The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) provides crucial support and incentives for companies to invest in new biorefineries to bring advanced biofuels to the pump. Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) President & CEO Jim Greenwood released the following statement expressing the industry’s support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision not to grant Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s petition to cut the RFS: “The EPA’s decision... Read more..
Beginning in 2009, gas produced from a landfill in Durham, N.C., will be turned into power to serve customers of Duke Energy Carolinas. The company announced today that it has signed an agreement with Methane Power Inc. to purchase two megawatts of renewable energy generated from the city of Durham landfill, which was closed in the mid-1990s. “This is a great opportunity for the city to support our plan to help significantly reduce the city’s... Read more..
Verdiem, a leader in network energy management, today announced the release of its Edison(TM) software product, a free energy monitoring application that allows eco-conscious consumers to actively control their PC’s energy consumption — and their household’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Made for the Windows operating system, Edison enhances existing PC power settings and provides a consumer-friendly interface that is easy to set... Read more..