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  • Forth Energy plans to build four biomass plants in Scotland

    Joint venture Forth Energy is planning to propose biomass power stations at four sites in Scotland. The collaboration between Scottish and Southern Energy and Forth Ports hopes to undertake consultations on the proposals and next year seek consent to build the plants. Forth Energy intends to build the plants at Forth Ports ...

  • New biomass plant to be built in Lincolnshire

    RWE Innogy UK is acquiring 100 % of Helius Energy Alpha Ltd from British biomass to power company Helius Energy Plc.. Helius Energy Alpha Ltd. owns the rights for the development and operation of the Stallingborough biomass power plant to be built in North East Lincolnshire. Overall, RWE Innogy will invest approx. € 260 million in this project. Consent for the power plant has already been granted ...


    By RWE AG

  • Innovative biomass plant planned for UK

    This British biomass power station concept is one of the many projects being proposed around the globe as the search for renewable energy sources continues. The visually stunning Teesside plant will be covered with greenery, provide fuel for over 50,000 homes and be powered by palm kernel shells. This British biomass power station concept is one of the many projects being proposed around the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Wales builds `unique` biomass plant

    Wales is to build its ‘first’ biochar facility, which will produce charcoal from dry organic waste. Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) is to purchase a purpose built plant after the Welsh Assembly Government’ s Academic Expertise for Business programme (A4B) provided it with £180,000. Biochar, produced by burning biomass through pyrolysis, ...

  • KMW Energi exhibits technology for biomass-fired heating and CHP plants

    “This is a big trade fair and many of our customers attend,” says Lars-Erik Jansson, sales manager at KMW Energi, a leading Swedish manufacturer of heating and CHP plants. “Exhibiting at World Bioenergy is a tradition for us.” KMW will present its latest reference plants, as well as showcasing its brand at this international forum. Of course the company is also ...


    By Elmia AB

  • GBP 200M biomass plant approved

    Plans to build a £200million biomass power plant at Tees Valley have been approved. Gaia Power’s plant will be powered on recycled wood chippings, generating 50MW, which is enough to supply over 80,000 homes. Around 275,000 tonnes of pallets, MDF and chipboard will be diverted from landfill to fuel the facility each year. Gaia power founder and chairman Michael Fox said: “We have worked long ...

  • Metso to supply biomass power plant for Vimmerby Energi & Miljö in Sweden for green energy production

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Metso to supply biomass power plant for Vimmerby Energi & Miljö in Sweden for green energy production Metso Corporation's press release on February 21, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. local time Metso will supply Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB (VEMAB) with a biomass-fired power plant for combined heat and power production at Tallholmen in the city of ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Biomass, an alternative for balancing the energy system

    Amid the upsurge in wind and solar projects, balancing power capacities are necessary. Biomass is a solution in this regard, being not only renewable, but also accessible, its vast untapped potential mainly coming from the agricultural land available in Romania. Following an increase of about 140 % in 2013 in terms of installed power capacities, projects using biomass and its derivatives, such ...


    By Slow Energy Europe

  • GE technology turns waste wood into useful energy at Italian biomass plant

    As Italy strives to increase its renewable energy production to 17 percent by 2020, GE’s (NYSE: GE) alternative energy technology can help companies in the country support this initiative. At POWER-GEN Europe, GE is showcasing the Clean Cycle power generation system, its new acquisition in the field of small Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC), which recently received GE’s ecomagination ...


    By GE Power

  • Holyhead Biomass plant given go ahead

    Consent has today been granted to Anglesey Aluminium Metal Renewables to construct a biomass fuelled power station at Penrhos Works, Holyhead, Anglesey. The plant will generate 299 MW of electricity, enough to power approximately 300,000 homes – equivalent to around a quarter of the homes in Wales. It will employ up to 600 people during construction with around 100 full-time personnel when ...

  • World`s largest biomass plant approved

    Britain is set to build the world's largest biomass plant after the Government gave the green light to a scheme in south Wales. The 350MW wood chip-fuelled plant, which will be based in Port Talbot, is expected to generate enough electricity to power half of the homes in Wales. Energy Secretary John Hutton approved plans for the £400m plant from London-based firm Prenergy Power Ltd on ...

  • Metso to supply biomass power plant for Värnamo Energi for doubling green electricity production

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Metso to supply biomass power plant for Värnamo Energi for doubling green electricity production Metso Corporation's press release on November 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. local time Metso will supply Värnamo Energi AB with a biomass power plant for combined heat and power production in ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Alter NRG Corp. to build biomass plants in China

    Alberta-based Alter NRG Corp. to construct a demonstration biomass facility and future biomass-to-energy projects in the Chinese ...

  • Denmark’s largest coal plant fully converts to biomass

    Diarmaid Williams reports in decentralized energy that the huge Avedøre combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Copenhagen, Denmark, once the country’s largest coal-fired station, is now completely fueled by biomass. Coal has been replaced entirely by wood pellets and straw as two energy companies, Vestegnens Kraftvarmeselskab (VEKS) and Dong Energy combined to ...

  • Alter NRG Corp. to build biomass plants in China

    Alberta-based Alter NRG Corp. has signed an agreement to construct a demonstration facility and also a letter of intent for licensing and development of future biomass-to-energy projects in the Chinese market. The agreement with Wuhan Kaidi Holding Investment Co., involves construction of one facility to process approximately 50 to 100 tons per day of varying biomass materials before the end of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Will biomass be the saviour of coal?

    Use of biomas at coal-fired energy plants would enhance existing generation assets and balance carbon reduction objectives with energy demand and energy ...

  • New Bristol biomass plant to benefit local community

    Permission was granted today for a new 150MW dedicated biomass power station at Royal Portbury Dock in the Port of Bristol, North Somerset. The consent allows E.ON Climate and Renewables to construct a plant which could provide enough electricity to power up to 160,000 homes. The new plant will create up to 325 temporary jobs during construction, 35 full-time jobs during ...

  • Biomass Will Make Coal-fired Power Plants Greener

    The U.S. should follow the European lead and burn more biomass in coal-fired boilers. Big equivalent reductions in greenhouse gas emissions would be achieved according to the McIlvaine Company in its Power Plant Air Quality Decisions online system. In the U.K. one of the world’s largest coal-fired power plants, (Drax), announced recently that 10 percent of the fuel input will come from ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Berlin Starts Production on New Biomass Power Plant

    More than 250 people turned out for the groundbreaking ceremony of Burgess BioPower, formerly known as the Berlin Station, in Berlin, N.H., Oct. 6, including New Hampshire's governor and the city's mayor. The $275 million, 75-megawatt plant is expected to begin generating power in 2013, selling it to New Hampshire Public Service under a 20-year power purchase agreement. New Hampshire Gov. John ...


    By BBI International

  • Abengoa to develop in Belgium the largest biomass power plant in the world

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by the electricity and gas company, Belgian Eco Energy (Bee), to develop the largest commercial plant in the world of new construction in Ghent (Belgium), which will produce 215 MW of electricity, being one ...


    By Abengoa

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