Category Archives: Bioenergy

White Lists: A Proactive Approach to Risk Reduction for the Bioenergy Industry

As a result, an entrepreneurial industry is emerging focused on identifying bioenergy crops that will help fill the gap. However, one risk associated with the species and genotypes under development is their potential, once planted over vast acreages across multiple environments, to become established pests beyond the cultivation site. The U.S. has multiple examples, from kudzu to hydrilla to tamarisk, […]

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Food For Watts: Turning Post-consumer Food Waste into Renewable Energy

Check out a photo slideshow of this project here. The most recent of these biogas plants, the $16 million JC-Biomethane LLC project, had been in the company’s sights for more than five years. The new plant in Junction City, Oregon, which opened in mid-2013 is anaerobically digesting organic material to generate methane-rich biogas, which then fuels a generator for the […]

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