biomass energy production News

  • Global limits of biomass energy

    Biomass energy-energy generated from agricultural waste or specially grown energy crops-has been widely touted as a clean, renewable alternative to fossil fuels. Research is booming to improve energy crops and methods of converting crops to fuel. Already, Brazil gets 30% of its automotive fuel from ethanol distilled from sugar cane. But critics warn that "energy farming" will gobble up land ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Researchers turn biomass into energy

    US scientists say they are testing the viability of converting leafy or woody biomass into a commercially feasible fuel product. University of Nevada-Reno Associate Professors Charles Coronella and Victor Vasquez are working on the pretreatment portion of the biomass conversion process as part of a $4.6 million study funded by the Gas Technology Institute.'Biomass produces a dirty gas if it's not ...

  • Morbark responds to the biomass energy market with several new product innovations

    In response to growing demand for renewable fuels including woody biomass, Morbark, Inc. announced several new product innovations for the energy market at the company’s third Demo Days event in Winn Michigan. These innovations are aimed at helping biomass fuel suppliers streamline their processes and reduce costs. Morbark® Model 23 Chiparvestor™ with Morbark ICS: The Morbark Model 23 ...


  • 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

  • Call for Papers: Energy from Biomass and Waste London

    "Don't Waste Waste" - Deadline for abstract submissions: September 30, 2010   The 2nd international exhibition and conference "energy from biomass and waste" (EBW UK) will be held on January 25 to 26, 2011 in London. Under the tagline "Don't waste Waste" the event shows how waste and biomass as domestically available resources can be utilised to reduce emissions, save money and generate ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Biomass Energy Market in China now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry Biomass Energy Market in China  Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: ...


  • $11 Million to Advance Renewable Carbon Fiber Production from Biomass

    The Energy Department announced today up to $11.3 million for two projects that aim to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable, non-food-based feedstocks, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass. Carbon fiber – a strong, lightweight material that can replace steel and other heavier metals – can lower the cost and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Opportunities for sustainable biomass in Ukraine

    Ukraine is discovering the potential of biomass, thanks in part to the three-year biomass development project Pellets for Power. Carried out by Wageningen UR together with several private partners and with support from NL agency’s Sustainable Biomass Import programme, Pellets for Power has paved the way for The Netherlands as well as for other EU members to import sustainably produced ...

  • Invest in `green` biomass fuels

    With the right policies and investment in research, developing nations can turn their dependence on biomass fuels into a renewable and sustainable energy supply, says Duncan Macqueen. Fuels derived from biomass — mainly wood, but also plant and animal matter — produce lower greenhouse gas emissions than fossil fuels, and can be converted into heat, electricity, liquid or gas. Yet they ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Biomass fair: accreditation available

    Expobiomasa, the international professional fair specialised in biomass will attract18.000 professionals from the sector all interested in buying products and hiring ...

  • World Biomass Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   World Biomass Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Getting biomass from A to B

    A key component of any biomass to energy chain is of course logistics, getting fuel feedstock from the production site to the end-user. For large users such as power stations or combined heat and power plants this can involve moving large volumes over long distances using a variety of transportation modes. And at World Bioenergy there are those specialised in providing these services. ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Technologies to Produce Advanced Biofuel Products from Biomass

    The Energy Department today announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass. This supports the Department’s efforts to make drop-in biofuels more accessible and affordable, as well as meet the cost ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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

  • New report by NNFCC highlights the importance of biomass in power production

    A new briefing report by bioeconomy consultants NNFCC says biomass can deliver cost-effective, low-carbon energy that delivers real and meaningful environmental and economic benefits, but warns that the way we calculate these benefits needs to be more ...


    By NNFCC

  • America’s first expo and conference on energy from biomass and waste

    Pennsylvania has taken the lead with many path breaking energy projects and will be hosting America’s first international exhibition and conference on “energy from biomass and waste” (EBW Expo). EBW Expo is scheduled to be held on September 25-27, 2007 at the Pittsburgh Convention Center. Energy production from biomass and waste is both environmentally and economically attractive. By utilizing ...


  • America`s first expo and conference on energy from biomass and waste

    Now is the time to think about energy recovery from biomass and waste. With energy prices constantly rising, domestic resources such as wood waste, energy crops, and agricultural 'byproducts' like manure are becoming attractive alternatives. And there is more that can be done with waste than just dump it. The State of Pennsylvania has taken the lead with many pathbreaking projects and will be ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • German-American Partnership To Promote Energy From Biomass and Waste

    Freesen & Partner and Steel City Biofuels sign agreement to promote green energy, create international marketplace Alpen, NRW (Germany) / Pittsburgh, PA (USA) – The benefits of biofuels seem clear enough: they can provide a safe, sustainable domestic resource. But what does this mean for the business owner, for municipalities, the farm economy? How can the utilization of oilseed ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

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