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  • US Department of Labor`s OSHA cites East Providence, RI, company for combustible wood dust and other hazards after August 2013 fire and explosion

    On Aug. 20, 2013, a combustible wood dust explosion and fire occurred at Inferno Wood Pellet Inc. in East Providence, injuring a worker and partially demolishing the building. The ignition of wood dust in the plant's production room migrated to a retention bin, resulting in an explosion that spread through the building. "While no one was killed, the potential for death ...

  • 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

  • New research shows that two thirds of soot pollution in South Asia comes from biomass combustion

    A gigantic brownish haze from various burning and combustion processes is blanketing India and surrounding land and oceans during the winter season. This soot-laden Brown Cloud is affecting South Asian climate as much or more than carbon dioxide and cause premature deaths of 100 000s annually, yet its sources have been poorly understood. In this week's issue of Science Örjan Gustafsson and ...

  • Japan’s most powerful wood gas-fueled plant, powered by GE wins Asian power award

    Japan’s most powerful wood gas-to-energy power plant, powered by two of GE Energy’s Jenbacher gas engines, has won the Gold Award for the Best Renewable Energy Power Plant of the Year, conferred by Asian Power magazine. The innovative project generates power from an abundant, renewable biomass resource that would otherwise be treated as rubbish, demonstrating opportunities for future ...


  • Advanced Cyclone Systems - 1st Quarter Newsletter, 2015

    2015 has seen ACS meet all of its growth targets so far. In the first quarter, orders rose by 65% compared to the same period last year, thanks to the contribution of medium to large size projects. Notably ACS started working with companies such as Sab Miller in Honduras for emission control in a large 120t/h bagasse ...

  • UBC selects nexterra / GE Biomass Power System

    The University of British Columbia (UBC) and Nexterra Systems Corp., a leading biomass gasification company, announced today that UBC will install and demonstrate a unique, on-site biomass-fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) solution developed by Nexterra and GE Power & Water's gas engine division. The CHP system will be located at UBC's Vancouver campus, where it will provide clean, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Nexterra Biomass Gasification System - Cleanest biomass in North America

    Recent third party testing and analysis of the University of Northern British Columbia's (UNBC) Nexterra Biomass Gasification System has concluded that the plant is one of the cleanest biomass facilities operating in North America. The biomass gasification system was supplied and installed by Nexterra Systems Corp. The Nexterra system, which provides heat to most buildings on UNBC's Prince ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • More than 11,000 control system projects at fossil-fired power plants next year

    Existing coal-fired power plants are upgrading to become more cost competitive and reduce emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases. They will account for more than half the 11,250 controls projects which are planned for completion next year at fossil-fired power plants. These are the findings in two McIlvaine publications. Utility Environmental Upgrade Tracking System and Chinese Utility ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Nexterra, UBC and GE Celebrate the Opening of Groundbreaking Renewable Biomass CHP System - A First in North America

    Nexterra Systems Corp. (www.nexterra.ca), the University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) and GE (www.ge.com) today celebrated the successful completion of an energy-from-renewable-waste combined heat and power (CHP) system located at UBC's Vancouver campus. This is North America's first commercial ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

  • Environmental entrepreneurs: India`s husk power systems converts rice husks into energy

    A renewable energy company provides clean electricity and job opportunities to India’s rural poor. Renewable energy entrepreneur Manoj Sinha grew up in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states, where 85% of the 80 million inhabitants are not connected to the electric grid. He spent his ...

  • ZG new biomass fired chain grate boiler - Energy-saving and environmental boiler

    The ZG new biomass fired chain grate boiler permits either soft coal washed singles or smalls to get combusted in an joyful manner with the added benefit from automatic de-ashing. This mix is especially ideal for industrial heating and process steam applications. The boiler vessel can be a three-pass fire ...


  • Exploit woodchips efficiently

    Ruf presents new briquetting press  Ruf Maschinenbau are bringing two new briquetting systems on to the market with the RUF 300 and the RUF 500, both of which are suited to the processing of diverse wood residuals and further biomass.   The demand for the climate neutral raw material wood as a heating material remains extremely high. As a consequence ...

  • Bioelectricity generation technologies: actual vs. perceived impacts

    A recent study reviewed the lifetime environmental, social and economic impacts of 25 bioelectricity technologies. The technologies included gasification, combustion, pyrolysis and co-combustion technologies. Stakeholders were also questioned about their preferences. On 17th December 2008, the EU agreed that 20 per cent of its final energy consumption should be derived from renewable sources by ...

  • Nexterra to power UBC

    Nexterra Systems Corp. (Nexterra), a leading supplier of biomass gasification systems, announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with the University of British Columbia (UBC) to supply and install a biomass combined heat and power (CHP) system at UBC's Vancouver campus. This is the first installation of its kind in North America and follows three years of collaboration ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

  • ANDRITZ to supply key production technologies for new bio-product pulp mill in Finland

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a letter of intent with Metsä Fibre to deliver key production technologies for a new bio-product pulp mill with an annual capacity of 1.3 million tons of pulp in Äänekoski, Finland. The order value for ANDRITZ is over 100 million euros. Start-up of the planned mill is scheduled for August 2017. ANDRITZ’s scope of supplies ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • The 3rd World Conference on Pellets will be arranged as an integrated part of World Bioenergy 2012

    Building on previous successes, the World Pellets 2012 is once again an integrated part of the World Bioenergy event. It will feature the whole production chain – raw materials, production, and end use – as well as certification, standardisation, trade, and market development. World Pellets 2012 is the third major world event on pellets and densified biomass fuels. Today pellets and ...


    By Elmia AB

  • 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

  • Biomass heats up luxury holiday homes

    An award-winning holiday retreat on the Scottish Borders is seeing the financial and carbon saving benefits of biomass, thanks to a district heating system from Euroheat, and the commercial Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Eildon Cottages, in Melrose, is a holiday destination comprising a converted 18th century farm house, with six newly built self-catering cottages. Prior to biomass, the ...

  • A global window for Petrokraft

    World Bioenergy 2008 was a key platform for the launch of Petrokraft’s biofuel system PETRO Compact Ecoflame System, or PCES. One important use of the system is to convert industrial oil furnaces to biofuel. Now the Swedish company, which is a leader in the field of combustion and control engineering, is hoping to strengthen its international focus at World Bioenergy 2010. “The trade fair is an ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Stop by the poster exhibition to get a wider view on Bioenergy!

    The poster exhibition is giving you an in-depth look at the coming innovations and research. Take the opportunity to meet scientists and entrepreneurs during the conference breaks and exhibition hours to learn more about interesting scientific studies and new method innovations or policies from all over the world. The posters will be displayed in the fair hall, area B05:32. To high-light ...


    By Elmia AB

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