BIOMASS GEOTHERMAL HYDROCARBON HYDROPOWER NUCLEAR SOLAR/ELECTRIC WINDPOWER
World’s first farm to grow food and fuel in the desert opens in Abu Dhabi
(Inhabitant) The world’s first research facility to grow both food and fuel just opened in the United Arab Emirates. Located on a 2-hectare site in Abu Dhabi, the desert facility uses coastal seawater irrigation to raise fish and shrimp for food, while growing salt-tolerant plants that can be harvested to create biofuel.
LOW OIL PRICES SOFTEN BIOMASS ENERGY MARKET
In the past few years, there’s been a lot more research into all kinds of new innovative uses for wood fibers. As reported in the Pallet Enterprise’s September edition by writer Rick LeBlanc, “Researchers are unlocking many uses for wood beyond the traditional markets…Wood fiber is being used creatively in the development of soon-to-be-affordable microchips, […]