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  • Renewa delivers a bioenergy boiler plant to Manestad in Sweden

    Renewa Oy, an expert in local bioenergy, has signed an agreement with Katrinefors Kraftvärme Ab (KKAB) on delivering a 28 MW bioenergy boiler plant to Mariestad in Sweden. Renewa will deliver a bioenergy boiler plant for combined heat and power production to Metsä Tissue paper mill in Mariestad, Sweden. The boiler plant will produce process steam for Metsä Tissue paper mill, steam ...


    By Renewa Oy

  • 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

  • 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

  • A first introduction to World Bioenergy 2012

    The World Bioenergy 2012 conference kicked-off for the first international delegates on their arrival to Stockholm Arlanda airport. At least for those who opted for the pre-conference “transfer” tour no. 1 taking them from the airport to Elmia in Jönköping via a number of bioenergy facilities en route. One of the stops for the delegates was to the ENA Energi AB ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2010 proved that Jönköping is the global bioenergy capital

    “Jönköping is the world’s bioenergy capital!” The assessment sums up the World Bioenergy trade fair and conference held from 25-27 May 2010, and was made right at the start of the event by Miguel Trossero of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. In his inaugural speech Sweden’s Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson emphasised that renewable energy ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Bioenergy crops likely to be more invasive

    Whilst there is interest in bioenergy as a renewable alternative to fossil fuels, there is also concern about its environmental impact. A recent study demonstrates that potential bioenergy crops in Hawaii are 2 to 4 times more likely to be invasive than other plants. The EU climate action and renewable energy package has set a target of increasing the share of renewables in energy use to 20 per ...

  • The World Bioenergy Award – the greatest acknowledgement for great work in the field of bioenergy

    Every World Bioenergy has a certain important winner – the winner of the World Bioenergy Award. The acknowledgment is given to someone who has made a difference in the world of bioenergy and the last day for submission of nominations is 7 March. The winner of the World Bioenergy Award 2012 was Mr. Harry Stokes, USA, for his revolutionary global work in developing and promoting clean ethanol ...


    By Elmia AB

  • US: Waste Connections and Fulcrum BioEnergy to supply household garbage to biofuels plant

    Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) announced that in conjunction with Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc.'s entering into the final stage of financing for its Sierra BioFuels Plant, Waste Connections has entered into a strategic partnership with Fulcrum to supply municipal solid waste as feedstock for the project from its waste processing facility in El Dorado County, CA.  Yesterday, the U.S. ...


    By Waste Connections, Inc.

  • USDA and DOE partnership seeks to develop better plants for bioenergy

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced research awards under a joint DOE-USDA program aimed at improving and accelerating genetic breeding programs to create plants better suited for bioenergy production. The US$8.9 million investment is part of the Obama Administration's broader effort to diversify the nation's energy portfolio and to accelerate the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • World Bioenergy 2010 proved that Jönköping is the global bioenergy capital

    “Jönköping is the world’s bioenergy capital!” The assessment sums up the World Bioenergy trade fair and conference held from 25-27 May 2010, and was made right at the start of the event by Miguel Trossero of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. In his inaugural speech Sweden’s Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson ...


    By Elmia AB

  • £2million bioenergy scheme opens to applications

    Entrepreneurs across the nation are today being invited to bid for a share of £2million aimed at spurring on innovation in bioenergy. As set out in the Government’s 2012 bioenergy strategy, sustainably sourced bioenergy could contribute around 8-11% to the UK’s total primary energy demand by 2020. More investment is however needed in research, development and demonstration ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • £292,000 boost for British bioenergy entrepreneurs

    Seven British entrepreneurs have been awarded a share of £292,000 to spur on innovation in bioenergy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. This investment is part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC’s) £2million three phase wetlands biomass to bioenergy competition launched in October last year. As set out in the Government’s ...

  • “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

  • 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 ...

  • Bioenergy Innovation Award 2012 goes to Cambi

    The award committee’s citation: The Bioenergy Innovation Award 2012 goes to a Norwegian technology enterprise founded in 1989, which has remained innovative for many years, and which still continues to rediscover itself. The company possesses a sound knowledge network and succeeds in generating commercial successes from the products it develops. It has become world-renowned in spite of ...


    By Cambi AS

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