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  • A vision for bioenergy

    Today's new biomass strategy targets a sector supporting 50,000 jobs and producing 11 per cent of UK energy by 2020 Energy Ministers from 23 of the world's leading economies this week convene in London to accelerate the development and deployment of clean energy technology. Participating governments account for 80 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions and 90 per cent of global clean energy ...

  • Gerri Greenham Acquires Common Shares of Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. for Investment Purposes

    Gerri Greenham announced today that he has acquired 200,000 common shares in Solarvest BioEnergy inc. (the "Company") pursuant to a private placement at $0.25 per common share for a total purchase price of $50,000. In addition, since Mr. Greenham's Early Warning Report dated August 26, 2010, he has acquired 55,500 common shares of the Company on the public market and has ...


  • Gerri Greenham Acquires Common Shares of Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. for Investment Purposes

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 08/26/10 -- Gerri Greenham (the "Investor") announced today that he has acquired 200,000 Common Shares in Solarvest BioEnergy inc. (the "Company"), at a price of $0.25 CAD per Common Share (the "Purchase Price") pursuant to a private placement, for a total price of CAD $50,000. As a result of the acquisition, the Investor now holds 2,280,500 Common Shares of ...


  • Gerri Greenham Acquires Common Shares of Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. for Investment Purposes

    Gerri Greenham announced today that he has acquired 400,000 common shares in Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. (the "Company") pursuant to a private placement at $0.25 per common share for a total purchase price of $100,000. In addition, since Mr. Greenham's Early Warning Report dated June 21, 2011, he has acquired 33,000 common shares of the Company on the public market. ...


  • Gerri Greenham Acquires Common Shares of Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. for Investment Purposes

    Gerri Greenham announced today that he has acquired 300,000 common shares in Solarvest BioEnergy inc. (the "Company") pursuant to a private placement at $0.25 per common share for a total purchase price of $75,000. In addition, Mr. Greenham has acquired 2,000 common shares of the Company on the public market. As a result of these acquisitions, Mr. Greenham now ...


    By Solarvest BioEnergy Inc.

  • Bioenergy 2017 – IrBEA National Bioenergy Conference

    2017 will be a pivotal year for Ireland’s energy policy; the industry expects clarity by then for the roll-out of a Renewable Heat Incentive. We need to move towards clean technologies. Currently, in Ireland,  we have a renewable market share of 8.7%-, with Bioenergy contributing 2% of this. It’s imperative that the Irish Government develops an energy policy that allows for ...

  • Highlights of the ‘Bioenergy 2017’ IrBEA National Bioenergy Conference

    At the conference: The Irish Bioenergy Association Director, Padraic O’Neill, with Fergal Leamy, CEO, Coillte and Matthew Clancy, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland 190 strong attendance at IrBEA’s 16th National Bioenergy Conference on Thursday 9th February Bioenergy conference ...

  • $444M boost for bioenergy options

    Three-year provincial program keys on turning waste into energy. The province has committed an unprecedented $444 million over the next three years to encourage Albertans to develop bioenergy alternatives using waste such as manure and wood chips. In coming years the government will double and then triple the amount of money going into renewable energy development, from $66 million this year ...


  • Governing the Risks and Opportunities of Bioenergy

    Bioenergy has become an increasingly important topic for governments, businesses, and civil society.  Driven especially by increasing oil prices and concerns about climate change, greater investments are being made in renewable energy, with biological sources (sugarcane, maize, wood, etc.) receiving particular attention due to their numerous claimed advantages. Yet bioenergy also has some ...

  • Winner of World Bioenergy Award 2014

    He is head of the company Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone, which on a commercial basis is not only replacing fossil fuels with bioenergy but also increasing the availability of energy, work and food. The prize was presented by HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden at the World Bioenergy international conference and trade fair held on 3-5 June at Elmia in Jönköping, Sweden. "With this year's ...

  • Promoting bioenergy use: policy approaches

    Using some forms of biomass, such as industrial waste wood, agricultural waste and biofuel crops, for energy needs could make a significant contribution to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Europe, but support mechanisms for bioenergy have historically been less effective than for other forms of renewable energy, such as wind power, in European member states. While it is an inherently ...

  • Abengoa World Bioenergy Forum 2015

    During May 20-21, 2015 more than 100 representatives of the biofuel industry and bioenergy experts gathered in Sevilla at the ABENGOA - WORLD BIOENERGY LEADERSHIP FORUM to discuss the future of biofuels – in particular bioethanol. The industry succeeded in the last years in starting cellulosic ethanol production in commercial scale – in Brazil, ...

  • £292,000 boost for British bioenergy entrepreneurs

    Seven British entrepreneurs have been awarded a share of £292,000 to spur on innovation in bioenergy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. This investment is part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC’s) £2million three phase wetlands biomass to bioenergy competition launched in October last year. As set out in the Government’s ...

  • £2million bioenergy scheme opens to applications

    Entrepreneurs across the nation are today being invited to bid for a share of £2million aimed at spurring on innovation in bioenergy. As set out in the Government’s 2012 bioenergy strategy, sustainably sourced bioenergy could contribute around 8-11% to the UK’s total primary energy demand by 2020. More investment is however needed in research, development and demonstration ...

  • Veraventure Oy and a group of business angels have made a capital investment in MHG Systems Ltd that produces bioenergy ERP systems

    'MHG's ERP systems allow cost and environmental savings in hard-to-manage supply chains of biomass-based fuels. Their services allow open and transparent supply chains for pellet, bioelectricity, bioheat, bioethanol and biodiesel production – with features that are becoming international requirements, such as accurate tracking of origin and CO2. Furthermore, the company's technical solutions and ...


    By MHG Systems Ltd

  • Commercial Bioenergy Venture in Africa Wins the 2014 World Bioenergy Award

    The 2014 World Bioenergy Award has been awarded to Jörgen Sandström from Sweden. He is head of the company Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone, which on a commercial basis is not only replacing fossil fuels with bioenergy but also increasing the availability of energy, work and food. The prize was presented by HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden at the World ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Potential for Over $1 Billion in Investment from Canadian Trade Mission to Korea and China Promoting Bioenergy Technology

    Potential for Over $1 Billion in Investment from Canadian Trade Mission to Korea and China Promoting Bioenergy Technology OTTAWA, July 4, 2011 -- Canadian delegates returned to Canada after a 6-day successful trade mission to Korea and China. The purpose of the mission was to promote advanced Canadian bioenergy technology, and to discuss partnering opportunities in Canadian bioenergy investments. ...


  • Bioenergy in Asia: A driver for research and innovation The International Bioenergy (Shanghai) Exhibition and Asian Bioenergy Conference

    In many countries renewables are outpacing fossil fuels in terms of new investments. In 2013 the global amount of investments (not including hydro) reached USD 270.2 billion, 17% up from previous year (source REN 21). In this context, dominated by investments in solar and wind power, several Asian countries are increasingly looking at ways to use their biomass resources and are adopting ambitious ...

  • Bioenergy in Asia a driver for research and innovation

    In many countries renewables are outpacing fossil fuels in terms of new investments. In 2013 the global amount of investments (not including hydro) reached USD 270.2 billion, 17% up from previous year (source REN 21). In this context, dominated by investments in solar and wind power, several Asian countries are increasingly looking at ways to use their biomass resources and are adopting ambitious ...

  • Millions to help fund expansion of Universal Bioenergy, Inc.

    US-based biofuel producer Universal Bioenergy Inc has secured a multi-million dollar investment to help fund future growth and expansion.According to the company, a private investment consortium recently agreed to provide the funds after approving a new management team, the Reuters news agency reports. “We're very excited, because we feel this is a major endorsement by these investors,” said ...

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