bioenergy industry News

  • A vision for bioenergy

    Today's new biomass strategy targets a sector supporting 50,000 jobs and producing 11 per cent of UK energy by 2020 Energy Ministers from 23 of the world's leading economies this week convene in London to accelerate the development and deployment of clean energy technology. Participating governments account for 80 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions and 90 per cent of global clean energy ...

  • World Bioenergy 2014 – Three Days With the Spotlight on Bioenergy

    World Bioenergy is the leading global meeting place for everyone in the bioenergy sector – a focal point that is so much more than a trade fair. The world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers are present, and this year’s edition of World Bioenergy offers a multitude of interesting conferences, field trips and workshops under the slogan “Taking You from Know How to Show ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Bioenergy 2017 – IrBEA National Bioenergy Conference

    2017 will be a pivotal year for Ireland’s energy policy; the industry expects clarity by then for the roll-out of a Renewable Heat Incentive. We need to move towards clean technologies. Currently, in Ireland,  we have a renewable market share of 8.7%-, with Bioenergy contributing 2% of this. It’s imperative that the Irish Government develops an energy policy that allows for ...

  • Europe`s bioenergy industry will convene at the AEBIOM European Bioenergy Conference & Renexpo® Bioenergy Europe Exhibition

    The European Commission has to publish a report on sustainability of solid biomass by the end of 2011. The bioenergy community should be mobilized to ensure a pragmatic and cost efficient approach taking into account the difficulties and the experience gained from implementing the sustainability criteria for liquid biofuels. Some large bioenergy players in the power sectors are strongly ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • Solarvest BioEnergy Appoints Director

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: SVS) ("Solarvest" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Ledwell as a director of the Company. Mark Ledwell is a partner in Gowlings" Toronto office, practising in business law with particular emphasis in the areas of construction, energy, infrastructure and project finance. Before joining Gowlings, ...


    By Solarvest BioEnergy Inc.

  • Powering California Bioenergy Projects

    GE’s Distributed Power business, Western Energy Systems (WES) and San Francisco, California, U.S.A.-based Phoenix Energy have signed an agreement for GE to supply an undetermined number of ecomagination qualified Jenbacher gas engines to power a series of bioenergy plants that Phoenix Energy plans to build around the state. Under terms of the agreement, GE and WES, GE’s authorized ...

  • A global window on bioenergy

    World Bioenergy is the leading global meeting place for the bioenergy sector, featuring a trade fair, conferences and a wide range of study tours. The event is held every second year and the doors reopen this year on 25-27 May. The world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of bioenergy-related equipment and services are exhibiting at the fair. Visitors from around the world have come to ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Food or fuel? The bioenergy dilemma

    The cost of grain-based staples–such as tortillas in Mexico, beef noodles in western China, and bread in the United States– has increased around the world. There are several reasons why prices have jumped, but there’s one getting a lot of attention: the global rush for bioenergy. Crops can be used as a food or fuel; both are important ecosystem services that nature provides to people. But as ...

  • Last day of World Bioenergy is dedicated to sustainable bioenergy trade

    World Bioenergy 2012 launches Sustainable Bioenergy Day - dedicating its last day to the development of a sustainable bioenergy market. Sustainable Bioenergy Day is a unique event, built around the coming global standard on Bioenergy ISO 13065 – Sustainability criteria for bioenergy. The event aims to highlight the various sustainable issues and development possibilities from all continents ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2012 dedicates its last day to sustainable bioenergy trade

    World Bioenergy 2012 launches Sustainable Bioenergy Day, dedicating its last day to the development of a sustainable bioenergy market. Sustainable Bioenergy Day is a unique event, built around the coming global standard on Bioenergy ISO 13065 – Sustainability criteria for bioenergy. The event aims to highlight the various sustainable issues and development possibilities from all continents ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Abengoa World Bioenergy Forum 2015

    During May 20-21, 2015 more than 100 representatives of the biofuel industry and bioenergy experts gathered in Sevilla at the ABENGOA - WORLD BIOENERGY LEADERSHIP FORUM to discuss the future of biofuels – in particular bioethanol. The industry succeeded in the last years in starting cellulosic ethanol production in commercial scale – in Brazil, ...

  • More bioenergy than oil in Sweden

    In 2009, bioenergy passed oil as the biggest energy source in Sweden when measuring final energy use. Bioenergy stood for 31.7 percent of the final energy use, compared to 30.8 percent oil. The numbers are based on preliminary statistics from the Swedish Energy Agency and were presented by Svebio – the Swedish Bioenergy Association. The final ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Maximising Africa`s bioenergy potential

    African bioenergy projects must focus on new technologies and receive stronger political support, says biofuel expert Emile van Zyl. Africa has immense potential when it comes to producing energy from biomass, particularly 'second generation' technologies that convert woody or grassy materials — including agricultural waste — into biofuels. Africa can potentially produce as much plant ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Promoting bioenergy use: policy approaches

    Using some forms of biomass, such as industrial waste wood, agricultural waste and biofuel crops, for energy needs could make a significant contribution to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Europe, but support mechanisms for bioenergy have historically been less effective than for other forms of renewable energy, such as wind power, in European member states. While it is an inherently ...

  • Kolkata Roundtable on Bioenergy Issues and Options

    WBA attended the roundtable on Bioenergy Issues and Options - jointly organized by Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISWBM). WBA was represented at the event by: Dr. Heinz Kopetz, President, WBA Prof. Sribas C Bhattacharya, Vice President, WBA Dr. Benard Muok, Board member, WBA Ms. Karin ...

  • “Hope, inspiration and progress” at World Bioenergy

    “The overall theme and impression during my morning in Jönköping was one of hope, inspiration and progress. So many different players, from all corners of the world, who are working with very diverse things, from wood chippers to computational models. And all of whom are contributing to a more sustainable long-term future. That gives hope. And inspiration. Many thanks for ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Air Products to Supply Industrial Gases to INEOS Bioenergy Plant

    Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has been awarded a contract to supply onsite oxygen, compressed dry air, and nitrogen to INEOS Bio's joint venture project for the first-of-its-kind waste to ethanol facility in Vero Beach, Florida.  Air Products will supply gaseous oxygen from a PRISM® VSA Oxygen Generation System as well as bulk liquid oxygen and liquid ...


    By Air Products

  • Global Bioenergies: Industrial Pilot Supported by a €5.2M State Financing

    Regulatory News: Global Bioenergies (Paris:ALGBE) announces successful testing of its isobutene process at laboratory pilot scale and the beginning of the subsequent phase dedicated to industrial pilot testing. The beginning of this new phase in process industrialization is scheduled for July 2013 and will be supported by a €5.2M State financing via theInvestissements d’Avenirprogram ...


    By Global Bioenergies SA

  • Commercial Bioenergy Venture in Africa Wins the 2014 World Bioenergy Award

    The 2014 World Bioenergy Award has been awarded to Jörgen Sandström from Sweden. He is head of the company Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone, which on a commercial basis is not only replacing fossil fuels with bioenergy but also increasing the availability of energy, work and food. The prize was presented by HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden at the World ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Bioenergy in Asia a driver for research and innovation

    In many countries renewables are outpacing fossil fuels in terms of new investments. In 2013 the global amount of investments (not including hydro) reached USD 270.2 billion, 17% up from previous year (source REN 21). In this context, dominated by investments in solar and wind power, several Asian countries are increasingly looking at ways to use their biomass resources and are adopting ambitious ...

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