Insights from BCC Research

Got Gasification? Technology Boosts Cleaner Air Production

Posted by Clayton Luz on Dec 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM
egy106b.jpgImprovements in the efficiency and environmental friendliness of gasifiers, as well as technology modifications, are ramping up use of gasifier technology throughout the United States.
 
One such project, Mississippi Power's energy facility in Kemper County, Miss., began generating its first power using combination of syngas and natural gas in October, according to Power Magazine.
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South India Considers DSC Technology Deployment

Posted by Clayton Luz on Oct 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Driven by the global demand for clean, renewable sources of power, countries across the globe are investigating Dye Sensitized Cell (DCS) technology to develop lightweight, flexible and cost-effective solutions for a variety of applications.

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EPA Revs Engine on Cellulosic Ethanol to Historic Levels

Posted by Clayton Luz on Oct 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM
Last May, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed increases in renewable fuel volume requirements across all types of biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The proposed increases would boost renewable fuel production and provide for ambitious yet achievable growth.
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Safer, Better Lithium Batteries

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jul 26, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Researchers at the University of Maryland have pioneered a flexible, solid-state, ion-conducting membrane based on a 3D Li-ion conducting ceramic nanofiber network. High capacity, high safety, and long lifespan are three of the most important key factors to developing rechargeable lithium batteries for applications including portable electronics and electrical vehicles. 

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