic production of bioenergy by utilizing set-aside land in Taiwan can reduce Taiwans reliance on expensive and politically insecure foreign fossil fuels while also reducing the combustion of fossil fuels, which emit substantial amounts...

Kung, Chih-Chun

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Applying consequential LCA to support energy policy: Land use change effects of bioenergy production  

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Abstract Luxembourg aims at complying with the EU objective of attaining a 14% use of bioenergy in the national grid by 2020. The increase of biomethane production from energy crops could be a valuable option in achieving this objective. However, the overall environmental benefit of such option is yet to be proven. Consequential Life Cycle Assessment (CLCA) has shown to be a useful tool to evaluate the environmental suitability of future energy scenarios and policies. The objective of this study was, therefore, to evaluate the environmental consequences of modifying the Luxembourgish agricultural system to increase maize production for biomethane generation. A total of 10 different scenarios were modelled using a partial equilibrium (PE) model to identify changes in land cultivation based on farmers' revenue maximisation, which were then compared to the baseline scenario, i.e. the state of the agricultural sector in 2009. The results were divided into three different consequential decision contexts, presenting differing patterns in terms of land use changes (LUCs) but with minor shifts in environmental impacts. Nevertheless, energy from maize production would imply substantially higher environmental impacts when compared with the current use of natural gas, mainly due to increases in climate change and agricultural land occupation impacts. The results are discussed based on the consequences they may generate on the bioenergy policy, the management of arable land, the changes in importexport flows in Luxembourg and \\{LUCs\\} in the domestic agricultural system. In addition, the specific PE+LCA method presented intends to be of use for other regional studies in which a high level of site-specific data is available.

Ian Vzquez-Rowe; Antonino Marvuglia; Sameer Rege; Enrico Benetto

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of herbaceous bioenergy crops on atmospheric volatile organic composition and potential consequences  

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mandate, and bioenergy is at the center of attention as a viable alternative for fossil fuels. However of atmospheric particulates, and interactions between plants and arthropods. Our data and projections indicate

DeLucia, Evan H.

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Potential of bioenergy production from industrial kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) based on Malaysian perspective  

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Abstract Nowadays, the energy requirement of increasing population is creating energy crisis, and its become a serious and alarming thread for sustainability of natural resources. Moreover, upcoming demand of energy requirement is growing faster in developing countries as compared to developed ones. Malaysia is one of the fastest growing, developing countries, which is experiencing drastic and regular growth in population and economy in the recent years. It is an urgent requirement for the government and policy makers to explore alternative energy sources to accomplish upcoming demands of a growing population in the form of energy sufficiency. Malaysia is blessed with tropical and sub-tropical climates, which are suitable for exploring the green agriculture and forest potential. Most of the available energy resources in the form of fossil fuels have already been explored, and it is expected that energy demand will grow continuously by two to three fold in the next decades. Biomass resource is abundant in Malaysia. This can be considered as an alternative source of renewable and sustainable energy, with a promising future to fulfil continuous and uninterrupted supply of energy. Agricultural biomass such as Industrial Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) has been successfully investigated as a great potential to be used as a renewable and sustainable feedstock for the production of bio-energy. Kenaf regarded as a traditional crop of Malaysia. Kenaf biomass would appear as a potential material for great sustainable energy (bioethanol, biohydrogen, bioenergy) supplier in the coming future. In this review, we have provided an insight of kenaf biomass, its morphology, structure, chemical compositions, storage and sowing, cultivation, harvesting, yield and different sustainable energy possible to get from it. We also discuss the feasibility of kenaf biomass as a sustainable energy source supplier in Malaysian prospective.

N. Saba; M. Jawaid; K.R. Hakeem; M.T. Paridah; A. Khalina; O.Y. Alothman

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bird communities in future bioenergy landscapes of the Upper Midwest  

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...The effects of bioenergy crop management...that extensive literature reviews have concluded...understanding how different bioenergy crops, and the...Fargione JE ( 2009 ) Bioenergy and wildlife: Threats and...Camp M ( 1995 ) A review and synthesis of habitat...

Timothy D. Meehan; Allen H. Hurlbert; Claudio Gratton

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Photo-Bioelectrochemical System for Contaminants Removal and Bioenergy Production  

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a long history, especially in removing nutrients, and provides additional services by usingIntegrated Photo-Bioelectrochemical System for Contaminants Removal and Bioenergy Production Li. This system achieves the simultaneous removal from a synthetic solution of organics (in the MFC) and nutrients

Berges, John A.

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NETWORK OF EXCELLENCE The CAP & Bioenergy  

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a campaign to inform farmers about markets for energy crops. #12;BIOENERGY NETWORK OF EXCELLENCE BAPBIOENERGY NETWORK OF EXCELLENCE The CAP & Bioenergy Driver or Barrier? IEA Bioenergy ExCo58://www.ieabioenergy.com/DocSet.aspx?id=5331 #12;BIOENERGY NETWORK OF EXCELLENCE IIIEE ? · A (relatively) small institute in a large University

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PETRO: Higher Productivity Crops for Biofuels  

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PETRO Project: The 10 projects that comprise ARPA-Es PETRO Project, short for Plants Engineered to Replace Oil, aim to develop non-food crops that directly produce transportation fuel. These crops can help supply the transportation sector with agriculturally derived fuels that are cost-competitive with petroleum and do not affect U.S. food supply. PETRO aims to redirect the processes for energy and carbon dioxide (CO2) capture in plants toward fuel production. This would create dedicated energy crops that serve as a domestic alternative to petroleum-based fuels and deliver more energy per acre with less processing prior to the pump.

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2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feedstock Logistics of a Mobile Pyrolysis System and Assessment of Soil Loss Due to Biomass Removal for Bioenergy Production  

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The purpose of this study was to assess feedstock logistics for a mobile pyrolysis system and to quantify the amount of soil loss caused by harvesting agricultural feedstocks for bioenergy production. The analysis of feedstock logistics...

Bumguardner, Marisa

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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BRAZILIAN'S BIOENERGY SUCCESS POWERED BY THE SUN  

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BRAZILIAN'S BIOENERGY SUCCESS POWERED BY THE SUN Caroline Rayol Resources and Bioenergy Project : Market opening 2003 : Flex-fuel car 2004 : Biodiesel Production and Use National Program 2006

Canet, Léonie

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Bioenergy Geradora de Energia | Open Energy Information  

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Bioenergy Geradora de Energia Jump to: navigation, search Name: Bioenergy - Geradora de Energia Place: Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Zip: 1456010 Sector: Wind energy Product: Brazil...

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The scientometric evaluation of the research on the production of bioenergy from biomass  

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The present study explores the characteristics of the literature on the production of bioenergy from biomass published during the last three decades, based on the databases of Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCIE) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) and its implications using the scientometric techniques. The results of this study reveal that the research output in this field has grown exponentially during this period reaching to 5892 papers in total with paralleling enormous changes in the research landscape. Papers are mostly journal articles, reviews, and proceedings, being predominantly in English. The US is the most publishing single country producing 27% of the output, but lagging significantly behind the Europe as a whole (near 50%). The Chinese Academy of Sciences is the most contributing institution where the most publishing author is A Demirbas. Biomass & Bioenergy is the most publishing journal whilst, Energy & Fuels is the most published subject area. The total number of citations is 82,732, giving a ratio for the Average Citations per Item as 13.83 and H-index as 102. The results of this first-ever such study of its kind show that the scientometric analysis has a great potential to gain valuable insights into the evolution of the research on the production of bioenergy from biomass.

Ozcan Konur

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bird communities in future bioenergy landscapes of the Upper Midwest  

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...The effects of bioenergy crop management...that extensive literature reviews have concluded...understanding how different bioenergy crops, and the...conservation: A review of food resource provision...energy, and environment trilemma . Science 325...

Timothy D. Meehan; Allen H. Hurlbert; Claudio Gratton

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A National Assessment of Promising Areas for Switchgrass, Hybrid Poplar, or Willow Energy Crop Production  

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The objective of this paper is to systematically assess the cropland acreage that could support energy crops and the expected farm gate and delivered prices of energy crops. The assessment is based on output from two modeling approaches: (1) the Oak Ridge County-Level Energy Crop (ORECCL) database (1996 version) and (2) the Oak Ridge Integrated Bioenergy Analysis System (ORIBAS). The former provides county-level estimates of suitable acres, yields, and farmgate prices of energy crops (switchgrass, hybrid poplar, willow) for all fifty states. The latter estimates delivered feedstock prices and quantities within a state at a fine resolution (1 km2) and considers the interplay between transportation costs, farmgate prices, cropland density, and facility demand. It can be used to look at any type of feedstock given the appropriate input parameters. For the purposes of this assessment, ORIBAS has been used to estimate farmgate and delivered switchgrass prices in 11 states (AL, FL, GA, IA, M N, MO, ND, NE, SC, SD, and TN). Because the potential for energy crop production can be considered from several perspectives, and is evolving as policies, economics and our basic understanding of energy crop yields and production costs change, this assessment should be viewed as a snapshot in time.

Graham, R.L.; Walsh, M.E.

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vision for Bioenergy and Biobased Products in the United States  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Establish far-reaching goals to increase the role of biobased energy and products in our nations economy

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Logistics cost analysis of rice residues for second generation bioenergy production in Ghana  

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Abstract This study explores the techno-economic potential of rice residues as a bioenergy resource to meet Ghanas energy demands. Major rice growing regions of Ghana have 7090% of residues available for bioenergy production. To ensure cost-effective biomass logistics, a thorough cost analysis was made for two bioenergy routes. Logistics costs for a 5MWe straw combustion plant were 39.01, 47.52 and 47.89USD/t for Northern, Ashanti and Volta regions respectively. Logistics cost for a 0.25MWe husk gasification plant (with roundtrip distance 10km) was 2.64USD/t in all regions. Capital cost (6672%) contributes significantly to total logistics costs of straw, however for husk logistics, staff (40%) and operation and maintenance costs (46%) dominate. Baling is the major processing logistic cost for straw, contributing to 4648% of total costs. Scale of straw unit does not have a large impact on logistic costs. Transport distance of husks has considerable impact on logistic costs.

Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi; Maria Cristina Fernandes; Per Sieverts Nielsen; Clemente Pedro Nunes

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using a Decision Support System to Optimize Production of Agricultural Crop Residue Biofeedstock  

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For several years the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has been developing a Decision Support System for Agriculture (DSS4Ag) which determines the economically optimum recipe of various fertilizers to apply at each site in a field to produce a crop, based on the existing soil fertility at each site, as well as historic production information and current prices of fertilizers and the forecast market price of the crop at harvest, for growing a crop such as wheat, potatoes, corn, or cotton. In support of the growing interest in agricultural crop residues as a bioenergy feedstock, we have extended the capability of the DSS4Ag to develop a variable-rate fertilizer recipe for the simultaneous economically optimum production of both grain and straw, and have been conducting field research to test this new DSS4Ag. In this paper we report the results of two years of field research testing and enhancing the DSS4Ags ability to economically optimize the fertilization for the simultaneous production of both grain and its straw, where the straw is an agricultural crop residue that can be used as a biofeedstock.

Reed L. Hoskinson; Ronald C. Rope; Raymond K. Fink

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost-effective policy instruments for greenhouse gas emission reduction and fossil fuel substitution through bioenergy production in Austria  

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Climate change mitigation and security of energy supply are important targets of Austrian energy policy. Bioenergy production based on resources from agriculture and forestry is an important option for attaining these targets. To increase the share of bioenergy in the energy supply, supporting policy instruments are necessary. The cost-effectiveness of these instruments in attaining policy targets depends on the availability of bioenergy technologies. Advanced technologies such as second-generation biofuels, biomass gasification for power production, and bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) will likely change the performance of policy instruments. This article assesses the cost-effectiveness of energy policy instruments, considering new bioenergy technologies for the year 2030, with respect to greenhouse gas emission (GHG) reduction and fossil fuel substitution. Instruments that directly subsidize bioenergy are compared with instruments that aim at reducing GHG emissions. A spatially explicit modeling approach is used to account for biomass supply and energy distribution costs in Austria. Results indicate that a carbon tax performs cost-effectively with respect to both policy targets if BECCS is not available. However, the availability of BECCS creates a trade-off between GHG emission reduction and fossil fuel substitution. Biofuel blending obligations are costly in terms of attaining the policy targets.

Johannes Schmidt; Sylvain Leduc; Erik Dotzauer; Erwin Schmid

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Our Commitment to Bioenergy Sustainability  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

To enhance the benefits of bioenergy while mitigating concerns, the Biomass Program combines advanced analysis with applied research to understand and address the potential environmental impacts of bioenergy production.

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Bioenergy and Bioproducts BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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Bioenergy and Bioproducts BIOENERGY PROGRAM Texas AgriLife Research, a part of the Texas A&M University System, is a national leader in bioenergy and bioproducts research, development

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Modeling Poplar Growth as a Short Rotation Woody Crop for Biofuels  

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need to know ? Biomass and Bioenergy 14: 307315. 3. Hincheewoody crops for bioenergy and biofuels applications. Incoppices in Germany. GCB Bioenergy 5. Sims RE, Venturi P (

Hart, Quinn James

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agroecological zones and the assessment of crop production potential  

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...and the assessment of crop production potential M. V. K. Sivakumar...and sustainable agricultural production systems to feed the growing...Agroecological ones and crop production potential Table 3. Land use...perennial tree crops (palm oil, rubber, cocoa, coffee) AEZ4 cool...

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy: America's Energy Future  

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Bioenergy: America's Energy Future is a short documentary film showcasing examples of bioenergy innovations across the biomass supply chain and the United States. The film highlights a few stories of individuals and companies who are passionate about achieving the promise of biofuels and addressing the challenges of developing a thriving bioeconomy. This outreach product supports media initiatives to expand the public's understanding of the bioenergy industry and sustainable transportation and was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Green Focus Films, and BCS, Incorporated.

Nelson, Bruce; Volz, Sara; Male, Johnathan; Wolfson, Johnathan; Pray, Todd; Mayfield, Stephen; Atherton, Scott; Weaver, Brandon

2014-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy: America's Energy Future  

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Bioenergy: America's Energy Future is a short documentary film showcasing examples of bioenergy innovations across the biomass supply chain and the United States. The film highlights a few stories of individuals and companies who are passionate about achieving the promise of biofuels and addressing the challenges of developing a thriving bioeconomy. This outreach product supports media initiatives to expand the public's understanding of the bioenergy industry and sustainable transportation and was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Green Focus Films, and BCS, Incorporated.

Nelson, Bruce; Volz, Sara; Male, Johnathan; Wolfson, Johnathan; Pray, Todd; Mayfield, Stephen; Atherton, Scott; Weaver, Brandon

2014-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Biofuel and Bioenergy implementation scenarios  

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and bioenergy markets are modelled with the aim to conduct quantitative analyses on the production and costsBiofuel and Bioenergy implementation scenarios Final report of VIEWLS WP5, modelling studies #12;Biofuel and Bioenergy implementation scenarios Final report of VIEWLS WP5, modelling studies By André

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Bioenergy Sustainability at the Regional Scale  

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To meet national goals for biofuels production, there are going to be large increases in acreage planted to dedicated biofuels crops. These acreages may be in perennial grasses, annual crops, short rotation woody crops, or other types of vegetation and may involve use of existing cropland, marginal lands, abandoned lands or conversion of forest land. The establishment of bioenergy crops will affect ecological processes and their interactions and thus have an influence on ecosystem services provided by the lands on which these crops are grown. The regional-scale effects of bioenergy choices on ecosystem services need special attention because they often have been neglected yet can affect the ecological, social and economic aspects of sustainability. A regional-scale perspective provides the opportunity to make more informed choices about crop selection and management, particularly with regard to water quality and quantity issues, and also about other aspects of ecological, social, and economic sustainability. We give special attention to cellulosic feedstocks because of the opportunities they provide. Adopting an adaptive management approach for biofuels feedstock production planning will be possible to a certain extent if there is adequate monitoring data on the effects of changes in land use. Effects on water resources are used as an example and existing understanding of water resource effects are analyzed in detail. Current results indicate that there may be water quality improvements coupled with some decreases in available water for downstream uses.

Kline, Keith L [ORNL; Dale, Virginia H [ORNL; Mulholland, Patrick J [ORNL; Lowrance, Richard [USDA-ARS Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory, Tifton, Georgia; Robertson, G. Phillip [W.K. Kellogg Biological Station and Great Lakes Bioenergy Research

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Switchgrass for Forage and Bioenergy: I. Effects of Nitrogen Rate and Harvest System  

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biofuel systems. Biomass and Bioenergy 30:198-206. Muir JP,systems. Biomass and Bioenergy 19: 281-286. Sanderson MA,whether for forage or bioenergy) is defining how crop

Kering, Maru K; Biermacher, Jon T; Cook, Billy J; Guretzky, John A

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Life Cycle Comparison of Algae to Other Bioenergy Feedstocks  

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Environmental Life Cycle Comparison of Algae to Other Bioenergy Feedstocks ... The environmental burdens of cultivating algae for bioenergy have been quantified and compared to several terrestrial crops using a stochastic life cycle model. ... Algae are an appealing source for bioenergy due to their high yields relative to terrestrial energy crops. ...

Andres F. Clarens; Eleazer P. Resurreccion; Mark A. White; Lisa M. Colosi

2010-01-19T23:59:59.000Z

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20 PLANET EARTH Autumn 2014 Bioenergy the name alone  

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20 PLANET EARTH Autumn 2014 Bioenergy � the name alone implies it's a good thing, environmentally's Den-style experts. Our aim was to work out how using more land to grow bioenergy crops would affect- BioCrop consortium was born. The UK needs bioenergy to meet its greenhouse gas emissions reduction

Brierley, Andrew

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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SPECIALTY CROP PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING IN WISCONSIN  

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1 ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SPECIALTY CROP PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING IN WISCONSIN Ashleigh Arledge Keene Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI October 2010 Production and processing of which is exported to Asia. ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SPECIALTY CROPS Production and processing of Wisconsin

Radeloff, Volker C.

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Webinar: Landscape Design for Sustainable Bioenergy Systems  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Energy Departments Bioenergy Technologies Office will present a live informational webcast on the Landscape Design for Sustainable Bioenergy Systems Funding Opportunity (DE-FOA-0001179) on November 3, 2014, 1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. This FOA seeks interdisciplinary projects that apply landscape design approaches to integrate cellulosic feedstock production into existing agricultural and forestry systems while maintaining or enhancing environmental and socio-economic sustainability including ecosystem services and food, feed, and fiber production. For the purposes of this FOA, cellulosic feedstock production refers to dedicated annual and perennial energy crops, use of agricultural and forestry residues, or a combination of these options.

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Bioenergy Development in Thailand: Challenges and Strategies  

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Abstract In recognition of concerns about the security of energy supply and climate change, the Thai government has developed Alternative Energy Development Plan for the period 20122021. Under this plan, the production of bio- ethanol and biodiesel in 2021 is expected to grow significantly. This growth will add more pressures on water and land requirements for growing energy crops. This is likely to contribute to worsening the security of water and food supply. This paper, therefore, provides an overview of the bioenergy development and current policies in Thailand with a view to identify the challenges faced by the development of bioenergy. A review of the bioenergy policies reveals that the existing policies have been exclusively focus on energy perspective and largely ignore the significance of the implications arising from the interdependencies between energy, water and food. There is a lack of understanding of the interrelationships between bioenergy, water and food policy interactions. The lack of such understanding is likely to pose several challenges including food or fuel dilemma, security of water supply and issues surrounding land use for biofuel production. This paper further emphasizes the need to develop an integrated framework for developing an understanding of the relationships between energy, water and land.

Supannika Wattana

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integration of Management Measures for Bioenergy Production from Spatial and Temporal Perspectives in a Forest Regionthe Case of Finland  

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The utilization and management of forest resources in the short term are dependent on the available resources in a region, which may not have been managed for bioenergy production. In the long term, the...

Antti Kilpelinen; Mitch Baker

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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JGI - DOE Bioenergy Research Centers  

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DOE Bioenergy Research Centers DOE Bioenergy Research Centers DOE JGI performs sequencing on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Research Centers. The Centers are intended to accelerate basic research in the development of cellulosic ethanol and other biofuels, advancing the federal initiative that seeks to reduce U.S. gasoline consumption by 20% within 10 years through increased efficiency and diversification of clean energy sources. The three Centers are located in geographically distinct areas and use different plants both for laboratory research and for improving feedstock crops. DOE BioEnergy Science Center led by DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. This center will focus on the resistance of plant fiber to breakdown into sugars and is studying the potential energy crops

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Water footprint assessment of crop production in Shaanxi, China  

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#12;i Water footprint assessment of crop production in Shaanxi, China Bachelor Thesis Civil, Yangling, China Keywords: Agricultural crops, water footprint, Shaanxi province, CROPWAT #12;ii #12;iii ABSTRACT The water footprint, introduced by professor A.Y. Hoekstra, is an indicator of freshwater use

Vellekoop, Michel

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A Bioenergy Ecosystem - ORNL Review Vol. 44, No. 3, 2011  

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Search Magazine Search Magazine Go Features Next Article Previous Article Comments Home Clyde Thurman A Bioenergy Ecosystem BESC partnerships translate R&D into biofuels Paul Gilna, director of the BioEnergy Science Center at ORNL, is a man on a mission. In fact his entire organization is working under a Department of Energy mandate to focus the world's leading scientific minds and resources on revolutionizing bioenergy production. When the center was created in 2007, this innovative partnership of national laboratories, a private research foundation, universities and industries set out to break down the barriers to developing viable and affordable biofuel alternatives to petroleum-based fuels from plants that do not compete with food crops, such as switchgrass or poplar trees. Four years into a five-year mission, they

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Thailand-Key Results and Policy Recommendations for Future Bioenergy...  

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biofuel feedstock crops. How the Thai Government manages the potential pressures that the bioenergy sector will exert on its natural resources and agricultural markets and the...

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Nitrogen use in switchgrass grown for bioenergy across the USA  

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Nitrogen use in switchgrass grown for bioenergy across the USA V.N. Owens a , D.R. Viands b , H Available online 17 August 2013 Keywords: Nitrogen removal Switchgrass Bioenergy Nitrogen use efficiency as a forage, conservation, and bioenergy crop [1e5]. It offers a number of distinct benefits including broad

Pawlowski, Wojtek

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Bioenergy Business Partner Information Gathering Form  

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Bioenergy Business Partner Information Gathering Form Fax completed form to the Agribusiness.hnei.hawaii.edu/bmpp/stakeholders.asp Partners are organizations that perform, intend to perform, or should perform bioenergy processes and/or requirements. Please tell us about your organization and the role it plays in bioenergy production in Hawaii

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Improving water use in crop production  

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...doi:10.1093/jexbot/49.suppl_1.453 . Ma, X , Fukushima, Y, Liu, C, Wu, X2003A hydrological model application...D2002Selection for reduced carbon isotope discrimination increases aerial biomass and grain yield of rainfed bread wheat. Crop Sci...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Managing water resources for crop production  

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...by a crop and these were converted into biomass using conversion co- efficients; ew...Measurements of transpiration from Eucal ptus plantation, India. . H drol. 130, 3748. Carter...competition for water while obtaining fuel wood that provides an immediate economic return...

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental and Economic Trade-Offs in a Watershed When Using Corn Stover for Bioenergy  

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Environmental and Economic Trade-Offs in a Watershed When Using Corn Stover for Bioenergy ... Taken together, these are the principal reasons corn stover has been looked upon favorably in the policy dialogue relative to dedicated bioenergy crops. ... Research that considers greenhouse gases, water quality, and farm-gate economics of cellulosic bioenergy crops together in a single integrated analysis is needed given societal concerns about the overall impact of using agricultural land to grow bioenergy crops. ...

Benjamin M. Gramig; Carson J. Reeling; Raj Cibin; Indrajeet Chaubey

2013-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Bioenergy Technology  

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-commercial bioenergy demonstration projects. 6. Hawaii should establish a bioenergy/biofuel development fund to support should be allocated to support training manpower in the field of bioenergy/biofuel technology. Table E.1Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Bioenergy Technology University of Hawaii at Manoa Samir Khanal

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Sorghum bioenergy genotypes, genes and pathways  

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and this plant is a potentially important bioenergy crop for Texas. The diversity of the twelve high biomass sorghum genotypes was analyzed using 50 simple sequence repeats (SSR) markers with genome coverage. The accumulation of biomass during sorghum development...

Plews, Ian Kenneth

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Policy and Resource Implications of Biofuel Feedstock Production  

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vulnerable to erosion and loss of productivity. In analyses carried out separately by Malcolm, Aillery, and Weinberg (2009) and Taylor and Lacewell (2009a), it was found that meeting the bioenergy production mandates would expand cropland requirements... the traditional food crops for the available land, production of biomass crops for ethanol can be expected to extend to marginal lands and lands with degraded production capabilities (Lal and Pimentel 2007). 7 7 Such expansion to produce bioenergy...

Adusumilli, Naveen

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimizing Feedstock Logistics and Assessment of Hydrologic Impacts for Sustainable Bio-Energy Production  

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builder was used to automate the GIS analysis. Network analysis was used to find the best route to move the mobile pyrolysis units to new locations and to identify the closest refinery to transport the bio-crude oil. To produce bioenergy from feedstocks...

Ha, Mi-Ae 1979-

2012-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy KDF  

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Navigation Navigation Home Sign-In Contact Us Register Search this site: Search Connect: Bioenergy Library Map Tools & Apps Overview The Bioenergy KDF supports the development of a sustainable bioenergy industry by providing access to a variety of data sets, publications, and collaboration and mapping tools that support bioenergy research, analysis, and decision making. In the KDF, users can search for information, contribute data, and use the tools and map interface to synthesize, analyze, and visualize information in a spatially integrated manner. Read more and watch a short walkthrough video lease note: The KDF works best in the Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers. What Would You Like to Do? CONTRIBUTE DATA Fill out the contribute form to add data sets and other types of

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Bioenergy Blog  

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blog Office of Energy Efficiency & blog Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Forrestal Building 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585 en From the Lab to Your Gas Tank: 4 Bioenergy Testing Facilities That Are Making a Difference http://energy.gov/eere/articles/lab-your-gas-tank-4-bioenergy-testing-facilities-are-making-difference bioenergy-testing-facilities-are-making-difference" class="title-link">From the Lab to Your Gas Tank: 4 Bioenergy Testing Facilities That Are Making a Difference

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Crop Production Variability and U.S. Ethanol Mandates  

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projection model Iowa State University and the University of Missouri FASOM Forest and Agricultural Sector Optimization Model GAMS General Algebraic Modeling System GDP Gross Domestic Product GHG Greenhouse Gas NASS National Agricultural Statistics... Figure 11. 2015 U.S. corn price given 2012 drought sensitivity to marginal decreases in crop ethanol mandates ............................................................... 65 Figure 12. An empirical distribution of yearly corn production...

Jones, Jason P.

2014-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Production Methods and New Markets for Texas Florist Crops.  

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OF PRODUCTION: 6 weeks at 56 = 306. 30d + 4 = 7.54 per market-pak. Add cost of seedlings and market-pak.. MARKET ACCEPTANCE: Excellent. NAME OF CROP: Heliotrope (Heliotropium arbores- cens). PRODUCTION AND MARKETING PERIOD: Spring months. METHOD...

Sorensen, H. B.; DeWerth, A.F.; Jensen, E. R.

1958-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES) At Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)  

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The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES) At Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is pleased of bioenergy crops as well as the impacts that the expansion of these crops over large areas may have on climate, water, nutrient, and biodiversity. The DOE Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) has been

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Fundamental & Applied Bioenergy | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Bioenergy Bioenergy SHARE Fundamental and Applied Bioenergy Steven Brown (left) and Shihui Yang have developed a microbial strain with an improved ability to convert wood products to biofuel as part of research within the DOE BioEnergy Science Center.Source: ORNL News article ORNL researchers are investigating the biological mechanisms underlying production of biofuels so that those mechanisms can be improved and used to develop a new generation of efficient bioenergy strategies that will reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil and help curb carbon emissions. Fundamental and applied bioenergy research at ORNL includes studies conducted within the BioEnergy Science Center and the following research areas: Bioconversion Science and Technology Plant-Microbe Interfaces

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Greenhouse gas budgets of crop production current  

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production and distribution 16 2.7.2 Emissions associated with other agrochemicals 17 2.7.3 On-farm energy

Levi, Ran

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Alterra Bioenergy LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Alterra Bioenergy LLC Alterra Bioenergy LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Alterra Bioenergy LLC Place Macon, Georgia Sector Biofuels Product Manufacturer and distributor of biofuels. References Alterra Bioenergy LLC[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Alterra Bioenergy LLC is a company located in Macon, Georgia . References ↑ "Alterra Bioenergy LLC" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Alterra_Bioenergy_LLC&oldid=342070" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations Stubs What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Browse properties 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load)

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Development of agroforestry systems for bioenergy crop production and soil conservation.  

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??University of Minnesota M.S. thesis. October 2012. Major: Natural Resources Science and Management. Advisors:Craig C. Sheaffer, Dean A. Current. 1 computer file (PDF); viii, 85 (more)

Gamble, Joshua D.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Symbiosis Conference: Expanding Commercialization of Mutualistic Microbes to Increase Bioenergy Crop Production Agenda  

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This agenda outlines the sessions and presenters for the Symbiosis Conference in Ithaca, New York, on June 20-21, 2013.

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Increasing Crop Production Through More Controlled Photosynthesis  

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...harvested organ (such as the seed, root, or fruit) are related...converted to the glucose moiety as starch, a major storage product in...6-phosphate (G6P) and then to starch, or it can be exported from...plant such as the growing tip, seeds, roots, or other sinks. Alternative-ly...

James A. Bassham

1977-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

115

Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health  

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Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health /science-innovation/_assets/images/icon-science.jpg Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health Los Alamos scientists are developing science and technology to improve pathogen detection, create better therapeutics, and anticipate-even prevent-epidemics and pandemics. Bioenergy» Environmental Microbiology» Proteins» Biosecurity and Health» Genomics and Systems Biology» Algal vats Read caption + Los Alamos scientists used genetic engineering to develop magnetic algae, thus making it much easier to harvest for biofuel production. Harvesting algae accounts for approximately 15-20 percent of the total cost of biofuel production-magnetic algae can reduce such costs by more than 90%. Overview Charlie McMillan, Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory

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ASSESSMENT OF NON-INDUSTRIAL PRIVATE FOREST LANDOWNER WILLINGNESS TO HARVEST WOODY BIOMASS IN SUPPORT OF BIOENERGY PRODUCTION IN MISSISSIPPI.  

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?? Harvesting woody biomass for biofuel has become an important research topic. In Mississippi, feasibility of utilizing woody biomass for bioenergy lies in the willingness (more)

Gruchy, Steven Ray

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Agricultural Chemistry and Bioenergy  

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Agricultural Chemistry and Bioenergy ... Renewed interest in converting biomass to biofuels such as ethanol, other forms of bioenergy, and bioenergy byproducts or coproducts of commercial value opens opportunities for chemists, including agricultural chemists and related disciplines. ...

William J. Orts; Kevin M. Holtman; James N. Seiber

2008-05-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Explore Bioenergy Technology Careers | Department of Energy  

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Bioenergy Technology Careers Bioenergy Technology Careers Explore Bioenergy Technology Careers About Bioenergy Technologies Office Energy from abundant, renewable, domestic biomass can reduce U.S. dependence on oil, lower impacts on climate, and stimulate jobs and economic growth. Photo of a woman tending to plants in a lab. What jobs are available? Feedstocks Farmers Seasonal workers Tree farm workers Mechanical engineers Harvesting equipment mechanics Equipment production workers Chemical engineers Chemical application specialists Chemical production workers Biochemists Aquaculture technicians Agricultural engineers Genetic engineers and scientists Storage facility operators Conversion Microbiologists Clean room technicians Industrial engineers Chemical & mechanical engineers Plant operators

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Measuring and moderating the water resource impact of biofuel production and trade  

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commodity markets due to bioenergy production could the market share of bioenergy. If comprehensive,

Fingerman, Kevin Robert

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sorghum Program BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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Sorghum Program BIOENERGY PROGRAM Sorghums are important nongrain lignocellulosic feedstocks Biomass Switch Grass Forage Sorghum Bioenergy Sorghum Biomass per acre per year that can be converted (DT

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BioEnergy Blog  

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bioenergy985271 BioEnergy Blog en Energy Department Helping Lower Biofuel Costs for the Nation http:energy.goveerearticlesenergy-department-helping-lower-biofuel-costs-nation...

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Bioenergy for Sustainable Development  

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Sustainable Bioenergy High-Impact Opportunity Sustainable Energy For All BIOENERGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Overview * Energy poverty is widespread and prevents economic...

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Global bioenergy potential from high-lignin agricultural residue  

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...production systems has a global bioenergy production potential of 4.1...efficiency (1540%) of the bioenergy into actual electricity...Costa Rica, Chile, and Argentina (coconut, olive, mango...2000 (17, 18). Modeling Bioenergy Based on Geospatial Data Shows...

Venugopal Mendu; Tom Shearin; J. Elliott Campbell; Jr; Jozsef Stork; Jungho Jae; Mark Crocker; George Huber; Seth DeBolt

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation of Dry-grind Highly Digestible Grain Sorghum Lines for Ethanol Production  

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with food and feed production. To be able to meet the enormous amount of corn or starch based material needed to produce the projected 15 billion gallon per year leveling capacity of corn ethanol, there is a need to develop alternative crops for bioenergy... production for sustainable supply of sugar, starch and lignocellosic biomass. There are several different species possible to be used as dedicated bioenergy crops. Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) is one of those species for several reasons. First...

Hernandez, Joan R.

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy: Americas Energy Future  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Bioenergy: America's Energy Future is a short documentary film showcasing examples of bioenergy innovations across the biomass supply chain and the United States. The film highlights a few stories of individuals and companies who are passionate about achieving the promise of biofuels and addressing the challenges of developing a thriving bioeconomy. This outreach product supports media initiatives to expand the publics understanding of the bioenergy industry and sustainable transportation and was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Green Focus Films, and BCS, Incorporated.

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Financial Incentives And Barriers; And  

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Financial Incentives And Barriers; And Other Funding Sources Prepared Summary The goal of this section of the Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan is to identify and evaluate financial incentives and barriers at points along the bioenergy industry value chain (feedstock production, feedstock

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Is bioenergy trade good for the environment? Jean-Marc Bourgeona  

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Is bioenergy trade good for the environment? Jean-Marc Bourgeona , Hélène Ollivierb a of bioenergy trade on greenhouse gas emissions using a two-good, three-factor model. Bioenergy emissions depending on regional comparative advantages. Keywords: bioenergy, intermediate product, North

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Net carbon fluxes at stand and landscape scales from wood bioenergy harvests in the US Northeast  

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Net carbon fluxes at stand and landscape scales from wood bioenergy harvests in the US Northeast gas emissions implications of wood biomass (`bioenergy') harvests are highly uncer- tain yet of great bioenergy is only one of many products. We used field data to formulate bioenergy harvest scenarios, applied

Vermont, University of

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Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health  

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Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health science-innovationassetsimagesicon-science.jpg Bioscience: Bioenergy, Biosecurity, and Health Los Alamos scientists are...

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Land-use transition for bioenergy and climate stabilization: model comparison of drivers, impacts and interactions with other land use based mitigation options  

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This study is a model comparison assessing the drivers and impacts of bioenergy production on the global land system and the interaction with other land use based mitigation options in the context of the EMF 27 project. We compare and evaluate results from three integrated assessment models (GCAM, IMAGE, and ReMIND/MAgPIE). All three models project that dedicated bioenergy crops and biomass residues are a potentially important and cost-effective component of the energy system. But bioenergy deployment levels and feedstock composition vary notably across models as do the implications for land-use and greenhouse gas emissions and the interaction with other land use based mitigation measures. Despite numerous model differences, we identify a few that are likely contributing to differences in land-use and emissions attributable to energy crop deployment.

Popp, Alexander; Rose, Steven K.; Calvin, Katherine V.; Van Vuuren, Detlef; Dietrich, Jan P.; Wise, Marshall A.; Stehfest, Eike; Humpenoder, Florian; Kyle, G. Page; Van Vliet, Jasper; Bauer, Nico; Lotze-Campen, Hermann; Klein, David; Kriegler, Elmar

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Translational Genomics for Bioenergy Production from Fuelstock Grasses: Maize as the Model Species  

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...their stomata open for gas exchange during photosynthesis...MAKE SENSE FOR BIOFUEL PRODUCTION IN THE U.S. Sugarcane...sustainable biofuel production in most current discussions...KEY LESSON FROM MAIZE PRODUCTION AGRICULTURE A prime...progeny. To save the cost of manually detasseling...

Carolyn J. Lawrence; Virginia Walbot

2007-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of biofuel crops on mosquito production and oviposition site selection  

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Influence of biofuel crops on mosquito production and oviposition site selection E P H A N T U S J of biofuels production may cause unintended land-use changes and potentially alter ecosystem services and Miscanthus) biofuel crops on production and oviposition site selection by two vector mosquitoes, the yellow

Allan, Brian

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Microbial Diversity-Based Novel Crop Protection Products  

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Extremophilic microorganisms are adapted to survive in ecological niches with high temperatures, extremes of pH, high salt concentrations, high pressure, radiation, etc. Extremophiles produce unique biocatalysts and natural products that function under extreme conditions comparab le to those prevailing in various industrial processes. Therefore, there is burgeoning interest in bioprospecting for extremophiles with potential immediate use in agriculture, the food, chemical, and pharm aceutical industries, and environmental biotechnology. Over the years, several thousand extremophilic bacteria, archaea, and filamentous fungi were collected at extreme environmental sites in the USA, the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone surrounding the faeild nuclear power plant in Ukraine, in and around Lake Baikal in Siberia, and at geothermal sites on the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia. These organisms were cultured under proprietary conditions, and the cell- free supernatants were screened for biological activities against plant pathogenic fungi and major crop damaging insects. Promising peptide lead molecules were isolated, characterized, and sequenced. Relatively high hit rates characterized the tested fermentation broths. Of the 26,000 samples screened, over thousand contained biological activity of interest. A fair number of microorganisms expressed broad- spectrum antifungal or insecticidal activity. Two- dozen broadly antifungal peptides (AFPs) are alr eady patent protected, and many more tens are under further investigation. Tapping the gene pool of extremophilic microorganisms to provide novel ways of crop protection proved a successful strategy.

Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.; DuPont Experimental Station; Yalpani, Ronald Flannagan, Rafael Herrmann, James Presnail, Tamas Torok, and Nasser; Herrmann, Rafael; Presnail, James; Torok, Tamas; Yalpani, Nasser

2007-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

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MODELING SITE SUITABILITY FOR ESTABLISHING DEDICATED ENERGY CROPS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY.  

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??Dedicated energy crops have the potential to supply a sustainable biomass feedstock to support the bioenergy industry. However, a major constraint for promoting energy crops (more)

Nepal, Sandhya

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Co-products from a biofuel production chain in crop disease management: A review  

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Abstract The economic importance of biofuel industrial production chains will increase in the coming years and will be a promising source of co-products that are useful for sustainable farming systems. However, the use of co-products that are obtained from the biofuel production chains, especially for crop disease management, is an under-explored area in the research community. The liquid and solid co-products that are related to the biofuel outputs of particular interest in crop protection are 1) oil-less seed meals and glycerin derived from the biodiesel chain, 2) steam-exploded liquid waste derived from a 2nd-generation bioethanol chain, and 3) charcoal (bio-char) obtained from the pyrolysis of plant biomass. It is interesting to include the suppressive composts that are obtained by composting agricultural waste and the exhausted biomasses originating from the different biofuel chains. This overview summarizes the nature, the effects, the mechanisms, the possible applications, and the use in crop protection of the most important solid and liquid co-products that are obtained from industrial processes, focusing on 2nd-generation biofuel outputs to control economically important plant diseases that are caused by soil-borne pathogens. The aim of this work is to review the available studies on the employment perspectives of biofuel chain co-products in crop protection by distinguishing the two concepts that are most important in sustainable farming systems: 1) the possible effects of these organic inputs in terms of interaction with beneficial soil microbial populations and 2) the possible relationships of these organic inputs in terms of interaction with the physiological and ecological processes of the croppathogen systems. This distinction will permit a good definition of the potential advantages of biofuel chain co-products with respect to the traditional organic amendments that are usually used in crop protection. It is evident from this review that biofuel chain co-products have great potential but sometimes give inconsistent disease control, which limits their use in crop protection. There is no doubt that the benefits of biofuel chain co-products outweigh their drawbacks, but the impact of this approach on pathogen populations and disease suppression is often unpredictable.

Ugo De Corato; Catello Pane; Giovanni Luigi Bruno; Fernando Antonio Cancellara; Massimo Zaccardelli

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy for Sustainable Development | Department of Energy  

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Bioenergy for Sustainable Development Bioenergy for Sustainable Development Deployment Markets Keynote Bioenergy for Sustainable Development Gerard Ostheimer, Global Lead,...

137

Bioenergy: how much?  

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The perspective by Haberl etal (2013 Environ. Res. Lett. 8 031004) entitled 'Bioenergy: how much can we expect for 2050?' is timely and valuable. It deals with an important subject since contrasting views on the subject make it very difficult for policy makers to adopt policies that would allow 'production and consumption of energy at sustainable levels', in the words of the authors. It is therefore very important to sort out from the abundant literature on the issue which are the facts and which are the biases and preferences.

Jos Goldemberg; Suani Teixeira Coelho

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

NREL: Biomass Research - National Bioenergy Center  

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National Bioenergy Center National Bioenergy Center The National Bioenergy Center (NBC) was established in October 2000 to support the science and technology goals of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office. Headquartered at NREL, this virtual center unifies DOE's efforts to advance technology for producing renewable transportation fuels from biomass. A primary goal is to demonstrate the production of cost-competitive cellulosic ethanol by 2012. Collaborating with industrial, academic, and other governmental research, development, and commercialization efforts is central to achieving this goal. Mission The National Bioenergy Center's mission is to foster capability to catalyze the replacement of petroleum with transportation fuels from biomass by delivering innovative, cost-effective biofuels solutions.

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National Bioenergy Day 2014  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Bioenergy, the use of agricultural waste and forestry byproducts to generate heat and energy, will be celebrated during the second annual National Bioenergy Day on October 22, 2014. This is an...

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Abellon Bioenergy | Open Energy Information  

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Abellon Bioenergy Abellon Bioenergy Jump to: navigation, search Name Abellon Bioenergy Place Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Zip 380054 Sector Renewable Energy Product Ahmedabad-based start-up project developer having interest in renewable energy. Coordinates 26.93077°, 80.66416° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":26.93077,"lon":80.66416,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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High Tunnel Crop Production Tips Lewis W. Jett  

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used for producing a diversity of horticulture crops including vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers the crop from an erratic environment where extremes in temperature, wind, rainfall, pests and light tunnel? High tunnels used for growing horticulture crops commercially are typically 20-30 ft wide and 100

Goodman, Robert M.

142

Future perspectives of international bioenergy trade  

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Abstract According to the IEA World Energy Outlook 2012, primary demand for bioenergy will strongly increase up to the year 2035: the demand for biofuels and biomass for electricity is expected to triple. These changes will have an impact on the regional balance of demand and supply of bioenergy leading to both increasing trade flows and changes in trade patterns. The GFPM, TIMER and POLES models have been selected for a detailed comparison of scenarios and their impact on global bioenergy trade: In ambitious scenarios, 1426% of global bioenergy demand is traded between regions in 2030. The model scenarios show a huge range of potential bioenergy trade: for solid biomass, in ambitious scenarios bioenergy trade ranges from 700Mt to more than 2,500Mt in 2030. For liquid biomass, the ambitious scenarios show a bioenergy trade in the range of 65 - >360Mt in 2030. Considering the currently very small share of internationally traded bioenergy, this would result in huge challenges and require tremendous changes in terms of production, pretreatment of biomass and development of logistic chains.

Julian Matzenberger; Lukas Kranzl; Eric Tromborg; Martin Junginger; Vassilis Daioglou; Chun Sheng Goh; Kimon Keramidas

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Miscanthus: a fastgrowing crop for biofuels and chemicals production  

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Correspondence to: Nicolas Brosse, Laboratoire d'Etude et de Recherche sur le MAteriau Bois, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université de Lorraine, Bld des Aiguillettes, F-54500 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France. E-mail: Nicolas.Brosse@lermab.uhp-nancy.fr © 2012 Society of Chemical Industry and John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 1 Miscanthus: a fast- growing crop for biofuels and chemicals production Nicolas Brosse, Université de Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France Anthony Dufour, CNRS, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France Xianzhi Meng, Qining Sun, and Arthur Ragauskas, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA Received February 9, 2012; revised April 17, 2012; accepted April 18, 2012 View online at Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com); DOI: 10.1002/bbb.1353;

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Biomethane production from different crop systems of cereals in Northern Italy  

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Abstract Global warming is linked to the reduction of green house gas emissions (GHG). The anaerobic digestion of animal manure and energy crops is a promising way of reducing GHG emissions. The increasing number of biogas plants involves a high consumption of energy crops and the needed of big agricultural area. In Italy, cereals silages are the main feedstock for biogas production and are commonly grown under two different crop systems: single crop (only maize) and double crops (maize later winter cereals). In this paper we present the results of experimental field tests carried out by monitoring the anaerobic biomethane potential (BMP) of different cereals silages commonly grown in the Padanian Plan. A laboratory device has been developed to measure the specific biomethane production of the different cereal silages. The different energy crops have been evaluated, in single and double crop systems, expressing the biomethane production per hectare. The maize hybrids show higher specific biomethane potentials respect to winter cereals. Maize FAO class 700 achieves the highest production per hectare as a single crop. Nevertheless, the highest biomethane productions per hectare are reached with double crop system in particular when maize FAO class 500 follows triticale (+12% respect the best single crop system).

Marco Negri; Jacopo Bacenetti; Massimo Brambilla; Andrea Manfredini; Andrea Cantore; Stefano Bocchi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon debt of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) grasslands converted to bioenergy production  

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...converting CRP grassland to agriculture have ranged from...life cycle analysis (LCA) of biofuel and fossil fuel production...converted to no-till agriculture to 68 7 Mg CO 2 eha ?1 , with 9...life cycle analysis (LCA) and models (1113) to estimate fossil...States Department of Agriculture Farm Services...

Ilya Gelfand; Terenzio Zenone; Poonam Jasrotia; Jiquan Chen; Stephen K. Hamilton; G. Philip Robertson

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Translational Genomics for Bioenergy Production from Fuelstock Grasses: Maize as the Model Species  

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...visit the Grass Genera of the World website at http://delta-intkey...plants for lignocellulosic energy production. For example...half of U.S. liquid fuel consumption using cellulose-derived ethanol, the U.S. Departments of Energy and Agriculture project that...

Carolyn J. Lawrence; Virginia Walbot

2007-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of the broadleaf crops leaf area index product from the Terra MODIS instrument  

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the cultivated area (52%). The major con- centrations of this biome class are in Asia (39%), North America (22Assessment of the broadleaf crops leaf area index product from the Terra MODIS instrument Bin Tan a) and fraction vegetation absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (FPAR) products for broadleaf crops

Myneni, Ranga B.

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BioEnergy Solutions BES | Open Energy Information  

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California Zip: 93309 Product: Bakersfield-based firm installing and operating biogas plants for farmers and food producers. References: BioEnergy Solutions (BES)1 This...

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Bioenergy and Food Security Criteria and Indicators (BEFSCI) Website | Open  

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Bioenergy and Food Security Criteria and Indicators (BEFSCI) Website Bioenergy and Food Security Criteria and Indicators (BEFSCI) Website Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Bioenergy and Food Security Criteria and Indicators (BEFSCI) Website Focus Area: Other Biofuels Topics: Training Material Website: www.fao.org/bioenergy/foodsecurity/befsci/en/ Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/bioenergy-and-food-security-criteria- Language: English Policies: Deployment Programs DeploymentPrograms: Technical Assistance This website-created by the Bioenergy and food Security project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)-provides policymakers and practitioners a set of criteria, indicators, good practices, and policy options for sustainable bioenergy production to

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Silviculture Forest Productivity and Nutrition  

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15 Silviculture Forest Productivity and Nutrition Fire and Fuel Load Management Tree crops for bio-energy Productivity of Semi-mature Cape Pines Across Gradients of Water and Nutrient Availability The nutrient as optimise the period of their release to use in controlled release fertilizer mixtures. This will make large

Geldenhuys, Jaco

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Toward cropping systems that enhance productivity and sustainability  

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...readily available carbon and energy for Pythium species...California and tomatoes in Florida. Plant breeding...of food, fiber, and fuel crops globally...the same planting rate and date, crop rotation...save soil, time, and fuel. The availability of...

R. James Cook

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pyrolysis Research: Bioenergy Testing and Analysis Laboratory BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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Pyrolysis Research: Bioenergy Testing and Analysis Laboratory BIOENERGY PROGRAM Pyrolysis research is conducted at Texas A&M University at the Bioenergy Testing and Analysis Laboratory. Our researchers create

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An integrative modeling framework to evaluate the productivity and sustainability of biofuel crop production systems  

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The potential expansion of biofuel production raises food, energy, and environmental challenges that require careful assessment of the impact of biofuel production on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, soil erosion, nutrient loading, and water quality. In this study, we describe a spatially explicit integrative modeling framework (SEIMF) to understand and quantify the environmental impacts of different biomass cropping systems. This SEIMF consists of three major components: (1) a geographic information system (GIS)-based data analysis system to define spatial modeling units with resolution of 56 m to address spatial variability, (2) the biophysical and biogeochemical model Environmental Policy Integrated Climate (EPIC) applied in a spatially-explicit way to predict biomass yield, GHG emissions, and other environmental impacts of different biofuel crops production systems, and (3) an evolutionary multiobjective optimization algorithm for exploring the trade-offs between biofuel energy production and unintended ecosystem-service responses. Simple examples illustrate the major functions of the SEIMF when applied to a nine-county Regional Intensive Modeling Area (RIMA) in SW Michigan to (1) simulate biofuel crop production, (2) compare impacts of management practices and local ecosystem settings, and (3) optimize the spatial configuration of different biofuel production systems by balancing energy production and other ecosystem-service variables. Potential applications of the SEIMF to support life cycle analysis and provide information on biodiversity evaluation and marginal-land identification are also discussed. The SEIMF developed in this study is expected to provide a useful tool for scientists and decision makers to understand sustainability issues associated with the production of biofuels at local, regional, and national scales.

Zhang, X [University of Maryland; Izaurralde, R. C. [University of Maryland; Manowitz, D. [University of Maryland; West, T. O. [University of Maryland; Thomson, A. M. [University of Maryland; Post, Wilfred M [ORNL; Bandaru, Vara Prasad [ORNL; Nichols, Jeff [ORNL; Williams, J. [AgriLIFE, Temple, TX

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Integrative Modeling Framework to Evaluate the Productivity and Sustainability of Biofuel Crop Production Systems  

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The potential expansion of biofuel production raises food, energy, and environmental challenges that require careful assessment of the impact of biofuel production on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, soil erosion, nutrient loading, and water quality. In this study, we describe a spatially-explicit integrative modeling framework (SEIMF) to understand and quantify the environmental impacts of different biomass cropping systems. This SEIMF consists of three major components: 1) a geographic information system (GIS)-based data analysis system to define spatial modeling units with resolution of 56 m to address spatial variability, 2) the biophysical and biogeochemical model EPIC (Environmental Policy Integrated Climate) applied in a spatially-explicit way to predict biomass yield, GHG emissions, and other environmental impacts of different biofuel crops production systems, and 3) an evolutionary multi-objective optimization algorithm for exploring the trade-offs between biofuel energy production and unintended ecosystem-service responses. Simple examples illustrate the major functions of the SEIMF when applied to a 9-county Regional Intensive Modeling Area (RIMA) in SW Michigan to 1) simulate biofuel crop production, 2) compare impacts of management practices and local ecosystem settings, and 3) optimize the spatial configuration of different biofuel production systems by balancing energy production and other ecosystem-service variables. Potential applications of the SEIMF to support life cycle analysis and provide information on biodiversity evaluation and marginal-land identification are also discussed. The SEIMF developed in this study is expected to provide a useful tool for scientists and decision makers to understand sustainability issues associated with the production of biofuels at local, regional, and national scales.

Zhang, Xuesong; Izaurralde, Roberto C.; Manowitz, David H.; West, T. O.; Post, W. M.; Thomson, Allison M.; Bandaru, V. P.; Nichols, J.; Williams, J.R.

2010-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of increased bioenergy demand on global food markets: an AgMIP economic model intercomparison  

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Integrated Assessment studies have shown that meeting ambitious greenhouse gas mitigation targets will require substantial amounts of bioenergy as part of the future energy mix. In the course of the Agricultural Model Comparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP), five global agro-economic models were used to analyze a future scenario with global demand for ligno-cellulosic bioenergy rising to about 100 ExaJoule in 2050. From this exercise a tentative conclusion can be drawn that ambitious climate change mitigation need not drive up global food prices much, if the extra land required for bioenergy production is accessible or if the feedstock, e.g. from forests, does not directly compete for agricultural land. Agricultural price effects across models by the year 2050 from high bioenergy demand in an RCP2.6-type scenario appear to be much smaller (+5% average across models) than from direct climate impacts on crop yields in an RCP8.5-type scenario (+25% average across models). However, potential future scarcities of water and nutrients, policy-induced restrictions on agricultural land expansion, as well as potential welfare losses have not been specifically looked at in this exercise.

Lotze-Campen, Hermann; von Lampe, Martin; Kyle, G. Page; Fujimori, Shinichiro; Havlik, Petr; van Meijl, Hans; Hasegawa, Tomoko; Popp, Alexander; Schmitz, Christoph; Tabeau, Andrzej; Valin, Hugo; Willenbockel, Dirk; Wise, Marshall A.

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Production Practices for Irrigated Crops on the High Plains.  

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of the farms are equipped with row-crop tractors. Some farmers who grow wheat extensively on heavy soils also own wheatland type tractors. Of the row-crop tractors in use, approximately 55 percent were equipped for 4-row work and 45 percent for 2-row work...). Prior to 1949, none of the cotton on cooperating farms was defoliated. Eleven percent of the acreage was defoliated during 1949 in preparation for machine stripping. Labor and Bower Requirements Cotton was produced entirely with row-crop tractors...

Bonnen, C. A.; McArthur, W. C.; Magee, A. C.; Hughes, W.F.

1953-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy performances of intensive and extensive short rotation cropping systems for woody biomass production in the EU  

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Abstract One of the strategies to ensure energy security and to mitigate climate change in the European Union (EU) is the establishment and the use of short rotation woody crops (SRWCs) for the production of renewable energy. \\{SRWCs\\} are cultivated in the EU under different management systems. Addressing the energy security problems through \\{SRWCs\\} requires management systems that maximize the net energy yield per unit land area. We assembled and evaluated on-farm data from within the EU, (i) to understand the relationship between the SRWC yields and spatial distribution of precipitation, as well as the relationship between SRWC yield and the planting density, and (ii) to investigate whether extensively managed SRWC systems are more energy efficient than their intensively managed counterparts. We found that SRWC yield ranged from 1.3 to 24tha?1y?1 (mean 9.34.2tha?1y?1) across sites. We looked for, but did not find a relationship between yield and annual precipitation as well as between yield and planting density. The energy inputs of extensively managed SRWC systems ranged from 3 to 8GJha?1y?1 whereas the energy ratio (i.e. energy output to energy input ratio) varied from 9 to 29. Although energy inputs (316GJha?1y?1) were larger in most cases than those of extensively managed SRWC systems, intensively managed SRWC systems in the EU had higher energy ratios, i.e. between 15 and 62. The low energy ratio of extensively managed SRWC systems reflected their lower biomass yield per unit area. Switching from intensively managed SRWC systems to extensively managed ones thus creates an energy gap, and will require more arable land to be brought into production to compensate for the yield loss. Consequently, extensification is not the most appropriate path to the success of the wide scale deployment of SRWC for bioenergy production in the EU.

S. Njakou Djomo; A. Ac; T. Zenone; T. De Groote; S. Bergante; G. Facciotto; H. Sixto; P. Ciria Ciria; J. Weger; R. Ceulemans

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Success Stories  

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61 Bioenergy Success Stories en Departments of Energy, Navy, and Agriculture Invest 210 million in Three Commercial Biorefineries to Produce Drop-in Biofuel for the Military...

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Bioenergy Impact on Wisconsin's Workforce  

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Troy Runge, Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative, presents on bioenergy's impact on Wisconsin's workforce development for the Biomass/Clean Cities States webinar.

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Bioenergy Research | Clean Energy | ORNL  

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Bioenergy SHARE Bioenergy: Feedstocks to Biopower Oak Ridge National Laboratory brings together teams from across laboratory disciplines and the country to research feedstocks,...

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Trade-offs of different land and bioenergy policies on the path to achieving climate targets  

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Many papers have shown that bioenergy and land-use are potentially important elements ... anthropogenic climate change. But, significant expansion of bioenergy production can have a large terrestrial footprint. ....

Katherine Calvin; Marshall Wise; Page Kyle; Pralit Patel; Leon Clarke

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-biomass sorghums for biomass biofuel production  

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University; M.S., Texas A&M University Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. William Rooney High-biomass sorghums provide structural carbohydrates for bioenergy production. Sorghum improvement is well established, but development of high- biomass sorghums... these goals and be economically viable, abundant and low-cost 3 biomass sources are needed. To provide this, dedicated bioenergy crops are necessary (Epplin et al., 2007). For a variety of reasons, the C4 grass sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L...

Packer, Daniel

2011-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Role of community acceptance in sustainable bioenergy projects in India  

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Abstract Community acceptance has been identified as one of the key requirements for a sustainable bioenergy project. However less attention has been paid to this aspect from developing nations and small projects perspective. Therefore this research examines the role of community acceptance for sustainable small scale bioenergy projects in India. While addressing the aim, this work identifies influence of community over bioenergy projects, major concerns of communities regarding bioenergy projects and factors influencing perceptions of communities about bioenergy projects. The empirical research was carried out on four bioenergy companies in India as case studies. It has been identified that communities have significant influence over bioenergy projects in India. Local air pollution, inappropriate storage of by-products and credibility of developer are identified as some of the important concerns. Local energy needs, benefits to community from bioenergy companies, level of trust on company and relationship between company and the community are some of the prime factors which influence community?s perception on bioenergy projects. This research sheds light on important aspects related to community acceptance of bioenergy projects, and this information would help practitioners in understanding the community perceptions and take appropriate actions to satisfy them.

Vimal Kumar Eswarlal; Geoffrey Vasudevan; Prasanta Kumar Dey; Padma Vasudevan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Production of Short-Rotation Woody Crops Grown with a Range of Nutrient and Water Availability: Establishment Report and First-Year Responses  

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Coleman, M.D., et. al. 2003. Production of Short-Rotation Woody Crops Grown with a Range of Nutrient and Water Availability: Establishment Report and First-Year Responses. Report. USDA Forest Service, Savannah River, Aiken, SC. 26 pp. Abstract: Many researchers have studied the productivity potential of intensively managed forest plantations. However, we need to learn more about the effects of fundamental growth processes on forest productivity; especially the influence of aboveground and belowground resource acquisition and allocation. This report presents installation, establishment, and first-year results of four tree species (two cottonwood clones, sycamore, sweetgum, and loblolly pine) grown with fertilizer and irrigation treatments. At this early stage of development, irrigation and fertilization were additive only in cottonwood clone ST66 and sweetgum. Leaf area development was directly related to stem growth, but root production was not always consistent with shoot responses, suggesting that allocation of resources varies among treatments. We will evaluate the consequences of these early responses on resource availability in subsequent growing seasons. This information will be used to: (1) optimize fiber and bioenergy production; (2) understand carbon sequestration; and (3) develop innovative applications such as phytoremediation; municipal, industrial, and agricultural wastes management; and protection of soil, air, and water resources.

D.R. Coyle; J. Blake; K. Britton; M.; Buford; R.G. Campbell; J. Cox; B. Cregg; D. Daniels; ,; M. Jacobson; K. Johnsen; T. McDonald; K. McLeod; E.; Nelson; D. Robison; R. Rummer; F. Sanchez; J.; Stanturf; B. Stokes; C. Trettin; J. Tuskan; L. Wright; ,; S. Wullschleger

2003-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Technologies FY14 Budget At-a-Glance  

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BIOENERGY TECHNOLOGIES AT-A-GLANCE Bioenergy Technologies supports targeted research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) activities to progress sustainable, nationwide production of advanced biofuels that will displace a share of petroleum-derived fuels, mitigate climate change, create American jobs, and increase U.S. energy security. What We Do Bioenergy Technologies employs an integrated, cross- cutting RDD&D strategy to develop commercially viable biomass utilization technologies. The office makes strategic investments in the following areas:  Feedstock Infrastructure advances a sustainable, secure, reliable, and affordable biomass feedstock supply for the U.S. bioenergy industry.  Conversion R&D identifies and develops viable

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A comparison of GHG emissions from UK field crop production under selected arable systems with reference to disease control  

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Crop disease not only threatens global food security by reducing crop production at a time of growing demand, but also contributes to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by reducing efficiency of N fertiliser ... oper...

Robert R. Carlton; Jon S. West; Pete Smith

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Toward cropping systems that enhance productivity and sustainability  

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...today's global commodity markets, farm businesses have had...related crops, such as different market classes of wheat and barley. The efficiencies...little as one-fourth as much diesel fuel (?5 liters/tonne...four times the amount of diesel must be visualized in terms...

R. James Cook

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy production on degraded and marginal land : assessing its potentials, economic performance, and environmental impacts for different settings and geographical scales.  

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??Current global energy supply is primarily based on fossil fuels and is widely considered to be unsustainable. Bioenergy is considered an important option in making (more)

Wicke, B.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Blog | Department of Energy  

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Blog Blog Bioenergy Blog RSS December 16, 2013 The Integrated Biorefinery Research Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado enables partners to test conversion technologies on up to one ton of biomass material a day. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory From the Lab to Your Gas Tank: 4 Bioenergy Testing Facilities That Are Making a Difference The Energy Department is working to cut the cost of biofuel production by supporting advanced development and demonstration facilities throughout the country that enable researchers to fully examine their efforts on a large scale without having to maintain an expensive pilot plant. November 6, 2013 National Renewable Energy Laboratory researcher Lee Elliott collects samples of algae at a creek in Golden, Colorado. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Bioenergy and rural development: The role of agroforestry in a Tanzanian village economy  

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Abstract Recent papers indicate that decentralized bioenergy crop production offers increased market access and income diversification strategies for the rural population. The analyses concentrate on the potential effects of newly discussed crops such as Jatropha curcas, cassava, and sugarcane on macro level. Thereby two aspects are neglected, the income effects on micro level, and the integration of traditional firewood production systems for comparison. To fill this gap, an Environmentally Extended Social Accounting Matrix (ESAM) at the village level is developed and applied to a rural village in Tanzania. The objective is first to explore the integration of agroforestry systems in rural smallholder systems and second to analyze income effects of agricultural biomass production for bioenergy purposes in comparison to firewood production. In order to distinguish the use of firewood from public and private tree resources, environmental accounts for changes in tree stocks (public and private) are included. Findings indicate the importance of including common firewood production as a reference point. The highest income effect for the poorest households derives from agroforestry, which households use as a source of firewood and fruits for sale or home consumption, followed by J. curcas, sugarcane and finally cassava. Agroforestry in general has been also found to substantially release the pressure on public forest reserves.

Anja Fae; Etti Winter; Ulrike Grote

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WHY STUDY FOREST OPERATIONS, BIOPRODUCTS AND BIOENERGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE?  

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WHY STUDY FOREST OPERATIONS, BIOPRODUCTS AND BIOENERGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE? e efficient-developed cluster of industrial forests and processing facilities for the production of bioproducts and bioenergy for research and field experience. UMaine's Forest Operations, Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program has been

Thomas, Andrew

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Bacterial community structures are unique and resilient in full-scale bioenergy systems  

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Bacterial community structures are unique and resilient in full-scale bioenergy systems Jeffrey J digestion is the most successful bioenergy technology worldwide with, at its core, undefined microbialFrac | community function | digester | sludge The production of bioenergy from wastes is an essential com- ponent

Hammerton, James

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Canada Biomass-Bioenergy Report May 31, 2006  

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Canada Biomass-Bioenergy Report May 31, 2006 Doug Bradley President Climate Change Solutions National Team Leader- IEA Bioenergy Task 40- Biotrade 402 Third Avenue ·Ottawa, Ontario ·Canada K1S 2K7 of the ten provinces. Canada resembles the US in its market-oriented economic system, pattern of production

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BETO Announces Request for Information on Landscape Design for Sustainable Bioenergy Systems  

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The U.S. Department of Energys (DOEs) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) invites public comment on its request for information (RFI) regarding landscape design for sustainable bioenergy systems. The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from bioenergy stakeholders on landscape design approaches that integrate cellulosic bioenergy feedstock production into existing agricultural and forestry systems while maintaining or enhancing environmental and socio-economic sustainability.

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Integrating place-specific livelihood and equity outcomes into global assessments of bioenergy deployment  

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Integrated assessment models suggest that the large-scale deployment of bioenergy could contribute to ambitious climate change mitigation efforts. However, such a shift would intensify the global competition for land, with possible consequences for 1.5 billion smallholder livelihoods that these models do not consider. Maintaining and enhancing robust livelihoods upon bioenergy deployment is an equally important sustainability goal that warrants greater attention. The social implications of biofuel production are complex, varied and place-specific, difficult to model, operationalize and quantify. However, a rapidly developing body of social science literature is advancing the understanding of these interactions. In this letter we link human geography research on the interaction between biofuel crops and livelihoods in developing countries to integrated assessments on biofuels. We review case-study research focused on first-generation biofuel crops to demonstrate that food, income, land and other assets such as health are key livelihood dimensions that can be impacted by such crops and we highlight how place-specific and global dynamics influence both aggregate and distributional outcomes across these livelihood dimensions. We argue that place-specific production models and land tenure regimes mediate livelihood outcomes, which are also in turn affected by global and regional markets and their resulting equilibrium dynamics. The place-specific perspective suggests that distributional consequences are a crucial complement to aggregate outcomes; this has not been given enough weight in comprehensive assessments to date. By narrowing the gap between place-specific case studies and global models, our discussion offers a route towards integrating livelihood and equity considerations into scenarios of future bioenergy deployment, thus contributing to a key challenge in sustainability sciences.

Felix Creutzig; Esteve Corbera; Simon Bolwig; Carol Hunsberger

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gasification Research BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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Gasification Research BIOENERGY PROGRAM Description Researchers inthe@tamu.edu Skid-mounted gasifier: 1.8 tons-per-day pilot unit Gasification of cotton gin trash The new Texas A

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Bioenergy | Open Energy Information  

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Bioenergy: Energy produced from organic materials from plants or animals. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle 1 This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it....

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Fulcrum Bioenergy Inc | Open Energy Information  

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Fulcrum Bioenergy Inc Fulcrum Bioenergy Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Fulcrum Bioenergy, Inc. Place Pleasanton, California Zip 94588 Sector Bioenergy, Renewable Energy Product Fulcrum BioEnergy is a waste-to-fuels company that focuses on the development of clean, environmentally responsible facilities for the conversion of municipal solid waste and other waste products to ethanol and other renewable transportation fuels. Coordinates 28.967394°, -98.478862° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":28.967394,"lon":-98.478862,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Frontline BioEnergy LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Frontline BioEnergy LLC Frontline BioEnergy LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Frontline BioEnergy LLC Place Ames, Iowa Zip 50010 Sector Bioenergy, Biomass Product Frontline BioEnergy Inc develops and installs gasification systems and individual equipment to convert biomass into valuable products. Coordinates 30.053389°, -94.742269° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":30.053389,"lon":-94.742269,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Center for BioEnergy Sustainability | Open Energy Information  

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Sustainability Sustainability Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Center for BioEnergy Sustainability Name Center for BioEnergy Sustainability Agency/Company /Organization Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector Energy Focus Area Biomass Topics Resource assessment Resource Type Dataset, Maps Website http://www.ornl.gov/sci/besd/c References Center for BioEnergy Sustainability[1] Abstract The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability, or CBES, is a Center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory with a focus on dealing with the environmental impacts and the ultimate sustainability of biomass production for conversion to biofuels and bio-based products. The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability, or CBES, is a Center at Oak Ridge National Laboratory with a focus on "dealing with the environmental impacts

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Kent BioEnergy | Open Energy Information  

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Kent BioEnergy Kent BioEnergy Jump to: navigation, search Name Kent BioEnergy Address 11125 Flintkote Avenue Place San Diego, California Zip 92121 Sector Biofuels Product Technologies that use algae in biofuel production, water pollution remediation, CO2 absorption, etc Website http://www.kentbioenergy.com/ Coordinates 32.904312°, -117.231255° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.904312,"lon":-117.231255,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Argonne National Laboratory Launches Bioenergy Assessment Tools |  

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Argonne National Laboratory Launches Bioenergy Assessment Tools Argonne National Laboratory Launches Bioenergy Assessment Tools Argonne National Laboratory Launches Bioenergy Assessment Tools September 30, 2013 - 4:00pm Addthis A researcher loads a biomass sample into spinning ring cup. Argonne National Laboratory has launched two online tools that assess the resource consumption and greenhouse gas emissions associated with biofuel production. | Photo courtesy of National Renewable Energy Laboratory A researcher loads a biomass sample into spinning ring cup. Argonne National Laboratory has launched two online tools that assess the resource consumption and greenhouse gas emissions associated with biofuel production. | Photo courtesy of National Renewable Energy Laboratory Paul Lester Communications Specialist for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable

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DEVELOPING STATE POLICIES SUPPORTIVE OF BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT  

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Working within the context of the Southern States Biobased Alliance (SSBA) and with officials in each state, the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) is identifying bioenergy-related policies and programs within each state to determine their impact on the development, deployment or use of bioenergy. In addition, SSEB will determine which policies have impacted industry's efforts to develop, deploy or use biobased technologies or products. As a result, SSEB will work with the Southern States Biobased Alliance to determine how policy changes might address any negative impacts or enhance positive impacts. In addition to analysis of domestic policies and programs, this project will include the development of a U.S.-Brazil Biodiesel Pilot Project. The purpose of this effort is to promote and facilitate the commercialization of biodiesel and bioenergy production and demand in Brazil.

Kathryn Baskin

2005-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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DEVELOPING STATE POLICIES SUPPORTIVE OF BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT  

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Working within the context of the Southern States Biobased Alliance (SSBA) and with officials in each state, the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) is identifying bioenergy-related policies and programs within each state to determine their impact on the development, deployment or use of bioenergy. In addition, SSEB will determine which policies have impacted industry's efforts to develop, deploy or use biobased technologies or products. As a result, SSEB will work with the Southern States Biobased Alliance to determine how policy changes might address any negative impacts or enhance positive impacts. In addition to analysis of domestic policies and programs, this project will include the development of a U.S.-Brazil Biodiesel Pilot Project. The purpose of this effort is to promote and facilitate the commercialization of biodiesel and bioenergy production and demand in Brazil.

Kathryn Baskin

2005-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

185

DOE Perspectives on Sustainable Bioenergy Landscapes  

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DOE Perspectives on Sustainable Bioenergy Landscapes; Kristen Johnson, Sustainability Program Technology Manager, Bioenergy Technologies Office; November 19, 2014

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E-Print Network 3.0 - affect crop production Sample Search Results  

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Research Center Collection: Environmental Sciences and Ecology 98 Land-use Changes and Bioenergy ORNL History of Exploring Changes in Land Use in the United States Summary: with...

187

Tersus BioEnergy | Open Energy Information  

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Tersus BioEnergy Tersus BioEnergy Jump to: navigation, search Name Tersus BioEnergy Place London, Greater London, United Kingdom Zip W1J 5PT Sector Bioenergy, Biomass Product Subsidiary of Tersus Energy. Tersus BioEnergy invests in companies developing biofuel and biomass and waste technologies. Typical investment size USD 500,000-USD 5m Coordinates 51.506325°, -0.127144° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.506325,"lon":-0.127144,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Nishant Bioenergy P Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Nishant Bioenergy P Ltd Nishant Bioenergy P Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Nishant Bioenergy P Ltd Name Nishant Bioenergy P Ltd Address Sector 18-D, Chandigarh Place Chandigarh Zip 160018 Sector Bioenergy Product Biomass Fuel Pellet and Biomass Pellet Fired Cook Stove for institutional use Stock Symbol Stove Earth Stove Year founded 1999 Number of employees 1-10 Company Type For Profit Phone number 09815609301 Website http://www.nishantbioenergy.co Coordinates 30.7347851°, 76.7884713° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":30.7347851,"lon":76.7884713,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

189

Comparative Biogeochemical Cycles of Bioenergy Crops Reveal  

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80523, USA; 4 Energy Biosciences Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, Urbana,2,4 * 1 Institute of Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA; 2 Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801

DeLucia, Evan H.

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Department of Energy Offers Abengoa Bioenergy a Conditional Commitment for  

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Abengoa Bioenergy a Conditional Abengoa Bioenergy a Conditional Commitment for a $133.9 Million Loan Guarantee Department of Energy Offers Abengoa Bioenergy a Conditional Commitment for a $133.9 Million Loan Guarantee August 19, 2011 - 11:15am Addthis Groundbreaking Cellulosic Ethanol Project Expected to Create Over 300 Jobs and Build Nation's Capacity for Cellulosic Ethanol Production Washington D.C. - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the offer of a conditional commitment for a $133.9 million loan guarantee to Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC (ABBK) to support the development of a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant. ABBK's parent company and project sponsor, Abengoa Bioenergy US Holding, Inc., estimates the project will create approximately 300 construction jobs and 65 permanent

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DEVELOPING STATE POLICIES SUPPORTIVE OF BIOENERGY DEVELOPMENT  

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Working within the context of the Southern States Biobased Alliance (SSBA) and with officials in each state, the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) is identifying bioenergy-related policies and programs within each state to determine their impact on the development, deployment or use of bioenergy. In addition, SSEB will determine which policies have impacted industry's efforts to develop, deploy or use biobased technologies or products. As a result, SSEB will work with the Southern States Biobased Alliance to determine how policy changes might address any negative impacts or enhance positive impacts.

Kathryn Baskin

2004-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Northeast Kansas Bioenergy LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Kansas Bioenergy LLC Kansas Bioenergy LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Northeast Kansas Bioenergy LLC Place Hiawatha, Kansas Zip 66434 Product Developing and integrated Bioethanol / Biodiesel refinery near Hiawatha, Kansas Coordinates 39.853465°, -95.527144° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":39.853465,"lon":-95.527144,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Switchgrass as a High-Potential Energy Crop | Department of Energy  

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Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Biomass Program Peer Review Sustainability Platform Potential Yield Mapping of Dedicated Energy Crops Bioenergy Home About...

194

Bioenergy Assessment Toolkit  

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Bioenergy Assessment Toolkit Bioenergy Assessment Toolkit Anelia Milbrandt and Caroline Uriarte Produced under direction of the United States Agency for International Development by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) under Interagency Agreement AEG-P-00-00003-00; Work for Others Agreement number 3010543; Task Numbers WFE2.1012, WFE2.1013, and WFE2.1014. Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-56456 October 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, CO 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Bioenergy Assessment Toolkit Anelia Milbrandt and Caroline Uriarte

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Bioenergy | Department of Energy  

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Transportation » Bioenergy Transportation » Bioenergy Bioenergy EERE leads U.S. researchers and other partners in making transportation cleaner and more efficient through solutions that put electric drive vehicles on the road and replace oil with clean domestic fuels. EERE leads U.S. researchers and other partners in making transportation cleaner and more efficient through solutions that put electric drive vehicles on the road and replace oil with clean domestic fuels. Image of a passenger airplane flying, with blue sky above and clouds below. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funds research, development, and demonstration to help develop sustainable and cost-competitive biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. For biofuels, DOE has lowered the cost of non-food-based ethanol by more than $6 per gallon since 2001, and it is now

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FACT SHEET: BIOENERGY WORKING GROUP  

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, 2010 , 2010 1 FACT SHEET: BIOENERGY WORKING GROUP At the Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington, D.C. on July 19 th and 20 th , ministers launched a Bioenergy Working Group, which will advance the deployment of bioenergy technologies by implementing recommendations of the Technology Action Plan on Bioenergy Technologies that was released by the Major Economies Forum Global Partnership in December 2009. The Working Group will work in close cooperation with the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP), which is co-chaired by Brazil and Italy. Initial key activities of the Working Group include: 1. Global Bioenergy Atlas: The Working Group will combine and build upon existing databases of sustainably-developed bioenergy potential around the globe and make it available in an open web-

197

Bioenergy: how much can we expect for 2050?  

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Estimates of global primary bioenergy potentials in the literature span almost three orders of magnitude. We narrow that range by discussing biophysical constraints on bioenergy potentials resulting from plant growth (NPP) and its current human use. In the last 30years, terrestrial NPP was almost constant near 54PgCyr?1, despite massive efforts to increase yields in agriculture and forestry. The global human appropriation of terrestrial plant production has doubled in the last century. We estimate the maximum physical potential of the world's total land area outside croplands, infrastructure, wilderness and denser forests to deliver bioenergy at approximately 190EJyr?1. These pasture lands, sparser woodlands, savannas and tundras are already used heavily for grazing and store abundant carbon; they would have to be entirely converted to bioenergy and intensive forage production to provide that amount of energy. Such a high level of bioenergy supply would roughly double the global human biomass harvest, with far-reaching effects on biodiversity, ecosystems and food supply. Identifying sustainable levels of bioenergy and finding ways to integrate bioenergy with food supply and ecological conservation goals remains a huge and pressing scientific challenge.

Helmut Haberl; Karl-Heinz Erb; Fridolin Krausmann; Steve Running; Timothy D Searchinger; W Kolby Smith

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Forest Bioenergy or Forest Carbon? Assessing Trade-Offs in Greenhouse Gas Mitigation with Wood-Based Fuels  

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Forest Bioenergy or Forest Carbon? ... Forest carbon consequences of biomass harvest for bioenergy production can significantly delay and reduce GHG mitigation and should be included in life cycle studies. ... The potential of forest-based bioenergy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions when displacing fossil-based energy must be balanced with forest carbon implications related to biomass harvest. ...

Jon McKechnie; Steve Colombo; Jiaxin Chen; Warren Mabee; Heather L. MacLean

2010-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Bioenergy Center Special Issue. The Bioenergy Sciences Center  

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Bioenergy Bioenergy Center Special Issue. The Bioenergy Sciences Center (BESC) Richard A. Dixon Published online: 22 October 2009 # Springer Science + Business Media, LLC. 2009 Keywords Bioenergy centers . United States Department of Energy . Biomass recalcitrance . High-throughput screening . Plant transformation This issue of BioEnergy Research is the first of three special issues to feature work from the US Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Centers. In June 2006, the DOE's Genomes to Life Program published a report, entitled "Breaking the biological barriers to cellulosic ethanol: a joint research agenda," that outlined research areas requir- ing significant investment in order to meet the target of making cellulosic ethanol cost-competitive by 2012. Words were converted to action in June 2007 when Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman announced the establishment of

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Bioenergy Science Center KnowledgeBase  

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The challenge of converting cellulosic biomass to sugars is the dominant obstacle to cost effective production of biofuels in s capable of significant enough quantities to displace U. S. consumption of fossil transportation fuels. The BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) tackles this challenge of biomass recalcitrance by closely linking (1) plant research to make cell walls easier to deconstruct, and (2) microbial research to develop multi-talented biocatalysts tailor-made to produce biofuels in a single step. [from the 2011 BESC factsheet] The BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) is a multi-institutional, multidisciplinary research (biological, chemical, physical and computational sciences, mathematics and engineering) organization focused on the fundamental understanding and elimination of biomass recalcitrance. The BESC Knowledgebase and its associated tools is a discovery platform for bioenergy research. It consists of a collection of metadata, data, and computational tools for data analysis, integration, comparison and visualization for plants and microbes in the center.The BESC Knowledgebase (KB) and BESC Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) enable bioenergy researchers to perform systemic research. [http://bobcat.ornl.gov/besc/index.jsp

Syed, M.H.; Karpinets, T.V.; Parang, M.; Leuze, M.R.; Park, B.H.; Hyatt, D.; Brown, S.D.; Moulton, S. Galloway, M.D.; Uberbacher E.C.

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Crop Science Minor To earn a Crop Science minor, students must complete the following courses to total 27 credits  

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) ____ CSS 320. Principles of Oil and Fiber Crop Production (1) ____ CSS 321 Ecology and Morphology (3) ____ CROP 300. Crop Production in Pacific Northwest) ____ CROP 310. Forage Production (4) ____ CROP 319.Principles of Field Crop

Grünwald, Niklaus J.

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IEA Bioenergy Task 42 on Biorefineries: Co-production of fuels, chemicals, power and materials from biomass  

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(DENMARK) Leonard Boniface, Maurice Dohy, Jean-Cristophe Pouet (FRANCE) Thomas Willke (GERMANY) Patrick countries: Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands. The overview includes........................................................................16 8. Bioethanol, biodiesel and biogas: production and capacity...........................17 9

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Agave Transcriptomes and microbiomes for bioenergy research  

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as a biofuel feedstock. GCB Bioenergy 3, 6878, (2011). [2]in Agave tequilana. GCB Bioenergy 3, 2536, (2011). [4]and microbiomes for bioenergy research Stephen Gross 1,2 ,

Gross, Stephen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework Recognized at National...  

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Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF) is bringing together the bioenergy community through Web-based tools, and was presented by Bioenergy KDF team members from Oak Ridge National...

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U.S. Bioenergy Statistics | Data.gov  

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U.S. Bioenergy Statistics U.S. Bioenergy Statistics Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov » Communities » Agriculture » Data U.S. Bioenergy Statistics Dataset Summary Description The U.S. Bioenergy Statistics are a source of information on biofuels intended to present a picture of the renewable energy industry and its relationship to agriculture. Where appropriate, data are presented in both a calendar year and the relevant marketing year timeframe to increase utility to feedstock-oriented users. The statistics highlight the factors that influence the demand for agricultural feedstocks for biofuels production; for instance, numerous tables emphasize the relationship between energy and commodity markets.

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Thailand-Key Results and Policy Recommendations for Future Bioenergy  

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and Policy Recommendations for Future Bioenergy and Policy Recommendations for Future Bioenergy Development Jump to: navigation, search Name Thailand-Key Results and Policy Recommendations for Future Bioenergy Development Agency/Company /Organization Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Sector Land Focus Area Biomass, Agriculture Topics Co-benefits assessment, Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/ Country Thailand UN Region South-Eastern Asia References Thailand-Key Results and Policy Recommendations for Future Bioenergy Development[1] Abstract "The Government of Thailand, through its Alternative Energy Development Plan, has set a target to increase biofuel production to five billion

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Biofuel Distribution Datasets from the Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework  

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The Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework invites users to discover the power of bioenergy through an interface that provides extensive access to research data and literature, GIS mapping tools, and collaborative networks. The Bioenergy KDF supports efforts to develop a robust and sustainable bioenergy industry. The KDF facilitates informed decision making by providing a means to synthesize, analyze, and visualize vast amounts of information in a relevant and succinct manner. It harnesses Web 2.0 and social networking technologies to build a collective knowledge system that can better examine the economic and environmental impacts of development options for biomass feedstock production, biorefineries, and related infrastructure. [copied from https://www.bioenergykdf.net/content/about] Holdings include datasets, models, and maps and the collections are growing due to both DOE contributions and individuals' data uploads.

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Feedstock Logistics Datasets from DOE's Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF)  

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The Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework invites users to discover the power of bioenergy through an interface that provides extensive access to research data and literature, GIS mapping tools, and collaborative networks. The Bioenergy KDF supports efforts to develop a robust and sustainable bioenergy industry. The KDF facilitates informed decision making by providing a means to synthesize, analyze, and visualize vast amounts of information in a relevant and succinct manner. It harnesses Web 2.0 and social networking technologies to build a collective knowledge system that can better examine the economic and environmental impacts of development options for biomass feedstock production, biorefineries, and related infrastructure. Holdings include datasets, models, and maps. [from https://www.bioenergykdf.net/content/about

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The effect of stone retention walls on soil productivity and crop performance on selected hillside farms in southern Honduras  

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THE EFFECT OF STONE RETENTION WALLS ON SOIL PRODUCTIVITY AND CROP PERFORMANCE ON SELECTED HILLSIDE FARMS IN SOUTHERN HONDURAS A Thesis by MARC ELLERY THOMPSON Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial... fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1992 Major Subject Soil Science THE EFFECT OF STONE RETENTION WALLS ON SOIL PRODUCTIVITY AND CROP PERFORMANCE ON SELECTED HILLSIDE FARMS IN SOUTHERN HONDURAS A Thesis by MARC...

Thompson, Marc Ellery

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EERE: Bioenergy Technologies Office Home Page  

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Bioenergy Technologies Office Search Bioenergy Technologies Office Search Search Help Bioenergy Technologies Office HOME ABOUT THE PROGRAM RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES INFORMATION RESOURCES NEWS EVENTS EERE » Bioenergy Technologies Office Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Bioenergy Technologies Office Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Bioenergy Technologies Office Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Bioenergy Technologies Office Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Bioenergy Technologies Office Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Bioenergy Technologies Office Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE: Bioenergy Technologies Office Home Page on Digg Find More places to share EERE: Bioenergy Technologies Office Home Page on AddThis.com... Biomass is a clean, renewable energy source that can help to significantly

211

An overview of the biomass resource potential of Norway for bioenergy use  

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This paper provides an overview of the Norwegian biomass resources for bioenergy use, bioenergy market and frame conditions through a comparison with Denmark, Finland and Sweden, which have a leading role in bioenergy production in the European Union. Although the contribution of renewable energy in Norway is among the highest in Europe (58%), mainly due to hydroelectricity, bioenergy has a low contribution to Norwegian energy supply (6%). As the experience from the other EU Member States showed, long-term, stable policies and relatively strong incentives are needed to initiate and build up a bioenergy market. In Norway, there is still a significant available potential for increasing the bioenergy contribution to the energy supply. The abundance and relatively low prices of energy (i.e. fossil fuels and electricity), in connection with the need of high investment costs, did not favour so far bioenergy production. Additional forest biomass may be mobilized in Norway by more intensive management of currently exploited forests. However, there are several limitations related to topography, accessibility and economics. The biomass resources and the full range of technologies available for heat or electricity generation both at small and large scale that can provide good opportunities for increased bioenergy production. The experience gained in Denmark, Finland and Sweden may be relevant for Norway, as well as for other EU Member States, where there is a deficit of mobilization of biomass resources and insufficient industrial integration of bioenergy with other forest-based sectors.

Nicolae Scarlat; Jean-Francois Dallemand; Odd Jarle Skjelhaugen; Dan Asplund; Lars Nesheim

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A holistic sustainability assessment tool for bioenergy using the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) sustainability indicators  

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Abstract In 2011 the Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) released a set of indicators for sustainable bioenergy. However, two important issues still remain unresolved. One of them is the definition of sustainability, and the other is the lack of a holistic assessment tool for drawing conclusions from the indicators. The aim of this paper is to provide clarification on the concept of sustainability in the context of the GBEP indicators, and to develop a holistic assessment tool for assessing the sustainability of bioenergy programmes. The GBEP indicators are diverse in terms of what to measure, and some of them are not sufficiently directly related to the concept of sustainability. This makes the indicators ambiguous regarding to sustainability assessment. This study identifies whether the GBEP indicators are concerned with strong or weak sustainability, and develops a tool based on Multi Criteria Analysis (MCA) which can be used for assessing sustainability of bioenergy programmes using the GBEP indicators. The tool is demonstrated in an example for assessing the sustainability of biofuel production in a case study of Kyoto. We found that the biodiesel production in Kyoto performs well on the environmental pillar, but badly on the economic pillar, and based on the weights applied in this study the overall sustainability is better than diesel fuel. The holistic assessment tool provides practical information to policymakers on both ex-ante and ex-post policy evaluations.

Takashi Hayashi; Ekko C. van Ierland; Xueqin Zhu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

The water footprint of bioenergy  

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...hunger threshold. Households may make decisions...replacement of fossil energy with bioenergy generates...biofuels. Bioenergy. Energy derived from biomass...and industrial and household organic waste...beet Morocco 56 Japan 0 Russia 455 Russia...of 9 Table S3. Energy provided by ethanol...

Winnie Gerbens-Leenes; Arjen Y. Hoekstra; Theo H. van der Meer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Harvest Dates on Biomass Accumulation and Composition in Bioenergy Sorghum  

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for use as a feedstock for ethanol production. Other factors such as water use efficiency, drought tolerance, yield potential, composition, and established production systems also make sorghum a logical choice as a feedstock for bioenergy production...

Borden, Dustin Ross

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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The water footprint of bioenergy  

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...production of bioethanol or biodiesel, which are biofuels that can...electricity, bioethanol, and biodiesel. This study covers the 12...transport fuels (bioethanol and biodiesel) per crop per country. The...biogas, and energy from algae. This study builds upon 2...

Winnie Gerbens-Leenes; Arjen Y. Hoekstra; Theo H. van der Meer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Bioenergy News | Department of Energy  

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Bioenergy News Bioenergy News Bioenergy News RSS August 30, 2011 USDA, Departments of Energy and Navy Seek Input from Industry to Advance Biofuels for Military and Commercial Transportation WASHINGTON, Aug. August 10, 2011 Department of Energy Releases New 'Billion-Ton' Study Highlighting Opportunities for Growth in Bioenergy Resources Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today released a report - 2011 U.S. Billion-Ton Update: Biomass Supply for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry - detailing U.S. biomass feedstock potential nationwide. The report examines the nation's capacity to produce a billion dry tons of biomass resources annually for energy uses without impacting other vital U.S. June 10, 2011 Department of Energy Announces up to $36 Million to Support the Development

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2012 Bioenergy Action Plan Prepared by the Bioenergy Interagency Working Group  

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2012 Bioenergy Action Plan Prepared by the Bioenergy Interagency Working Group AUGUST 2012 Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor #12;Bioenergy Interagency Working Group Julia Levin, Chair, Bioenergy Interagency and the California Energy Commission with input from the Bioenergy Interagency Working Group. This report

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Advanced Bioenergy LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Bioenergy LLC Bioenergy LLC Place Minneapolis, Minnesota Zip 55305 Product Developer of the 378.5m litre pa bioethanol plant in Fairmount. Coordinates 44.979035°, -93.264929° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":44.979035,"lon":-93.264929,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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An overview of biofuels from energy crops: Current status and future prospects  

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Abstract Energy crops constitute significant potential for meeting the future energy need worldwide. In addition, agricultural lands offer an alternative to the agriculture which is referred to as energy farming. The studies on energy crops in biofuel production show that they are quite an economical and environmentally beneficial way of sustainable energy production. Today most of the developed countries use staples such as corn, sugar beet, soybean, rapeseed, and wheat in order to obtain energy. Moreover, bioethanol is mostly produced from sugarcane and corn and biodiesel from oilseed plants. Therefore, these produced raw materials compete with food and feed production. Consequently, the use of those energy crops which are used as food products for biofuel production is an important issue which must be considered in terms of the current food safety. Some energy crops, such as miscanthus, switchgrass and sweet sorghum, that are called C4 crops, can grow with high biomass yield even in infertile land. Thus, these crops are used in energy farming a new type of agriculture. Furthermore, C4-type crops possess the features of resistance to aridity, high photosynthetic yield and a high rate of CO2 capture when compared with C3 crops. In conclusion, C4 crops tend to produce more biomass than C3 crops. Therefore, these crops are investigated, focused on, and elaborated on in this paper. This study aims to present a comprehensive review on the production of biofuels from lignocellulosic agricultural products and promising energy crops. Thus, the energy crops to be used as raw materials for biofuels today and in the future are investigated. In addition, it is intended to highlight the energy crops used as staples by discussing them in detail for biofuel production. The energy crops which are promising in biofuel production, particularly non-staple miscanthus and sorghum, are presented in detail as they are non-food crops and have a high yield. Furthermore, the energy crops used as raw materials for bioenergy today and their potential are compared both worldwide and in Turkey.

Gnnur Koar; Nilgn Civa?

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BETO Announces Launch of the Bioenergy KDF Legislative Library  

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The Bioenergy Technologies Office is pleased to announce the release of a new Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (Bioenergy KDF) resource: the Legislative Library.

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Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC | Department of Energy  

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Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC Location: Hugoton, KS Eligibility: 1705 Snapshot In September 2011,...

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Biomass Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy | Department of Energy  

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Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy Biomass Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy This document provides general information about bioenergy and its creation and potential uses....

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Comparisons of type and volume of growth media and two cropping systems for production of greenhouse tomatoes Lycopersicon esculentum Mill  

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COMPARISONS OF TYPE AND VOLUME OF GROWTH MEDIA AND TWO CROPPING SYSTEMS FOR PRODUCTION OF GREENHOUSE TOMATOES LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM MILL. A Thesis by JOHN DARRYL BYRD Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A & M University in partial... fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1977 Major Subject: Horticulture COMPARISONS OF TYPE AND VOLUME OF GROWTH MEDIA AND TWO CROPPING SYSTEMS FOR PRODUCTIOF OF GREENHOUSE TOMATOES LYCOPERSICON ESCULENTUM MILL. A...

Byrd, John Darryl

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USDA Projections of Bioenergy-Related Corn and Soyoil Use for 2010-2019  

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USDA Projections of Bioenergy-Related Corn and Soyoil Use for 2010-2019 Daniel M. O released long term projections for grain and energy markets at its 2010 Agricultural Outlook Forum, and the quantity of U.S. feedgrains and oilseeds to be used in bioenergy production processes, The USDA's long term

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RESEARCH Open Access Short and long-term carbon balance of bioenergy  

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, and the occurrence and intensity of a future wildfire in this stand. In this study we investigate the carbon balance is a carbon intensive energy source; in our study we find that carbon emissions from bioenergy electricityRESEARCH Open Access Short and long-term carbon balance of bioenergy electricity production fueled

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Grazing Strategies for Beef Production Escalating energy costs and alternative cropping systems for biofuels production have  

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for biofuels production have dramatically increased costs of fertilizer, seed, and feed grains. These increased

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Bio-energy feedstock yields and their water quality benefits in Mississippi  

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Cellulosic and agricultural bio-energy crops can, under careful management, be harvested as feedstock for bio-fuels production and provide environmental benefits. However, it is required to quantify their relative advantages in feedstock production and water quality. The primary objective of this research was to evaluate potential feedstock yield and water quality benefit scenarios of bioenergy crops: Miscanthus (Miscanthus-giganteus), Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense), Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.), Soybean {Glycine max (L.) Merr.}, and Corn (Lea mays) in the Upper Pearl River watershed (UPRW), Mississippi using a Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT). The SWAT model was calibrated (January 1981 to December 1994) and validated (January 1995 to September 2008) using monthly measured stream flow data. The calibrated and validated model determined good to very good performance for stream flow prediction (R2 and E from 0.60 to 0.86). The RMSE values (from 14 m3 s-1 to 37 m3 s-1) were estimated at similar levels of errors during model calibration and validation. The long-term average annual potential feedstock yield as an alternative energy source was determined the greatest when growing Miscanthus grass (373,849 Mg) as followed by Alfalfa (206,077 Mg), Switchgrass (132,077 Mg), Johnsongrass (47,576 Mg), Soybean (37,814 Mg), and Corn (22,069 Mg) in the pastureland and cropland of the watershed. Model results determined that average annual sediment yield from the Miscanthus grass scenario determined the least (1.16 Mg/ha) and corn scenario the greatest (12.04 Mg/ha). The SWAT model simulated results suggested that growing Miscanthus grass in the UPRW would have the greatest potential feedstock yield and water quality benefits.

Parajuli, Prem B.

2011-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Stakeholder Database from the Center for Bioenergy Sustainability (Learn who the experts are)  

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The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES) is a leading resource for dealing with the environmental impacts and the ultimate sustainability of biomass production for conversion to biofuels and bio-based products. Its purpose is to use science and analysis to understand the sustainability (environmental, economic, and social) of current and potential future bioenergy production and distribution; to identify approaches to enhance bioenergy sustainability; and to serve as an independent source of the highest quality data and analysis for bioenergy stakeholders and decision makers. ... On the operational level, CBES is a focal point and business-development vehicle for ORNLs capabilities related to bioenergy sustainability and socioeconomic analyses. As such, it complements the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC), also located at ORNL, which focuses on the problem of converting lignocellulosic biomass into reactive intermediaries necessary for the cellulosic biofuel industry. Together, these centers provide a strong integrating mechanism and business-development tool for ORNL's science and technology portfolio in bioenergy [taken and edited from http://web.ornl.gov/sci/ees/cbes/. The Stakeholder Database allows you to find experts in bioenergy by their particular type of expertise, their affiliations or locations, their specific research areas or research approaches, etc.

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Definition: Bioenergy | Open Energy Information  

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Bioenergy Bioenergy Energy produced from organic materials from plants or animals.[1][2] View on Wikipedia Wikipedia Definition Bioenergy is renewable energy made available from materials derived from biological sources. Biomass is any organic material which has stored sunlight in the form of chemical energy. As a fuel it may include wood, wood waste, straw, manure, sugarcane, and many other byproducts from a variety of agricultural processes. By 2010, there was 35GW of globally installed bioenergy capacity for electricity generation, of which 7GW was in the United States. In its most narrow sense it is a synonym to biofuel, which is fuel derived from biological sources. In its broader sense it includes biomass, the biological material used as a biofuel, as well as the

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Assessment of global bioenergy potentials  

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A recently published literature review (Berndes et al. 2003) analysed 17 studies that reported bioenergy potentials, all published in the 1990s except...2001...) which became available in 2001. The analysed studi...

Ruth Offermann; Thilo Seidenberger

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New and emerging bioenergy technologies  

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Rohstoffe e.V. Germany Consultant Charles Butcher Science Journalist Risø Energy Report 2 #12;1. Preface 3 2 or fisheries. Examples of bioenergy resources are fuel wood, bagasse, organic waste, biogas and bioethanol

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Carbon Green BioEnergy LLC | Open Energy Information  

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BioEnergy LLC BioEnergy LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Carbon Green BioEnergy LLC Place Chicago, Illinois Zip 60603 Sector Efficiency Product Chicago-based company dedicated to optimising biofuel production through management, energy efficiency, and operational improvements. Coordinates 41.88415°, -87.632409° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":41.88415,"lon":-87.632409,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Neutron Technologies for Bioenergy Research  

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Neutron scattering is a powerful technique that can be used to probe the structures and dynamics of complex systems. It can provide a fundamental understanding of the processes involved in the production of biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass. A variety of neutron scattering technologies are available to elucidate both the organization and deconstruction of this complex composite material and the associations and morphology of the component polymers and the enzymes acting on them, across multiple length scales ranging from Angstroms to micrometers and time scales from microseconds to picoseconds. Unlike most other experimental techniques, neutron scattering is uniquely sensitive to hydrogen (and its isotope deuterium), an atom abundantly present throughout biomass and a key effector in many biological, chemical, and industrial processes for producing biofuels. Sensitivity to hydrogen, the ability to replace hydrogen with deuterium to alter scattering levels, the fact that neutrons cause little or no direct radiation damage, and the ability of neutrons to exchange thermal energies with materials, provide neutron scattering technologies with unique capabilities for bioenergy research. Further, neutrons are highly penetrating, making it possible to employ sample environments that are not suitable for other techniques. The true power of neutron scattering is realized when it is combined with computer simulation and modeling and contrast variation techniques enabled through selective deuterium labeling.

Langan, Paul [ORNL

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Assessing the Economic Viability of Bio-based Products for Missouri Value-added Crop Production  

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While research and development on biobased products has continued strong over the years, parallel attention on the economics and management of such product innovation has been lacking. With the financial support of the Department of Energy, the Economics and Management of Agrobiotechnology Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia has launched a pilot graduate education program that seeks to fill the gap. Within this context, a multi-disciplinary research and teaching program has been structured with an emphasis on new product and innovation economics and management. More specifically, this pilot graduate education program has the following major objectives: (1) To provide students with a strong background in innovation economics, management, and strategy. (2) To diversify the students academic background with coursework in science and technology. (3) To familiarize the student with biobased policy initiatives through interaction with state and national level organizations and policymakers. (4) To facilitate active collaboration with industry involved in the development and production of biobased products. The pilot education program seeks to develop human capital and research output. Although the research is, initially, focused on issues related to the State of Missouri, the results are expected to have national implications for the economy, producers, consumers and environment.

Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes

2005-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Deployment Consortium (BDC) 2014 Fall Symposium  

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The 2014 BDC Fall Symposium will be held on October 2122, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida. The event will include a tour of the Algenol facility on Wednesday morning. The symposium will have panels for progress reports from current cellulosic bio-product companies, updates on government policy from several agencies, scale-up strategies,and lessons learned. POET-DSM will provide the after dinner success story. Neil Rossmeissl, Program Manager, Algal Program, Bioenergy Technologies Office, will be delivering the keynote address on expanding the bioeconomy.

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Perennial Grass Breeding Program BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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Perennial Grass Breeding Program BIOENERGY PROGRAM One Texas AgriLife Research initiative for bioenergy is the perennial grass breeding program. Results are outlined here. Pearl Millet-Napiergrass P

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DOE Perspectives on Sustainable Bioenergy Landscapes  

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| Bioenergy Technologies Office biomass.energy.gov Kristen Johnson Sustainability T echnology M anager Bioenergy Technologies Office U.S. D epartment o f E nergy ( DOE) Green L...

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Kai BioEnergy Corporation | Open Energy Information  

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Kai BioEnergy Corporation Kai BioEnergy Corporation Jump to: navigation, search Name Kai BioEnergy Corporation Place Del Mar, California Zip 92014 Sector Biofuels Product Developing technologies to produce biodiesel from algae Website http://www.kaibioenergy.com/ Coordinates 32.964294°, -117.265191° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.964294,"lon":-117.265191,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Anhui Yineng Bioenergy Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Yineng Bioenergy Co Ltd Yineng Bioenergy Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name Anhui Yineng Bioenergy Co Ltd Place Hefei, Anhui Province, China Product A Chinese bio-oil equipment manufacturer Coordinates 31.86141°, 117.27562° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":31.86141,"lon":117.27562,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Borgford BioEnergy LLC | Open Energy Information  

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Borgford BioEnergy LLC Borgford BioEnergy LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Borgford BioEnergy LLC Place Colville, Washington State Zip 99114 Sector Biomass Product Washington-based developer of biomass-to-energy projects. Coordinates 48.54657°, -117.904754° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":48.54657,"lon":-117.904754,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Biomass and nutrient removal by willow clones in experimental bioenergy plantations in New York State  

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The development of short-rotation intensive cultural (SRIC) willow systems as a source of bioenergy and bioproducts is growing in the northeastern and midwestern United States. Important data for sustainable management such as nutrient removal and nutrient use efficiency in willow bioenergy plantations is lacking. This study reports wood biomass production, annual removal of nutrients, and nutrient use efficiency in experimental plantings of SRIC willow and poplar at Tully, New York. Effects of clone, fertilization, irrigation, planting density, and harvest cycle were analyzed. Annual biomass production of 1522 dryMg/ha removed 7586, 1011, 2732, 5279 and 45kg/ha/year of N, P, K, Ca and Mg, respectively. For all the variables studied, the responses depended on clone. Fertilization and irrigation increased rates of nutrient removal by means of increased biomass production. Unlike planting density, harvest cycle significantly affected rates of nutrient removal and nutrient use efficiency. For clone SV1 (Salix dasyclados), an irrigated and fertilized planting with a density of 36,960trees/ha harvested on a 3-year rotation had the highest biomass production and nutrient use efficiency, and the lowest rates of nutrient removal. The annual harvest cycle had the lowest nutrient use efficiency and the highest annual removal of nutrients suggesting that this choice would be most appropriate for biomass crops that are to be used as buffer strips to manage nutrient runoff from agricultural fields. An appropriate choice of clone, planting density, and harvest cycle could tailor the rates of nutrient removal and nutrient use efficiency to match the objective of the planting.

Hector G. Adegbidi; Timothy A. Volk; Edwin H. White; Lawrence P. Abrahamson; Russell D. Briggs; Donald H. Bickelhaupt

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Bioenergy Technologies Office FY 2015 Budget At-A-Glance  

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The Bioenergy Technologies Office supports targeted research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) activities to advance the sustainable, nationwide production of advanced biofuels that will displace a share of petroleum?derived fuels, mitigate climate change, create jobs, and increase United States energy security.

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Economic Impacts  

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Economic Impacts Prepared for The Hawaii Natural Energy Institute: averaging $49/barrel. Although there are several avenues by which a local bioenergy industry could develop mandate implementation, amongst other federal and state-level incentives, was to prompt a local bioenergy

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Moderne bioenergi -et nyt dansk vkstomrde?  

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Moderne bioenergi - et nyt dansk vækstområde? 11. december 2003 Marriott Hotel, København #12;Moderne bioenergi - et nyt dansk vækstområde? Velkomst og introduktion Jørgen Kjems, administrerende direktør, Risø #12;Program 13.40-14.00 Perspektiver for moderne bioenergi Hans Larsen, Risø 14

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Stakeholder Comment  

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Volume III Stakeholder Comment Prepared for State of Hawaii Department of Ocean Earth Sciences and Technology December 2009 #12;i Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Volume III Stakeholder Comment Comments on the Draft Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan were solicited by posting the document

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Bioenergy News | Department of Energy  

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Bioenergy News Bioenergy News Bioenergy News RSS August 1, 2013 Secretary Moniz Announces New Biofuels Projects to Drive Cost Reductions, Technological Breakthroughs During remarks at the Energy Department's Biomass 2013 annual conference, Secretary Moniz highlighted the important role biofuels play in the Administration's Climate Action Plan. July 31, 2013 Florida Project Produces Nation's First Cellulosic Ethanol at Commercial-Scale Groundbreaking Project Deploys Technology Developed Through Early Energy Department R&D Investments July 1, 2013 Energy Department Announces Investment to Accelerate Next Generation Biofuels Following last week's rollout of President Obama's plan to cut carbon pollution, the Energy Department today announced four research and development projects to bring next generation biofuels on line faster and

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Life cycle assessment of energy crop production with special attention to the establishment of regional biomass utilisation systems  

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We conducted a life cycle assessment of energy crop production for bioethanol to clarify the potentialities of biomass utilisation systems in Japan, focusing on cumulative fossil energy demand and global warming potential. Their reductions were evaluated under two scenarios; one was improving cultivation technologies and breeding of new crop varieties, and the other was setting up of regional biomass utilisation systems, in which biomass resources from various industries were utilised mutually and effectively. It was proved that the improvement in cultivation technologies and the establishment of regional biomass utilisation systems have large potential for saving fossil fuel resources and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Although these results largely depend on scenarios including the lifetime and coverage area of agricultural machinery, and types of biomass utilisation, it was concluded that substitution of petrol by bioethanol converted from these energy crops has considerable potential for rendering our society more sustainable.

Susumu Uchida; Kiyotada Hayashi; Mitsuru Gau; Tsutomu Kajiyama; Shigekiyo Shirasawa; Hiroyuki Takahashi; Yoshifumi Terajima; Makoto Matsuoka; Masaru Yoshinaga

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Economic assessment of regional bioenergy systems in Australia: a flow analysis application  

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This paper describes a modelling tool that integrates Material Flow Analysis, energy production and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions accounting for biomass flows at a regional scale. This tool allows comprehensive analysis of alternative systems for management of biomass waste and bioenergy production in regional areas. Different possible options for processing a range of biomass waste streams can be evaluated against multiple criteria including various environmental impacts and cost-effectiveness. The objective is to support the design of integrated biomass waste and bioenergy systems that maximise synergies and optimise tradeoffs between bioenergy production, GHG emissions, recycling of valuable soil nutrients and control of harmful contaminants. This analytical tool is applied to a major agricultural region in Australia, the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area. A scenario demonstrates how the construction of different types of bioenergy plant can offer valuable benefits with regard to renewable energy production, GHG emission reductions, increasing phosphorus cycling back to soils and reduced cadmium contamination.

Napat Jakrawatana; Stephen Moore; Iain MacGill

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Department Announces Up to $14 Million for Applying Landscape Design to Cellulosic Bioenergy  

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The Energy Department today announced up to $14 million to support landscape design approaches that maintain or enhance the environmental and socio-economic sustainability of cellulosic bioenergy through the improvement of feedstock production, logistics systems, and technology development.

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A global conversation about energy from biomass: the continental conventions of the global sustainable bioenergy project  

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...climate, geography, biological resources, cultural traditions and politico-economic situations. A range of biomass feedstocks are employed for bioenergy production in the Asia-Oceania countries, such as oil palm (Malaysia and Indonesia...

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Advancing Sustainable Bioenergy: Evolving Stakeholder Interests and the Relevance of Research  

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The sustainability of future bioenergy production rests on more than continual improvements in its environmental, economic, and social impacts. The emergence of new biomass feedstocks, an expanding array of conve...

Timothy Lawrence Johnson; Jeffrey M. Bielicki

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Aspects of Applied Biology 112, 2011 Biomass and Energy Crops IV  

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, biomass yields, bioenergy Introduction The United States'Energy Independence and SecurityAct of 2007 (EISA; Fargione et al., 2008). Producing more corn-based ethanol may increase food prices due to changing market dynamics. Alternative bioenergy options include non-food biomass feedstock from perennial crops and more

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The biophysical link between climate, water, and vegetation in bioenergy agro-ecosystems  

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Abstract Land use change for bioenergy feedstocks is likely to intensify as energy demand rises simultaneously with increased pressure to minimize greenhouse gas emissions. Initial assessments of the impact of adopting bioenergy crops as a significant energy source have largely focused on the potential for bioenergy agroecosystems to provide global-scale climate regulating ecosystem services via biogeochemical processes. Such as those processes associated with carbon uptake, conversion, and storage that have the potential to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). However, the expansion of bioenergy crops can also lead to direct biophysical impacts on climate through water regulating services. Perturbations of processes influencing terrestrial energy fluxes can result in impacts on climate and water across a spectrum of spatial and temporal scales. Here, we review the current state of knowledge about biophysical feedbacks between vegetation, water, and climate that would be affected by bioenergy-related land use change. The physical mechanisms involved in biophysical feedbacks are detailed, and interactions at leaf, field, regional, and global spatial scales are described. Locally, impacts on climate of biophysical changes associated with land use change for bioenergy crops can meet or exceed the biogeochemical changes in climate associated with rising GHG's, but these impacts have received far less attention. Realization of the importance of ecosystems in providing services that extend beyond biogeochemical GHG regulation and harvestable yields has led to significant debate regarding the viability of various feedstocks in many locations. The lack of data, and in some cases gaps in knowledge associated with biophysical and biochemical influences on landatmosphere interactions, can lead to premature policy decisions.

Justin E. Bagley; Sarah C. Davis; Matei Georgescu; Mir Zaman Hussain; Jesse Miller; Stephen W. Nesbitt; Andy VanLoocke; Carl J. Bernacchi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Financial potential of rubber plantations considering rubberwood production: Wood and crop production nexus  

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Globalization and urbanization have significantly increased the food and non-food commodity demand for the last century, and it is vital to consider a business strategy with economical and ecological sustainability. The objective of this study was to project the contribution of wood to the financial performance of rubber plantations. We adopted cost and revenue data of rubber plantations in Cambodia and utilized land expectation value (LEV) as the criterion for profitability analysis. Among the top-ten rubber-producing countries in pan-tropics, the areas of rubber plantation were equivalent to from 1% to 90% of forest plantations and 0.3%10.2% of total forest areas. Rubberwood revenue accounts for about 4%10% of the 30th year LEV in rubber plantations at discount rates of 2%y?110%y?1, and this was sufficient to cover the cost of re-establishing the plantations. The proportion of the 30th year LEV contributed by wood revenue increased under conditions normally associated with a more difficult business environment, i.e., at higher wage costs, and lower latex revenue. We found that the wood revenue can improve the profitability of rubber plantations by up to 40% depending on the price of the rubberwood. We assert that timber from wood producing commodity plantations should be encouragingly utilized as industrial timber by linking the wood production in the management strategy of the plantations.

Akira Shigematsu; Nobuya Mizoue; Khun Kakada; Pheng Muthavy; Tsuyoshi Kajisa; Shigejiro Yoshida

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic sourcing in the UK bioenergy industry  

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Successful supply chain management requires the management of a complex, multi-stakeholder, multi-criteria system. Stakeholder inclusion in the supply chain design and decision making processes is an area of growing interest for companies looking to design sustainable supply chains or produce sustainable products. This paper demonstrates the use of the integrated quality function deployment and analytic hierarchy process (QFDAHP) method for the inclusion of a wide group of stakeholder requirements into the supplier selection process. The method provides a weighted ranked list of evaluating criteria which can be used to assess potential suppliers in the UK renewable bioenergy industry. The bioenergy industry is suitable as there are many stakeholders placing various requirements upon potential biomass suppliers. The paper uses a mixture of literature review and semi-structured industry interviews to answer three research questions: which stakeholder groups are important when selecting biomass suppliers for the UK? What requirements are made by these stakeholders on the supply of biomass fuels and feedstocks? Which evaluating criteria are most important?

James A. Scott; William Ho; Prasanta K. Dey

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Versatility Versus Specialization in Cultivation and Harvesting for Crops and in Livestock Production [and Discussion  

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...J. A. Howard Agriculture sets difficult problems for the engineer because, although it is a vast industry in many countries...nevertheless, an important constituent of the improving quality of life. The problems in harvesting such crops are often acutely...

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The development and current status of perennial rhizomatous grasses as energy crops in the US and Europe  

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Perennial grasses display many beneficial attributes as energy crops, and there has been increasing interest in their use in the US and Europe since the mid-1980s. In the US, the Herbaceous Energy Crops Research Program (HECP), funded by the US Department of Energy (DOE), was established in 1984. After evaluating 35 potential herbaceous crops of which 18 were perennial grasses it was concluded that switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) was the native perennial grass which showed the greatest potential. In 1991, the DOE's Bioenergy Feedstock Development Program (BFDP), which evolved from the HECP, decided to focus research on a model crop system and to concentrate research resources on switchgrass, in order to rapidly attain its maximal output as a biomass crop. In Europe, about 20 perennial grasses have been tested and four perennial rhizomatous grasses (PRG), namely miscanthus (Miscanthus spp.), reed canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea), giant reed (Arundo donax) and switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) were chosen for more extensive research programs. Reed canarygrass and giant reed are grasses with the C3 photosynthetic pathway, and are native to Europe. Miscanthus, which originated in Southeast Asia, and switchgrass, native to North America, are both C4 grasses. These four grasses differ in their ecological/climatic demands, their yield potentials, biomass characteristics and crop management requirements. Efficient production of bioenergy from such perennial grasses requires the choice of the most appropriate grass species for the given ecological/climatic conditions. In temperate and warm regions, C4 grasses outyield C3 grasses due to their more efficient photosynthetic pathway. However, the further north perennial grasses are planted, the more likely cool season grasses are to yield more than warm season grasses. Low winter temperatures and short vegetation periods are major limits to the growth of C4 grasses in northern Europe. With increasing temperatures towards central and southern Europe, the productivity of C4 grasses and therefore their biomass yields and competitiveness increase. Since breeding of and research on perennial rhizomatous grasses (PRG) is comparatively recent, there is still a significant need for further development. Some of the given limitations, like insufficient biomass quality or the need for adaption to certain ecological/climatic zones, may be overcome by breeding varieties especially for biomass production. Furthermore, sure and cost-effective establishment methods for some of the grasses, and effective crop production and harvest methods, have yet to be developed. This review summarizes the experience with selecting perennial grasses for bioenergy production in both the US and Europe, and gives an overview of the characteristics and requirements of the four most investigated perennial rhizomatous grasses; switchgrass, miscanthus, reed canarygrass and giant reed.

Iris Lewandowski; Jonathan M.O. Scurlock; Eva Lindvall; Myrsini Christou

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Biofuel Enduse Datasets from the Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF)  

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The Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework invites users to discover the power of bioenergy through an interface that provides extensive access to research data and literature, GIS mapping tools, and collaborative networks. The Bioenergy KDF supports efforts to develop a robust and sustainable bioenergy industry. The KDF facilitates informed decision making by providing a means to synthesize, analyze, and visualize vast amounts of information in a relevant and succinct manner. It harnesses Web 2.0 and social networking technologies to build a collective knowledge system that can better examine the economic and environmental impacts of development options for biomass feedstock production, biorefineries, and related infrastructure. [copied from https://www.bioenergykdf.net/content/about]

Holdings include datasets, models, and maps. This is a very new resource, but the collections will grow due to both DOE contributions and individuals data uploads. Currently the Biofuel Enduse collection includes 133 items. Most of these are categorized as literature, but 36 are listed as datasets and ten as models.

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STAFFREPORT Prepared for the Bioenergy Interagency Working Group  

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STAFFREPORT Prepared for the Bioenergy Interagency Working Group: Air Resources Board 2010 2009 PROGRESS TO PLAN BIOENERGY ACTION PLAN FOR CALIFORNIA CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION #12, and et. al. 2010. 2009 Progress to Plan Bioenergy Action Plan for California. California Energy

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Track Bioenergy Legislation with New Web Tool | Department of...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Track Bioenergy Legislation with New Web Tool Track Bioenergy Legislation with New Web Tool February 27, 2014 - 5:59pm Addthis The Bioenergy KDF Legislative Library aims to help...

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16 September 2014 SENT TO LSU AGCENTER/LOUISIANA FOREST PRODUCTS DEVELOPMENT CENTER -FOREST SECTOR / FORESTY PRODUCTS INTEREST GROUP  

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into bioenergy. Respondents were asked if they would participate in a biomass-to-bioenergy market with an option resources, the development and expansion of a biomass industry in the U.S. will require the use of bioenergy agricultural residues from harvesting activities should be used for bioenergy production, a little more than 63

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Biomass and Bioenergy 31 (2007) 638645 Forest bioenergy system to reduce the hazard of wildfires  

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Biomass and Bioenergy 31 (2007) 638­645 Forest bioenergy system to reduce the hazard of wildfires for bioenergy. The start-up project is in the Nutrioso area of the Alpine Ranger District, Apache. The outlet for the wood fuel pellets is the growing market for house and business heating, and co

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Sustainability trade-offs in bioenergy development in the Philippines: An application of conjoint analysis  

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Abstract Sustainability assessments of bioenergy production are essential because it can have both positive and negative impacts on society. Human preferences that influence trade-off decisions on the relevant determinants and indicators of sustainability should be taken into account in these assessments. In this paper, we conducted a survey with five groups of respondents including government officials and employees, academic and research professionals, private company managers and workers, farm owners and workers, and others (e.g. students, residents, etc.) to assess their trade-off decisions on bioenergy development in the Philippines. The analyses of the survey results reveal that sustainability of bioenergy production will depend on the choice of biomass feedstock and these choices depend on people's perceptions. Heterogeneous perceptions among the different groups of respondents on the appropriate bioenergy feedstock to achieve economic, social and ecological sustainability suggest that sustainability of bioenergy is not a generic concept. The use of aggregate indices for sustainability assessments that ignore these perceptions on bioenergy production can thus be very misleading. The preference weights from conjoint analysis, which measure human preferences on different determinants and indicators of economic, social and ecological sustainability, can help improve sustainability assessments.

Lilibeth A. Acosta; Elena A. Eugenio; Nelson H. Enano Jr.; Damasa B. Magcale-Macandog; Belita A. Vega; Paula Beatrice M. Macandog; Jemimah Mae A. Eugenio; Marilou A. Lopez; Arnold R. Salvacion; Wolfgang Lucht

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Toolkit | Open Energy Information  

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Bioenergy Toolkit Bioenergy Toolkit Jump to: navigation, search Stage 3 LEDS Home Introduction to Framework Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities Develop_BAU Stage 4: Prioritizing and Planning for Actions Begin execution of implementation plans 1.0. Organizing the LEDS Process 1.1. Institutional Structure for LEDS 1.2. Workplan to Develop the LEDS 1.3. Roles and responsibilities to develop LEDS 2.1. Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities 2.2. Compile lessons learned and good practices from ongoing and previous sustainable development efforts in the country 2.3. Assess public and private sector capacity to support initiatives 2.4. Assess and improve the national GHG inventory and other economic and resource data as needed for LEDS development

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Bioenergy Documentary | OpenEI Community  

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and was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Green Focus Films, and BCS, Incorporated. --- Subscribe to...

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Bioenergy Technologies Office Overview | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

More Documents & Publications Bioenergy Technologies Office Overview August 2014 Monthly News Blast Algal Biofuels: Long-Term Energy Benefits Drive U.S. Research...

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Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas, LLC  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas, LLC Corporate HQ: Chesterfield, Missouri Proposed Facility Location: Hugoton, Stevens County, Kansas Description: This project from a committed...

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The Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF) | Department...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

and investors to explore and engage the latest bioenergy research. The KDF harnesses Web 2.0 and social networking technologies to build a collective knowledge system that...

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Bioenergy & Clean Cities | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bioenergy Technologies Office and the Clean Cities program regularly conduct a joint Web conference for state energy office representatives and Clean Cities coordinators. The...

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EIS-0407: Abengoa Biomass Bioenergy Project near Hugoton, Stevens...  

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07: Abengoa Biomass Bioenergy Project near Hugoton, Stevens County, KS EIS-0407: Abengoa Biomass Bioenergy Project near Hugoton, Stevens County, KS August 20, 2010 EIS-0407: Final...

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Carbon Offsets for Forestry and Bioenergy: Researching Opportunities...  

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Offsets for Forestry and Bioenergy: Researching Opportunities for Poor Rural Communities Jump to: navigation, search Name Carbon Offsets for Forestry and Bioenergy: Researching...

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Biomass IBR Fact Sheet: Abengoa Bioenergy | Department of Energy  

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Sheet: Abengoa Bioenergy Integrated Biorefinery for Conversion of Biomass to Ethanol, Power, and Heat ibrcommercialabengoa.pdf More Documents & Publications Abengoa Bioenergy...

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Guofu Bioenergy Science Technology Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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Guofu Bioenergy Science Technology Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: Guofu Bioenergy Science & Technology Co Ltd Place: Beijing Municipality, China Zip: 100101 Sector:...

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Maintaining environmental quality while expanding biomass production: Sub-regional U.S. policy simulations  

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This paper evaluates environmental policy effects on ligno-cellulosic biomass production and environ- mental outcomes using an integrated bioeconomic optimization model. The environmental policy integrated climate (EPIC) model is used to simulate crop yields and environmental indicators in current and future potential bioenergy cropping systems based on weather, topographic and soil data. The crop yield and environmental outcome parameters from EPIC are combined with biomass transport costs and economic parameters in a representative farmer profit-maximizing mathematical optimization model. The model is used to predict the impact of alternative policies on biomass production and environmental outcomes. We find that without environmental policy, rising biomass prices initially trigger production of annual crop residues, resulting in increased greenhouse gas emissions, soil erosion, and nutrient losses to surface and ground water. At higher biomass prices, perennial bioenergy crops replace annual crop residues as biomass sources, resulting in lower environmental impacts. Simulations of three environmental policies namely a carbon price, a no-till area subsidy, and a fertilizer tax reveal that only the carbon price policy systematically mitigates environmental impacts. The fertilizer tax is ineffectual and too costly to farmers. The no-till subsidy is effective only at low biomass prices and is too costly to government.

Egbendewe-Mondzozo, Aklesso; Swinton, S.; Izaurralde, Roberto C.; Manowitz, David H.; Zhang, Xuesong

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Success Stories  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE) successes in developing sustainable, cost-competitive biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower translate into clean, affordable fuels for the cars and trucks of today and tomorrow, and products and power that can help reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

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Fuzzy GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation for U.S. Agave production as a  

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Fuzzy GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation for U.S. Agave production as a Fuzzy GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation for U.S. Agave production as a bioenergy feedstock Title Fuzzy GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation for U.S. Agave production as a bioenergy feedstock Publication Type Report Refereed Designation Unknown Year of Publication 2013 Authors Lewis, Sarah M., Sthephen Gross, Axel Visel, Maggi Kelly, and William R. Morrow Keywords Agave, bioenergy, biofuel, fuzzy logic, geographic information systems, suitability mapping Abstract In the United States, renewable energy mandates calling for increased production of cellulosic biofuels will require a diversity of bioenergy feedstocks to meet growing demands. Within the suite of potential energy crops, plants within the genus Agave promise to be a productive feedstock in hot and arid regions. The potential distri- butions of Agave tequilana and Agave deserti in the United States were evaluated based on plant growth parameters identified in an extensive literature review. A geospatial suitability model rooted in fuzzy logic was developed that utilized a suite of biophysical criteria to optimize ideal geographic locations for this new crop, and several suitability scenarios were tested for each species. The results of this spatially explicit suitability model suggest that there is potential for Agave to be grown as an energy feedstock in the southwestern region of the United States - particularly in Arizona, California, and Texas - and a significant portion of these areas are proximate to existing transportation infrastructure. Both Agave species showed the highest state-level renewable energy benefit in Arizona, where agave plants have the potential to contribute 4.8-9.6% of the states' ethanol consumption, and 2.5-4.9% of its electricity consumption, for A. deserti and A. tequilana, respectively. This analysis supports the feasibility of Agave as a complementary bioenergy feedstock that can be grown in areas too harsh for conventional energy feedstocks.

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BETO Announces Bioenergy Technologies Incubator FOA  

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The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has released a new $10 million funding opportunity announcement (FOA) to support innovative technologies and solutions that could help achieve bioenergy development goals, but are not significantly represented in the Bioenergy Technology Office's (BETO's) existing multi-year program plans or current research and development portfolio.

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Towards closing the nitrogen flow in UK agriculture: An explorative study of integrated food and bioenergy production with increased nitrogen recirculation.  

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??Nitrogen is an essential growth factor in nature and for food production. It exists in many forms, including reactive nitrogen compounds available for plant uptake, (more)

Skenhall, Sara Alongi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alternative agricultural crops Sample Search...  

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University of Guelph Collection: Biotechnology 20 Developing a Portfolio of Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Production Systems for the US Midwest: A Research and Demonstration...

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Potential Environmental Impacts of  

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Potential Environmental Impacts of Bioenergy Development in Hawaii of the potential environmental impacts associated with bioenergy development in Hawaii was conducted as part of the Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan mandated by Act 253 of the Hawaii State Legislature in 2007. This effort

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BioEnergy International LLC | Open Energy Information  

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BioEnergy International LLC BioEnergy International LLC Address 1 Pinehill Drive Place Quincy, Massachusetts Zip 02169 Sector Biofuels Product Development and commercialization of next generation biorefineries Website http://www.bioenergyllc.com/ Coordinates 42.228468°, -71.027593° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":42.228468,"lon":-71.027593,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Bioenergy plants in the United States and China  

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181 (2011) 621- 622 Contents lists available at SciVerse ScienceDirect Plant Science j o u r n a l h o m e p a g e : w w w . e l s e v i e r . c o m / l o c a t e / p l a n t s c i Editorial Bioenergy plants in the United States and China The emerging bio-economies of the US and China hinge on the development of dedicated bioenergy feedstocks that will increase the production of next-generation biofuels and bioproducts. While biofuels might have less eventual importance than bioproducts, transportation needs for both countries require increasingly more biofuels to be produced in the coming decades. The US Renewable Fuels Standard mandate 136 billion litres of biofuels by 2022. Nearly 80 billion litres are required to be "advanced biofuels," generally regarded as fuels from non-corn and soybean feedstocks. Because

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Sustainable development of bioenergy sector: an integrated methodological framework  

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Climate change and sustainable development are interrelated issues, which are of vital importance to government policy and corporate decision makers. The sustainability evaluation of a biomass-based technology with consideration of stakeholder interests can provide a foundation for implementing energy and environmental policies. This study aims to develop an integrated and structured methodological framework for analysing biofuel systems in pursuit of sustainable large scale production. The integrated assessment framework can assist to formulate integrative and transparent policies for sustainable biomass certification. The proposed framework uses first the analytic hierarchy process (AHP) to aid in extracting knowledge and judgments from stakeholders. AHP determines the critical criteria and indicators representing conflicting stakeholders' interests which can be incorporated in creating a dynamic system model for landscape-scale bioenergy modelling and assessment. An integrated AHP and system dynamics approach is currently being applied to assess the sustainable development of forest bioenergy sector in Maine, USA.

Anthony Halog

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Addressing the Need for Alternative Transportation Fuels: The Joint BioEnergy Institute  

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Fuels: The Joint BioEnergy Institute Harvey W. Blanch ,,,, * Joint BioEnergy Institute, Department of Chemicalbiomass monomers. The Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is a

Blanch, Harvey

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Switchgrass for Forage and Bioenergy: II. Effects of P and K fertilization  

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systems. Biomass and Bioenergy 30:198-206. Fixen, PE. 2007.and persistence under bioenergy harvest systems in thebiomass yields for bioenergy purposes have typically been

Guretzky, John A; Kering, Maru K; Biermacher, Jon T; Cook, Billy J

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy KDF | Open Energy Information  

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Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Bioenergy KDF Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Bioenergy KDF Agency/Company /Organization: US Department of Energy Office of Biomass Program Partner: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Biomass Phase: Bring the Right People Together Topics: Background analysis, Resource assessment Resource Type: Maps, Presentation, Publications, Technical report, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: bioenergykdf.net Web Application Link: bioenergykdf.net Cost: Free OpenEI Keyword(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Tools Coordinates: 36.00941332491°, -84.270080532879° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":36.00941332491,"lon":-84.270080532879,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF LAND RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Degree Requirements for a B. S. in Sustainable Foods & Bioenergy Systems Agroecology Option 20142015 Catalog  

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Requirements for a B. S. in Sustainable Foods & Bioenergy Systems Agroecology Option 20142015 Catalog Name ENSC 110 Land Resources & Environmental Sciences 3 F SFBS 146 Intro Sust Food/Bioenergy Systems 3) Vegetable Production 3 F HORT 345 Organic Market Gardening 3 Su NASX 415 (even years) Native Food Systems 3

Maxwell, Bruce D.

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State Bioenergy Primer: Information and Resources for States on Issues, Opportunities, and Options for Advancing Bioenergy  

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State State Bioenergy Primer information and resources for States on issues, opportunities, and options for Advancing Bioenergy U.S. EnvironmEntal ProtEction agEncy and national rEnEwablE EnErgy laboratory SEPtEmbEr 15, 2009 TABle of ConTenTS Acknowledgements ________________________________________________________________ iv Key Acronyms and Abbreviations ______________________________________________________ v executive Summary ___________________________________________________ 1 introduction _________________________________________________________ 3 1.1 How the Primer Is Organized ____________________________________________________ 5 1.2 References ____________________________________________________________________ 5 What is Bioenergy? ____________________________________________________

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Advancing Bioenergy in Europe: Exploring bioenergy systems and socio-political issues.  

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??This thesis concentrates on bioenergy (or biomass utilised for heat, electricity and fuels for transport) as a renewable energy with significant potentials and options. Biomass (more)

McCormick, Kes

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities and barriers for sustainable international bioenergy trade and strategies to overcome them -A report prepared by IEA Bioenergy Task 40  

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sustainable energy production. Stimulated by the renewable energy policies in several countries, rising oil-side, · On the longer-term, market support policies in the various countries, etc. should be designed to promote them - A report prepared by IEA Bioenergy Task 40 1 Opportunities and barriers for sustainable

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Bioenergy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Learn how the Energy Department is working to sustainably transform the nation's abundant renewable resources into biomass energy.

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BIOENERGI ER BLEVET MODERNE 4DECEMBER 2003  

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at bruge biomasse til energi. Opfyring med brænde og opvarmning med halmfyr eller biogas er kendte, biogas og bioethanol. Bioenergi er den eneste vedvarende energikilde, der findes i fast, flydende og

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Biomass Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Basics: The Facts About Bioenergy We Rely on Energy Every Day Energy is essential in our daily lives. We use it to fuel our cars, grow our food, heat our homes, and run our...

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Ris Energy Report 2 Bioenergy conversion  

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6.3 Risø Energy Report 2 Bioenergy conversion There is a wide range of technologies to derive operate automatically and are in many regions an economic alternative, e.g. Austria and Finland

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Bioenergy in Energy Transformation and Climate Management  

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Unlike fossil fuels, biomass is a renewable resource that can sequester carbon during growth, be converted to energy, and then re-grown. Biomass is also a flexible fuel that can service many end-uses. This paper explores the importance of bioenergy to potential future energy transformation and climate change management. Using a model comparison of fifteen models, we characterize and analyze future dependence on, and the value of, bioenergy in achieving potential long-run climate objectivesreducing radiative forcing to 3.7 and 2.8 W/m2 in 2100 (approximately 550 and 450 ppm carbon dioxide equivalent atmospheric concentrations). Model scenarios project, by 2050, bioenergy growth of 2 to 10% per annum reaching 5 to 35 percent of global primary energy, and by 2100, bioenergy becoming 15 to 50 percent of global primary energy. Non-OECD regions are projected to be the dominant suppliers of biomass, as well as consumers, with up to 35 percent of regional electricity from biopower by 2050, and up to 70 percent of regional liquid fuels from biofuels by 2050. Bioenergy is found to be valuable to many models with significant implications for mitigation costs and world consumption. The availability of bioenergy, in particular biomass with carbon dioxide capture and storage (BECCS), notably affects the cost-effective global emissions trajectory for climate management by accommodating prolonged near-term use of fossil fuels. We also find that models cost-effectively trade-off land carbon and nitrous oxide emissions for the long-run climate change management benefits of bioenergy. Overall, further evaluation of the viability of global large-scale bioenergy is merited.

Rose, Steven K.; Kriegler, Elmar; Bibas, Ruben; Calvin, Katherine V.; Popp, Alexander; van Vuuren, Detlef; Weyant, John

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cultivation of algae on highly concentrated municipal wastewater as an energy crop for biodiesel production.  

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??There has been renewed interest in bio-fuel production over the past decade due to the sharp rise in fossil fuel prices and increasing concerns about (more)

Li, Yecong

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Single, Key Gene Discovery Could Streamline Production of Biofuels |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Single, Key Gene Discovery Could Streamline Production of Biofuels Single, Key Gene Discovery Could Streamline Production of Biofuels Single, Key Gene Discovery Could Streamline Production of Biofuels August 11, 2011 - 3:51pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- A team of researchers at the Department of Energy's BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) have pinpointed the exact, single gene that controls ethanol production capacity in a microorganism. This discovery could be the missing link in developing biomass crops that produce higher concentrations of ethanol at lower costs. "The Department of Energy relies on the scientific discoveries of its labs and research centers to improve the production of clean energy sources," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu. "This discovery is an important step in developing biomass crops that could increase yield of

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26 September 2014 SENT TO LSU AGCENTER/LOUISIANA FOREST PRODUCTS DEVELOPMENT CENTER -FOREST SECTOR / FORESTY PRODUCTS INTEREST GROUP  

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markets that employ energy pellets in heating units. As NFR BioEnergy scales up its Louisiana production / FORESTY PRODUCTS INTEREST GROUP 1 9.8.14 NFR BioEnergy Announces $312 Million Energy Project In South PLAQUEMINE, La. -- Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Chief Operating Officer Frank Randazzo of NFR BioEnergy

299

The water footprint of bioenergy  

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...ethanol [higher heating value (HHV) ethanol...energy provided by oil from the 3 oil crops...note on Rising Food Prices. World Bank Policy...1985 ) Jatropha seed oils for energy . Biomass...coconut, and jatropha oils are used (13...HHVethanol the higher heating value of ethanol...

Winnie Gerbens-Leenes; Arjen Y. Hoekstra; Theo H. van der Meer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Facility will focus on bioenergy, global food security  

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Facility will focus on bioenergy, global food security Facility will focus on bioenergy, global food security The New Mexico Consortium expects to complete the 27,000 square foot...

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REPORT from 1st Annual World Congress of BIOENERGY ,  

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REPORT from 1st Annual World Congress of BIOENERGY , DALIAN, CHINA Dr. Efstratios Kalogirou Earth of SYNERGIA (WTERT Greece) participated in the successful 1st Annual World Congress of BIOENERGY, held between

302

Draft Bioenergy Master Plan for the State of Hawaii  

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Draft Bioenergy Master Plan for the State of Hawaii Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy DRAFT Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Volume I Prepared for State of Hawaii Department of Business

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Energy Department Announces $10 Million to Develop Innovative Bioenergy Technologies  

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The Energy Departments Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) announces the selection of seven projects across the country to receive up to $10 million to support innovative technologies and solutions to help advance bioenergy development.

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USDA and DOE Partnership Seeks to Develop Better Plants for Bioenergy |  

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Partnership Seeks to Develop Better Plants for Partnership Seeks to Develop Better Plants for Bioenergy USDA and DOE Partnership Seeks to Develop Better Plants for Bioenergy September 2, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2010 -- Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced research awards under a joint DOE-USDA program aimed at improving and accelerating genetic breeding programs to create plants better suited for bioenergy production. The $8.9 million investment is part of the Obama Administration's broader effort to diversify the nation's energy portfolio and to accelerate the development of new energy technologies designed to decrease the nation's dependence on foreign oil. "Cost-effective, sustainable biofuels are crucial to building a clean energy economy," said Secretary Chu. "By harnessing the power of science

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Bioenergy Pumps New Life into Pulp and Paper Mills | Department of Energy  

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Bioenergy Pumps New Life into Pulp and Paper Mills Bioenergy Pumps New Life into Pulp and Paper Mills Bioenergy Pumps New Life into Pulp and Paper Mills December 13, 2011 - 4:12pm Addthis Old Town Fuel and Fiber, a former pulp mill, converts a portion of the wood chips used to make pulp to biofuels. | Energy Department photo. Old Town Fuel and Fiber, a former pulp mill, converts a portion of the wood chips used to make pulp to biofuels. | Energy Department photo. Neil Rossmeissl General Engineer What does this project do? Breathes new life into shuttered factories and mills. Saves and creates jobs. Despite Americans' voracious appetite for paper products -- a staggering 700 pounds per person annually -- America's pulp and paper industry has been struggling as of late due to competition from countries where

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Life cycle assessment of bioenergy systems: State of the art and future challenges  

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The use of different input data, functional units, allocation methods, reference systems and other assumptions complicates comparisons of LCA bioenergy studies. In addition, uncertainties and use of specific local factors for indirect effects (like land-use change and N-based soil emissions) may give rise to wide ranges of final results. In order to investigate how these key issues have been addressed so far, this work performs a review of the recent bioenergy LCA literature. The abundance of studies dealing with the different biomass resources, conversion technologies, products and environmental impact categories is summarized and discussed. Afterwards, a qualitative interpretation of the LCA results is depicted, focusing on energy balance, GHG balance and other impact categories. With the exception of a few studies, most \\{LCAs\\} found a significant net reduction in GHG emissions and fossil energy consumption when bioenergy replaces fossil energy.

Francesco Cherubini; Anders Hammer Strmman

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Pumps New Life into Pulp and Paper Mills | Department of Energy  

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Bioenergy Pumps New Life into Pulp and Paper Mills Bioenergy Pumps New Life into Pulp and Paper Mills Bioenergy Pumps New Life into Pulp and Paper Mills December 13, 2011 - 4:12pm Addthis Old Town Fuel and Fiber, a former pulp mill, converts a portion of the wood chips used to make pulp to biofuels. | Energy Department photo. Old Town Fuel and Fiber, a former pulp mill, converts a portion of the wood chips used to make pulp to biofuels. | Energy Department photo. Neil Rossmeissl General Engineer What does this project do? Breathes new life into shuttered factories and mills. Saves and creates jobs. Despite Americans' voracious appetite for paper products -- a staggering 700 pounds per person annually -- America's pulp and paper industry has been struggling as of late due to competition from countries where

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Sustainable Bioenergy Production: An Integrated Perspective  

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In addition, this chapter discusses the application of Germanys Renewable Energy Source Act and the resulting National Biomass Action Plan. Moreover, it highlights the quota system and feed-in tariffs as promote...

Hans Ruppert; Martin Kappas; Jens Ibendorf

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economics of biomass fuels for electricity production: a case study with crop residues  

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will play a major role in determining the future degree of bioelectricity production: the price of coal and the future price of carbon emissions. Using The Forest and Agricultural Sector Optimization ModelGreen House Gas version (FASOMGHG) in a case study...

Maung, Thein Aye

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fficient crop production requires an adequate supply of all essential plant nutrients. However,  

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+) or nitrate (NO3 -) forms. Three important methods for changing nitrogen gas (N2) to ammonium (NH4 +) are, and s Nitrogen fertilizer production factories. Another important method of N2 conversion is through lightning nitrogen gas (N2). Most of the nitrogen found in soil originated as N2 gas and nearly all the nitrogen

311

The Global Potential of Bioenergy on Abandoned Agriculture Lands  

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The Global Potential of Bioenergy on Abandoned Agriculture Lands ... The global potential for bioenergy from abandoned agriculture lands is determined to be less than 8% of current primary energy demand based on land use data and ecosystem modeling. ... Converting forest lands into bioenergy agriculture could accelerate climate change by emitting carbon stored in forests, while converting food agriculture lands into bioenergy agriculture could threaten food security. ...

J. Elliott Campbell; David B. Lobell; Robert C. Genova; Christopher B. Field

2008-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Biomass as Feedstock for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry...  

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Industry Biomass Program Peer Review Sustainability Platform Bioenergy Technologies Office: Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Agricultural Conservation Committee Meeting...

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Biomass and Bioenergy 30 (2006) 316320 How to recover more value from small pine trees  

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Biomass and Bioenergy 30 (2006) 316­320 How to recover more value from small pine trees: Essential of residual biomass. To offset the cost of handling this low-value timber, additional marketing options States market for such products. However, less is known of the capability of essential oils extracted

314

Bioenergy Review Mapping Work Resource efficiency science programme  

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Bioenergy Review ­ Mapping Work Resource efficiency science programme Science report: SC070001/SR2 #12;ii Science Report ­ Bioenergy Review ­ Mapping Work The Environment Agency is the leading public, biomass, bioenergy, waste, wood-fuel, land, land-take, mapping, 2010, GIS Research Contractor: Forest

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Special issue: bioenergy Don-Hee Park Sang Yup Lee  

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EDITORIAL Special issue: bioenergy Don-Hee Park · Sang Yup Lee Published online: 11 December 2011 ? of the world. The 2011 international symposium on bioenergy Korea was held on 17­18 March 2011. This special, but not limited to, bio- mass cultivation, biomass pretreatment, and biomass conversion in the field of bioenergy

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan State, County, and Federal  

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan State, County, and Federal Plans, Policies, Statutes, and Regulations, Policies, Statutes, and Regulations was prepared as part of the Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan project based on information available as of April 28, 2009. #12;ii Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan State, County and Federal

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Renewable Technologies and Environmental Injustice: Subsidizing Bioenergy, Promoting Inequity  

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Renewable Technologies and Environmental Injustice: Subsidizing Bioenergy, Promoting Inequity-giganteus biomass, this article shows that bioenergy projects are (1) not clean, given overwhelming particulate biomass in- cineration? No. Despite bioenergy threats to climate change,3,4 and despite the World Bank

Shrader-Frechette, Kristin

318

Bioenergy and land-use competition in Northeast Brazil  

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Bioenergy and land-use competition in Northeast Brazil Christian Azar Department of Physical policies are warranted if use of degraded lands for bioenergy plantations is desired. 1. Introduction There are two main categories of bioenergy: residues and dedicated plantations. In this paper, we exclusively

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Marc. M. Siah & Associates, Inc.  

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Hawaii Bioenergy Master Plan Permitting Marc. M. Siah & Associates, Inc. Manfred J. Zapka, Ph.D., P including biofuels. Stakeholders in Hawaii's bioenergy industry, however, have identified Hawaii of promising bioenergy projects in the state. To meet its clean energy goals, Hawaii cannot afford

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Evaluating ecosystem processes in willow short rotation coppice bioenergy plantations  

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Evaluating ecosystem processes in willow short rotation coppice bioenergy plantations R E B E C C body of research linking bioenergy cultivation to changing patterns of biodiversity, there has been remarkably little interest in how bioenergy plantations affect key ecosystem processes underpinning impor

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Images / Graphics : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Images / Graphics Images / Graphics Cellulosic Biofuel Production Steps and Biological Research Challenges Cellulosic Biofuel Production Steps and Biological Research Challenges This figure depicts some key processing steps in an artistâ€(tm)s conception of a future large-scale facility for transforming cellulosic biomass (plant fibers) into biofuels. Three areas where focused biological research can lead to much lower costs and increased productivity include developing crops dedicated to biofuel production (see step 1), engineering enzymes that deconstruct cellulosic biomass (see steps 2 and 3), and engineering microbes and developing new microbial enzyme systems for industrial-scale conversion of biomass sugars into ethanol and other biofuels or bioproducts (see step 4). Biological research challenges

322

Our Partners : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Bringing the best and the brightest together. Bringing the best and the brightest together. The mission of the Department of Energy BioEnergy Science Center is to revolutionize how Bioenergy is processed within five years. To reach this goal, we have assembled a world-class team of some of the world's leading experts and facilities. We are working together to develop alternative fuel solutions that are a viable and affordable option to petroleum-based fuels. To accomplish this mission, The BioEnergy Science Center is backed by more than $80 million in investments from state and private-sector sources. This includes $30 million toward research and equipment and a $40 million, 250,000 gallons-a-year switchgrass-to-ethanol demonstration facility. View the INTERACTIVE MAP to learn more about the specific contributions we

323

Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioenergy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The ninth annual Pacific Rim Summit on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy will be held from December 79, 2014, in San Diego, California, at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter. Bringing together representatives from various countries all around the Pacific Rim, this event will focus on the growth of the industrial biotechnology and bioenergy sectors in North America and the Asia-Pacific region. Glenn Doyle, BETO's Deployment & Demonstration Technology Manager, will be moderating and speaking at a session on entitled "Utilizing Strategic Partnerships to Grow Your Business" on December 9.

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Bioenergy Research Centers U.S. Department of Energy Office  

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Bioenergy Research Centers Bioenergy Research Centers U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Suggested citation: U.S. DOE. 2010. U.S. Department of Energy's Bioen- ergy Research Centers: An Overview of the Science, DOE/SC-0127. Office of Biological and Environmental Research within the DOE Office of Science (genomicscience.energy.gov/centers/brcbrochure.pdf). Sources for cover images: Joint BioEnergy Institute photo by Jona- than Remis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. BioEnergy Sci- ence Center photo by Seokwon Jung and Arthur Ragauskas, Georgia Institute of Technology. Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center photo by Kurt Stepnitz, Michigan State University. Websites for DOE Bioenergy Research Centers DOE Joint BioEnergy Institute

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DOE Provides $30 Million to Jump Start Bioenergy Research Centers |  

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30 Million to Jump Start Bioenergy Research Centers 30 Million to Jump Start Bioenergy Research Centers DOE Provides $30 Million to Jump Start Bioenergy Research Centers October 1, 2007 - 2:49pm Addthis DOE Bioenergy Research Center Investment Tops $400 Million WASHINGTON, DC-The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has invested nearly $30 million in end-of-fiscal-year (2007) funds to accelerate the start-up of its three new Bioenergy Research Centers, bringing total DOE Bioenergy Research Center investment to over $400 million. The three DOE Bioenergy Research Centers-located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Madison, Wisconsin; and near Berkeley, California-selected by DOE this June, bring together multidisciplinary teams of leading scientists to advance research needed to make cellulosic ethanol and other biofuels

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Short rotation woody crop trials for energy production in north central U.S.  

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Tree plantations at several sites have numerous clones with heights greater than 45 feet and diameters of 6+ inches in eight years. The fastest growth rates have been attained in a plantation on a wet site at Milaca, MN, a plantation at Granite Falls, WI, and a plantation at Mondovi, WI, where the largest trees are up to 8 inches DBH at age 8. Mean annual production ranges from 4 to 5+ dry tons per acre in the best clonal blocks, and up to 8.1 tons per acre for the best new hybrids. Reduced growth at some sites was related primarily to insufficient soil water during the growing season, and susceptibility to the disease Septoria musiva. Most tree mortality (36 percent) occurred during the establishment year with only an additional 2 percent mortality over the next 7 years. Leaf tissue nitrogen (N) levels decreased as trees aged and approached the hypothesized 3 percent critical level as trees reached 5- and 6-years old. Fertilization at 75 and 150 lbs/acre N resulted in significant increases in leaf tissue. However, no significant increase in tree growth has been detected. There are significant clonal differences in leaf tissue nitrogen. Hybrid poplar plantations planted on agricultural fields produce significant increases in soil carbon, although there may be carbon loss during the early years of plantation establishment. Septoria musiva is the major pathogen affecting survival and growth of hybrid poplar plantations. A collection of 859 Septoria musiva and Septoria populicola isolates has shown considerably variability in the microorganism. Tissue culture techniques are being used to increase resistance to Septoria in clone NE-308. Over 200 generation 2 plants are ready for field testing in 1995.

Hansen, E.; Netzer, D.; Ostry, M.; Tolsted, D.; Ward, K

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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From the LCA of food products to the environmental assessment of protected crops districts: A case-study in the south of Italy  

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In the present study, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology was applied to evaluate the energy consumption and environmental burdens associated with the production of protected crops in an agricultural district in the Mediterranean region. In this study, LCA was used as a support tool, to address local policies for sustainable production and consumption patterns, and to create a knowledge base for environmental assessment of an extended agricultural production area. The proposed approach combines organisation-specific tools, such as Environmental Management Systems and Environmental Product Declarations, with the environmental management of the district. Questionnaires were distributed to producers to determine the life cycle of different protected crops (tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, peppers, melons and zucchinis), and obtain information on greenhouse usage (e.g. tunnel vs. pavilion). Ecoprofiles of products in the district were also estimated, to identify supply chain elements with the highest impact in terms of global energy requirements, greenhouse gas emissions, eutrophication, water consumption and waste production. These results of this study enable selection of the best practices and ecodesign solutions, to reduce the environmental impact of these products. Finally, sensitivity analysis of key LCA issues was performed, to assess the variability associated with different parameters: vegetable production; water usage; fertiliser and pesticide usage; shared greenhouse use; substitution of plastics coverings; and waste recycling.

Maurizio Cellura; Fulvio Ardente; Sonia Longo

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Upcoming Events | Department of Energy  

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Fri Sat 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 F.O. Licht's 17th Annual World Ethanol & Biofuels Conference 8:30AM to 1:20PM CET Webinar: Landscape Design for Sustainable Bioenergy...

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Addressing the Need for Alternative Transportation Fuels: The Joint BioEnergy Institute  

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Today, carbon-rich fossil fuels, primarily oil, coal, and natural gas, provide 85% of the energy consumed in the U.S. As world demand increases, oil reserves may become rapidly depleted. Fossil fuel use increases CO{sub 2} emissions and raises the risk of global warming. The high energy content of liquid hydrocarbon fuels makes them the preferred energy source for all modes of transportation. In the U.S. alone, transportation consumes >13.8 million barrels of oil per day and generates 0.5 gigatons of carbon per year. This release of greenhouse gases has spurred research into alternative, nonfossil energy sources. Among the options (nuclear, concentrated solar thermal, geothermal, hydroelectric, wind, solar, and biomass), only biomass has the potential to provide a high-energy-content transportation fuel. Biomass is a renewable resource that can be converted into carbon-neutral transporation fuels. Currently, biofuels such as ethanol are produced largely from grains, but there is a large, untapped resource (estimated at more than a billion tons per year) of plant biomass that could be utilized as a renewable, domestic source of liquid fuels. Well-established processes convert the starch content of the grain into sugars that can be fermented to ethanol. The energy efficiency of starch-based biofuels is however not optimal, while plant cell walls (lignocellulose) represent a huge untapped source of energy. Plant-derived biomass contains cellulose, which is more difficult to convert to sugars; hemicellulose, which contains a diversity of carbohydrates that have to be efficiently degraded by microorganisms to fuels; and lignin, which is recalcitrant to degradation and prevents cost-effective fermentation. The development of cost-effective and energy-efficient processes to transform lignocellulosic biomass into fuels is hampered by significant roadblocks, including the lack of specifically developed energy crops, the difficulty in separating biomass components, low activity of enzymes used to deconstruct biomass, and the inhibitory effect of fuels and processing byproducts on organisms responsible for producing fuels from biomass monomers. The Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Research Center that will address these roadblocks in biofuels production. JBEI draws on the expertise and capabilities of three national laboratories (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)), two leading U.S. universities (University of California campuses at Berkeley (UCB) and Davis (UCD)), and a foundation (Carnegie Institute for Science, Stanford) to develop the scientific and technological base needed to convert the energy stored in lignocellulose into transportation fuels and commodity chemicals. Established scientists from the participating organizations are leading teams of researchers to solve the key scientific problems and develop the tools and infrastructure that will enable other researchers and companies to rapidly develop new biofuels and scale production to meet U.S. transportation needs and to develop and rapidly transition new technologies to the commercial sector. JBEI's biomass-to-biofuels research approach is based in three interrelated scientific divisions and a technologies division. The Feedstocks Division will develop improved plant energy crops to serve as the raw materials for biofuels. The Deconstruction Division will investigate the conversion of this lignocellulosic plant material to sugar and aromatics. The Fuels Synthesis Division will create microbes that can efficiently convert sugar and aromatics into ethanol and other biofuels. JBEI's cross-cutting Technologies Division will develop and optimize a set of enabling technologies including high-throughput, chipbased, and omics platforms; tools for synthetic biology; multi-scale imaging facilities; and integrated data analysis to support and integrate JBEI's scientific program.

Blanch, Harvey; Adams, Paul; Andrews-Cramer, Katherine; Frommer, Wolf; Simmons, Blake; Keasling, Jay

2008-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Global Economic and Environmental Impacts of a Substantial Increase in Bioenergy Wallace E. Tyner (wtyner@purdue.edu), Thomas W. Hertel, Farzad Taheripour*, and Dileep K. Birur  

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Analysis of Global Economic and Environmental Impacts of a Substantial Increase in Bioenergy much insight into how alternative bioenergy production scenarios could change global agricultural markets and land-use, with repercussions for international trade. As the World Bank reports, nearly 70

331

Agronomy and Crop Sciences Organizations Hiring Students in Agronomy and Crop Sciences  

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Services Inc. Commodity Solutions Inc. Crop King Crop Production Services Crop Quest, Inc. Crop Tech Nebraska Farm Business Inc. Nemaha County Coop North Central Co-op Overland Missions Pontiac Flying LLC The University of Georgia University of Arkansas University of California, Berkeley University of Illinois

332

Setting the rules of the game: ethical and legal issues raised by bioenergy governance methods  

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Bioenergy is increasingly promoted as an energy carrier ... as motivating factors for a shift towards more bioenergy use. The supply and demand of bioenergy is to a high degree steered by ... this regulation is a...

C. Gamborg; P. Sande; H. T. Anker

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-solids enrichment of thermophilic microbial communities and their enzymes on bioenergy feedstocks  

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and their enzymes on bioenergy feedstocks Amitha P. ReddyVanderGheynst 1,2* Joint BioEnergy Institute, Emeryville, CA2009. The water footprint of bioenergy. Proceedings of the

Reddy, A. P.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Sustainable use of California biomass resources can help meet state and national bioenergy targets  

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fuel resources. Bio- mass Bioenergy 27:613 20. Parker N,Strategic assessment of bioenergy development in the west:as Feedstock for a Bioenergy and Bioprod- ucts Industry: The

Jenkins, Bryan M; Williams, Robert B; Gildart, Martha C; Kaffka, Stephen R.; Hartsough, Bruce; Dempster, Peter G

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dear Participant, Welcome to the symposium `Bioenergy Research within SLU' on Tuesday, September 25, at  

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Dear Participant, Welcome to the symposium `Bioenergy Research within SLU' on Tuesday, September 25 on the web page of the Research school Bioenergy (http://www.slu.se/sv/forskarskolor/bioenergy/) on Monday

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The US Department of Energy Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center: Midwestern Biomass as a Resource for Renewable Fuels  

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The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center is one of three Bioenergy Research Centers establish by the US Department...

Steven Slater; Kenneth Keegstra; Timothy J. Donohue

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Miscanthus: A Review of European Experience with a Novel Energy Crop  

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Miscanthus is a tall perennial grass which has been evaluated in Europe over the past 5-10 years as a new bioenergy crop. The sustained European interest in miscanthus suggests that this novel energy crop deserves serious investigation as a possible candidate biofuel crop for the US alongside switchgrass. To date, no agronomic trials or trial results for miscanthus are known from the conterminous US, so its performance under US conditions is virtually unknown. Speculating from European data, under typical agricultural practices over large areas, an average of about 8t/ha (3t/acre dry weight) may be expected at harvest time. As with most of the new bioenergy crops, there seems to be a steep ''learning curve.'' Establishment costs appear to be fairly high at present (a wide range is reported from different European countries), although these may be expected to fall as improved management techniques are developed.

Scurlock, J.M.O.

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

E-Print Network 3.0 - analysis phwr fuel Sample Search Results  

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& Biomaterials Waste Cooking Oil Crops Intermediate Products Conversion... Technologies Bioenergy Products Ethanol Biodiesel Electricity & Heat Other Fuels, Chemicals, & ......

339

Joining : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Inventions Inventions The effective translation of BESC research results into applications testing and potential deployment is an implicit part of reaching DOE's bioenergy goals. The BESC member institutions recognize that a common strategy is important to the success of BESC. To promote the commercialization of new technologies, our plan is to: Maintain a single portal for information about available technologies. This web site features inventions and commercial opportunities in addition to the information content related to the research program Provide a single point of contact for the licensing of new BESC inventions on behalf of our team (contact speckrr@ornl.gov) Periodically Host a "BioEnergy Nexus" venture forum Provide opportunity for research institutions and private companies

340

Networks within networks - interaction in bioenergy business  

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Collaboration is seen as one of the most important means for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to compete and innovate in dynamic business environments. This paper approaches this phenomenon by studying a group of Finnish biomass heating firms and their interaction in the bioenergy business. In this paper, two frameworks are combined into a practical two-level tool for relationship and network analysis. This paper offers detailed information on the formation of partnerships and networks around the bioenergy business. Moreover, it speculates about the motives and mechanisms behind an actor's business relations. This study confirms that it is often profitable for SMEs to act simultaneously in different types of networks. In these networks, the firms form relationships that are different in breadth and depth.

Kirsi Kokkonen; Tuomo Kässi; Ville Ojanen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Assessment Toolkit | Open Energy Information  

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Bioenergy Assessment Toolkit Bioenergy Assessment Toolkit Jump to: navigation, search Stage 3 LEDS Home Introduction to Framework Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities Develop_BAU Stage 4: Prioritizing and Planning for Actions Begin execution of implementation plans 1.0. Organizing the LEDS Process 1.1. Institutional Structure for LEDS 1.2. Workplan to Develop the LEDS 1.3. Roles and responsibilities to develop LEDS 2.1. Assess current country plans, policies, practices, and capacities 2.2. Compile lessons learned and good practices from ongoing and previous sustainable development efforts in the country 2.3. Assess public and private sector capacity to support initiatives 2.4. Assess and improve the national GHG inventory and other economic and resource data as needed for LEDS development

342

GIS and Location Theory Based Bioenergy Systems Planning.  

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??This research is concerned with bioenergy systems planning and optimization modelling in the context of locating biomass power plants and allocating available biomass feedstock to (more)

Dong, Jingyuan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bioenergy Technologies Office: Association of Fish and Wildlife...  

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Office: Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Agricultural Conservation Committee Meeting Bioenergy Technologies Office: Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Agricultural...

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Bioenergy Technologies FY14 Budget At-a-Glance  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Bioenergy Technologies FY14 Budget At-a-Glance, a publication of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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About the Bioenergy Technologies Office: Growing America's Energy...  

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making affordable, abundant, and high-quality biomass materials accessible for use as bioenergy feedstocks. Feedstock logistics R&D is focused on reducing costs and improving...

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INEOS-New Planet: Indian River Bioenergy Center | Department...  

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source of value for the community." Dr. Peter Williams, Chairman, INEOS New Planet BioEnergy By diverting vegetative waste from the local landfill and minimizing waste...

347

Assessing Bioenergy Sustainability: Application of a Suite of...  

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Success Stories Contact Us Index Home | ORNL | Events and Conferences Assessing Bioenergy Sustainability: Application of a Suite of Environmental and Socioeconomic Indicators...

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Adoption of bioenergy technologies for a sustainable energy system.  

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??A future sustainable energy system must achieve great improvements in energy efficiency and the energy supply must be based on renewable energy sources. Bioenergy will (more)

Bjrnstad, Even

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CHP and Bioenergy Systems for Landfills and Wastewater Treatment...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Systems for Landfills and Wastewater Treatment Plants CHP and Bioenergy Systems for Landfills and Wastewater Treatment Plants There are important issues to consider when selecting...

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CHP and Bioenergy for Landfills and Wastewater Treatment Plants...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

for Landfills and Wastewater Treatment Plants: Market Opportunities CHP and Bioenergy for Landfills and Wastewater Treatment Plants: Market Opportunities This document explores...

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LCA Applied to Perennial Cropping Systems: a Review Focused on the Farm Stage C. Bessou 1  

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1 LCA Applied to Perennial Cropping Systems: a Review Focused on the Farm Stage C. Bessou 1 , C for bioenergy and have been, notably to this end, the subject of several LCA-based studies mostly focusing classified into three categories according to the comprehensiveness of the LCA study and depending on whether

Boyer, Edmond

352

E-Print Network 3.0 - analysing bioenergy demand Sample Search...  

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normally derived... of bioenergy resources are fuel wood, bagasse, organic waste, biogas and bioethanol. Bioenergy is the only... action on climate change have all served to...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - assessing bioenergy options Sample Search...  

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origin, normally derived... of bioenergy resources are fuel wood, bagasse, organic waste, biogas and bioethanol. Bioenergy is the only... action on climate change have all served...

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BIOENERGY AND BIOFUELS Performance of a pilot-scale continuous flow microbial  

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BIOENERGY AND BIOFUELS Performance of a pilot-scale continuous flow microbial electrolysis cell fed performance. Keywords Biohydrogen . Biomethane . Bioelectricity. Microbial electrolysis cell . Bioenergy

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> ExplorACES projects attract potential students > Bioenergy grant fuels excitement  

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Inside: > ExplorACES projects attract potential students > Bioenergy grant fuels excitement. Our current technical emphases are in the areas of agricultural automation, bio-energy and bio

Gilbert, Matthew

356

The Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI): Developing New Biofuels by Overcoming Biomass Recalcitrance  

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Bioenerg. Res. (010-9086-2 The Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI): DevelopingThe mission of the Joint BioEnergy Institute is to advance

Scheller, Henrik Vibe; Singh, Seema; Blanch, Harvey; Keasling, Jay D.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Washington, D.C. and Tennessee: Bioenergy Technologies Office Announces Launch of New and Improved KDF  

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The relaunched Bioenergy KDF supports the development of a sustainable bioenergy industry by providing unique value for researchers, private industry, policymakers, and the public.

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Creative Discovery Museum : BioEnergy Science Center  

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The Creative Discovery Museum The Creative Discovery Museum BESC reaches thousands of students with 'Farming for Fuels' lessons The DOE BioEnergy Science Center and the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga, TN, have developed a set of hands-on lesson plans on BioFuels aimed at students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades. These "Farming for Fuels" lessons educate students about the carbon cycle, the use of lignocellulosic biomass as a substrate for the production of biofuels and the technical and economic obstacles to a bio-based fuel economy. The nationally expanded outreach program has now reached more than 60,000 students, teachers and parents by partnering with museums and centers in Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, New York and Arizona. To extend use of the lessons to the general public we have assembled

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BioEnergy of America Inc | Open Energy Information  

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America Inc America Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name BioEnergy of America Inc Address 30 Executive Avenue Place Edison, New Jersey Zip 08817 Sector Biofuels Product Biofuels producer Website http://www.bioenergyofamerica. Coordinates 40.497076°, -74.375894° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.497076,"lon":-74.375894,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Fitting fertilisation in LCA: allocation to crops in a cropping plan  

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This article reflects some results of a study on life cycle assessment (LCA) for agricultural products, concerning specific features of agricultural production. Attention is given to the cultivation of crops in a crop rotation and the role of fertilisation. When carrying out an LCA for a single agricultural product one should be aware of the fact that arable crops are usually grown in a crop rotation system. So, it is important to show the cropping plan and to identify all activities that may be meant to benefit more than one crop, like fertilisation with phosphate, potassium and organic matter. Environmental impacts of the application of phosphate and potassium should be allocated to the crops according to the uptake and uptake efficiency per crop. Impacts caused by fertilisation with organic matter should be allocated according to the land use per crop.

H van Zeijts; H Leneman; A Wegener Sleeswijk

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ethanol or Bioelectricity? Life Cycle Assessment of Lignocellulosic Bioenergy Use in Light-Duty Vehicles  

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The remaining unfermented material, which includes lignin, is combusted to generate process heat and electricity. ... Delivered feedstock is combusted within a biomass boiler, generating steam to drive a steam turbine electrical generator, and flue gas to dry delivered feedstock. ... Fossil energy use in the bioenergy pathways is associated primarily with three aspects of the life cycle: (i) in the vehicle cycle (production/disposal) stage, coal and natural gas are used extensively. ...

Jason M. Luk; Mohammad Pourbafrani; Bradley A. Saville; Heather L. MacLean

2013-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

362

The water footprint of bioenergy  

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...from the FAO (3). In general, yields show variations over the years...yield (ton/ha). In general, yields show variations...Gasifier Com-bined Cycle'' operated at a...vegetable oil as a biofuel in diesel engines (13). In...use, the whole life cycle of a product should be...

Winnie Gerbens-Leenes; Arjen Y. Hoekstra; Theo H. van der Meer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - affecting lilium crops Sample Search Results  

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production Summary: affect the quality of energy crops, and so do not need to be treated. Recycling wastewater and other... ways to increase biomass production from energy crops...

364

Experimental approaches for evaluating the invasion risk of biofuel crops  

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There is growing concern that non-native plants cultivated for bioenergy production might escape and result in harmful invasions in natural areas. Literature-derived assessment tools used to evaluate invasion risk are beneficial for screening, but cannot be used to assess novel cultivars or genotypes. Experimental approaches are needed to help quantify invasion risk but protocols for such tools are lacking. We review current methods for evaluating invasion risk and make recommendations for incremental tests from small-scale experiments to widespread, controlled introductions. First, local experiments should be performed to identify conditions that are favorable for germination, survival, and growth of candidate biofuel crops. Subsequently, experimental introductions in semi-natural areas can be used to assess factors important for establishment and performance such as disturbance, founder population size, and timing of introduction across variable habitats. Finally, to fully characterize invasion risk, experimental introductions should be conducted across the expected geographic range of cultivation over multiple years. Any field-based testing should be accompanied by safeguards and monitoring for early detection of spread. Despite the costs of conducting experimental tests of invasion risk, empirical screening will greatly improve our ability to determine if the benefits of a proposed biofuel species outweigh the projected risks of invasions.

S Luke Flory; Kimberly A Lorentz; Doria R Gordon; Lynn E Sollenberger

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Models to support cropping plan and crop rotation decisions. A review  

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Farmers must yearly allocate fields to different crops and choose crop management options. Far from being obvious, these decisions are critical because they modify farm productivity and profitability in the short...

Jrme Dury; Nomie Schaller; Frdrick Garcia

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

The Climate Impacts of Bioenergy Systems Depend on Market and  

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The Climate Impacts of Bioenergy Systems Depend on Market and Regulatory Policy Contexts D E R E K, and by sequestering atmospheric carbon. Which use mitigates the most emissions depends on market and regulatory the vehicle fleet and bioenergy use are fixed or free parameters constrain the policy questions an analysis

Kammen, Daniel M.

367

Crop Insurance Terms and Definitions  

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A&M System; and Extension Agricultural Economist, Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. The crop insurance industry is providing more and more risk management tools to help producers deal... for the insured crop. Coverage Levels and Price Elections Actual Production History (APH). A process used to determine production guarantees. Additional coverage. A level of coverage greater than catastrophic risk protection. Administrative fee. An amount...

Stokes, Kenneth; Waller, Mark L.; Outlaw, Joe; Barnaby, G. A. Art

2008-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable Bioenergy: A Framework for Decision Makers | Open Energy  

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Sustainable Bioenergy: A Framework for Decision Makers Sustainable Bioenergy: A Framework for Decision Makers Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Sustainable Bioenergy: A Framework for Decision Makers Agency/Company /Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Sector: Energy, Land Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Biomass Topics: Implementation, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Guide/manual, Lessons learned/best practices Website: esa.un.org/un-energy/pdf/susdev.Biofuels.FAO.pdf References: Sustainable Bioenergy: A Framework for Decision Makers[1] "In this publication, UN-Energy seeks to structure an approach to the current discussion on bioenergy, it is the contribution of the UN system to the issues that need further attention, analysis and valuation, so that

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A Virtual Visit to Bioenergy Research at the National Laboratories  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

For National Bioenergy Day on October 22, bioenergy facilities across the country are holding open houses to increase public awareness of bioenergy and its role in the clean energy landscape. By the same token, the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is offering this virtual open house of its national laboratoriesthe facilities at the core of BETOs research and development. If you want to know how Energy Department bioenergy funding is making an impact, be sure to take a look at our national labs47% of BETO funding this past year went to the national laboratories. Of that funding, about half went to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory also received a large share.

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Online Toolkit Fosters Bioenergy Innovation | Department of Energy  

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Toolkit Fosters Bioenergy Innovation Toolkit Fosters Bioenergy Innovation Online Toolkit Fosters Bioenergy Innovation January 21, 2011 - 2:27pm Addthis Learn more about the Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework, an online data sharing and mapping toolkit. Paul Bryan Biomass Program Manager, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What will the project do? The $241 million loan guarantee for Diamond Green Diesel, funding which will support the construction of a facility that will nearly triple the amount of renewable diesel produced domestically. The online data sharing and mapping toolkit provides the extensive data, analysis, and visualization tools to monitor the bioenergy industry. Yesterday, Secretary Chu announced a $241 million loan guarantee for Diamond Green Diesel, funding which will support the construction of a

371

E-Print Network 3.0 - active natural products Sample Search Results  

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of Woody Biomass in Indiana for Bioenergy Production... that may be used for energy production and the delivered cost of woody biomass. The primary focus Source: Purdue...

372

Industrial Relations : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Overview Overview The effective translation of BESC research results into applications testing and potential deployment is an implicit part of reaching DOE's bioenergy goals. The BESC member institutions recognize that a common strategy is important to the success of BESC. To promote the commercialization of new technologies, our plan is to: Maintain a single portal for information about available technologies. This web site will feature inventions and commercial opportunities in additoin to the information content related to the research program Provide a single point of contact for the licensing of new BESC inventions on behalf of our team (contact: Renae Speck) Provide opportunity for research institutions and private companies to become "BESC Affiliates"

373

Enhanced Charge Transport in Enzyme-Wired Organometallic Block Copolymers for Bioenergy and Biosensors  

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Enhanced Charge Transport in Enzyme-Wired Organometallic Block Copolymers for Bioenergy and Biosensors ...

Joungphil Lee; Hyungmin Ahn; Ilyoung Choi; Markus Boese; Moon Jeong Park

2012-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

374

Importance of bioenergy markets for the development of the global energy system  

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Importance of bioenergy markets for the development of the global energy system Nicklas Forsell, Bioenergy, TIAM-FR model, bioenergy markets, climate policies Overview Fossil fuels such as oil, coal international bioenergy markets are still in their infancy, international trade of biofuels, wood pellets

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

375

CHP and Bioenergy for Landfills and Wastewater Treatment Plants: Market Opportunities  

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Overview of market opportunities for CHP and bioenergy for landfills and wastewater treatment plants

376

Syllabus -Plants for Bioenergy Fall 2011 Instructors: Stacy Bonos and Zane R. Helsel  

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Syllabus - Plants for Bioenergy ­ Fall 2011 11:776:410 Instructors: Stacy Bonos and Zane R. Helsel Breeding) Bonos #12;Course Title: Plants for Bioenergy Instructors: Drs. Stacy Bonos and Zane R. Helsel of bioenergy and discuss various renewable energy sources from biomass. Agronomic and bioenergy traits

Chen, Kuang-Yu

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2011 Bioenergy Action Plan Prepared by the California Energy Commission for the  

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2011 Bioenergy Action Plan Prepared by the California Energy Commission for the Bioenergy Commission Renewables Committee as part of the Preparation of the 2011 Bioenergy Action Plan ­ docket # 10 policy of the Energy Commission until the report is adopted. #12;i ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The 2011 Bioenergy

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Ris Energy Report 2 Bioenergy is energy of biological and renewable origin,  

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2 Risø Energy Report 2 Bioenergy is energy of biological and renewable origin, normally derived of bioenergy resources are fuel wood, bagasse, organic waste, biogas and bioethanol. Bioenergy is the only action on climate change have all served to increase interest in bioenergy. Technological advances

379

National Bioenergy Center Biochemical Platform Integration Project: Quarterly Update #24, July-September 2009  

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July to September, 2009 edition of the National Bioenergy Center's Biochemical Platform Integration Project quarterly newsletter.

Schell, D.

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FOA for the Demonstration of an Integrated Biorefinery System: Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas, LLC  

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FOA for the Demonstration of an Integrated Biorefinery System: Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas, LLC.

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BioEnergie Park Soesetal GmbH | Open Energy Information  

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BioEnergie Park Soesetal GmbH BioEnergie Park Soesetal GmbH Jump to: navigation, search Name BioEnergie-Park Soesetal GmbH Place Osterode, Lower Saxony, Germany Zip 37520 Sector Biomass Product Lower Saxony-based biomass project developer. Coordinates 53.695599°, 19.973301° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":53.695599,"lon":19.973301,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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CropEnergies | Open Energy Information  

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Jump to: navigation, search Name: CropEnergies Place: Mannheim, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Zip: 68165 Sector: Biofuels Product: A German biofuels company focused on bioethanol...

383

Downgrading Recent Estimates of Land Available for Biofuel Production  

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? National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA), Buenos Aires, Argentina ... Recent estimates of additional land available for bioenergy production range from 320 to 1411 million ha. ...

Steffen Fritz; Linda See; Marijn van der Velde; Rachel A. Nalepa; Christoph Perger; Christian Schill; Ian McCallum; Dmitry Schepaschenko; Florian Kraxner; Ximing Cai; Xiao Zhang; Simone Ortner; Rubul Hazarika; Anna Cipriani; Carlos Di Bella; Ahmed H. Rabia; Alfredo Garcia; Maryana Vakolyuk; Kuleswar Singha; Maria E. Beget; Stefan Erasmi; Franziska Albrecht; Brian Shaw; Michael Obersteiner

2012-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid woodbased fuels in energy production in Finland.  

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??Political incentives often have a central role in bioenergy production. Influence of these incentives is expected to increase, because conventional fossil fuels are draining and (more)

Mkel, Matti.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Proceedings of the Bio-Energy '80 world congress and exposition  

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Many countries are moving with increasing urgency to obtain larger fractions of their energy from biomass. Over 1800 leading experts from 70 countries met on April 21 to 24 in Atlanta to conduct a World Congress and Exposition on Bio-Energy. This summary presents highlights of the Congress and thoughts stimulated by the occasion. Topics addressed include a comparison of international programs, world and country regionalism in the development of energy supplies, fuel versus food or forest products, production of ethyl alcohol, possibilities for expanded production of terrestrial vegetation and marine flora, and valuable chemicals from biomass. Separate abstracts have been prepared for 164 papers for inclusion in the Energy Data Base.

None

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

A review of remote sensing methods for biomass feedstock production  

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Monitoring and maximization of bioenergy yield from biomass feedstock has recently become a critically important goal for researchers. Remote sensing represents a potential method to monitor and estimate biomass so as to increase biomass feedstock production from energy crops. This paper reviews the biophysical properties of biomass and remote sensing methods for monitoring energy crops for site-specific management. While several research studies have addressed the agronomic dimensions of this approach, more research is required on perennial energy crops in order to maximize the yield of biomass feedstock. Assessment of established methods could lead to a new strategy to monitor energy crops for the adoption of site-specific management in biomass feedstock production. In this article, satellite, aerial and ground-based remote sensings were reviewed and focused on the spatial and temporal resolutions of imagery to adopt for site-specific management. We have concluded that the biomass yield prediction, the ground-based sensing is the most suitable to establish the calibration model and reference for aerial and satellite remote sensing. The aerial and satellite remote sensing are required for wide converge of planning and policy implementations of biomass feedstock production systems.

T. Ahamed; L. Tian; Y. Zhang; K.C. Ting

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Research Centers An Overview of the Science  

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Alternative fuels from renewable cellulosic biomass - plant stalks, trunks, stems, and leaves - are expected to significantly reduce U.S. dependence on imported oil while enhancing national energy security and decreasing the environmental impacts of energy use. Ethanol and other advanced biofuels from cellulosic biomass are renewable alternatives that could increase domestic production of transportation fuels, revitalize rural economies, and reduce carbon dioxide and pollutant emissions. According to U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, 'Developing the next generation of biofuels is key to our effort to end our dependence on foreign oil and address the climate crisis while creating millions of new jobs that can't be outsourced.' Although cellulosic ethanol production has been demonstrated on a pilot level, developing a cost-effective, commercial-scale cellulosic biofuel industry will require transformational science to significantly streamline current production processes. Woodchips, grasses, cornstalks, and other cellulosic biomass are widely abundant but more difficult to break down into sugars than corn grain - the primary source of U.S. ethanol fuel production today. Biological research is key to accelerating the deconstruction of cellulosic biomass into sugars that can be converted to biofuels. The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science continues to play a major role in inspiring, supporting, and guiding the biotechnology revolution over the past 30 years. The DOE Genomic Science program is advancing a new generation of research focused on achieving whole-systems understanding of biology. This program is bringing together scientists in diverse fields to understand the complex biology underlying solutions to DOE missions in energy production, environmental remediation, and climate change science. For more information on the Genomic Science program, see p. 26. To focus the most advanced biotechnology-based resources on the biological challenges of biofuel production, DOE established three Bioenergy Research Centers (BRCs) in September 2007. Each center is pursuing the basic research underlying a range of high-risk, high-return biological solutions for bioenergy applications. Advances resulting from the BRCs are providing the knowledge needed to develop new biobased products, methods, and tools that the emerging biofuel industry can use (see sidebar, Bridging the Gap from Fundamental Biology to Industrial Innovation for Bioenergy, p. 6). The DOE BRCs have developed automated, high-throughput analysis pipelines that will accelerate scientific discovery for biology-based biofuel research. The three centers, which were selected through a scientific peer-review process, are based in geographically diverse locations - the Southeast, the Midwest, and the West Coast - with partners across the nation (see U.S. map, DOE Bioenergy Research Centers and Partners, on back cover). DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory leads the DOE Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) in California; DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory leads the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) in Tennessee; and the University of Wisconsin-Madison leads the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC). Each center represents a multidisciplinary partnership with expertise spanning the physical and biological sciences, including genomics, microbial and plant biology, analytical chemistry, computational biology and bioinformatics, and engineering. Institutional partners include DOE national laboratories, universities, private companies, and nonprofit organizations.

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2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Climate and Transportation Solutions: Findings from the 2009 Asilomar Conference on Transportation and Energy Policy  

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markets; price elasticity of yield Tariffs and trade barriers Assumed annual increases in crop yields; productivity of new land; bioenergy-

Sperling, Daniel; Cannon, James S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Development of bioenergy technologies in Uganda: A review of progress  

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Biomass is a renewable energy resource; however, its exploitation raises concerns about its ability to sustain the growing demand and its negative impacts on the environment, particularly in developing countries. These concerns are more prominent on the African continent where high population growth rates is leading to high rates of deforestation due to expansion of agricultural land and increased demand for bioenergy. Use of traditional and inefficient bioenergy technologies and appliances also exacerbate the problem. This paper presents a review of the efforts and progress made by different organisations in promoting improved bioenergy technologies in Uganda. The study was based on an extensive review of available literature on improved bioenergy technologies introduced in the country. It was found that there is high level of wastage of biomass resources since an estimated 72.7% of the population use traditional cooking stoves with efficiency estimated to be less than 10%. Inefficient cooking stoves are also blamed for indoor air pollution and respiratory illness reported amongst its users. Modern bioenergy technologies such as biomass gasification, cogeneration, biogas generation, biomass densification, and energy-efficient cooking stoves have been introduced in the country but have certainly not been widely disseminated. The country should pursue policies that will accelerate proliferation of more efficient bioenergy technologies in order to reduce the negative environmental impacts of bioenergy utilisation and to ensure sustainability of biomass supplies.

Collins Okello; Stefania Pindozzi; Salvatore Faugno; Lorenzo Boccia

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Press Releases: BioEnergy Science Center  

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Press Releases Press Releases Chu presents energy research, development vision to senators U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu testified at a U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing March 5. During his testimony, Chu presented his vision for energy research and development at the... Source: Checkbiotech (Trade), March 11, 2009 Keywords Matched: Oak Ridge National Country: Switzerland Region: SourceType: News Laboratory: ORNL Feed Source: Meltwater Chu presents energy research, development vision to senators: An example, Chu said, is the current biofuels research underway at the three BioEnergy Research Centers located at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn.; the University of Wisconsin in Madison; and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. March 10, 2009

391

Carbon Offsets for Forestry and Bioenergy: Researching Opportunities for  

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Carbon Offsets for Forestry and Bioenergy: Researching Opportunities for Carbon Offsets for Forestry and Bioenergy: Researching Opportunities for Poor Rural Communities Jump to: navigation, search Name Carbon Offsets for Forestry and Bioenergy: Researching Opportunities for Poor Rural Communities Agency/Company /Organization Overseas Development Institute Sector Energy, Land Focus Area Renewable Energy, Biomass, Forestry Topics Policies/deployment programs, Background analysis Resource Type Publications Website http://www.odi.org.uk/resource Country Uganda, India Eastern Africa, Southern Asia References Carbon Offsets for Forestry and Bioenergy: Researching Opportunities for Poor Rural Communities[1] Summary "This report presents findings from a research study in Uganda and India looking at the opportunities that carbon offset projects offer for poor

392

Energy Department Selects Three Bioenergy Research Centers for $375 Million  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Three Bioenergy Research Centers for $375 Three Bioenergy Research Centers for $375 Million in Federal Funding Energy Department Selects Three Bioenergy Research Centers for $375 Million in Federal Funding June 26, 2007 - 2:08pm Addthis Basic Genomics Research Furthers President Bush's Plan to Reduce Gasoline Usage 20 Percent in Ten Year WASHINGTON, DC - U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman today announced that DOE will invest up to $375 million in three new Bioenergy Research Centers that will be located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Madison, Wisconsin; and near Berkeley, California. The Centers are intended to accelerate basic research in the development of cellulosic ethanol and other biofuels, advancing President Bush's Twenty in Ten Initiative, which seeks to reduce U.S. gasoline consumption by 20 percent

393

10 Questions for a Bioenergy Expert: Melinda Hamilton | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Bioenergy Expert: Melinda Hamilton Bioenergy Expert: Melinda Hamilton 10 Questions for a Bioenergy Expert: Melinda Hamilton February 15, 2011 - 4:43pm Addthis Melinda Hamilton | Photo courtesy of the Idaho National Laboratory Melinda Hamilton | Photo courtesy of the Idaho National Laboratory Niketa Kumar Niketa Kumar Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Meet Melinda Hamilton - she's a bioenergy expert and the Director of Education Programs at Idaho National Laboratory. She recently took some time to share what she's doing to help ramp-up U.S. competitiveness in science and technology, why Jane Goodall led her to a career in science and what can happen in a lab if you don't start with a good plan. Q: What sparked your interest to pursue a career in science? Melinda Hamilton: The answer is kind of corny, but the truth is when I was

394

Bioenergy Technologies Office R&D Pathways: Algal Lipid Upgrading  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Algal lipid upgrading is one of eight priority pathways chosen to convert biomass into hydrocarbon fuels by the Bioenergy Technologies Office. These pathways were down-selected from an initial list of 18.

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DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office Supports Military-Grade Biofuels  

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Our Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is helping the U.S. military increase the nations #energy security, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs in #America by advancing renewable biofuels.

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Bioenergy Technologies Office Multi-Year Program Plan: July 2014...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and can displace a share of petroleum-derived fuels to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil Encourage the creation of a new domestic bioenergy and bioproduct industry....

397

Department of Energy Offers Abengoa Bioenergy a Conditional Commitment...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

of a conditional commitment for a 133.9 million loan guarantee to Abengoa Bioenergy Biomass of Kansas LLC (ABBK) to support the development of a commercial-scale cellulosic...

398

Global bioenergy potential from high-lignin agricultural residue  

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...net greenhouse-gas flux for bioenergy...cycle (IBGCC) power generation concept: The...Mill Wastes-Fired Power Generation Systems and...Waste IX (Inst Gas Technol, Chicago...cycle (IBGCC) power generation concept: The...

Venugopal Mendu; Tom Shearin; J. Elliott Campbell; Jr; Jozsef Stork; Jungho Jae; Mark Crocker; George Huber; Seth DeBolt

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Risk in agriculture : a study of crop yield distributions and crop insurance  

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Agriculture is a business fraught with risk. Crop production depends on climatic, geographical, biological, political, and economic factors, which introduce risks that are quantifiable given the appropriate mathematical ...

Gayam, Narsi Reddy

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local and remote climate impacts from expansion of woody biomass for bioenergy feedstock in the Southeastern US  

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as a feedstock for a bioenergy and bioproducts industry: TheCooling the greenhouse with bioenergy. Nature, 353, 1112.F. , and C. Azar, 2009: Bioenergy plantations or long- term

Murphy, L.N.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of producing ethanol and electric power from woody residues and agricultural crops in East Texas  

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are also investigated. The research analyzes the key indicators involved with economic costs and benefits, environmental and social impacts. The bioenergy production possibilities considered here were biofeedstock supported electric power and cellulosic...

Ismayilova, Rubaba Mammad

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

402

Development and Deployment of a Short Rotation Woody Crops Harvesting System Based on a Case New Holland Forage Harvester and SRC Woody Crop Header  

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Demand for bioenergy sourced from woody biomass is projected to increase; however, the expansion and rapid deployment of short rotation woody crop systems in the United States has been constrained by high production costs and sluggish market acceptance due to problems with quality and consistency from first-generation harvesting systems. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of crop conditions on the performance of a single-pass, cut and chip harvester based on a standard New Holland FR-9000 series forage harvester with a dedicated 130FB short rotation coppice header, and the quality of chipped material. A time motion analysis was conducted to track the movement of machine and chipped material through the system for 153 separate loads over 10 days on a 54-ha harvest. Harvester performance was regulated by either ground conditions, or standing biomass on 153 loads. Material capacities increased linearly with standing biomass up to 40 Mgwet ha-1 and plateaued between 70 and 90 Mgwet hr-1. Moisture contents ranged from 39 to 51% with the majority of samples between 43 and 45%. Loads produced in freezing weather (average temperature over 10 hours preceding load production) had 4% more chips greater than 25.4 mm (P < 0.0119). Over 1.5 Mgdry ha-1 of potentially harvested material (6-9% of a load) was left on site, of which half was commercially undesirable meristematic pieces. The New Holland harvesting system is a reliable and predictable platform for harvesting material over a wide range of standing biomass; performance was consistent overall in 14 willow cultivars.

Eisenbies, Mark [SUNY ESF; Volk, Timothy [SUNY ESF

2014-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alternative agricultural products Sample...  

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Wallace Tyner, Purdue... University 2007 Farm Bill: Implications for US & Global BioEnergy Production ... Source: Dyer, Bill - Department of Plant Sciences and Plant...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - agricultural production Sample Search Results  

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Theater, MSU-Bozeman 282B Strand Union Building Summary: and outreach programs focus on bioenergy production opportunities, agricultural policy and consumer economics... and...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - advanced biofuels production Sample Search...  

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biomass supply, . . . how much land? Future Biofuel Production... Program Section 9005: Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels ... Source: Gray, Matthew - Department of...

406

E-Print Network 3.0 - agricultural production energeticky Sample...  

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Theater, MSU-Bozeman 282B Strand Union Building Summary: and outreach programs focus on bioenergy production opportunities, agricultural policy and consumer economics... and...

407

E-Print Network 3.0 - agricultural products Sample Search Results  

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Theater, MSU-Bozeman 282B Strand Union Building Summary: and outreach programs focus on bioenergy production opportunities, agricultural policy and consumer economics... and...

408

E-Print Network 3.0 - advanced biofuel production Sample Search...  

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biomass supply, . . . how much land? Future Biofuel Production... Program Section 9005: Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels ... Source: Gray, Matthew - Department of...

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D1 Fuel Crops Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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D1 Fuel Crops Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name: D1 Fuel Crops Ltd Place: London, United Kingdom Zip: SE1 2RE Product: London-based JV between BP and D1 oils focusing on the...

410

Student Job (2 positions at Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC))  

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Student Job (2 positions at Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC)) Full-time summer job upon experience and qualifications. The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) has openings

Liblit, Ben

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Texas AgriLife Research with General Atomics Pilots Microalgae Ponds in Pecos BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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Texas AgriLife Research with General Atomics Pilots Microalgae Ponds in Pecos BIOENERGY PROGRAM on the tank bottom will be opened. The Continued on back #12;http://AgBioenergy.tamu.edu concentrated algae

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32 Robust og bredygtig bioenergi september 2012 Af Brian Vad Mathiesen, David  

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32 Robust og bæredygtig bioenergi · september 2012 Af Brian Vad Mathiesen, David Connolly, Henrik me- get el ind i transportsektoren som muligt. #12;Robust og bæredygtig bioenergi · september 2012 33

Schaltz, Erik

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BIOENERGY/BIOFUELS/BIOCHEMICALS Chromatographic determination of 1, 4-b-xylooligosaccharides  

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BIOENERGY/BIOFUELS/BIOCHEMICALS Chromatographic determination of 1, 4-b. Li � R. Kumar � C. E. Wyman BioEnergy Science Center, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA 123 J Ind Microbiol

California at Riverside, University of

414

Rerouting Carbon Flux To Enhance Photosynthetic Productivity  

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...discussions and the critical review of the manuscript. We acknowledge...membrane transport proteins (review). Mol. Membr. Biol. 21...Biofuels from microalgae-a review of technologies for production...Souza. 2010. Sugarcane for bioenergy production: an assessment...

Daniel C. Ducat; J. Abraham Avelar-Rivas; Jeffrey C. Way; Pamela A. Silver

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U.S. Billion-Ton Update: Biomass Supply for a Bioenergy and Bioproduct...  

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WORKSHOP Biomass Program Peer Review Sustainability Platform Bioenergy Technologies Office: Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Agricultural Conservation Committee Meeting...

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The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES) At Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)  

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­ ORNL Bioenergy Resource & Engineering Systems Matt has expertise in accounting for non-market amenitiesThe Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES) At Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is pleased of Short-rotation Pine for Bioenergy on Water Quality and Quantity Using a Watershed-scale Experiment

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Available online at www.sciencedirect.com Biomass and Bioenergy 24 (2003) 269276  

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commercial markets are poor, there has been a great deal of success in utilizing bioenergy by designatingAvailable online at www.sciencedirect.com Biomass and Bioenergy 24 (2003) 269­276 Flagsta 's wildÿre fuels treatments: prescriptions for community involvement and a source of bioenergy Allen

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Special issue: current status of bioenergy research Don-Hee Park Sang Yup Lee  

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EDITORIAL Special issue: current status of bioenergy research Don-Hee Park · Sang Yup Lee Published the world. The Bioenergy Korea Conference 2012 International Symposium was held on 24­25 April 2012 conversion in the field of bioenergy. Also, several papers on general enzyme technology and bioconversion

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Ris har udgivet en rapport om moderne bioenergi. Den slr fast, at  

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Risø har udgivet en rapport om moderne bioenergi. Den slår fast, at biomasse er en ligeså værdifuld teknologi, der skal til for at udnytte hele dens potentiale. RIS?NYT N O 42003 MODERNE BIOENERGI HAR STORE MULIGHEDER Moderne bioenergi har store muligheder Af Hans Larsen, Jens Kossmann og Leif Sønderberg Petersen

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SLU, Spring 2012 Bioenergy and social sciences: economics and sociology, 5hp  

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SLU, Spring 2012 1/6 Bioenergy and social sciences: economics and sociology, 5hp PNS0083 Bioenergy and social sciences: economics and sociology, 5hp The course is given as part of the postgraduate research school "Bioenergy". The overall objective of the course is: 1. to enable the students

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Concorso Tesi di Laurea e Concorso Tesi di Dottorato di Ricerca BioEnergy Italy 2014  

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Concorso Tesi di Laurea e Concorso Tesi di Dottorato di Ricerca BioEnergy Italy 2014 Bioenergie, Chimica Verde e Agricoltura Destinato ai laureati di qualsiasi Facoltà che hanno dell'uso delle bioenergie o della chimica verde in agricoltura I Concorsi - promossi da Cremona

Segatti, Antonio

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IMproved Assessment of the Greenhouse gas balance of bioeNErgy pathways (IMAGINE)  

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IMproved Assessment of the Greenhouse gas balance of bioeNErgy pathways (IMAGINE) Evaluation - ENERBIO Livrable D4.1 : GHG balances of bioenergy pathways Mars 2012 Nathalie GAGNAIRE, Benoît GABRIELLE sources by bioenergy mostly hinges on the uncertainty on the magnitude of nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Switchgrass for Bioenergy held at the University of NebraskaLincoln  

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Switchgrass for Bioenergy held at the University of Nebraska­Lincoln Agricultural Research. Cenusa bioenergy, a USDA-funded research initiative, is investigating the creation of a sustainable Diagnostic Clinics Switchgrass for Bioenergy training session was conducted during the UNL Extension Late

Farritor, Shane

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Multi Criteria Analysis for bioenergy systems assessments Thomas Buchholz a,, Ewald Rametsteiner b  

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Multi Criteria Analysis for bioenergy systems assessments Thomas Buchholz a,?, Ewald Rametsteiner b Available online 11 November 2008 Keywords: Multi Criteria Analysis Bioenergy Sustainability a b s t r a c t Sustainable bioenergy systems are, by definition, embedded in social, economic, and environmental contexts

Vermont, University of

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The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)  

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The Center for BioEnergy Sustainability (CBES) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is pleased Studies Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center University of Wisconsin-Madison. Co-Leader in Creating Sustainable Bioenergy Practices Jackson's program focuses on structure and function of managed, semi

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The Pennsylvania State University www.BioEnergyBridge.psu.edu 1 BioEnergy Bridge  

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© The Pennsylvania State University www.BioEnergyBridge.psu.edu 1 Penn State BioEnergy# trichard@psu.edu rtw103@psu.edu www.bioenergy.psu.edu Biomass Energy Center #12;© The Pennsylvania State · The BioEnergy BridgeTM will address the full spectrum of challenges to our national priority of reducing

Lee, Dongwon

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*** Draft: do not cite or distribute -COP7 Bioenergy Document: October 18, 2001 *** Address Correspondence to  

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*** Draft: do not cite or distribute - COP7 Bioenergy Document: October 18, 2001 *** Address;*** Draft: do not cite or distribute - COP7 Bioenergy Document: October 18, 2001 *** 10/23/01 Page 2 of 111 omasera@ate.oikos.unam.mx #12;*** Draft: do not cite or distribute - COP7 Bioenergy Document: October 18

Kammen, Daniel M.

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2014 Bioenergy Summer Bridge Fellowship Applica;on Please type or print all informa0on  

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2014 Bioenergy Summer Bridge Fellowship Applica;on Please type or print all want to be a Bioenergy Summer Bridge student and what you hope to contribute for future Bioenergy Summer Bridge students. Le=er B: Write and in-depth le

Tullos, Desiree

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11:776:301 Grain Crops (3 credits) Instructor: Albert Ayeni, 2-9711 x211; ayeni@aesop.rutgers.edu  

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added another dimension to the significance of grain crops as sources of bioenergy, compelling a fresh and student assessment. The course will draw on relevant textbooks, recent reviews and articles from the scientific literature, as well as articles from the popular and business press. Recommended course materials

Chen, Kuang-Yu

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Associated with Bioenergy and Other Biogenic  

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Carbon Dioxide Emissions Associated with Bioenergy and Other Biogenic Carbon Dioxide Emissions Associated with Bioenergy and Other Biogenic Sources Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Carbon Dioxide Emissions Associated with Bioenergy and Other Biogenic Sources Agency/Company /Organization: United States Environmental Protection Agency Sector: Energy, Climate Focus Area: Biomass, - Biomass Combustion, - Biomass Gasification, - Biomass Pyrolysis, - Biofuels, - Landfill Gas, - Waste to Energy, Greenhouse Gas Phase: Evaluate Options Resource Type: Publications, Guide/manual User Interface: Website Website: www.epa.gov/climatechange/emissions/biogenic_emissions.html Cost: Free References: EPA, 40 CFR Part 60[1] Tailoring Rule[2] Biogenic Emissions[3] The 'EPA Climate Change - Green House Gas Emissions - Carbon Dioxide

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BESC Affiliate Program : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Affiliate Program Affiliate Program The BioEnergy Science Center has among its goals the effective, coordinated commercialization of appropriate technologies through formation of start-up ventures as well as licensing to corporate entities pursuing biofuels development. The effective translation of BESC research results into applications testing and potential deployment is an implicit part of reaching DOE's bioenergy goals. Toward this end, we are offering companies and universities the opportunity to become BESC Affiliates and receive the following benefits: An invitation to participate in all bio-energy related training, summer courses, symposia, and seminars hosted by or connected with BESC Notification of all publications resulting from BESC sponsored research, as well as timely information about BESC news

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USDA and DOE Fund Genomics Projects For Bioenergy Fuels Research |  

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Fund Genomics Projects For Bioenergy Fuels Research Fund Genomics Projects For Bioenergy Fuels Research USDA and DOE Fund Genomics Projects For Bioenergy Fuels Research August 9, 2006 - 8:43am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - Aug. 9, 2006 - Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman and Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns today announced that the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Energy (DOE) have jointly awarded nine grants totaling $5.7 million for biobased fuels research that will accelerate the development of alternative fuel resources. Bodman commented, "These research projects build upon DOE's strategic investments in genomics, to accelerate scientific discovery and promote the development of alternative energy sources vital to America's energy and economic security." "To be a reliable renewable energy source, farmers and ranchers will need

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UNEP-Bioenergy Decision Support Tool | Open Energy Information  

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UNEP-Bioenergy Decision Support Tool UNEP-Bioenergy Decision Support Tool Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP green logo.png FIND MORE DIA TOOLS This tool is part of the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership. Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: UNEP-Bioenergy Decision Support Tool Agency/Company /Organization: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Sector: Land Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Biomass, - Biofuels, - Biomass Combustion, - Biomass Gasification, - Biomass Pyrolysis, - Landfill Gas, People and Policy Topics: Co-benefits assessment, - Energy Access, - Energy Security, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, Implementation, Market analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Guide/manual, Publications

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Facility will focus on bioenergy, global food security  

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Facility will focus on bioenergy, global food security Facility will focus on bioenergy, global food security Facility will focus on bioenergy, global food security The New Mexico Consortium expects to complete the 27,000 square foot laboratory and office facility next spring. May 22, 2012 Aerial view of Los Alamos National Laboratory Aerial view of Los Alamos National Laboratory. Contact Kevin Roark Communications Office (505) 665-9202 Email Los Alamos, N.M., May 22, 2012 - U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of construction on the New Mexico Consortium's (NMC) biological research facility last Friday afternoon. Senator Udall noted New Mexico's novel and extensive contributions to our nation's renewable energy efforts and congratulated LANL, the NMC, and Richard Sayre on their commitment to advancing the nations goals for energy

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The BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) is a U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Research Center supported by the Office of Biological and Environmental Research in the DOE Office of Science Pseudo-lignin Chemistry and Its Impact  

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The BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) is a U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Research Center and Biochemistry, BioEnergy Science Center Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA *Presenter: arthur by the DOE office of Biological and Environmental Research through the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC). 10 µm

Das, Suman

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Los Alamos National Laboratory: Bioscience Division: Bioenergy &  

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Cliff Unkefer Cliff Unkefer Deputy Group Leader Kathy Elsberry Group Office Administrator Janet Friedman Group Office 505 667 0075 B Div People Scientists in B-8 Develop Strategies for Bioenergy, Bioremediation and Climate Change Research As part of the Bioscience mission to address issues in environmental stewardship, this group focuses on discovering the molecular principles that underpin biological diversity, specificity, response and function. This is achieved through research in environmental microbiology, microbial genomics, metabolomics, systematics and phylogeny and can be applied to the advancement of bioenergy technologies and bioremediation as well as to our understanding of carbon cycling. B-8 Teams Chemical Conversion Metabolomics Environmental Microbiology

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Did U Know? : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Did U Know? Did U Know? Common U.S. agricultural products specifically grown for biofuel production include switchgrass and soybeans. Can you really drive a car off grass instead of gas? Yes! Switch grass is a common, warm-season grass that can be an environmentally friendly biofuel and alternative to traditional gasoline. How cool is that! Humans have used biomass fuels for heating and cooking since the discovery of fire. Biofuel is any liquid fuel derived from biological material such as trees, agricultural wastes, crops, or even grass. Biofuel can be produced from any carbon source that can be replenished rapidly, such as plants. Biomass refers to living and recently dead biological matter that can be used as fuel or for industrial production. Biofuel is considered a means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions

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Traffic lights for crop-based biofuels  

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attention to reputational risk, and finding markets, as consumer lobby groups demand greater transparency about where and how products are produced. As Hatcher [13] notes, losing the trust of stakeholders can be fatal. Nobody wants algae or cellulosic... 4(4), e5261 (2009). 10 Shi AZ, Koh LP, Tan HTW. The biofuel potential of municipal solid waste. GCB Bioenergy 1(5), 317-320 (2009). 11 Kuzovkina YA, Quigley MF. Willows Beyond Wetlands: Uses of Salix L. Species for Environmental Projects. Water...

Phalan, Ben

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asian livestock production Sample Search...  

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production but will produce millions of tons of by-products that can be fed... Utilizing Bioenergy By-products in Beef Production Systems The newly expanded renewable fuels......

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Genetically Engineering Plants for Crop Improvement  

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...manipulating cellular metabolism, and this new research...engineered plants in the seed production and agrichemical...larger quantities of starch or specialized starches with various degrees...particular fatty acids in seed crops, and (iii...

CHARLES S. GASSER; ROBERT T. FRALEY

1989-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling the UK perennial energy crop market  

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Biomass produced from perennial energy crops, Miscanthus and willow or poplar grown as short-rotation coppice, is expected to contribute to UK renewable energy targets and reduce the carbon intensity of energy production. ...

Alexander, Peter Mark William

2014-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Licensing : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Inventions Inventions 32 records A Broad Environmental Stress-Inducible Promoter and its Application in Crops A Novel Monolignol that reduces recalcitrance of plant cell walls Caloramator sp. Tolerance of Pretreatment Inhibitors from LIgnocellulosics Cellulose and xylan fermentation by novel anaerobic thermophilic clostridia isolated from self-heated biocompost Compositions and Methods for Improved Plant Feedstock Consolidated Bioprocessing Method using Thermophilic Microorganisms Engineering male sterility or non-transgenic pollen by pollen-specific expression of a restriction enzyme Flow-through Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass with Inorganic Nanoporous Membranes Gene and Gene Clusters that Enable Degradation of Recalcitrant Biological Materials Genes to Increase Growth in Monocots

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Bioenergy in India: Barriers and Policy Options | Open Energy Information  

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Bioenergy in India: Barriers and Policy Options Bioenergy in India: Barriers and Policy Options Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Bioenergy in India: Barriers and Policy Options Agency/Company /Organization: UNEP-Risoe Centre Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Biomass, - Biofuels Topics: Implementation, Market analysis, Pathways analysis, Background analysis Resource Type: Publications, Lessons learned/best practices, Case studies/examples Website: tech-action.org/Perspectives/BioenergyIndia.pdf Country: India Cost: Free UN Region: Southern Asia Coordinates: 20.593684°, 78.96288° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":20.593684,"lon":78.96288,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Oilseeds for Biofuels and Biochemicals in Texas BIOENERGY PROGRAM  

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Oilseeds for Biofuels and Biochemicals in Texas BIOENERGY PROGRAM Description feedstocks (primarily soybean) with food and feed markets. The price of October 2009 Chicago soybean oil to be competitive in the domestic market. U.S. biodiesel manfacturers are closing, consolidating, or suspending

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Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework Recognized at National Conference  

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The paper and poster presentation "Bioenergy KDF: Enabling Spatiotemporal Data Synthesis and Research Collaboration" was awarded second place for best paper at the ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems, held November 47 in Dallas, Texas.

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Generating Bioenergy Solutions for the Clean Energy Economy of Tomorrow  

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Bioenergy Technologies Office selects student team from Redmond, Washington, to present at the Biomass 2014 conference, which is taking place July 29 to July 30 in Washington, D.C. The team was chosen for their idea on how to help the nation transition to renewable forms of energy using cellulosic ethanol.

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How can land-use modelling tools inform bioenergy policies?  

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...information and processes to assess the consequences...fuels (e.g. biodiesel, bioethanol...a comprehensive evaluation of these different...occur. Realistic evaluations of bioenergy scenarios...tequila-making process can be used as...palm or soya bean biodiesel [10]. While...

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Crop production without fossil fuel.  

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??With diminishing fossil fuel reserves and concerns about global warming, the agricultural sector needs to reduce its use of fossil fuels. The objective of this (more)

Ahlgren, Serina

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crop Productivity and Photoassimilate Partitioning  

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...HARVEST INDEX OF CEREALS AS AGRONOMIC AND...SPECIES-DIFFERENCES IN SEED GROWTH-CHARACTERISTICS...AND CARBOHYDRATE-METABOLISM IN SOURCE LEAVES...GROWTH AND YIELD OF CEREALS, JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL...IN REGULATION OF STARCH FORMATION IN LEAVES...PHOTOSYNTHATE UNLOADING FROM SEED COATS OF PHASEOLUS-VULGARIS...

Roger M. Gifford; J. H. Thorne; W. D. Hitz; Robert T. Giaquinta

1984-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Turbines Benefit Crops  

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Ames Laboratory associate scientist Gene Takle talks about research into the effect of wind turbines on nearby crops. Preliminary results show the turbines may have a positive effect by cooling and drying the crops and assisting with carbon dioxide uptake.

Takle, Gene

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Irrigation of Forage Crops  

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. ?Consumptive use of water by major crops in Texas.? Texas Board of Water Engineers. Irrigation of Forage Crops Juan Enciso, Dana Porter, Guy Fipps and Paul Colaizzi* 2 waterrequirementshelpdeterminehowmany acrescanbeirrigatedwithaparticularcanal orwellcapacity...

Enciso, Juan; Porter, Dana; Fipps, Guy; Colaizzi, Paul

2004-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct climate effects of perennial bioenergy crops in the United States  

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...miscanthus (Miscanthus X giganteus). One LCA study suggested that net GHG savings relative...components and system boundaries (i.e., LCA methodology) that leads to GHG displacement estimates...states (as defined by the US Department of Agriculture)]. Using a carbon saving estimate...

Matei Georgescu; David B. Lobell; Christopher B. Field

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct climate effects of perennial bioenergy crops in the United States  

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...considered (Table S1). Evaluation of potential consequences...a rooting depth of 1 m). Evaluation of WRF Simulations. We evaluate...reliant on subgrid convective processes and less sensitive to the choice of scheme...energetic costs and benefits of biodiesel and ethanol biofuels . Proc...

Matei Georgescu; David B. Lobell; Christopher B. Field

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the potential of bioenergy. Final report, October 1, 1997--September 30, 1998  

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As electricity restructuring proceeds, traditional concepts of how energy is produced, transported, and utilized are likely to change dramatically. Marketplace, policy, and regulatory changes will shape both the domestic and global energy industry, improving opportunities for clean, low-cost energy, competitively priced fuels, and environmentally responsible power systems. Many of these benefits may be obtained by commercial deployment of advanced biomass power conversion technologies. The United BioEnergy Commercialization Association represents the US biomass power industry. Its membership includes investor-owned and public utilities, independent power producers, state and regional bioenergy, equipment manufacturers, and biomass energy developers. To carry out its mission, UBECA has been carrying out the following activities: production of informational and educational materials on biomass energy and distribution of such materials at public forums; technical and market analyses of biomass energy fuels, conversion technologies, and market issues; monitoring of issues affecting the biomass energy community; and facilitating cooperation among members to leverage the funds available for biomass commercialization activities.

Kirschner, J.; Badin, J.

1998-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Rerouting Carbon Flux To Enhance Photosynthetic Productivity  

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...reported in academic literature for cyanobacteria or...rates from existing literature on cyanobacteria...photobioreactor-like environments (high light and high...discussions and the critical review of the manuscript...2010. Sugarcane for bioenergy production: an assessment...

Daniel C. Ducat; J. Abraham Avelar-Rivas; Jeffrey C. Way; Pamela A. Silver

2012-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Opportunities for Farmers in Biomass Feedstock Production  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Plenary IV: Advances in Bioenergy FeedstocksFrom Field to Fuel Opportunities for Farmers in Biomass Feedstock Production J. Richard Hess, Idaho National Lab, Director of Energy Systems & Technology Division

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Tradeoffs in ecosystem services of prairies managed for bioenergy production.  

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??The use of perennial plant materials as a renewable source of energy may constitute an important opportunity to improve the environmental sustainability of managed land. (more)

Jarchow, Meghann Elizabeth

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Roadmap for Bioenergy and Biobased Products in the United States  

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Biomass resources are a sustainable and environmentally friendly feedstock that can contribute significantly to a diverse energy portfolio.

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Research and adoption of biotechnology strategies could improve California fruit and nut crops  

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of Production for Selected Fruit and Tree Nuts, by State,production of top 10 woody fruit and nut crops, 2010. Cropsfor top 10 California woody fruit and nut crops, 2010 Grape*

Haroldsen, Victor M; Paulino, Gabriel; Chi-ham, Cecilia; Bennett, Alan B

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Department Announces Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Bioenergy  

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Energy Department Announces Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Energy Department Announces Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Bioenergy Research Centers Energy Department Announces Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Bioenergy Research Centers April 4, 2013 - 1:48pm Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced it would fund its three Bioenergy Research Centers for an additional five-year period, subject to continued congressional appropriations. The three Centers -including the BioEnergy Research Center (BESC) led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison in partnership with Michigan State University, and the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-were established by the Department's

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Energy Department Announces Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Bioenergy  

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Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Bioenergy Research Centers Energy Department Announces Five-Year Renewal of Funding for Bioenergy Research Centers April 4, 2013 - 1:48pm Addthis NEWS MEDIA CONTACT (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced it would fund its three Bioenergy Research Centers for an additional five-year period, subject to continued congressional appropriations. The three Centers -including the BioEnergy Research Center (BESC) led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison in partnership with Michigan State University, and the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) led by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-were established by the Department's

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Contact Information - Industrial : BioEnergy Science Center  

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BESC Industry Contact Information BESC Industry Contact Information To learn more about BESC's industry program please contact Renae Speck, Director of Technology Transfer and Partnerships for BESC, (865-576-4680), Renae Speck). Renae Speck Renae Speck, PhD spends fifty percent of her time as a Senior Commercialization Manager in the Office of Technology Transfer in the Partnership Directorate and fifty percent of her time as the Manager of Technology Transfer and Partnerships for the BioEnergy Science Center. As a Senior Commercialization Manager, Renae is responsible for portfolio management and commercialization of intellectual property created by researchers and staff in the Biological and Environmental Sciences Divisions as well as any intellectual property created by Oak Ridge National Laboratory staff that is funded by the BioEnergy Science Center

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Comparison of Arabinoxylan Structure in Bioenergy and Model Grasses  

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Arabinoxylan Arabinoxylan Structure in Bioenergy and Model Grasses Ameya R. Kulkarni, 1 Sivakumar Pattathil, 1 Michael G. Hahn, 1,2 William S. York, 1,3 and Malcolm A. O'Neill 1 1 Complex Carbohydrate Research Center and US Department of Energy BioEnergy Science Center, 2 Department of Plant Biology, and 3 Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA Abstract Heteroxylans were solubilized from the alcohol-insoluble residue of switchgrass, rice, Brachypodium, Miscanthus, foxtail millet, and poplar with 1 M KOH. A combination of enzymatic, chemical, nu- clear magnetic resonance (NMR), mass spectroscopic, and immu- nological techniques indicated that grass arabinoxylans have comparable structures and contain no discernible amount of the reducing end sequence present in dicot glucuronoxylan. Our data suggest that rice, Brachypodium, and foxtail

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Chapter 6 - Databases for Bioenergy-Related Enzymes  

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Abstract As one of the many clean and renewable energy forms, bioenergy, especially the liquid biofuels, has received great attention in the past 5 years, as biofuels have a great potential to be used for replacing the fossil-based gasoline as transportation fuels. However, the lignocellulosic biofuels are currently too expensive because plant cell walls, the major component of plant biomass, are recalcitrant to microbial/enzymatic deconstruction. In order to achieve the practical goals, reduce plant cell wall recalcitrance to enzymatic degradation and develop low-cost microbial or engineering approaches to releasing sugars, plant and microbial biologists as well as engineers have been working together to study the molecular mechanisms underlying plant biomass formation and microbial degradation. The past decades have seen a lot of genes experimentally characterized to be involved in plant cell wall synthesis or deconstruction. As a result, many bioenergy-related databases have been developed to collect and classify these genes, which are further used for annotating newly sequenced genomes. Here we summarize these bioenergy-related databases, with a special focus on plant resources. We also discuss the limitation of existing resources and suggest that there is still a strong need for new databases. The newly developed database should include not only enzymes, but also other important genes such as transcription factors, micro ribonucleic acid and transporters by extensive literature curation. The integration of various high-throughput omics data, e.g. comparative genomics data and precomputed bioinformatics data, is also highly recommended for developing new bioenergy-related databases.

Yanbin Yin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-solids enrichment of thermophilic microbial communities and their enzymes on bioenergy feedstocks  

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Progress and Challenges in Enzyme Development for Biomasscommunities and their enzymes on bioenergy feedstocks AmithaStrain selection, enzyme extraction optimization, and

Reddy, A. P.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Department Announces $7 Million to Develop Advanced Logistics for Bioenergy Feedstocks  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The Energy Department announced today up to $7 million for two projects aimed at developing and demonstrating ways to reduce the cost of delivering bioenergy feedstocks to biorefineries.

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U.S. Billion-Ton Update: Biomass Supply for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry  

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An update to the 2005 report, "Biomass as a Feedstock for a Bioenergy and Bioproducts Industry: The Technical Feasibility of a Billion-Ton Annual Supply"

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Socio-economic drivers in implementing bioenergy projects  

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Within the international community there is considerable interest in the socio-economic implications of moving society towards the more widespread use of renewable energy resources. Such change is seen to be very necessary but is often poorly communicated to people and communities who need to accept such changes. There are pockets of activity across the world looking at various approaches to understand this fundamental matter. Typically, socio-economic implications are measured in terms of economic indices, such as employment and monetary gains, but in effect the analysis relates to a number of aspects which include social, cultural, institutional, and environmental issues. The extremely complex nature of bioenergy, many different technologies involved and a number of different, associated aspects (socio-economics, greenhouse gas mitigation potential, environment, ) make this whole topic a complex subject. This paper is primarily a descriptive research and review of literature on employment and other socio-economic aspects of bioenergy systems as drivers for implementing bioenergy projects. Due to the limited information, this paper does not provide absolute quantification on the multiplier effects of local and or national incomes of any particular country or region. The paper intends to trigger a more in-depth discussion of data gaps, potentials, opportunities and challenges. An encouraging trend is that in many countries policy makers are beginning to perceive the potential economic benefits of commercial biomass e.g. employment/earnings, regional economic gain, contribution to security of energy supply and all others.

J. Domac; K. Richards; S. Risovic

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Biomass yield and nitrogen content of annual energy/forage crops preceded by cover crops  

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Abstract In order to reduce input costs and improve sustainability of energy/forage crops in the northern Great Plains (NGP), preceding cover crops can be included into existing annual crop systems. The objective of the study was to determine biomass yield and quality of five annual energy/forage crops, grown after six different, leguminous and non-leguminous cover crop species. The experiment was conducted at two locations, Fargo and Prosper, ND, from 2010 to 2012. The experimental design was a randomized complete block with three replicates, in a split-plot arrangement where the preceding season's cover crop was the main plot and the forage crop was the sub-plot. Six cover crops, forage pea (Pisum sativum L.) cv. Arvika, Austrian winter pea (Pisum sativum ssp. arvense (L.) Poir), hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth.) forage radish (Raphanus sativus var. niger) cv. Daikon, turnip (Brassica rapa var. rapa) cv. Purple Top, and forage turnip (Brassica campestris x napus) cv. Pasja, were planted no-till on 8 to 9 August in 2010 and 2011 into oat (Avena sativa L.) residue. In the following spring, five energy/forage crops, maize (Zea mays L.), forage sorghum and sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.), oat, and barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) were planted no-till onto the winter-killed cover crops residue. Results across locations and years indicated forage pea and forage radish, produced the highest dry matter yield (3.3Mgha?1) in the fall. Total plant N content was 116kgNha?1 in forage peas and 76kgNha?1 in forage radish, respectively. Results across locations and years indicated all energy/forage crops had greater biomass yield, and total N content when preceded by a legume cover crop compared with a non-legume or the check, in the previous year. Forage sorghum had the highest average biomass yield among the five energy/forage crops, with 17.8Mgha?1, followed by sweet sorghum with 15.3Mgha?1. In conclusion, forage pea was the most suitable cover crop to provide additional N for the subsequent crops in the NGP. Forage sorghum and sweet sorghum can be considered as the most productive energy/forage crops, especially when preceded by a legume cover crop.

D.P. Samarappuli; B.L. Johnson; H. Kandel; M.T. Berti

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The water shoesize vs. footprint of bioenergy  

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...importance. Calculating a water footprint is therefore crucial for agriculture-based products. As the carbon footprint elaboration has...Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Freshwater Consumption in LCA . Environ Sci Technol 43 : 4098 4104 . The authors declare...

Stephan Pfister; Stefanie Hellweg

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Bioscience Research @ LANL LA-UR-13-23186 Bioenergy and Biome Sciences  

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Bioscience Research @ LANL Bioscience Research @ LANL LA-UR-13-23186 Bioenergy and Biome Sciences Making fuel from plants and algae Algae naturally produce oil, which is the basis of diesel fuel, but can also be converted to other kinds of fuel. Scientists at Los Alamos are studying which types of algae are best for fuel production, how to make them grow faster and produce more lipids, and also how to extract the algae from the water in which they live. Read more about algae: Fuel can also be made from other plants by taking apart cellulose-the material in their leaves and stalks. Cellulose is very strong and complex, though, and scientists at Los Alamos are working hard to determine how to break it down

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Farm-level simulation of alternative resource-conserving production systems for representative crop farms in the Northern Texas High Plains  

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irrigated and dryland conditions, and sprinkler irrigation with and without a low energy precision application (LEPA) system. With dryland conditions, participation in the Conservation Reserve Program was evaluated. Farm situations werc. simulated over a... farm program provisions. This latter assumption was adopted in order to assess potential of alternative crop rotations. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I express my sincere appreciation to Dr. James W. Richardson, my advisor and chairman of the committee...

De Brey, Cristobal J.

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Crop Revenue Coverage (CRC)  

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Crop Revenue Coverage guarantees a stated amount of revenue based on commodity futures prices. This publication explains how CRC works and gives examples based on harvest price scenarios....

Stokes, Kenneth; Barnaby, G. A. Art; Waller, Mark L.; Outlaw, Joe

2008-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Our Affiliates : BioEnergy Science Center  

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Meet Our Affiliates Meet Our Affiliates DSM logo The purpose of DSM is to create brighter lives for people today and generations to come. DSM is now driving advances in alternative and renewable energy, such as pioneering the development of biomass-based chemicals and materials. We are involved in wind and solar power, the creation of second generation biofuels, and the production of lighter, more fuel-efficient cars, planes and trains. We are also combining our knowledge in the area of materials with advances in health and nutrition. Elanco logo Elanco is a global, innovation-driven company that develops and markets products to improve animal health and protein production in more than 75 countries. Elanco is a division of Eli Lilly and Company, a leading global pharmaceutical corporation. Elanco is committed to protein

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International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics | Open  

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Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics Jump to: navigation, search Name International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics Place India Sector Biofuels Product Biofuels ( Academic / Research foundation ) References International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics is a company located in India . References ↑ "International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=International_Crops_Research_Institute_for_the_Semi_Arid_Tropics&oldid=347036

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Sustainability criteria for bioenergy systems: results from an expert survey Thomas Buchholz*, Valerie A. Luzadis, Timothy A. Volk  

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Sustainability criteria for bioenergy systems: results from an expert survey Thomas Buchholz in revised form 10 April 2009 Accepted 24 April 2009 Available online 9 May 2009 Keywords: Bioenergy and concerns about regional and national security are driving the development and use of biomass for bioenergy

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Protective role of bioenergy of specific soil (Si02) of Madina Munawrrah in the field of oncology.  

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...Nov 12-15, 2006 Protective role of bioenergy of specific soil (Si02) of Madina Munawrrah...the preventive and therapeutic role of Bioenergy of specific Soil (Si02) of Madina Munawrrah...Group A was negative control group). Bioenergy of specific SiO2 (taken from the earth...

Mulazim H. Bukhari; Abbas Iqbal; Yasmin Abbas; Eyad Hasan A. Kamel

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Press Releases: BioEnergy Science Center  

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Press Releases Press Releases Mascoma Announces Major Cellulosic Biofuel Technology Breakthrough Lebanon, NH - May 7, 2009: Mascoma Corporation today announced that the company has made major research advances in consolidated bioprocessing, or CBP, a low-cost processing strategy for production of biofuels from cellulosic biomass. CBP avoids the need for the costly production of cellulase enzymes by using engineered microorganisms that produce cellulases and ethanol at high yield in a single step. "This is a true breakthrough that takes us much, much closer to billions of gallons of low cost cellulosic biofuels," said Michigan State University's Dr. Bruce Dale, who is also Editor of the journal Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefineries. "Many had thought that CBP was years or even decades away,

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Biofacts : BioEnergy Science Center  

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BioFacts BioFacts What causes global warming? Carbon dioxide and other air pollution trap in the sun's heat in the atmosphere. Coal-burning power plants and automobiles are the largest U.S. sources of carbon dioxide pollution. What are alternative fuels? Alternative fuels, such as biofuels, are substitutes for conventional fossil fuels, such as petroleum (oil), coal, propane and natural gas. Common U.S. agricultural products specifically grown for biofuel production include switchgrass and soybeans. What is switchgrass anyway? Switchgrass is a common, warm-season grass that can be used to make an environmentally friendly biofuel and alternative to traditional gasoline. By 2050, biofuels could reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 1.7 billion tons per year - equivalent to more than 80% of current

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IEA-Renewable Energy Technologies, Bioenergy Agreement Task 37: Energy from Biogas and Landfill Gas  

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EFP-06 IEA- Renewable Energy Technologies, Bioenergy Agreement Task 37: Energy from Biogas-Bioenergy, Task 37- Energy from Biogas and Landfill Gas", via samarbejde, informationsudveksling, fælles analyser. biogas fra anaerob udrådning (AD) som en integreret gylle og affalds behandlings teknologi. Arbejdet

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International Conference on Wood-based Bioenergy LIGNA+Hannover, Germany, 17-18 May 2007  

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International Conference on Wood-based Bioenergy LIGNA+Hannover, Germany, 17-18 May 2007 Photo: NTC Marketing Specialist and Sebastian Hetsch, Consultant Food and Agricultural Organization & UN Economic Commission for Europe Geneva, Switzerland #12;International Conference on Wood-based Bioenergy LIGNA

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International Market Opportunities in Bioenergy: Leveraging U.S. Government Resources  

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Breakout Session 3CFostering Technology Adoption III: International Market Opportunities in Bioenergy International Market Opportunities in Bioenergy: Leveraging U.S. Government Resources Cora Dickson, Senior International Trade Specialist, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

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30 Robust og bredygtig bioenergi september 2012 Af Brian Vad Mathiesen, Henrik Lund,  

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30 Robust og bæredygtig bioenergi · september 2012 Af Brian Vad Mathiesen, Henrik Lund, Frede K erstatte de fossile brændsler med biobrændsler og bioenergi, og/eller i hvor høj grad vi skal satse på

Pillai, Jayakrishnan Radhakrishna

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Biomass and Bioenergy 31 (2007) 646655 Estimating biomass of individual pine trees using airborne lidar  

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Biomass and Bioenergy 31 (2007) 646­655 Estimating biomass of individual pine trees using airborne biomass and bio-energy feedstocks. The overall goal of this study was to develop a method for assessing aboveground biomass and component biomass for individual trees using airborne lidar data in forest settings

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Microalgal biomethane production integrated with an existing biogas plant: A case study in Sweden  

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Abstract Microalgae are considered as potential sources for biodiesel production due to the higher growth rate than terrestrial plants. However, the large-scale application of algal biodiesel would be limited by the downstream cost of lipid extraction and the availability of water, CO2 and nutrients. A possible solution is to integrate algae cultivation with existing biogas plant, where algae can be cultivated using the discharges of CO2 and digestate as nutrient input, and then the attained biomass can be converted directly to biomethane by existing infrastructures. This integrated system is investigated and evaluated in this study. Algae are cultivated in a photobioreactor in a greenhouse, and two cultivation options (greenhouse with and without heating) are included. Life cycle assessment of the system was conducted, showing that algal biomethane production without greenhouse heating would have a net energy ratio of 1.54, which is slightly lower than that (1.78) of biomethane from ley crop. However, land requirement of the latter is approximately 68 times that of the former, because the area productivity of algae could reach at about 400t/ha (dry basis) in half a year, while the annual productivity of ley crop is only about 5.8t/ha. For the case of Vxtkraft biogas plant in Vsters, Sweden, the integrated system has the potential to increase the annual biomethane output by 9.4%. This new process is very simple, which might have potential for scale-up and commercial application of algal bioenergy.

Xiaoqiang Wang; Eva Nordlander; Eva Thorin; Jinyue Yan

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To advance and share knowledge, discover solutions and promote opportunities in food and agriculture, bioenergy, health, the environment and human well-  

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and agriculture, bioenergy, health, the environment and human well- being. Vision: To lead in science, innovation

Sheridan, Jennifer

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Research Note The removal of tree stumps and coarse roots from felling sites as a source of woody biomass for bioenergy generation  

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biomass for bioenergy generation is well established in parts of Europe, and interest has been expressed

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John L Gaunt and Johannes Lehmann Energy balance and emissions associated with biochar sequestration and pyrolysis  

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2 Table S1. Energy inputs (Mj ha-1 ) associated with bio-energy crop production Forage Corn CropS1 John L Gaunt and Johannes Lehmann Energy balance and emissions associated with biochar sequestration and pyrolysis bioenergy production Summary of tables Data are provided energy inputs (Mj ha-1

Lehmann, Johannes

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Radioactivity in food crops  

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Published levels of radioactivity in food crops from 21 countries and 4 island chains of Oceania are listed. The tabulation includes more than 3000 examples of 100 different crops. Data are arranged alphabetically by food crop and geographical origin. The sampling date, nuclide measured, mean radioactivity, range of radioactivities, sample basis, number of samples analyzed, and bibliographic citation are given for each entry, when available. Analyses were reported most frequently for /sup 137/Cs, /sup 40/K, /sup 90/Sr, /sup 226/Ra, /sup 228/Ra, plutonium, uranium, total alpha, and total beta, but a few authors also reported data for /sup 241/Am, /sup 7/Be, /sup 60/Co, /sup 55/Fe, /sup 3/H, /sup 131/I, /sup 54/Mn, /sup 95/Nb, /sup 210/Pb, /sup 210/Po, /sup 106/Ru, /sup 125/Sb, /sup 228/Th, /sup 232/Th, and /sup 95/Zr. Based on the reported data it appears that radioactivity from alpha emitters in food crops is usually low, on the order of 0.1 Bq.g/sup -1/ (wet weight) or less. Reported values of beta radiation in a given crop generally appear to be several orders of magnitude greater than those of alpha emitters. The most striking aspect of the data is the great range of radioactivity reported for a given nuclide in similar food crops with different geographical origins.

Drury, J.S.; Baldauf, M.F.; Daniel, E.W.; Fore, C.S.; Uziel, M.S.

1983-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program : Five Year Report, 1985-1990.  

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This five-year report describes activities of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program between 1985 and 1990. Begun in 1979, this Regional Bioenergy Program became the model for the nation's four other regional bioenergy programs in 1983. Within the time span of this report, the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Regional Bioenergy Program has undertaken a number of applied research and technology projects, and supported and guided the work of its five participating state energy programs. During this period, the Regional Bioenergy Program has brought together public- and private-sector organizations to promote the use of local biomass and municipal-waste energy resources and technologies. This report claims information on the mission, goals and accomplishments of the Regional Bioenergy Program. It describes the biomass projects conducted by the individual states of the region, and summarizes the results of the programs technical studies. Publications from both the state and regional projects are listed. The report goes on to consider future efforts of the Regional Bioenergy Program under its challenging assignment. Research activities include: forest residue estimates; Landsat biomass mapping; woody biomass plantations; industrial wood-fuel market; residential space heating with wood; materials recovery of residues; co-firing wood chips with coal; biomass fuel characterization; wood-boosted geothermal power plants; wood gasification; municipal solid wastes to energy; woodstove study; slash burning; forest depletion; and technology transfer. 9 figs., 6 tabs.

Pacific Northwest and Alaska Bioenergy Program (U.S.)

1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alternative water development Sample Search...  

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Summary: and economics 6 Managing irrigation water use for sustainable alternative bioenergy crop production and impacts... development (low impact development concept) 12...

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Special Section for the 4th International Conference on BiorefineryToward Bioenergy  

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Special Section for the 4th International Conference on BiorefineryToward Bioenergy ... The 4th International Conference on BiorefineryToward Bioenergy, held between Dec 3 and 5, 2013, in Xiamen, China, aimed to provide a forum and bring scientists, engineers, and technologists together for an in-depth discussion on biorefinery technologies. ... We hope that this special section will be helpful to the reader and that it might enhance academic exchanges between scholars and industries in the bioenergy field all over the world. ...

Lu Lin; Shijie Liu

2014-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Crops for a Salinized World  

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...agrobiotechnology might speed up the process of achieving conventional...high yields. Such a process can begin by screening...energy (biofuel and biodiesel) and raw materials for industrial...bioenergy and biofuela process that would not compete...supplyrequires evaluation. A further advantage...

Jelte Rozema; Timothy Flowers

2008-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Short rotation Wood Crops Program  

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This report synthesizes the technical progress of research projects in the Short Rotation Woody Crops Program for the year ending September 30, 1989. The primary goal of this research program, sponsored by the US Department of Energy's Biofuels and Municipal Waste Technology Division, is the development of a viable technology for producing renewable feedstocks for conversion to biofuels. One of the more significant accomplishments was the documentation that short-rotation woody crops total delivered costs could be $40/Mg or less under optimistic but attainable conditions. By taking advantage of federal subsidies such as those offered under the Conservation Reserve Program, wood energy feedstock costs could be lower. Genetic improvement studies are broadening species performance within geographic regions and under less-than-optimum site conditions. Advances in physiological research are identifying key characteristics of species productivity and response to nutrient applications. Recent developments utilizing biotechnology have achieved success in cell and tissue culture, somaclonal variation, and gene-insertion studies. Productivity gains have been realized with advanced cultural studies of spacing, coppice, and mixed-species trials. 8 figs., 20 tabs.

Wright, L.L.; Ehrenshaft, A.R.

1990-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Accounting for Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Bioenergy Systems  

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Researchers have recently argued that there is a 'critical climate accounting error' and that we should say 'goodbye to carbon neutral' for bioenergy. Many other analysts have published opionions on the same topic, and the US Environmental Protection Agency posted a specific call for information. The currently burning questions for carbon accounting is how to deal with bioenergy. The questions arises because, unlike for fossil fuels, burning of biomass fuels represents part of a cycle in which combustion releases back to the atmosphere carbon that was earlier removed from the atmosphere by growing plants. In a sustainable system, plants will again remove the carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) from the atmosphere. Conceptually, it is clear that there are no net emissions of the greenhouse gas CO{sub 2} if biomass is harvested and combusted at the same rate that biomass grows and removes CO{sub 2} from the atmosphere. The problem lies in the fact that growth and combustion do not occur at the same time or in the same place, and our accounting system boundaries - spatial and temporal - frequently do not provide full and balanced accounting. When the first comprehensive guidelines for estimating national greenhouse gas emissions and sinks were put together by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, they noted that it has been argued that CO{sub 2} emissions resulting from bioenergy consumption should not be included in a country's official emission inventory because there are no net emissions if the biomass is produced sustainably, and if the biomass is not produced sustainably, the loss of carbon will be captured as part of the accounting for emissions from land-use change. In the same philosophical vein, the Kyoto Protocol provides that emissions or sinks of CO{sub 2} from land-use change and forestry activities be measured as the 'verifiable changes in carbon stocks'. From these has grown the convention that emissions from biomass fuels are generally not counted as part of emissions inventories, and biomass energy is sometimes referred to as being 'carbon neutral.' But what happens when a forest is harvested for fuel but takes 60 years to regrow or when biomass is harvested in a country that is not party to an international accord but is burned in a country that is party to an international accord? Biomass energy is only truly 'carbon neutral' if we get the system boundaries right. They need to make sure that the accounting methodology is compatible with our needs and realities in management and policy.

Marland, Gregg [ORNL

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Methods to estimate on-field nitrogen emissions from crop production as an input to LCA studies in the agricultural sector  

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Nitrogen compounds emitted from the field are usually considered in Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) of agricultural products or processes. The environmentally most important of these N emissions are ammonia (NH3), n...

Frank Brentrup; Jrgen Ksters

2000-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE to Invest $250 Million in New Bioenergy Centers | Department of Energy  

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$250 Million in New Bioenergy Centers $250 Million in New Bioenergy Centers DOE to Invest $250 Million in New Bioenergy Centers August 2, 2006 - 4:48pm Addthis Basic Genomics Research on the Development of Biofuels to be Accelerated JOLIET, IL - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman announced today that DOE will spend $250 million to establish and operate two new Bioenergy Research Centers to accelerate basic research on the development of cellulosic ethanol and other biofuels. The Secretary made the announcement with Congressman Jerry Weller (IL-11th), local officials and biofuels stakeholders during a visit to Channahon, IL. "This is an important step toward our goal of replacing 30 percent of transportation fuels with biofuels by 2030," Secretary Bodman said. "The

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Geek-Up[10.01.10] -- Mapping Bioenergy and Magnetic Vector Potential, New  

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0.01.10] -- Mapping Bioenergy and Magnetic Vector 0.01.10] -- Mapping Bioenergy and Magnetic Vector Potential, New Atmosphere-Monitoring Tools and "Sour" Gas Streams Geek-Up[10.01.10] -- Mapping Bioenergy and Magnetic Vector Potential, New Atmosphere-Monitoring Tools and "Sour" Gas Streams October 1, 2010 - 3:33pm Addthis Elizabeth Meckes Elizabeth Meckes Director of User Experience & Digital Technologies, Office of Public Affairs This week, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced the launch of an online portal for energy geeks and "cartophiles" alike. NREL's BioEnergy Atlas encompasses two analysis and mapping tools - BioPower and BioFuels. These tools can summarize state-by-state energy use and infrastructure for traditional and bioenery power, fuels and resources

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National Bioenergy Center Biochemical Platform Integration Project: Quarterly Update #26, January - March 2010  

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January-March, 2010 edition of the National Bioenergy Center's Biochemical Platform Integration Project quarterly newsletter. Issue topics: understanding and improving sugar measurements in biomass hydrolysates; expansion of the NREL/DOE Biochemical Pilot Plant.

Schell, D.

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GREET Bioenergy Life Cycle Analysis and Key Issues for Woody Feedstocks  

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Breakout Session 2DBuilding Market Confidence and Understanding II: Carbon Accounting and Woody Biofuels GREET Bioenergy Life Cycle Analysis and Key Issues for Woody Feedstocks Michael Wang, Senior Scientist, Energy Systems, Argonne National Laboratory