Daily Archives: January 14, 2017

Touting the green machine: biomass as an alternative fuel

Lindsay Kelly reports in Northern Ontario Business that when it comes to popularizing the use of biomass as an alternative fuel, public education should be the industry’s number one priority–according to Dutch Dresser, a founding director of Maine Energy Systems … Continue reading

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Jacobs selected for first-ever rail microgrid project

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announces that it has been selected by NJ TRANSIT to provide design and general engineering services for the NJ TRANSIT Microgrid (NJ TRANSITGRID) project. The objective of the $577 million NJ TRANSITGRID project, the first … Continue reading

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Enviva launches publicly accessible wood fuel supply tracking system

As woody biomass grows as a sustainable fuel in district energy systems, the variation in moisture and other qualities of the natural material acquired from different regions results in varied Btu capacity, drying requirements and other considerations. Biomass Magazine reports … Continue reading

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WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff will be renamed WSP in May

ENR reports that WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, the global professional services giant formed in 2014 when Canada-based design firm WSP made the transformational purchase of US-based transportation engineer-builder PB for $1.5 billion, will corporately “rebrand” as WSP in May, the … Continue reading

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