Biomass Treatment News

  • Technology from 23 countries swells the ranks of exhibitors at Expobiomasa 2017, set to become a four-day event for the first time ever.

    Immersed in the contracting phase with major discounts for exhibitors of up to 40% and more than seven months ahead of the opening of the trade fair, to date, the list of exhibitors at ...

  • BIOMASS MAGAZINE - AST Increases Scale of Wisconsin Research Facility

    The scale-up increase’s the processing capacity of AST, an emerging technology company in the biochemicals and renewable fuel sector, from 100 kilograms to 2 tons of cellulosic biomass per day. AST, which collaborates with the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, was awarded $1.5 million in November 2013 as part of a $22.5 million University of Wisconsin system initiative to help with the ...

  • American Science and Technology Awarded Second New Patent

    American Science and Technology (AST), a sustainable technology company focused on providing R&D services to develop innovative processes that can produce cost-competitive renewable chemicals and materials from non-food biomass, has won a second patent (US 9,382,283 B2) in as many months, related to its Organosolv pulping process. The new patent covers a system and method for oxygen-assisted ...

  • Best steam quality for one of the best wines

    ATTSU installs a 4,000 kg/h steam boiler for saturated dry steam at Bodegas Torres in Pacs del Penedés (Barcelona). One ATTSU Natural gas boiler has been installed to support the existing biomass boiler in order to absorb steam consumption peaks and biomass boiler maintenance tasks. Bodegas Torres, within its Torres & Earth program, and its eco-friendly policy, according to the ...


    By ATTSU TERMICA S.L.

  • Examining the future of biomass logistics in the UK

    Investigating the future of biomass logistics in the UK, Ecofys will support Baringa Partners and Llamasoft in a new bioenergy project for the Energy Technologies Insitute. The six month project will model the logistics requirements of future bioenergy energy scenarios, identifying commonalities and differences across the different scenarios, highlighting potentially key decision points and ...


    By Ecofys

  • DOE Announces Open Meeting Of Biomass Research And Development Technical Advisory Committee

    On October 26, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee via notice in the Federal Register. This meeting will work to develop advice and guidance promoting the research ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Tender for Biomass Fuel and Boiler Maintenance

    Currently out for tender is supply of biomass fuel heat and boiler maintenance at two Teagasc sites – Oak Park, Carlow and Johnstown Castle, Wexford. View tender details Contact at Siobhan Culleton ...

  • Andritz Separation wins gold in Cannes

    ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has won gold at the 2016 Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards for its series of eight videos that target establishing ANDRITZ SEPARATION as the world’s specialist for solid-liquid separation technology. The videos support ANDRITZ SEPARATION in its efforts to build the brand globally with a more image-focused, ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • Global Biomass Market Continues to Grow Annually

    The biomass market has experienced several significant changes over the past few years, not the least of which is the notable increase in global demand due to the growing use of biomass pellets for industrial power and home heating. Annual global production of biomass wood pellets has ballooned from only 2 million metric tons in 2000 to 28 million metric tons in 2015, and according to a study ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • Factors that Affect Biomass Pellet Quality

    Wood pellets provide a clean and efficient energy source. However, not all wood pellets are created equal. Lower-quality pellets won’t burn as cleanly or as efficiently. If you use pellets to heat a private home, a public school, or an industrial factory, you want to choose pellets that will produce the desired heat while protecting your equipment. And if you produce biomass pellets, ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • 1000 kg/h Biomass steam boiler fueled by cork

    Last May 2016 ATTSU installed a CSPM-1000/12 boiler for steam production of 1000 kg/h at 12 bars by cork and cork byproducts combustion. This boiler uses cork waste and dust resulted in manufacturing process so as to produce the required heat for this manufacturing process, as well as heating the whole factory. This boiler feeds the whole factory in which ATTSU has installed a turnkey system ...


    By ATTSU TERMICA S.L.

  • Notice Of Open Meeting For Biomass Research And Development Committee

    On August 8, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee in the Federal Register. The purpose of the meeting is to develop advice and guidance promoting research and development (R&D) for biofuel and bioproducts production. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • How California Created a New System for Determining the Costs of Grid Connection

    Interconnecting to the grid is one of the key hurdles for renewable energy project development. The process can be lengthy, expensive and irksome. Some projects take three or more years to get interconnected, with a price tag of millions of dollars, and it is because of these difficulties that there has been a renewed focus around the country on reforming the interconnection process. ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Interesting biomass discussions at EUBCE 2016

    We attended the European Biomass Conference & Exhibition in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in June! In June, our Judith and Alberto went to the European Biomass Conference & Exhibition in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The conference was related to anything biomass, such as policies, markets, conversion technologies and sustainability. On top ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • Future Bioeconomy Supported by More Than One Billion Tons of Biomass Potential

    Within 25 years, the United States could produce enough biomass to support a bioeconomy, including renewable aquatic and terrestrial biomass resources that could be used for energy and to develop products for economic, environmental, social, and national security benefits. The 2016 Billion-Ton Report, jointly released by the U.S. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Algae Biomass Organization Announces Preliminary Agenda for 10th Annual Algae Biomass Summit in Phoenix, AZ

    The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the algae industry, today announced the preliminary agenda for the 10th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, being held in Phoenix, Arizona, October 23-26, 2016. The plenary and breakout sessions unveiled on the agenda promise a wide range of discussions about the latest advances in algae commercialization, research and finance at the ...


    By Algae Biomass Organization

  • Solicitation Of Nominations For Biomass Research And Development Technical Advisory Committee

    On May 25, 2016, DOE published a Notice For Solicitation of Nominations in the Federal Register to fill vacancies on the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee advises DOE and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Meeting Of The Biomass Research And Development Technical Advisory Committee Announced

    On May 25, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing an open meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee. The purpose of the meeting is to develop advice and guidance that promote research and development (R&D), leading to the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Finalists announced in African Utility Week’s Innovation Hub for energy and water industry

    Aquaponic farming, a geyser switch and other water and energy savings gadgets and software are amongst the winning innovations and inventions that will be showcased at the Innovation Hub taking place during the upcoming African Utility Week in Cape Town from 17-19 May. Fifteen SMEs, start-ups and young innovators have been selected for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of the event ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Tax Credit on Biomass Stoves Extends through 2016

    It’s tax time and although most people have probably already filed for this year, it’s not too late to earn a biomass tax credit for when you do your taxes in 2017. The incentive is being offered through Energy Star, the U.S. government’s efficiency standard, as set by the Department of Energy. The credit worth $300 is available to homeowners who purchase a biomass ...


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