EU Biofuels Barometer: Germany & France In The Lead

"Biodiesel & Bioethanol: The Major PlayersWhile the principal biodiesel players are Germany and France, the unquestionable leader is the French Diester Industrie. The firm has numerous production sites in France: those of Grand-Couronne and Compi?gne, to which the sites of S?te, Mériot and Montoir/Saint-Nazaire have been added this year" The United States is developing more…
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Farm Bureau Sets Up Carbon-trading Unit

"I believe this emerging market is demonstrating that sound environmental practices and good business are not mutually exclusive," Lyons said. "Farmers, ranchers and foresters get a financial benefit while they’re doing the right thing by their land." Some of the members of North Dakota Farmers Union are already selling carbon credits for their land.  One North Dakota…
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Pawlenty New Chairman Of Association Of Governors Touts Renewables

"Pawlenty, a Republican who has worked with the Minnesota Legislature to promote renewable energy and conservation, will use his National Governors Association post to push that agenda nationwide." This is great news for North Dakota also as we have even better renewable resources than Minnesota and other states.  Minnesota is our largest purchaser of electricity…
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Another Potential Renewable Energy Source Right Here In ND

Basin Electric Power Cooperative will dedicate the nation’s first wind-to-hydrogen energy project and fueling site south of Minot on Saturday, there are quite a few hydrogen powered vehicles on display  this year in Minot at the ND State Fair.  This one uses hydrogen in a internal combustion engine that runs on Hydrogen, regular gas or E-85.  Here’s more…
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North Dakota Has First Wind-to-hydrogen Plant In Nation

"Though those towers feed electricity into the area power grid and not directly to the hydrogen plant, the plant is governed by a system that matches the plant’s electricity use exactly to the wind towers’ output, a system known as dynamic scheduling." North Dakota is helping to lead the way with projects like this to develop more…
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