biomass-fuelled energy system News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Talbott`s Biomass Energy Systems to Exhibit at the Royal Show

    Royal Show is the most prestigious agricultural event of the year and is being held on 1st - 4th July 2007 at Stoneleigh Park - set in 250 acres of beautiful Warwickshire countryside.   The Royal Show is the agricultural showcase ...

  • 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: ...


  • UBC selects nexterra / GE Biomass Power System

    The University of British Columbia (UBC) and Nexterra Systems Corp., a leading biomass gasification company, announced today that UBC will install and demonstrate a unique, on-site biomass-fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) solution developed by Nexterra and GE Power & Water's gas engine division. The CHP system will be located at UBC's Vancouver campus, where it will provide clean, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Waste Heat Recovery Power Plant for Nechako Green Energy in British Columbia

    Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 2 megawatt biomass heat recovery power plant for Nechako Green Energy Ltd. in Vanderhoof, British Columbia. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Premium Pellet plant operation, and marks the first ever Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) installation in a forest ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • University of Montana to adopt Nexterra Biomass Gasification System

    Nexterra Systems Corp. has announced that the University of Montana's Board of Regents has approved the installation of a Nexterra biomass gasification system for its Missoula campus. The system, which will be installed at a total cost of $16 million (USD), will provide clean, carbon-neutral heat to the University's Missoula campus. "This is our fourth university project and it represents a ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Nexterra to install biomass system at major U.S. institution

    Vancouver-based Nexterra Systems Corp. has signed a $6.9 million (USD) contract to deliver a biomass gasification system for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. The total cost of the project is $18 million (USD) and it will be delivered in partnership with DeMaria Building Company and HGA Architects. Switching from fossil fuel to biomass supports the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • No mention of Biomass or AD by energy minister or his shadow spokesmen

    Anaerobic Digestion and biomass were not discussed as favoured methods of renewable energy in an energy and climate change debate attended by the secretary of state for energy and climate change and his two contemporaries from the other main political parties. The debate, Ask the Ministers: Energy and Climate Change, held in London last night, saw the three main political parties clash over ...

  • Morbark annual demo days event focuses on biomass energy

    In response to growing demand for renewable fuels including woody biomass, Morbark announced several new product innovations for the energy market at the company’s annual Demo Days event in Winn, Michigan. These innovations are aimed at helping biomass fuel suppliers streamline their processes and reduce costs. About Demo Days Over 300 people from fifteen countries ...


  • Frost & Sullivan forecasts high growth for building integrated photovoltaics fuelled by France and Italy

    Distinctive tariffs and increasing awareness about their benefits are the main drivers of demand for building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV). However, more suitable and standardised products are required in the market. Decline and withdrawal of incentives in the near future will be the main challenge for industry participants. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Nexterra`s biomass gasification system officially unveiled at UNBC

    A state-of-the-art clean energy system supplied and installed by Nexterra Systems Corp. was formally unveiled at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, British Columbia. The latest successful implementation of the company's biomass gasification systems further positions Nexterra as a global leader in clean biomass energy solutions for institutional ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

  • TransGlobal Assets and Helios Receive LOIs to Purchase Biomass Systems for $12M USD

    TransGlobal Assets, Inc. (OTCQB: TMSH) (PINKSHEETS: TMSH) is pleased to announce that its JV partner, Helios Inc. of India, has received Letters of Intent from Solaris PLC of Bulgaria and Chemtech SRL of Romania, each agreeing to purchase a 1-megawatt patented Portable Biomass Waste System. The purchase price for each 1-MW System is $6,000,000 ...


  • Saxlund takes €3m order for biomass handling system in the UK

    Saxlund International GmbH, a fully-owned subsidiary of Opcon AB (STO:OPCO), the energy and environmental technology Group, has received an order from Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S, Denmark, for the delivery of a state-of-the-art biomass handling system to a green energy project in Margam – Port Talbot, between Swansea and Cardiff in South Wales, UK. The scope of Saxlund’s ...


    By Opcon Energy System AB (OES)

  • 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 Ltd. (PGL)

  • 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 ...

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