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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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 on the up in Germany

    Germany is well on the way to meeting its ambitious targets for the expansion of renewable energies. This is demonstrated by the most recent data on the development of renewable energies in 2007, which have been published today by the German Federal Environment Ministry. According to calculations carried out by the Working Group on Renewable Energies – Statistics (AGEE-Stat), renewable energies ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • Perfect Green Biomass

    The launch of Perfect Green Biomass services represents a pivotal move into a rapidly developing new business sector for the Group, and a keen area of focus for the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) & ‘RE-thinking 2050’ Produced by European Renewable Energy Council (EREC). The report provides policy recommendations for what is needed to fully exploit the EU´s ...


    By Perfect Green Group Ltd

  • 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. ...

  • Will biomass be the saviour of coal?

    KEMA, an independent service provider to the energy industry, has prepared a White Paper on the use of biomass for energy production at existing coal-fired plants. Biomass co-firing is gaining increasing attention from both utilities and regulatory stakeholders. It offers renewable energy generation with low capital costs and takes advantage of the high electrical efficiencies of today"s coal ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • World Biomass Report

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


    By ReportLinker

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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