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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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • ElectraTherm Green Machines generate electricity from wood waste at mill in Oregon

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned its second Green Machine at an integrated wood products mill in Wallowa, Oregon. Together, the two machines operate off the waste heat of a biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Integrated Biomass Resources (IBR) processes small-diameter timber into various wood products, such as firewood and ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • 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 could provide electricity for 30 million rural residents of China

    The People"s Republic of China (PRC) needs 413.5 billion yuan (CNY) (or roughly $60.5 billion) in investments over the next 10 years to harness its biomass energy potential in rural areas, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report issued today said. Biomass energy is sourced from waste generated from livestock and crop production. If livestock manure and crop stalks were converted into clean fuel, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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

    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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 `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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • NREL Data Book charts growth of renewable-electricity generation in 2015

    Renewable energy generation continued to grow in the U.S. even as demands for electricity decline, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) 2105 Renewable Energy Data Book. The Data Book  issued this month is compiled by NREL for the U.S. Department of Energy. “Since it was first released in 2009, the ...

  • 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 ...


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