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  • Canadian Bioenergy and ADM enter into negotiations to build canola biodiesel facility

    Canadian Bioenergy Corporation, a leading supplier of premium biodiesel in Canada, and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), a global leader in agricultural processing and biofuel production, have entered into negotiations to form a joint venture to construct and operate a 265 million litre/year (70 million gallon/year) canola-based biodiesel production facility at the site of ADM's canola ...

  • 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 ...

  • HPD Awarded Design-Build Project for Abengoa Bioenergy in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    BILBAO, Spain, June 23, 2008 – HPD has been awarded the design-build project for the evaporation system for Abengoa Bioenergy’s new bioethanol plant in the port of Rottderdam in the Netherlands. The new facility will produce 480 million litres (126 million gallons) renewable fuel per year and will be one of the single largest production sites in Europe.The stillage evaporation system supplied by ...

  • HPD Awarded Design-Build Project for Abengoa Bioenergy in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    BILBAO, Spain, June 23, 2008 – HPD has been awarded the design-build project for the evaporation system for Abengoa Bioenergy’s new bioethanol plant in the port of Rottderdam in the Netherlands. The new facility will produce 480 million litres (126 million gallons) renewable fuel per year and will be one of the single largest production sites in Europe.The stillage evaporation system supplied by ...


  • Wales builds `unique` biomass plant

    Wales is to build its ‘first’ biochar facility, which will produce charcoal from dry organic waste. Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) is to purchase a purpose built plant after the Welsh Assembly Government’ s Academic Expertise for Business programme (A4B) provided it with £180,000. Biochar, produced by burning biomass through pyrolysis, ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • £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 ...

  • Innovative Bioenergy Process Recognized for Excellence in Technology Transfer

    The Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) recently ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Prize-winning researcher saves natural forests with bioenergy

    Bioenergy doesn’t have to consume resources – on the contrary, it can save important environmental assets. Brazilian researcher Laércio Couto and his team have proved just that, and for this work he is the first recipient of the World Bioenergy Award. The World Bioenergy Award was awarded for the first time at the inauguration of the World Bioenergy international ...


    By Elmia AB

  • GLOBAL BIOENERGIES Opens the Way to Bio-sourced Propylene

    Regulatory News: Global Bioenergies (Paris:ALGBE) demonstrates a novel metabolic pathway enabling the direct conversion of renewable resources to propylene, one of the main building blocks of the petrochemical industry. Propylene, mainly used to manufacture polypropylene plastics for the packaging and the car industries, is the second largest petrochemical by ...


    By Global Bioenergies SA

  • Launch of the Technology Roadmap Bioenergy for Heat and Power

    As part of a series of low-carbon technology roadmaps, the IEA has developed a roadmap looking specifically at the role of bioenergy to provide heat and power in order to meet ambitious emission reduction targets, in addition to providing important energy security benefits. The Technology Roadmap Bioenergy for Heat and Power highlights the importance of bioenergy in providing heat in the ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2x larger than World Nuclear

    While fossil fuels still dominate the global energy supply with a combined share of 81%, renewable energy sources have the potential of becoming the dominant sources of energy for coming generations. Bioenergy is already around twice as large as nuclear energy in the world. Within the renewable energy sector, bioenergy is the dominant source followed by hydropower and to a smaller ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World bioenergy 2x larger than world nuclear

    Within the renewable energy sector, bioenergy is the dominant source followed by hydropower and to a smaller extent wind power, geothermal energy and solar energy. Renewable energy in general and bioenergy in particular also have great potentials of increased utilization. According to a position paper from the World Bioenergy Association the potential for bioenergy utilization worldwide in 2050 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Ensyn and Tolko to Build World`s Largest Fast Pyrolysis Plant

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO and VERNON, BRITISH COLUMBIA– ENSYN TECHNOLOGIES INC. AND TOLKO INDUSTRIES LTD. announced today that they have formed a partnership to build the world’s largest commercial fast pyrolysis plant in High Level, Alberta. The partnership, High North BioResources Limited Partnership, has been formed to build and operate a plant capable of processing 400 bone dry tonnes of ...


    By Ensyn Technologies Inc.

  • Small businesses given boost to generate bioenergy from wetlands

    Three British companies have been awarded a share of over £1.3 million to spur on innovation in turning reeds and rushes from wetlands into bioenergy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. Contracts have been awarded to AMW IBERS, Natural Synergies and AB Systems, as part of a Department of Energy and Climate Change competition to help entrepreneurs demonstrate new ...

  • Departments of Energy and Agriculture Announce Bioenergy Projects in 10 States

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the selection of 10 projects that will receive funding aimed at accelerating genetic breeding programs to improve plant feedstocks for the production of biofuels, biopower, and bio-based products. The investment is part of the Obama Administration’s broader effort to diversify the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Bioenergy integrated in the bio-based economy crucial to meet climate targets

    The 24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam has provided a unique overview of the state of play of the sector and a much clearer view than before of the role biomass can play in achieving the transition to a low carbon economy.  After the historical Climate agreement at COP 21, international institutions and scientific organizations agree that biomass and ...

  • Samsung heavy industries sign agreement to use Bedminster bioenergy technology

    Bedminster International and Samsung Heavy Industries have announced they have signed a Technology License and Engineering Service Agreement to utilize the Bedminster BioEnergy Technology in Samsung’s new initiative to become the leading force in the vast waste management sector, initially in Korea and South East Asia. Mr. Chunhak Kim, Executive Director, Mr. Jehak Kim, Executive General Manager ...

  • Abengoa Announces DOE Offer of Conditional Commitment for $133.9 Million Loan Guarantee to Build Inaugural Biomass Plant in United States

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG) today announced that its subsidiary, Abengoa Bioenergy, has been selected by the US Department of Energy's Loan Programs Office to receive an offer of a conditional commitment for a $133.9 million federal loan guarantee for the construction of its "first of a kind" commercial scale biorefinery facility to produce renewable liquid fuel from earth's most abundant ...


    By Abengoa

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