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  • Air quality impact of a district heat network in Bradford

    The CERC Consultancy team investigated the air quality impact of a proposed district heat network in Bradford city centre. The network will provide heat generated by a new Energy Centre (gas-fired Combined Heat and Power engines and boilers) and two existing biomass boilers, to a number of existing and proposed buildings. As each building is connected to the network, any boiler plant within ...

  • KMW Energi exhibits technology for biomass-fired heating and CHP plants

    “This is a big trade fair and many of our customers attend,” says Lars-Erik Jansson, sales manager at KMW Energi, a leading Swedish manufacturer of heating and CHP plants. “Exhibiting at World Bioenergy is a tradition for us.” KMW will present its latest reference plants, as well as showcasing its brand at this international forum. Of course the company is also ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Wales builds `unique` biomass plant

    Wales is to build its ‘first’ biochar facility, which will produce charcoal from dry organic waste. Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) is to purchase a purpose built plant after the Welsh Assembly Government’ s Academic Expertise for Business programme (A4B) provided it with £180,000. Biochar, produced by burning biomass through pyrolysis, ...

  • New biomass plant to be built in Lincolnshire

    RWE Innogy UK is acquiring 100 % of Helius Energy Alpha Ltd from British biomass to power company Helius Energy Plc.. Helius Energy Alpha Ltd. owns the rights for the development and operation of the Stallingborough biomass power plant to be built in North East Lincolnshire. Overall, RWE Innogy will invest approx. € 260 million in this project. Consent for the power plant has already been granted ...


    By RWE AG

  • 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 ...

  • Carbon Trust calls for massive switch to biomass heating

    Businesses and public sector organisations could benefit by switching from oil, gas and electric heating to biomass, according to Biomass Heating, A Practical Guide, published today by the Carbon Trust. Financial pressures and the coldest start to a winter in over 30 years make reducing heating bills a priority.  However, by working with biomass heating projects across the UK, the Carbon ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Metso to supply biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima in Finland

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Metso to supply biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima in Finland Metso Corporation's press release on January 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Biomass Will Make Coal-fired Power Plants Greener

    The U.S. should follow the European lead and burn more biomass in coal-fired boilers. Big equivalent reductions in greenhouse gas emissions would be achieved according to the McIlvaine Company in its Power Plant Air Quality Decisions online system. In the U.K. one of the world’s largest coal-fired power plants, (Drax), announced recently that 10 percent of the fuel input will come from ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Denmark’s largest coal plant fully converts to biomass

    Diarmaid Williams reports in decentralized energy that the huge Avedøre combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Copenhagen, Denmark, once the country’s largest coal-fired station, is now completely fueled by biomass. Coal has been replaced entirely by wood pellets and straw as two energy companies, Vestegnens Kraftvarmeselskab (VEKS) and Dong Energy combined to ...

  • Alter NRG Corp. to build biomass plants in China

    Alberta-based Alter NRG Corp. has signed an agreement to construct a demonstration facility and also a letter of intent for licensing and development of future biomass-to-energy projects in the Chinese market. The agreement with Wuhan Kaidi Holding Investment Co., involves construction of one facility to process approximately 50 to 100 tons per day of varying biomass materials before the end of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Abengoa selected to build the world’s largest biomass combined heat and power plant in the UK

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B / P SM / NASDAQ: ABGB), an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, and Toshiba Corporation, have been selected as preferred bidders to build the Tees Renewable Energy Plant. The project is owned by MGT Teesside, a subsidiary of MGT Power, a British company committed to developing ...


    By Abengoa

  • CIWM welcomes role of biomass and waste in DECC`s Heat Strategy

    The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has welcomed the publication of DECC's heat strategy and the recognition that biomass and waste have a contribution to make to the Government's aim of encouraging renewable and low-carbon heat technologies. "Decarbonising heat is an important and challenging task and the strategy provides a very useful assessment of the current situation, ...

  • AMETEK Land to Present Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection at European Biomass to Power 2016

    AMETEK Land announces that Derek Stuart, Global Product Manager for Combustion and Environmental Monitoring, will speak at the European Biomass to Power Conference, October 5 to 6 2016, in Seville, Spain, on “Early Detection of Spontaneous Heating and Combustion in Biomass Handling.” ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Polish biomass market on the move

    Poland plans to introduce a new law on renewable energies. Today, co-incinerating biomass in coal power plants is dominating. In the future, however, the support of smaller mono-incinerators and the use of CHP technology should be strengthened. This will lead to new opportunities to develop projects at industrial locations that produce large amounts of biomass. This is the result of an analysis ...


    By ecoprog GmbH

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Heat Recovery Power Plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada

     Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 13 MW biomass heat recovery power plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Chetwynd Forest Industries plant utilizing two Turboden 65 HRS Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators. Turboden is a Pratt ...


  • World Biomass Report

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


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

  • Getting biomass from A to B

    A key component of any biomass to energy chain is of course logistics, getting fuel feedstock from the production site to the end-user. For large users such as power stations or combined heat and power plants this can involve moving large volumes over long distances using a variety of transportation modes. And at World Bioenergy there are those specialised in providing these services. ...


    By Elmia AB

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