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  • UK cash boost for biomass fuel for heat and electricity generation

    Farmers, foresters and biomass producers can apply for up to £200,000 each under a new round of grants opened today by Environment Minister Phil Woolas. The Bio-energy Infrastructure Scheme will support the biomass industry in England helping those supplying biomass fuel for use in heat and electricity generation. Phil Woolas said: “We have to rethink our energy mix. We know biomass has the ...

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Biomass Calculator Launched

    A scientific calculator has been developed that investigates the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to produce electricity. The calculator finds that biomass, when sourced responsibly, can be used in a low carbon and sustainable way. The government’s Bioenergy Strategy published in 2012 made clear only bioenergy from sustainable sources should be used. In ...

  • America’s first expo and conference on energy from biomass and waste

    Pennsylvania has taken the lead with many path breaking energy projects and will be hosting America’s first international exhibition and conference on “energy from biomass and waste” (EBW Expo). EBW Expo is scheduled to be held on September 25-27, 2007 at the Pittsburgh Convention Center. Energy production from biomass and waste is both environmentally and economically attractive. By utilizing ...


  • World Biomass Report

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


    By ReportLinker

  • America`s first expo and conference on energy from biomass and waste

    Now is the time to think about energy recovery from biomass and waste. With energy prices constantly rising, domestic resources such as wood waste, energy crops, and agricultural 'byproducts' like manure are becoming attractive alternatives. And there is more that can be done with waste than just dump it. The State of Pennsylvania has taken the lead with many pathbreaking projects and will be ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Research and Markets: Biomass Industry in Germany

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x2mppm/biomass_industry_i) has announced the addition of the "Biomass Industry in Germany" report to their offering. Germany has been an ardent ...


  • 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

  • `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

  • 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 ...


  • Auspicious timing for biomass company launch

    A biomass energy company has picked an auspicious time to launch following the proposal of Government backed incentives to boost renewable energy use. Talbott’s Biomass Generators launched, out of existing company Talbott’s Biomass Energy Systems, with a 50 per cent stake investment from Air Plants Dust Extraction. The new company will be a separate power division providing combined heat and ...

  • 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

  • Biomass `hungry animal` is `morally wrong`

    The biomass sector’s use of high quality wood, which still has recycling value, as feedstock is “inefficient and immoral” – according to wood panel industry insiders. Board mill professionals say that within a rightly held enthusiasm to commit to green processes, energy from waste plants are burning higher quality material and virgin fibre rather than using lower grades that can no longer be ...

  • 18th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

    Conference Programme with 264 Plenary & Oral Presentations as well as 542 Visual Presentations Unique Conference Programme Covering all Areas of Biomass The Conference Programme for the 18th European Biomass Conference (May 3-7, 2010) and Exhibition (May 3-6, 2010) is available. A total of 872 abstracts have been received for the 18th EU ...

  • Isolux Corsán Wins its First Large Electricity Generation Contract in Asia

        It will build a 180-MW generation plant in Khulna, the third biggest industrial city in Bangladesh, for €110.3m   The group has broad-ranging experience in generation projects, with aggregate electricity output of over 3,000 MW ...


    By Isolux Corsán

  • KEMA sees biomass energy key to meeting US carbon objectives, keeping electricity affordable

    KEMA (www.kema.com/) today issued perspectives on leveraging co-firing biomass with coal to address carbon in the existing US power generation asset base. The Obama Administration and Congress’s historic focus on energy and climate change have introduced significant regulatory uncertainty in generation planning and operations. Biomass co-firing technology can provide a path to ...


  • Stability, certainty and sustainability for solar and biomass

    Solar PV and biomass power will play an important role in boosting our energy security and tackling climate change, Energy Secretary Ed Davey said today. This came as proposals to provide certainty for investors and pave the way for construction of new plant powered by sustainable biomass were published. Solar projects under the Renewables Obligation: New rates for solar power ...

  • New Holland Provides Over 160 Units for Large-Scale Biomass Power Generation Project in India

    LUGANO, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/10 -- New Holland Fiat India has won a large order for agricultural equipment from A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services. Based in Gurgaon, near Delhi, A2Z is one of the country's fast-growing enterprises operating in power generation and distribution services, renewable energy and solid waste management. This order marks the beginning of a wider ...


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