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  • 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 ...


  • Waste wood – the untapped resource for Biomass Fuel

    The huge potential of reusing waste wood as fuel is being wasted, Environment Minister Joan Ruddock has warned. The significant carbon and energy benefits of recovering energy from waste wood are detailed in a new information report on the sector that surveys the activities of producers, aggregators and users of waste wood. Recycling and energy markets for clean, virgin wood have been growing in ...

  • GE technology turns waste wood into useful energy at Italian biomass plant

    As Italy strives to increase its renewable energy production to 17 percent by 2020, GE’s (NYSE: GE) alternative energy technology can help companies in the country support this initiative. At POWER-GEN Europe, GE is showcasing the Clean Cycle power generation system, its new acquisition in the field of small Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC), which recently received GE’s ecomagination ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wood pellet market continues to rise in Japan - What does this mean for the U.S.?

    Over the past couple of decades, Japan has taken aggressive steps towards increasing their use of renewable resources in order to fuel the nation’s growing energy needs while also reducing carbon emissions. The Japanese government has introduced a ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • Hanley Wood and USGBC Establish a Strategic Partnership with Greenbuild and Plan to Go Global

    Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media, event, information and strategic marketing services company serving the construction industry and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today a strategic partnership whereby Hanley Wood has acquired the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. USGBC will continue to produce Greenbuild’s hallmark programming: the thought-provoking ...

  • Ferrybridge multifuel 2 power station

    Multifuel Energy Limited has today been given consent to construct the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 Power Station at Knottingley, West Yorkshire. Energy Minister Lord Bourne approved the development, which during construction will bring around 500 jobs to the area, with around 35 permanent positions once operational. The power station will be capable of producing up to 90MWe ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • EPA Tips to Help Reduce Health Concerns and Improve Efficiency When Using Wood Heaters

    With a very cold winter in full swing in New England, many people seek to reduce their heating costs by turning to wood as a cost-saving, renewable source of energy. However, both indoor and outdoor wood heaters may be inefficient and emit more pollutants into the air than heat sources that burn oil or natural gas. By following some wood-burning tips, people can help ensure that wood is burned ...

  • MonitorTech awarded Alpine power a biomass project.

    MonitorTech has been awarded the CEMS project for Alpine Power in Lufkin, Texas. The project is one of the largest wood burning Biomass power projects in the country. The MT100 will be monitoring NOx, CO, Wet 02, Dry 02, and Opacity. Monitor Tech will also provide quarterly Cylinder Gas Audits (CGA) and maintenance. Monitor Tech supplies all the cal gases required for the CGA audits. Monitor ...


    By Monitor Tech Corporation LLC

  • 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

  • Green Mountain Power files to build wind in lowell

    Green Mountain Power, owner of the only operating wind generation farm in Vermont, filed today with state regulators for permission to build a second wind generating plant, up to 63 megawatts, in Lowell, Vermont. The $150 million investment in the Northeast Kingdom will provide jobs and significant economic benefits, in addition to increasing the state"s renewable energy generation. This is the ...

  • Biomass Power Developers Are Busy Generating Jobs

    In some areas of the country, people are finally starting to realize the potential for biomass plants to create jobs. Recently there have been many news stories of project developers starting construction, breaking ground or just announcing their projects. Most recently, Rentech Inc.'s Northwest Renewable Energy Center in Port St. Joe, Fla., was approved by the City Commission. The $225 million ...


    By BBI International

  • Berlin Starts Production on New Biomass Power Plant

    More than 250 people turned out for the groundbreaking ceremony of Burgess BioPower, formerly known as the Berlin Station, in Berlin, N.H., Oct. 6, including New Hampshire's governor and the city's mayor. The $275 million, 75-megawatt plant is expected to begin generating power in 2013, selling it to New Hampshire Public Service under a 20-year power purchase agreement. New Hampshire Gov. John ...


    By BBI International

  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Waste Heat Recovery Power Plant for Nechako Green Energy in British Columbia

    Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 2 megawatt biomass heat recovery power plant for Nechako Green Energy Ltd. in Vanderhoof, British Columbia. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Premium Pellet plant operation, and marks the first ever Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) installation in a forest ...


  • 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

  • Site Potentials for Biomass Power Plants in Poland (Analyst Version)

    Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p4cn9v/site_potentials) has announced the addition of the "Site Potentials for Biomass Power Plants in Poland (Analyst Version)" report to their offering. ...


  • 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

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