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  • The 1st Biomass Plant in UK will measure its emissions with an Environnements S.A CEMS

    Widely known for the high quality of our continuous pollutant monitoring systems but also the local expertise of our Partner A1-CBISS, we were requested to tender for this new Biomass Plant project. Thus, Environnement S.A will provide the entire CEMS for the sampling and continuous monitoring of NH3, HCl, SO2, NO, NO2, N2O, CO, CO2, H2O and total hydrocarbons. “The plant, costing ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Fuels from biomass: New technique can fast-track better ionic liquids for biomass pre-treatments

    They’ve been dubbed “grassoline” - second generation biofuels made from inedible plant material, including fast-growing weeds, agricultural waste, sawdust, etc. - and numerous scientific studies have shown them to be prime candidates for replacing gasoline to meet our transportation needs. However, before we can begin to roll down the highways on sustainable, carbon-neutral grassoline, numerous ...

  • Outotec to deliver a 90 MW biomass power plant in Turkey

    OUTOTEC OYJ  PRESS RELEASE   NOVEMBER 16, 2012  at 1:00 PM Outotec to deliver a 90 MW biomass power plant in Turkey Outotec has agreed with Eren Holding on the turnkey delivery of a 90 MW biomass power plant to Çorlu, located close to Istanbul in Turkey. The order value is approximately EUR 55 ...


    By Outotec Oyj

  • Envirotherm And ZeroPoint Clean Tech To Build New Biomass Power Plants

     Envirotherm, an Allied Technologies company, and ZeroPoint Clean Tech, the world's leading biomass gasification technology company, have announced they will join forces to build turn-key, biomass power plants. These combined heat and power (CHP) plants are the first standardized biomass gasification plants in the global renewable energy market to be fully EPC delivered with performance ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

  • Nexterra consortium reaches financial close on biomass gasification plant in Northamptonshire, UK

    Nexterra announced today that it has reached financial close on the Welland Waste Wood Power Plant which will use Nexterra’s gasification technology. Nexterra also participated in the development and financing of the £51.6 m project located in Northamptonshire, UK. The Welland project is the second biomass ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

  • 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)

  • 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, ...

  • 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.

  • Foster Wheeler selects Emerson’s automation technology for the world’s largest 100 percent biomass-fired boiler

    Foster Wheeler has chosen Emerson Process Management’s PlantWeb™ digital plant architecture with the Ovation™ expert control system and AMS Suite predictive maintenance software to control a new biomass boiler at the Polaniec Power Station in Poland. When operational in 2012, this will be the world’s largest 100 percent biomass-fired boiler. Foster Wheeler is building the ...


    By Emerson Process Management

  • New Method for Conditioning Biomass from Conifers Makes for Cost-efficient Ethanol Production

    Bio4Energy researchers together with industrial partners have invented a cost-efficient method designed to facilitate the production of fermentation products such as ethanol from cellulose from wood or woody residue from spruce and pine. The corresponding technology has been verified at Biorefinery Demonstration Plant at Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. The new results are part of a package of ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Renewa delivers a bioenergy boiler plant to Manestad in Sweden

    Renewa Oy, an expert in local bioenergy, has signed an agreement with Katrinefors Kraftvärme Ab (KKAB) on delivering a 28 MW bioenergy boiler plant to Mariestad in Sweden. Renewa will deliver a bioenergy boiler plant for combined heat and power production to Metsä Tissue paper mill in Mariestad, Sweden. The boiler plant will produce process steam for Metsä Tissue paper mill, steam ...


    By KPA Unicon

  • Grass Is Greener For Biofuels Future

    A genetically-engineered bacterium developed by scientists in the US can produce ethanol biofuel from coarse, wild-growing switchgrass, rather than using vital food crops such as maize. Scientists in the US claim they have developed a simple, one-step process that turns plant tissue into biofuel. A genetically-engineered bacterium can convert switchgrass into ethanol directly, without any ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Combining strategies speeds the work of enzymes

    Enzymes could break down cell walls faster – leading to less expensive biofuels for transportation – if two enzyme systems are brought together in an industrial setting, new research by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests. A paper on the breakthrough, “Fungal Cellulases and Complexed Cellulosomal Enzymes Exhibit Synergistic Mechanisms in ...

  • Eliminate biofuel or not?

    Last summer, the island of Lindau on Lake Constance was - for the 57th time - a meeting place for young and talented intellectuals. Coming from all over the world, the 567 young researchers met 18 Nobel prize-winners and representatives of various well-known university departments. This year, medicine was the main theme, but numerous medical biologists and chemists were also present since the ...


  • Bioenergy Innovation Award 2012 goes to Cambi

    The award committee’s citation: The Bioenergy Innovation Award 2012 goes to a Norwegian technology enterprise founded in 1989, which has remained innovative for many years, and which still continues to rediscover itself. The company possesses a sound knowledge network and succeeds in generating commercial successes from the products it develops. It has become world-renowned in spite of ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Secretary Moniz Announces New Biofuels Projects to Drive Cost Reductions, Technological Breakthroughs

    During remarks at the Energy Department’s Biomass 2013 annual conference, Secretary Moniz today highlighted the important role biofuels play in the Administration’s Climate Action Plan to increase our energy security and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. Secretary Moniz ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GreenField Ethanol announces the launch of G2Biochem

    GreenField Ethanol announced the launch of G2Biochem, a collaborative partnership that will acquire, validate and commercialize GreenField's innovative patented process technology. This technology will make next generation ethanol a commercial reality. G2Biochem is backed by major international partners and collaborators including Andritz and Novozymes. This innovative technology has ...


    By GreenField Ethanol Inc.

  • Fluor Honored with Innovation Award at World Biofuels Markets Conference

    Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it was awarded the Best Biofuels EPC Innovation Award at the World Biofuels Markets conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in late March. The award recognized Fluor’s commitment and innovation to the biofuels industry as an engineering, procurement and construction company. “Fluor is honored to receive ...


    By Fluor Corporation

  • Bio4Energy Students Analyse Pilot Facilities in Sharpened Biorefinery Pilot Research Course

    The contents of the key generic course in the Bio4Energy Graduate School, Biorefinery Pilot Research (BPR), have been made considerably sharper in terms of training students in considering each ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Lignol consolidates majority shareholding of Territory Biofuels with plans to re-start the largest biodiesel refinery in Australia

    Lignol Energy Corporation (TSXV: LEC) ("LEC" or "the Company"), a leading technology company in the advanced biofuels and renewable chemicals sectors, today announced that it has agreed to acquire an additional 2.67 million shares of Territory Biofuels Limited ("TBF") for A$1 million under a TBF private placement offering transaction, which also provides for the further issuance of approximately ...


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