biomass-fuelled energy News

  • `World`s first` whiskey-fuelled biomass CHP plant

    The ‘world’s-first’ whiskey-fuelled biomass CHP plant is to be built in Scotland. The GreenSwitch CHP plant, which is capable of using wet biomass, will be powered using whiskey distillery by-products to create enough electricity for 9,000 homes. This GBP50m joint venture between Helius Energy and The Combination of Rothes Distillers (CoRD) called Helius CoRDE, will use ...

  • Metso wins an order for the eighth biomass-fuelled modularised CHP-plant to Germany

    Metso Corporation's press release on August 10, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. local time   ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Approval given for Biomass and energy from waste fuelled power station in Tilbury Docks

    The Government has given the green light for a new 60 Mega Watt power plant, fuelled by biomass and waste, to be built on a disused site at Tilbury Docks in Essex. Energy and Climate Change minister Lord Hunt said: “If we are to tackle climate change we must reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and also make use of renewable sources of fuel. This power station will achieve both those ...


  • Pyrolysis Oil from Biomass Could Be Early Alternative to Fossil Oil in Transition to Society Fuelled by Renewables

    Pyrolysis of biomass—thermochemical decomposition of wood or organic waste at elevated temperatures and with minimal presence of oxygen—could be an "interesting" option in a transition to replacing today's fossil oil with renewable alternatives, according to a Bio4Energy expert on the thermal conversion of biomass to fuels and chemicals. Thus far, ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Fuelling the pipeline of female talent in the UK’s energy sector

    Today Baroness Verma is launching POWERful Women (PfW) – a new, professional initiative to showcase female leadership potential in the UK’s energy sector. PfW has an ambition of ‘30% of executive energy company board members to be female by 2030’ and ‘40% of energy company middle management to be female by 2030’. The energy sector is tackling a wide range of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Modern Utility Management: Fuelled For Growth

    Aalborg Energie Technik specialises in the design, supply and maintenance of biomass boilers for plants throughout Europe. Established in Denmark in 1996, the company is headquartered in the city of Aalborg and its current product portfolio is further supported by a wide range of consultancy services relating to biomass fired CHP plants in both the manufacturing and energy sectors. It offers ...

  • 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

  • Major Biomass-to-Energy Power Plant Programme in Poland

    Polish licensee of a revolutionary PARS technology of clean gasification is planning to build at least 20 small biomass power plants a year within its 10-year investment programme to become a major renewable energy producer in Europe. PARS technology of tar, soot and VOC cleanup is clean, inexpensive and efficient, resulting in 0.025 euro/kWh electricity from 35 euro/ton feedstock. The ...


    By BIOLEUX POLSKA sp z oo

  • 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

  • Call for abstracts | Energy from Biomass and Waste

    We are pleased to inform you that we are currently accepting abstracts for the forthcoming Venice 2016 - Sixth International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, to be held in Venice from 14-17 November 2016. The Symposium will include oral and poster sessions, numerous ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • Biomass Thermal Energy Council Announces Latest Webinar

    Brits, Brussels, and Biomass: The European Path Towards Renewable Heating Registration is now open for the free educational webinar on June 15 at 12PM ET, 9 AM PT    Imagine the impact on U.S. jobs and local economies if 95% of new domestic heating appliances used renewable ...

  • 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: ...


  • Enel: First hydrogen-fuelled power now on line in Venice

    Two landmark events have been achieved at Enel’s hydrogen-fuelled power plant near Venice. Just a few days after the new hydrogen pipeline supplied by Polimeri Europa (ENI) went into service, the power plant has successfully begun generating power fuelled 100% by hydrogen. The people of Venice are the first in the world to benefit from power generated by the world’s largest industrial-sized “zero ...


    By Enel SpA

  • South Africa achieves its first CSP plant fuelled 100% by the sun

    The 100 MW Redstone Solar Thermal Power Project will be located in Postmasburg, near Kimberley in the Northern Cape Province and will count with 12 hours of molten salt energy storage. "The Redstone project marks important technology advancement for South Africa in solar power," said SolarReserve's CEO Kevin Smith. The 100 MW tower plant with 12 hours of energy storage will be able to deliver a ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Air-fuelled battery could last up to 10 times longer

    A new type of air-fuelled battery could give up to ten times the energy storage of designs currently available. This step-change in capacity could pave the way for a new generation of electric cars, mobile phones and laptops. The research work, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), is being led by researchers at the University of St Andrews with partners at ...

  • Biomass exhibition

    Nextgen is the marketplace for sharing information, identifying solutions and generating business opportunities around cleaner, reliable and cost-effective local energy. Ulma is a Swedish manufacturer of residential and light commercial pellet boilers and we shall participate on this exhibition with our          ...


    By Ulma AB

  • 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 ...


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