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  • Pellets from Chips - New Method to make Fuel Pellets from Wood Chips

    Kahl’s new method of making fuel pellets from wood chips met with great interest at the World Bioenergy fair in Jönköping, Sweden. “The same equipment functions as both a mill and a pellets press,” says the German company’s Swedish representative, Patrik Pålsson. The new mill and pellets press comes in several sizes. The biggest one processes five to six ...


    By Elmia AB

  • 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 ...


  • ConocoPhillips, Enviva LP Partner to Develop Torrefied Wood Pellet Business

    Enviva LP ("Enviva"), a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, today announced that it has partnered with ConocoPhillips, a prominent international oil and gas producer, to create a new company, ECo Biomass Technologies ("ECo Biomass"), which will bring torrefied biomass fuels to market. ECo Biomass, ...


    By Enviva Pellets, LLC

  • Modern wood heating industry celebrates 1GW milestone under Renewable Heat Incentive

    Installed capacity of modern wood heating systems under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) have broken through the 1GW milestone earlier this month, thanks to strong demand in commercial, industrial and public sector organisations. Modern wood heating boilers burn wood pellets, chips, briquettes or logs and feed the heat into a central heating system or, in some cases, directly into industrial ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Researchers: Bio4Energy Rules at Leading Biomass Fuel Quality Conference

    Late October, leading researchers on the quality of biomass-based fuels met as an Impacts of Fuel Quality on Power Production conference—given this year at Snowbird, Utah, U.S.A.—with one in five talks being delivered by a scientist from Bio4Energy. ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Morbark annual demo days event focuses on biomass energy

    In response to growing demand for renewable fuels including woody biomass, Morbark announced several new product innovations for the energy market at the company’s annual Demo Days event in Winn, Michigan. These innovations are aimed at helping biomass fuel suppliers streamline their processes and reduce costs. About Demo Days Over 300 people from fifteen countries ...


  • World`s largest biomass plant approved

    Britain is set to build the world's largest biomass plant after the Government gave the green light to a scheme in south Wales. The 350MW wood chip-fuelled plant, which will be based in Port Talbot, is expected to generate enough electricity to power half of the homes in Wales. Energy Secretary John Hutton approved plans for the £400m plant from London-based firm Prenergy Power Ltd on ...

  • Morbark responds to the biomass energy market with several new product innovations

    In response to growing demand for renewable fuels including woody biomass, Morbark, Inc. announced several new product innovations for the energy market at the company’s third Demo Days event in Winn Michigan. These innovations are aimed at helping biomass fuel suppliers streamline their processes and reduce costs. Morbark® Model 23 Chiparvestor™ with Morbark ICS: The Morbark Model 23 ...


  • GBP 4m bioenergy fund on offer for community organisations

    Business and community organisations such as schools and hospitals can now apply for £4M of new funding to buy and install bio-energy systems. Under the Bio-Energy Capital Grants scheme, grants of up to £500,000 are on offer to individual projects that want to install biomass boilers, CHP systems or anaerobic digesters. The sum on offer should be 40 per cent of the cost difference between a ...

  • Enviva Executes Agreement with Dominion Virginia Power for Biomass Supply

    Enviva LP ("Enviva"), a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, today announced that it has signed a contract with Richmond, Va.-based Dominion Virginia Power ("Dominion"), one of the U.S.'s largest energy producers, to supply biomass to two power facilities in southeast ...


    By Enviva Pellets, LLC

  • More details on one of the world’s largest biomass fired plants

    Sawmilling South Africa confirms that the massive biomass-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant being built on the shores of Värtan, a strait in Sweden’s capital city, by Fortum Värme, a company jointly owned by Finnish energy firm Fortum and the city of Stockholm, is on schedule ...

  • Jeffrey Specialty Equipment and Rader Companies selected as supplier of Biomass Boiler Feed System

    Woodruff, SC - Jeffrey Specialty Equipment and Rader Companies, leading equipment suppliers of biomass material handling equipment to the forest products industry, have been awarded a significant contract to supply a biomass utility boiler feed system in Virginia City, Virginia. The system will be part of a 650MW power generating plant that will supply power for commercial and residential ...


    By TerraSource Global

  • Enviva, E.ON Sign Multi-Year Biomass Supply Contract

        Enviva LP ("Enviva"), a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, and E.ON, one of the world's largest investor-owned utilities, today announced a multi-year 240,000 metric ton per year wood pellet supply agreement. "Demand for clean, renewable resources like our sustainably produced wood pellets continues to grow as energy generators ...


    By Enviva Pellets, LLC

  • Abengoa to develop in Belgium the largest biomass power plant in the world

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by the electricity and gas company, Belgian Eco Energy (Bee), to develop the largest commercial plant in the world of new construction in Ghent (Belgium), which will produce 215 MW of electricity, being one ...


    By Abengoa

  • UK government gives new EfW the green light

    The Government has given the green light to a new 60 MW biomass and energy from waste plant to be built on a disused site at Tilbury Docks, Essex. Energy firm Tilbury Green Power, a subsidiary of Express Energy, plans to build the plant which will produce enough energy to power 100,000 homes. The plant will be fuelled on wood chippings and waste wood as well as solid recovered fuel. It is hoped ...

  • Use a cover to maximise energy content

    The Walki Biomass Cover is a paper-based material used to cover and protect stored energy wood from rain, snow and frost. The resulting higher level of dry matter increases the energy content of the biomass. “Covering your energy wood saves you time and money,” says Magnus Andersson of Walki. Biofuel use is constantly increasing. One important biofuel ...


    By Elmia AB

  • GBP 200M biomass plant approved

    Plans to build a £200million biomass power plant at Tees Valley have been approved. Gaia Power’s plant will be powered on recycled wood chippings, generating 50MW, which is enough to supply over 80,000 homes. Around 275,000 tonnes of pallets, MDF and chipboard will be diverted from landfill to fuel the facility each year. Gaia power founder and chairman Michael Fox said: “We have worked long ...

  • Obey optimises bioenergy yield: A proven way of boosting the energy value of wooden biomass

    Since the global increase in energy use is showing few signs of slowing down, sustainable energy solutions have to be developed. For this reason, the energy of biomass has to be used more widely and more efficiently. In forests all over the world a huge amount of logging residue is left lying idle and the bioenergy unused. This could be changed by using Obey, a procedure for optimising bioenergy ...


    By Walki Group Oy

  • GLOBAL BIOENERGIES reports first isobutene production from waste biomass

    As a first step in its pioneering journey to manufacture bio-sourced isobutene, Global Bioenergies has been using first generation feedstock, such as wheat-derived glucose, to set-up and optimize its bio-isobutene process. However, the process was designed to be versatile in terms of feedstock. With the right technical adaptations, it would indeed be well suited to the usage of non-edible ...


    By Global Bioenergies SA

  • AMETEK LAND Bioenergy Insight - It`s getting hot in here

    Derek Stuart and Richard Gagg, Global Product Managers at AMETEK Land, look at how bioenergy companies can minimise the risks of spontaneous heating and spontaneous combustion through effective temperature and gas measurements.  Bioenergy Insight, September/October 2016 It's getting hot in ...


    By AMETEK Land

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