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  • Prince Charles Visits Biogen Gwyriad

    His Royal Highness The Price of Wales has visited Biogen’s GwyriAD anaerobic digestion plant in Wales. The site is located in at Llwyn Isaf near Caernafon and has been developed by Biogen with funding from Iona Capital. Prince Charles visited the facility on the 2nd of July. The facility produces biogas, a renewable fuel, which ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • It`s four out of four for BioGen power!

    BioGen Power, the UK’s fastest growing EfW company was today (Thursday 17th September 2009) granted full planning consent by the Vale of Glamorgan County Council to build an 80,000 tonne per year Energos EfW facility at the Port of Barry, some 10 miles west of the welsh capital, Cardiff. This is the fourth planning consent for BioGen Power following similar success at Irvine, Newport and ...


  • FTSE 100 company invest in BioGen Power

    International Power plc (IPR), a UK based international wholesale generator who own and operate a number of power stations across the globe, have invested in BioGen Power, the UK’s leading ATT renewable energy business. The deal, which sees IPR taking a 5% stake in BioGen Power, also commits IPR to evaluate further investments in a number of Energos Energy Recovery Facilities (ERFs) being ...


  • Biogen Food Waste AD Plant, St Asaph

    Biogen provides an integrated food waste management solution for supermarkets, caterers, pubs, hotels, food manufacturers and local authorities across the UK. The plant in Waen, St Asaph processes waste from a variety of county’s such as Conwy, Swansea, Denbighshire and Flintshire. The anaerobic digestion (AD) plant processes 22,500 tonnes of food ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • SWANA Supports Proposed Changes to EPA`s Mandatory Reporting Rule

    Silver Spring, MD - On September 27, 2010, The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding proposed revisions to the mandatory greenhouse gas reporting rule. SWANA agreed with the following revisions proposed by EPA. Waste-to-Energy (WTE) units processing 600 tons per day or less should be able to use the Tier 2 ...

  • Bioenergy helps cut greenhouse-gas emissions

    Branches, stalks, and manure are waste no longer; bioenergy is part of the solution to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. A study released by the Green Power Institute, the Renewable Energy Program of the Pacific Institute in Oakland, California, reports that converting forest residues, agricultural and urban biomass waste, and gases from manure and landfills into energy helps reduce our ...


    By Pacific Institute

  • New renewable energy from waste tool to save time and money

    Cranfield University has developed a new approach for calculating the potential renewable energy derived from waste material, prior to incineration, which could save time and money for the energy and waste industries. The Government’s Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROCs) scheme places an obligation on UK electricity suppliers to demonstrate the biomass content, or fraction, of mixed ...


    By Cranfield University

  • EPA to defer GHG permitting requirements for industries that use biomass/three-year deferral allows for further examination of scientific and technical issues associated with counting these emissions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing its plan to defer, for three years, greenhouse gas (GHG) permitting requirements for carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from biomass-fired and other biogenic sources. The agency intends to use this time to seek further independent scientific analysis of this complex issue and then to develop a rulemaking on how these emissions should be ...

  • EPA Begins to Address Biomass Emissions in Permits Following Court Decision

    he Environmental Appeals Board partially remanded an air pollution permit for a waste-to-energy facility in Puerto Rico after it failed to account for greenhouse gas emissions from biomass. The Energy Answers Arecibo LLC permit is one of the first to address emissions from biomass in the wake of a 2013 federal appeals court decision vacating an ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • European conference on waste-to-energy

    Britain must renew its waste management systems over the next few years. There are plans to increase the proportion of energy supplied from renewable sources, as concerns over climate change become embedded in legislation. Defra estimates that England could produce more than two million tonnes per year of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) from household waste; the potential from commercial and ...

  • Joule Elects Caroline Dorsa to Board of Directors

    Joule today announced the election of Caroline Dorsa to its board of directors, adding the expertise and insight of a highly experienced financial executive who will also serve as Chair of the company’s audit committee. Ms. Dorsa is Executive Vice President and CFO of Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE: PEG), a publicly traded diversified energy company ...


  • EPA proposes to defer GHG permitting requirements for industries that use biomass/agency aims for science-based, reasonable approach to biomass

    Following through on a January 2011 commitment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to defer, for three years, Clean Air Act permitting requirements for carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from bioenergy and other biogenic sources. This additional time will allow the agency to conduct a detailed examination of the science on this issue. Seeking advice of federal partners, ...

  • Energy Department accelerates the deployment of advanced vehicle technologies with private industry partnerships

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to speeding the transition to more sustainable energy sources that will help drive economic growth, the Energy Department today announced 16 major U.S. employers and two stakeholder groups have joined the Workplace Charging Challenge to give more American workers access to new transportation options, while another three U.S. corporations have ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • BIO Applauds EPA Decision to Defer Greenhouse Gas Permitting Requirement for Biomass Energy Facilities

    The proper use of renewable biomass can recycle atmospheric carbon and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions while still providing the energy and transportation fuels necessary for U.S. economic growth. The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today welcomed the decision by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to defer application of CO2 emission permitting to biomass facilities while further studying ...

  • Craig beckman joins MIOX as executive VP of business development

    MIOX Corporation, a leader in safe water disinfection, today announced that it has hired Craig Beckman as Executive Vice President of Business Development. As part of the executive team, Beckman will play a key role in MIOX’s aggressive business growth strategy and will be responsible for driving new partner development and new product commercialization to dramatically increase the ...

  • Energy sources for the future - exhibition and conference “waste to energy” begins in Bremen

    Alternative energies and renewable resources continue to be an important topic. The international exhibition and conference “waste to energy” which takes place at the Bremen exhibition centre on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 May 2010 is devoted to a very special “renewable” raw material: energy from waste and biomass. The partner country this year is Great Britain. The event organisers are expecting ...

  • Joule Names John Ward Senior Vice President of Production

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Joule Unlimited, Inc., pioneer of Liquid Fuel from the Sun™, today announced the appointment of John Ward as Senior Vice President of Production, overseeing the company’s scale-up planning, direction and construction as it advances towards commercial production of solar-derived, renewable fuels and chemicals. This will include management of Joule’s site ...


  • Entsorga-Enteco 2009 – focus on ‘Incineration & Renewable Energies’: Starting out into a new age of energy

    The generation of electricity and heat from renewable sources is gaining increasingly in vital importance.  Not only on account of climate protection, but also as a substitute for the ever more scarce and more expensive fossil fuels oil and natural gas. The topic of ‘Incineration & Renewable Energies’ will accordingly be specially highlighted at Entsorga-Enteco 2009 – the International Trade Fair ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Impact of atmospheric particles on climate underestimated

    Levels of global secondary organic aerosol (SOA) in the Earth's atmosphere have increased by 60 per cent since pre-industrial times, according to new research, which suggests that the effects of SOA have been previously underestimated. This new information could help lead to better estimates of future climate change. SOA is made up of fine particles and droplets suspended in the atmosphere and is ...

  • DEP to Collect Air Emissions Data about Natural Gas Operations

    The Department of Environmental Protection this week alerted companies involved in unconventional natural gas development across Pennsylvania that they must submit to the agency data on their facilities' air emissions for 2011. The reports are due March 1, 2012. "The use of natural gas for fuel will have very beneficial impacts on air quality, ...

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