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  • Pyrolysis Oil from Biomass Could Be Early Alternative to Fossil Oil in Transition to Society Fuelled by Renewables

    Pyrolysis of biomass—thermochemical decomposition of wood or organic waste at elevated temperatures and with minimal presence of oxygen—could be an "interesting" option in a transition to replacing today's fossil oil with renewable alternatives, according to a Bio4Energy expert on the thermal conversion of biomass to fuels and chemicals. Thus far, ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Technokomplex Begins Shipping of Pyrolysis Equipment to the U.S.

    Technokomplex has been designing equipment for utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, plastics, oil sludge and waste oils by method of low-temperature pyrolysis. For several years Technokomplex has been cooperating with EU countries in the field of development and delivery of pyrolysis equipment. Now the company introduces its equipment to the US market and makes it available for ...


    By Technokomplex

  • North American Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis Market - ReportsnReports

    The biomass gasification and pyrolysis market in North America is expected to experience high growth during the next few years as a consequence of increasing government concerns about energy security and independence. In addition, other factors, such as rising energy prices; volatility of fuel costs; and government incentives for renewable energy, are projected to contributed to the ...


  • Pyrolysis plant TDP-2-200 at the international oil and gas exhibition MIOGE-2015

    TDP-2-200 is the solution for critical waste management in oil and gas industry. It processes drilling waste and oil sludge and converts them into valuable substances: boiler fuel, gas and high quality biochar. The final products of pyrolysis process are not only excellent substitute for fossil fuels but as commodity yielding significant value in green ...


    By IPEC

  • Alberta to host worlds largest fast pyrolysis biomass plant

    Ensyn Technologies Inc  and Tolko Industries Ltd. have announced a partnership to build the world"s largest commercial fast pyrolysis plant in High Level, Alberta. The partnership, High North BioResources Limited Partnership, has been formed to build and operate a plant capable of processing 400 bone dry tonnes of biomass per day into 85,000,000 litres (22.5 million U.S. gallons) of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Ensyn and Tolko to Build World`s Largest Fast Pyrolysis Plant

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO and VERNON, BRITISH COLUMBIA– ENSYN TECHNOLOGIES INC. AND TOLKO INDUSTRIES LTD. announced today that they have formed a partnership to build the world’s largest commercial fast pyrolysis plant in High Level, Alberta. The partnership, High North BioResources Limited Partnership, has been formed to build and operate a plant capable of processing 400 bone dry tonnes of ...


    By Ensyn Technologies Inc.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Favorable Laws and Programs Ignite the Biomass Gasification and Pyrolysis Market

    The nascent application of gasification and pyrolysis as power-producing technologies is soon expected to give way to a lively adoption rate of these technologies in North America. The governments are offering funding and support for renewable energy to assuage escalating environmental concerns. Analysis from Frost & Sullivan's ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Metso to supply a bio oil production plant to Fortum power plant in Joensuu, Finland

    Metso Corporation's press release on March 7, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. local time A demonstration plant enables bio oil production from forest residue Metso and Fortum Power and Heat have signed a contract regarding a delivery of a bio-oil production plant and a ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Metso Power offers pellet-fired heating plants and bio oil productions plants

    "Our main reason to participate in World Bioenergy is to present our wide scope of different kind of technical solutions for different kind of biofuels," says Johanna Lindén, , Director Scandinavia, Power Business Line at Metso Power AB. "We have participated several times at World Bioenergy and we have good experiences of the conference and especially the exhibition." Metso is a global ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Sign Up For Field-To-Fleet Webinar: How Does Feedstock Type Affect Biofuels Conversion?

    BETO's Thermochemical Feedstock Interface Project is presenting a Field-to-Fleet project webinar. The event will include a discussion of the project, its outcomes, and opportunities for partnership. Over the course of the multi year project, researchers have discovered how feedstock type affects various thermochemical ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DOE announces awards for up to $16.5 million for biomass research and development

    U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the investment of up to $16.5 million for two major research and development (R&D) initiatives that will support the expansion of renewable transportation fuels production. The first initiative will invest up to $12 million over three years for four projects to advance technologies for the thermochemical conversion of biomass into ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Lab Discovery: Water Leads to Chemical that “Gunks Up” Biofuels Production

    Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have determined that water—a prevalent component of biofuel conversion processes—turns the pyrolysis oil component, phenol, into a highly reactive molecular structure that polymerizes, or “gunks up” the conversion process, thereby slowing down key chemical reactions. The ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NREL and Johnson Matthey announce five-year collaboration on biofuels

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will partner with Johnson Matthey, a global specialty chemicals company, in a five-year, $7 million effort to economically produce drop-in gasoline, diesel and jet fuel from non-food biomass feedstocks, the federal laboratory announced today. The work will be conducted under a Cooperative Research and Development ...

  • Sustainable corn production supports advanced biofuel feedstocks

    Researchers worldwide are trying to economically convert cellulosic biomass such as corn stover into 'cellulosic ethanol.' But Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have found that it might be more cost-effective, energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable to use corn stover for generating an energy-rich oil called bio-oil and for making biochar to enrich soils and sequester ...

  • DOE announces additional steps in developing sustainable biofuels industry

    Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman and Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer recently released the National Biofuels Action Plan (NBAP).  The Plan, developed by an interagency board co-chaired by DOE and USDA, outlines specific action areas and goals toward achieving renewable fuels production targets.  Secretary Bodman also announced additional steps the U.S. Department of Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Cleantech Transit Extends Business Model With Biochar

    Cleantech Transit Inc. ("Cleantech or the Company") (OTCBB: CLNO) is pleased to announce that a byproduct known as Biochar, which results from the gasification process at the 500 KW Merced County plant, has been produced without any additional processing at the power plant. Biochar is a fine-grained charcoal made by pyrolysis. Pyrolysis means heating biomass (wood, manure, crop residues, solid ...


  • First Report of Bioenergy Statistics from the WBA

    Today (June 4, 2014), World Bioenergy Association (WBA) has released the ‘WBA Global Bioenergy Statistics 2014’ report at the World Bioenergy 2014 conference in Jönköping, Sweden. “A major challenge in formulating policy decisions for renewable energy is the significant knowledge in bioenergy data. This report is the result of a pilot project to address this issue. In ...

  • University of Georgia Creates New Biofuel from Trees

    Athens, Georgia – A team of University of Georgia researchers has developed a new biofuel derived from wood chips. Unlike previous fuels derived from wood, the new and still unnamed fuel can be blended with biodiesel and petroleum diesel to power conventional engines. 'The exciting thing about our method is that it is very easy to do,' said Tom Adams, director of the UGA Faculty of Engineering ...

  • DOE to invest up to US$4.4m in six innovative biofuels projects at US universities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six advanced biofuels projects in which DOE plans to invest up to US$4.4 million, subject to annual appropriations.  These awards to U.S. institutions of higher education will support research and development (R&D) for cost-effective, environmentally friendly biomass conversion technologies for turning non-food feedstocks into ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • An economical method of biofuel production

    Fuels made from plant materials could play a role in the move to more sustainable energy production. A new costing study suggests that large-scale biomass-to-liquid (BTL) plants, could manufacture such synthetic fuels ('biosynfuel') at a cost of about 1 Euro per kg in central Europe. Under the EU Climate Action and Renewable Energy package1, Member States need to source a minimum of 10 per cent ...

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