Monday, August 25, 2008

News and Notes - August 25, 2008

Feature Article

Georgia Power seeks approval to convert coal-fired Plant Mitchell to biomass

This article highlights the Georgia Power effort to convert their coal-fired Plant Mitchell to wood biomass. The plant would have the capacity to produce 96MW of electricity. If approved, the plant conversion could be completed by 2012.

US News

'Delivering a global biofuel industry is a big challenge’ (Interview with BP President)

Betting on a hot market for syngas

Biofuels create enviable position for some

Researcher Closes in On Ethanol Breakthrough that Reduces Need to Use Corn to Make Ethanol

American Corn Growers Association Endorses Obama

10 Things to Know About Biden and Energy

Greenhunter Energy Subsidiary Updates Status of Biodiesel Refinery Operations (Now at 50% capacity)

Tying VeraSun's future to a 'whipping boy'

Analysis: EPA talks tough on use of some ethanol blends

Carbon trading schemes, merchant options, and lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions in view of the energy independence and security act of 2007

North America’s cherished landfills threatened

International News

Used cooking oil is turned into biofuel (Spain)

Nissan to make, market Livina models in Brazil

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