biomass energy project News

  • Go ahead for Northumberland Biomass project

    North Blyth Energy Ltd has been granted permission by Government to construct a 99.9MW biomass power station at Blyth Harbour, Northumberland. The developer estimates that the biomass project will provide enough electricity to meet the annual electricity needs of as many as 170,000 homes a year – the equivalent of all the homes in Northumberland. A Department of Energy and Climate ...

  • 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

  • Silva Tree Paulownia for Biomass Project due for Launch

    Silva Tree's third project is due to be launched any day, causing much excitement.  The Paulownia for biomass project is interesting because of its regulated fund structure as well as its entry into the popular realm of renewable energy. The Silva tree biomass project will be based in Panama and will use the fast growing tree species Paulownia Elongata for the production of biomass for ...


    By Silva Tree Panama S.A.

  • Biomass Power Consumption Projected to Grow Through 2040 in the U.S.

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released their Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) for 2013 last week, which Biomass Magazine gave an overview of ...


  • St Andrews £25m Biomass Project Named as Finalist at Scottish Green Energy Awards

    Vital Energi would like to congratulate the University of St Andrews on the news that their £25m biomass project at Guardbridge has been named a finalist at the 2016 Scottish Renewable Energy Awards. This visionary scheme is one of only four to be shortlisted in the Sustainable Development category and Mike Cooke, Regional Director for Vital Energi commented, “Just as impressive as ...


    By Vital Energi

  • DOE awards US$21m to five projects for biomass processing

    DOE announced on August 31 that it will award up to $21 million to five projects for handling and delivering high-tonnage biomass feedstocks to producers of cellulosic biofuels. The awards were selected as the best projects to stimulate the design and demonstration of a comprehensive system to handle the harvesting, collection, preprocessing, transport, and storage of sufficient volumes of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Biomass Calculator Launched

    A scientific calculator has been developed that investigates the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to produce electricity. The calculator finds that biomass, when sourced responsibly, can be used in a low carbon and sustainable way. The government’s Bioenergy Strategy published in 2012 made clear only bioenergy from sustainable sources should be used. In ...

  • Future of biomass uncertain

    Industry experts have warned that building new facilities providing renewable energy from biomass in the UK has suddenly become uncertain as current legislation is having a significant impact on the financing of biomass facilities. The issue, which has seen the development of many new plants come to a halt, relates to the principle of ‘grandfathering’ of Renewable Obligation Certificates. ...

  • World Biomass Report

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


    By ReportLinker

  • Guardbridge Biomass Scheme Claims Scottish Green Energy Award

    The £25 million Biomass Energy Centre & District Heating Network for the University of St Andrews has been celebrated at one of Scotland’s most prestigious awards ceremonies, winning the Sustainable Development category of the Scottish Green Energy Awards. The project saw Vital Energi work in partnership with the ...


    By Vital Energi

  • 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

  • EC launches consultation on sustainability scheme for biomass for energy purposes

    The European Commission is inviting all stakeholders, including energy companies, project developers, equipment manufacturers, government services, agricultural and forest industry, environmental NGOs and all other interested stakeholders, including from outside the EU, to help identify the need to develop at EU level sustainability criteria for biomass for energy purposes. On 23 January 2008 the ...

  • Energy from Biomass and Waste UK (EBW UK) Call for Papers

    Energy from Biomass and Waste UK (EBW UK) International Conference & Exhibition on Bioenergy Production, Energy and Materials Recovery from Waste January 26 - 27, 2010, Royal Horticultural Halls, London, UK www.ebw-uk.comCall for PapersDeadline for submissions: June 30, 2009You can now submit abstracts for the EBW UK 2010 technical program and ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Biomass to Energy (Analyst Version) - The World Market for Biomass Power Plants 2012/2013

    Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8m8z8z/biomass_to_energy) has announced the addition of the "Biomass to Energy (Analyst Version) - The World Market for Biomass Power Plants 2012/2013" report to their ...


  • Iberdrola Renewables Starts Biomass Energy Construction in Lakeview, Ore.

    Long-Awaited Lakeview Biomass Cogeneration Plant Expected to Bring Jobs, Improved Forest Health to Southern Oregon PORTLAND, Ore. - Iberdrola Renewables today announced the start of construction at its 26.8-megawatt Lakeview Biomass Cogeneration Plant in Lakeview, Ore. The Lakeview project is expected to finish construction and begin producing enough power for 18,000 typical homes by the ...


    By Iberdrola

  • 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

  • Covanta completes the acquisition of two biomass energy facilities in Maine

    Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in development, operation and ownership of Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects, today announced that its purchase of two biomass energy facilities from co-owners Ridgewood Maine, L.L.C. and Indeck Energy Services, Inc. has been completed. Covanta acquired the two nearly identical facilities, located in West Enfield and ...


    By Covanta

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