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  • Biomass Power Developers Are Busy Generating Jobs

    In some areas of the country, people are finally starting to realize the potential for biomass plants to create jobs. Recently there have been many news stories of project developers starting construction, breaking ground or just announcing their projects. Most recently, Rentech Inc.'s Northwest Renewable Energy Center in Port St. Joe, Fla., was approved by the City Commission. The $225 million ...


    By BBI International

  • Shredding investment decarbonises pioneering biomass operation

    Organics recycling and renewable energy expert Eco Sustainable Solutions has overhauled its biomass shredding technology to decarbonise the organisation’s approach to alternative fuel production.Converting over 300,000 tonnes of waste into saleable products per annum, the business is no stranger to the energy market. But having recently installed a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant to ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • EcoSecurities and Amruthakrishna Power Generation sign biomass agreement

    EcoSecurities Group plc, one of the world’s leading originators of carbon credit projects and Amruthakrishna Power Generation Ltd, a major power solutions and industrial consultancy provider from Secunderbad in India, have signed a purchase agreement to buy Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) from four different biomass power projects across the Andhra Pradesh province. Positioned at the ...


    By EcoSecurities Group plc

  • ElectraTherm Green Machine generates power from biomass in Italy

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned a Green Machine to generate emission-free electricity from biomass in Badia Prataglia, Italy. The facility operates a biomass boiler burning a mix of sawdust and ground up waste wood from a saw mill. The site was challenged with a large amount of wood waste and no means of disposal or storage. Hauling it away ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Biomass Gasifier Fuels Electricity Generation, Sells Renewable Power to Grid

    ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc. (ZeroPoint) today announced the completion of phase one of the field commissioning of its ZeroPoint Renewable CHP Solution™ at a project site in Schwarze Pumpe, Germany. The field commissioning included operation of a reciprocating gas engine fueled by synthesis gas and synchronization of the generator with the local distribution grid, securing a ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

  • Biomass power generation will reach $11.5 billion in annual revenue by 2020

    Standalone biopower facilities have the potential to bring hundreds of megawatts online per installation. Biopower can also optimize existing industrial processes, such as combined heat and power (CHP) installations, reducing coal emissions through co-firing, and onsite generation for industrial facilities like biorefineries. While biopower currently remains limited as a subsidy-dependent ...

  • Two ElectraTherm Power+ Generators to Create Clean Energy from Biomass in Italy

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped two Power+ Generator 6500’s to a biomass site in Italy. Located in the city of Messina, the facility will utilize waste heat from the biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, each Power+ Generator will generate onsite power and the residual heat remaining after ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ENERIA and XYLOWATT signed an agreement to develop the biomass combined heat and power generation sector

    ENERIA, energy arm of the Monnoyeur Group, is the Caterpillar distributor in France, Poland, Romania, Algeria, Belgium and Luxembourg. The company has accumulated more than 30 years experience in combined heat and power plants equipped with gas engines. XYLOWATT, a Belgian company (based in Charleroi) has developed a unique gasification technology that converts biomass into a high-quality fuel ...


    By Xylowatt S.A.

  • Biomass Power Generation Installed Capacity to Reach At Least 82 Gigawatts Worldwide by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research

    Currently accounting for 3 percent of global electricity generation capacity, biomass power generation (biopower) is widely utilized by industrial facilities and distributed energy customers alike. Offering dispatchable, baseload support to the grid with high load reliability, biopower will continue to play a cornerstone role in meeting renewable energy targets. Biopower projects, however, remain ...

  • 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

  • Biomass power investment will total $104 billion by 2021

    Later this month, the world's largest biomass-fueled power plant will come online in the United Kingdom, generating an estimated 750 megawatts (MW) of base load renewable power. The Tilbury, England facility represents a significant step forward for the biomass power generation sector, which is expected to expand rapidly in the coming decade. Defined as the generation of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Berlin Starts Production on New Biomass Power Plant

    More than 250 people turned out for the groundbreaking ceremony of Burgess BioPower, formerly known as the Berlin Station, in Berlin, N.H., Oct. 6, including New Hampshire's governor and the city's mayor. The $275 million, 75-megawatt plant is expected to begin generating power in 2013, selling it to New Hampshire Public Service under a 20-year power purchase agreement. New Hampshire Gov. John ...


    By BBI International

  • 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

  • DIY power supply: prospects for micro-generation

    With climate change at the top of the international political agenda, and energy security an increasing concern for Western nations, consumers producing their own electricity might be one ideal solution. A new study has examined current obstacles to the widespread use of micro-generation. The technology for micro-generation - small, localised energy generation close to its point of use (household ...

  • ElectraTherm ORC to Generate Clean Energy from Biomass in United Kingdom

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the Power+ Generator 4400 to a chicken farm in the United Kingdom, its second application in the country to utilize biomass to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, the site uses a combination of biomass and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology. ElectraTherm utilizes Organic ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Enviva Executes Agreement with Dominion Virginia Power for Biomass Supply

    Enviva LP ("Enviva"), a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, today announced that it has signed a contract with Richmond, Va.-based Dominion Virginia Power ("Dominion"), one of the U.S.'s largest energy producers, to supply biomass to two power facilities in southeast ...


    By Enviva Pellets, LLC

  • Nexterra to Supply Biomass Gasification System for Birmingham Power UK

    Nexterra Systems Corp.(www.nexterra.co.uk), a global leader in energy-from-waste gasification systems, announced today that it has signed a contract with MWH to supply a biomass gasification system for the Birmingham Bio Power Ltd. (BBPL) renewable energy power plant in Tyseley, UK. Developed by Carbonarius, the plant will be capable of producing over 10 MW of ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

  • Abengoa to develop in Belgium the largest biomass power plant in the world

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by the electricity and gas company, Belgian Eco Energy (Bee), to develop the largest commercial plant in the world of new construction in Ghent (Belgium), which will produce 215 MW of electricity, being one ...


    By Abengoa

  • Metso to supply biomass power plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Metso to supply biomass power plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia Metso Corporation's press release on February 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local time Plant will enable utilization of sawmill residue for sustainable heat and power ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • 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

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