wood fuel processing News

  • Germany`s RWE Innogy creates fuel-wood plantations for energy

    RWE intends to further extend its biomass activities and in particular the use of wood as fuel in cogeneration power stations. To support this strategy, RWE Innogy Cogen GmbH, a subsidiary of RWE Innogy, signed a contract with the renowned forest tree nursery P&P, which is based in Eitelborn, Germany. The agreement forms the basis for planting up to 10,000 hectares of fuel-wood plantations in ...


    By RWE AG

  • Enviva LP ™ Acquires CKS Energy Inc., a Manufacturer and Exporter of Wood Pellet Biomass Fuel

    RICHMOND, Va. - Enviva LP (“Enviva”), a leading manufacturer of wood pellets and processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, announced today it has acquired CKS Energy Inc, a privately held company that manufactures wood pellets for industrial, commercial and residential uses. Based in Amory, Mississippi, CKS is one of the few US-based companies with a successful track ...


    By Enviva Pellets, LLC

  • 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

  • Invest in `green` biomass fuels

    With the right policies and investment in research, developing nations can turn their dependence on biomass fuels into a renewable and sustainable energy supply, says Duncan Macqueen. Fuels derived from biomass — mainly wood, but also plant and animal matter — produce lower greenhouse gas emissions than fossil fuels, and can be converted into heat, electricity, liquid or gas. Yet they ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • Biofuels can provide up to 27% of world transportation fuel by 2050

    A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) says that the widespread deployment of biofuels can play an important role in reducing CO2 emissions in the transport sector and enhancing energy security, when produced sustainably. With the transportation sector growing considerably, and demand for transport fuels rising globally, the IEA ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • Spanish company touts process to turn urban waste into biodiesel

    A group of Spanish developers working under the company name Ecofasa, headed by chief executive officer and inventor Francisco Angulo, has developed a biochemical process to turn urban solid waste into a fatty acid biodiesel feedstock. “It took more than 10 years working on the idea of producing biodiesel from domestic waste using a biological method,” Angulo told Biodiesel Magazine. “My first ...


    By Ecofa

  • Ontario selects renewable jet fuel project for supply of biomass from crown forests

    Rentech, Inc. has announced its proposed Olympiad Renewable Energy Centre Project in White River, Ontario has been selected by the Province of Ontario for a proposed supply of up to 1.1 million cubic metres (1.3 million U.S. tons) per year of Crown timber. The wood supply, composed primarily of forest waste and unmerchantable species, would be used for the sustainable production of renewable ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • Green energy companies in B.C. and India join forces

    Vancouver-based Viridis Energy Inc., recently announced a strategic agreement with Abellon Clean Energy Limited, a sustainable energy company based in Ahmedabad, India. Viridis Energy is a manufacturer and distributor of biomass fuel to the rapidly expanding biomass energy markets for residential and industrial applications. Abellon CleanEnergy is part of global Abellon Business Group, with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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

  • 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

  • Seminar For The Balkans` Distributors Of Erato

    Over the 20 guests from the Balkans attended the commercial & technical seminar, organized by ERATO. In the biomass training center our business partners have the possibility to get a closer look at the new products and the new developed heating equipment, that will be on the market this autumn. The presented new products were: – die-cast aluminum radiators VISION, manufactured by ...


    By Ekoterm Proekt EAD

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • KBR Awarded EPC Contract by KiOR, Inc. for Biomass-to-Renewable Crude Project in the United States

    KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract by KiOR, Inc. (KiOR) to build a first-of-its-kind biomass-to-renewable crude facility to be located in Columbus, Miss. The facility is designed to process approximately 500 tons per day of wood biomass and produce over 11 million gallons of fuel ...


    By KBR, Inc

  • BTEC Unveils Biomass Recognition Program, Calls Attention to 'Often Invisible' Green Heating Option

    Today, the Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) unveiled a recognition program for home and business heating systems using local, renewable biomass in place of fossil fuels like heating oil. The Biomass Green Heat Registered Site plaque will allow residential, business, and facility owners to proudly showcase their biomass thermal appliances to colleagues and neighbors, who would otherwise be ...

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