Monthly Archives: November 2012

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Heathrow scoops top award

Wood fuel specialist LC Energy has helped Heathrow Airport win the award for ‘best contribution to corporate responsibility’ from The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply. The award recognises the ‘sustainable results’ associated with a new wood fuel system at Heathrow’s new terminal 2 building. The 10MW CHP system will open later in the year…

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Wood Chip into diesel and petrol

The New York Times reports on kiOR, a Texas company producing crude oil from wood chip at a plant in Mississippi. The Times reports ” In a conference call with investment analysts, company executives would not say just how much they had made at the conversion plant, in Columbus, Miss., or how well it was…

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Swedish take on Ash Tree killer fungus

From the Telegraph reporter Tom Rowley. Nov 4th 2012 I am standing in the remote Swedish countryside on a freezing but cloudless day studying two trees. One is blackened, its bark clinging to it in shrivelled clumps. The other is in good health, standing 30ft tall, its sturdy bark covered with a generous layer of…

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