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  • 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

  • Maximising Africa`s bioenergy potential

    African bioenergy projects must focus on new technologies and receive stronger political support, says biofuel expert Emile van Zyl. Africa has immense potential when it comes to producing energy from biomass, particularly 'second generation' technologies that convert woody or grassy materials — including agricultural waste — into biofuels. Africa can potentially produce as much plant ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Food - Bioenergy - Environment - stable markets in a crisis

    Rural area management ‐ we have developed ICT solutions for these markets ‐ are in a huge change process ‐ from an outmoded agro‐forest market, into new markets, where agro‐forest stakeholders have to think about • a worldwide food production for nearly 10 billion people in near future (2050) as well• additional bioenergy supply from forests and agriculture to help ...


    By PROGIS Software GmbH

  • 39 embassies represented on World Bioenergy get-together

    Representatives from 39 embassies and trade offices from around the world gathered at the beginning of December for the traditional get-together held by Elmia and the Swedish Bioenergy Association Svebio to focus on the latest news and innovations in bioenergy. Planning is also fully underway for World Bioenergy 3–5 June in Jönköping, Sweden, featuring conferences, site visits and ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Five final candidates for the World Bioenergy Award 2014

    The five final candidates to the World Bioenergy Award 2014 are now chosen. One of them will be announced as the winner on June 3 at the opening session of World Bioenergy 2014 in Jönköping, Sweden. This is the third time that the World Bioenergy Award is presented. “These candidates really represents, the aim of the World Bioenergy Award, to recognize an individual who ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Exploiting British Columbia`s bioenergy opportunities

    Natural gas and oil are hot topics in the media these days, but many investors are turning to British Columbia's bioenergy riches as a province-wide source of new jobs and real economic growth. So significant is BC's wealth in bio-energy resources that the Corporate Knights 2012 ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • MHG Mobile: remote field data collection for bioenergy feasibility assessment

    Indonesia struggles with large-scale deforestation of primary forest by the plantation industry, which does not always bring with it aspired local socio-economic opportunities. This week MHG staff returned from Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, where MHG’s Mobile App was used to collect data on soil classes, residue types and volumes from rice, palm oil and coconut plantations in Central ...


    By MHG Systems Ltd

  • HPD Awarded Design-Build Project for Abengoa Bioenergy in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    BILBAO, Spain, June 23, 2008 – HPD has been awarded the design-build project for the evaporation system for Abengoa Bioenergy’s new bioethanol plant in the port of Rottderdam in the Netherlands. The new facility will produce 480 million litres (126 million gallons) renewable fuel per year and will be one of the single largest production sites in Europe.The stillage evaporation system supplied by ...

  • HPD Awarded Design-Build Project for Abengoa Bioenergy in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    BILBAO, Spain, June 23, 2008 – HPD has been awarded the design-build project for the evaporation system for Abengoa Bioenergy’s new bioethanol plant in the port of Rottderdam in the Netherlands. The new facility will produce 480 million litres (126 million gallons) renewable fuel per year and will be one of the single largest production sites in Europe.The stillage evaporation system supplied by ...


  • WBA Press Release on the Central European Bioenergy Conference, Graz

    With more than 1100 registered participants coming from 46 countries and five continents the Central European Bioenegy Conference in Graz, from the15th to the 18th of January 2014, was one of the biggest bioenergy gatherings ever. Many companies came to Graz to explore new business opportunities. The WBA contributed to the meeting with a workshop on small-scale biomass technologies and markets ...

  • Professor Kai Sipilä, Finland, awarded for Europe’s top bioenergy prize at the 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Berlin

    The Johannes Linneborn Prize for Achievements in Biomass Development was awarded today on the occasion of the 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition in Berlin, Germany, to Professor Kai Sipilä, Vice President Strategic Energy Research, Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT). The prize was awarded for his leadership in development of biomass conversion technologies and for ...

  • IDB approves US$925k in grants to support Guyana´s bioenergy development plans

    Technical cooperation will support Guyana´s Agroenergy Policy and encourage private investment in biofuels production The Inter-American Development Bank announced the approved technical cooperation grants totaling US$ 925,500 to support Guyana’s bioenergy development plans today. The funds will be used by the Government of Guyana to promote the development of its nascent bioenergy sector ...

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Reducing Energy Use in Buildings, Integrating Bioenergy into the Classroom, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars December 1: Live Webinar on ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • DOE announces webinars on getting buy-in for energy efficiency projects and the bioenergy knowledge discovery framework

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • This is how Russia will increase its share of RES

    “The main aim today is to develop competitive bioenergy industry in Russia and to create profound internal market for biofuels,” saysMs Yulia Chernyakhovskaya, Deputy Director General of the Russian Energy Agency of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. Russian Energy Agency puts chief emphasize on evolving utilization of local fuel for two cases: In ...


    By Elmia AB

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Biofuel Affordability and Tools for Evaluating Tribal Energy Efficiency

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars May 27: Live Webinar on ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Biodiesel plant contractor appointed

    Clean Development Projects Limited is proud to announce our commitment to develop a series of biodiesel refineries in Mexico.  CDP will be contracting the UK company VEPOWER Limited to design, build and oversee the operation of the plants. CDP is committed to sustainable development and is developing an extensive network of bioenergy plantations in Southern Mexico, cultivating biofuel crops ...

  • KLM jet into World Biofuels Markets to highlight biofuel strategy

    World Biofuels Markets today announced that Jan Ernst de Groot, Managing Director of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, will appear as a keynote speaker at World Biofuels Markets 2010. The World Biofuels Markets has gained a reputation for being the premier industry networking event for leaders of the biofuels world, and will take place from 15 - 17 March 2010 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. World Biofuels ...


    By Green Power

  • European Commission Funds Global Project to Produce Ethanol, Biodiesel and Bioproducts From Algae

    Nine partners from seven countries have joined in an innovative project to show that ethanol, biodiesel and bioproducts can be produced from algae on a large scale. The BIOfuel From Algae Technologies (BIOFAT) project, largely funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Program, aims to ...


    By Hart Energy

  • Biofuel development should not compromise food security, says CFS

    Following a week of intense discussions, the Committee on World Food Security stressed the link between biofuels and food security, saying that the "progressive realization of the right to adequate food for all" should be a priority concern in biofuel development. The world's most important intergovernmental and multi-stakeholder ...

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