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  • Small businesses given boost to generate bioenergy from wetlands

    Three British companies have been awarded a share of over £1.3 million to spur on innovation in turning reeds and rushes from wetlands into bioenergy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. Contracts have been awarded to AMW IBERS, Natural Synergies and AB Systems, as part of a Department of Energy and Climate Change competition to help entrepreneurs demonstrate new ...

  • Powering California Bioenergy Projects

    GE’s Distributed Power business, Western Energy Systems (WES) and San Francisco, California, U.S.A.-based Phoenix Energy have signed an agreement for GE to supply an undetermined number of ecomagination qualified Jenbacher gas engines to power a series of bioenergy plants that Phoenix Energy plans to build around the state. Under terms of the agreement, GE and WES, GE’s authorized ...

  • A global window on bioenergy

    World Bioenergy is the leading global meeting place for the bioenergy sector, featuring a trade fair, conferences and a wide range of study tours. The event is held every second year and the doors reopen this year on 25-27 May. The world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of bioenergy-related equipment and services are exhibiting at the fair. Visitors from around the world have come to ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2010 proved that Jönköping is the global bioenergy capital

    “Jönköping is the world’s bioenergy capital!” The assessment sums up the World Bioenergy trade fair and conference held from 25-27 May 2010, and was made right at the start of the event by Miguel Trossero of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. In his inaugural speech Sweden’s Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Maximising Africa`s bioenergy potential

    African bioenergy projects must focus on new technologies and receive stronger political support, says biofuel expert Emile van Zyl. Africa has immense potential when it comes to producing energy from biomass, particularly 'second generation' technologies that convert woody or grassy materials — including agricultural waste — into biofuels. Africa can potentially produce as much plant ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • More bioenergy than oil in Sweden

    In 2009, bioenergy passed oil as the biggest energy source in Sweden when measuring final energy use. Bioenergy stood for 31.7 percent of the final energy use, compared to 30.8 percent oil. The numbers are based on preliminary statistics from the Swedish Energy Agency and were presented by Svebio – the Swedish Bioenergy Association. The final ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2010 proved that Jönköping is the global bioenergy capital

    “Jönköping is the world’s bioenergy capital!” The assessment sums up the World Bioenergy trade fair and conference held from 25-27 May 2010, and was made right at the start of the event by Miguel Trossero of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. In his inaugural speech Sweden’s Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson emphasised that renewable energy ...


    By Elmia AB

  • WBA to aid Vojvodina develop bioenergy plan

    Provincial Secretary for Energy and Mineral Resources, Nataša Pavićević Bajić, President of the World Bioenergy Association - WBA, Heinz Kopetz and CEO of the WBA, Karin Haara, signed the Protocol on Cooperation in preparation of strategic documents for the use of bioenergy in the territory of the AP Vojvodina. The Protocol includes the support of the World Bioenergy ...

  • The World Bioenergy Award to North America and Africa

    The winner of the World Bioenergy Award 2012 was announced on 29 May in Jönköping Sweden: Mr. Harry Stokes, USA. Mr. Harry Stokes has developed, funded and managed Project Gaia to improve the health, economic status and quality of life of a significant number of families in the developing world. Harry has led a global initiative that promotes alcohol fuel and their technologies for ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Department of Energy Provides $40 Million for 4 DOE Bioenergy Research Centers

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry recently (7/17) announced $40 million in Department of Energy awards for the establishment of four DOE Bioenergy Research Centers (BRCs), which will provide the scientific breakthroughs for a new generation of sustainable, cost-effective bioproducts and bioenergy. The centers each led by a DOE National Laboratory or a top university are designed to lay the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Bioenergy Insight Conference 2017: Q&A session with Future Biogas’ John Scott-Kerr

    The Bioenergy Insight Conference, a world-leading bioenergy event, will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 4 and 5 October 2017, covering the whole bioenergy supply chain. ...

  • Multiple investment and cooperation opportunities in advanced bioenergy projects promoted by Canadian delegation and trade mission attract European business at the 19th EU BC&E

    A Canadian delegation took part in the 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition organising multiple activities for the promotion of business to business relationships and cooperation among Canadian biomass and bioenergy producers and European organisations and investors. On 6 June, a trade mission organised by Douglas Bradley, President of the Canadian Bioenergy Association, brought 10 ...

  • Metso to supply biomass power plant to Sia Graanul Invest in Latvia

    Metso Corporation's press release on March 21, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. local time Metso will supply ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Metso to supply biomass power plant to Oü Helme Energia in Estonia

    Metso Corporation's press release on January 5, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. local time  ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • WBA welcomes new members in April 2015

    Probstdorfer Saatzucht is a leading company in plant breeding and seed production in Austria. They are also breeding new varieties for poplars and willows as energycrops and are also specialised in planting these crops in central Europe. Nahwärme Holding Is a company specialized in the planning, construction ...

  • Switchgrass ethanol yields large net energy gain

    Switchgrass grown for biofuel production produced five times more energy than needed to grow, harvest and process it into cellulosic ethanol, finds a large farm study by researchers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln published Monday. The five year study also found greenhouse gas emissions from cellulosic ethanol made from switchgrass were 94 percent lower than estimated greenhouse gas ...

  • New support for energy innovation projects announced in Canada

    The federal government announced support for 55 innovative new projects aimed at producing and using energy in a cleaner, more efficient way. The support, totaling more than $82 million, is being provided through the Government's ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative introduced in Budget 2011 and administered by Natural Resources Canada. Prime Minister Stephen Harper made the announcement in Quebec ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • BioDiesel Technologies establishes first commercial jatropha oil biodiesel project in Brazil

    Brazil’s first commercial jatropha biodiesel project goes into operation this month following the delivery of BioDiesel Technologies’ (BDT) processing unit. BDT will deliver a further four processing units to increase the plant capacity to 40,000t/y by the end of the year. The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, will officially open the plant in September. Project operator, ...


    By BioDiesel Technologies GmbH

  • 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

  • New design to capture ocean’s motion gets Carbon Trust funding

    The Carbon Trust has awarded a Belfast-based company over GBP 153,000 to accelerate the development of its innovative electricity-generating wave energy converter. The converter aims to improve the efficiency with which energy is captured from the sea by harnessing power from both the vertical and horizontal motion of waves. The DUO WEC concept, developed by Pure Marine Gen Ltd, is designed to ...


    By Carbon Trust

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