biomass gas News

  • Woodchip biomass and gas centre heats University of Northampton

    A new biomass centre had been opened at the University of Northampton. The facility uses woodchip biomass and gas to provide hot water and low carbon heating to buildings around the University’s Waterside campus. Renewable energy specialists Vital Energi worked closely with the University’s Project Management team to build the 1.5MW biomass powered energy centre. It will work as part ...

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Research and Markets: Biomass Industry in Australia

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zn4m2g/biomass_industry_i) has announced the addition of the "Biomass Industry in Australia" report to their offering. The Australian biofuels ...


  • Register your biomass fuel as sustainable

    From today, woodfuel suppliers will be able to register their fuels as sustainable by applying to the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL). This is a first for the UK biomass sector and a major milestone in ensuring biomass supported under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is sustainable. The BSL will help develop the growing market for renewable heat providing opportunities throughout the supply ...

  • `Biomass market on the rise`, NRG Expert`s biomass market research reveals

    NRG Expert, the energy market research company, researches the biomass market and reveals the key findings from their latest Biomass Market Research. With interest in the biomass market on the increase it is a good time for companies to review these findings. NRG Expert, the energy market research company analyses the biomass market to help companies better understand the future prospects for the ...


    By NRG Expert

  • EISENMANN hosts biomass boiler workshops

    (CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.) September 3, 2008 – EISENMANN Corporation, together with Hurst Boiler and Process Barron has assembled a series of workshops to help owners and operators further understand their options for biomass powered systems.Each workshop will consist of a one-day executive course intended for energy developers, engineering consultants and end-users of biomass boiler systems. The ...


  • National biomass suppliers database launched

    A new National Biomass Suppliers Database has been announced by the Biomass Energy Centre and Carbon Trust today. Those looking to take advantage of the soon-to-be-released Renewable Heating Incentive (RHI) by heating their buildings or factories with wood will now find it easier to identify local and national companies which can supply them with ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Biomass opportunity out of future oil crisis?

    New International Energy Authority predictions that oil production could reach a peak earlier than previously thought could mean that more renewable fuels will be needed sooner. There could be an opportunity for biomass gas and waste based fuels to plug the gap. Listen to George Monbiot’s interview with IEA chief economist Fatih Birol on the Guardian ...

  • 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

  • Big Leap in Biomass Use for Heating in Spain

    The Spanish have gone from consuming 100,000 tonnes of pellets in 2010 to 380,000 tonnes in 2013. And forecasts published by various organisations are saying that by 2020 the 1.1 million tonne mark will have been passed The Spanish Association for the Energy Valuation of Biomass ...

  • The installation of biomass stoves in Spain, record growth in 2016

    Generally speaking, according to the Biomass Observatory, the annual installed capacity with technical biomass equipment is down 23% on 2015, although it remains constant at 1020.6 MW. The number of units installed in 2016 stands at 38,851, 18% up on the figure for 2015. This shows that Spanish society is still in ...

  • North American Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis Market - ReportsnReports

    The biomass gasification and pyrolysis market in North America is expected to experience high growth during the next few years as a consequence of increasing government concerns about energy security and independence. In addition, other factors, such as rising energy prices; volatility of fuel costs; and government incentives for renewable energy, are projected to contributed to the ...


  • Integrated Gasified Biomass Power Plant Will Use GE Gas Engine Technology to Help Bulgaria Achieve Greater Energy Independence

    Karlovo Power Plant Will Turn Syngas Derived from Straw and Wood Wastes into Cleaner, More Reliable and Economic Electricity Couples GE’s Fuel-Friendlier, High-Efficiency Jenbacher Gas Engines with Biomass Gasifier from EQTEC Iberia Power from Renewable Domestic Organic ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

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