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7:19 am on Saturday October 22, 2011

A $19 million 'green' energy debacle at USC

Flickr user Land Rover Our Planet The University of South Carolina's $19 million biomass facility was supposed to herald in a new era for both the state's and university's green energy industry — but now it's teetering on the edge of a prime case...
4:11 am on Sunday October 16, 2011

A $19 million 'green' energy debacle at USC

Image by Flickr user Land Rover Our PlanetThe University of South Carolina's $19 million biomass facility was supposed to herald in a new era for both the state's and university's green energy industry — but now it's teetering on the edge of a...
5:28 am on Monday November 30, 2009

Groundbreaking on $795 million biomass power plant at the Savannah River Site today

Image by DOEImage by 20091130-doe.jpg The Savannah River Site will be home to a new biomass power plant -- one that will cost $795 million and burn a mix of timber and shredded tires. It's expected to be a far cleaner source of energy than the...
7:32 am on Monday July 21, 2008

Utility nears biomass deal

Image by flickr user D'Arcy NormanImage by 20080721garbage.jpg It might not look (or smell) pretty, but landfills produce a lot of methane gas, which can be used to provide energy to thousands of people. After deciding last month to increase its use...
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