Author Archives: SAFER Alliance

Clean Energy Industry Continues to be a Bright Spot in the NC Economy

RTI International has just released a new study commissioned by the NC Sustainable Energy Association. The study, the The Economic Impact Analysis of Clean Energy Development in North Carolina, provides a series of key findings that reveal sizeable contributions to … Continue reading

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Value of Biofuels Goes Beyond Those with Direct Investment

Concerns over the future of biofuels in a future national energy strategy were aired before some pretty influential parties this week, as stakeholders ratchet up their defense of a federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) that has promoted the development of … Continue reading

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April 2014 Edition of the Southern Bioenergy Network News

The April 2014 edition of the Southern Bioenergy Network News has been posted.  Please take a moment to review this month’s SBN News for information on upcoming webinars, project announcements, events, and new reports that analyze various aspects of the bioenergy … Continue reading

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ODI says food insecurity in developing countries not linked to biofuels

In the UK, the Overseas Development Institute has released a new study showing that existing evidence does not point to increased food insecurity in developing countries as a result of biofuels. Instead, the food security impacts from biofuels production may … Continue reading

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Anti-Biomass Propaganda Paints Misleading Portrait of Bioenergy

The Partnership for Public Integrity has released a new anti-biomass report titled “Trees, Trash, and Toxics: How Biomass Energy Has Become the New Coal.” 25x’25, Biomass Power Association, and American Forest & Paper Association have issued rebuttals to the report.

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