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  • Enel and ENAP Inaugurate South America`s First Geothermal Power Plant Cerro Pabellón

    Enel and ENAP inaugurated Cerro Pabellón, which is the first geothermal power plant in South America and the world's first large-scale facility of this kind to be built at 4,500 meters above sea level. The inauguration ceremony, which follows the start of operations at the second of the plant's two 24 MW-units, was opened by Chile's President Michelle Bachelet and attended by Chile's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 ...

  • UNTHA shredder for biomass production in Honduras

    The oil palm – a valuable source of energySubsidised project for a changeover from heating oil to biomass made from oil fruit leftoversToday palm oil is one of the world’s most important edible oils. As well as being an ingredient in countless foodstuffs, palm oil can also be found in cosmetics, washing powders and detergents, paints and varnishes.Up to now harvest leftovers such as fruit fibres ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • 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

  • 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 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: ...


  • 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 ...

  • 2006 Solid biomass Barometer

    Europe’s will to substitute a part of its fossil fuel origin energy consumption (petrol, gas and coal) by solid biomass (principally wood and wood waste, but also straw, crop harvest residue, animal and vegetal waste as well) is beginning to pay off. EurObserv’ER presents the current development of the solid biomass sectors and, for the first time, it also monitors organic urban waste. All of ...

  • 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

  • $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

  • 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

  • Southern Research Institute Wins $925,000 Dept. of Energy Award to Liquefy Biomass for Production of Transportation Fuels

    Southern Research Institute today announced it has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Energy to develop a mild liquefaction process that ...


    By Southern Research Institute

  • 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

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