biomass activity News

  • Invest in `green` biomass fuels

    With the right policies and investment in research, developing nations can turn their dependence on biomass fuels into a renewable and sustainable energy supply, says Duncan Macqueen. Fuels derived from biomass — mainly wood, but also plant and animal matter — produce lower greenhouse gas emissions than fossil fuels, and can be converted into heat, electricity, liquid or gas. Yet they ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 2006 Solid biomass Barometer

    Europe’s will to substitute a part of its fossil fuel origin energy consumption (petrol, gas and coal) by solid biomass (principally wood and wood waste, but also straw, crop harvest residue, animal and vegetal waste as well) is beginning to pay off. EurObserv’ER presents the current development of the solid biomass sectors and, for the first time, it also monitors organic urban waste. All of ...

  • World Biomass Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   World Biomass Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

  • Investment in biomass “set to be next global trend”

    KMPG has published its annual survey of global renewable energy mergers and acquisitions (M&A), entitled Powering Ahead: 2010. The report has pinpointed the "hot spots" for deal activity in 2010/11 and provides an insight into the global M&A activity in renewable energy. The findings are based on a survey of over 250 senior executives active in the renewable energy industry worldwide, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Czech and Korean researchers clinch biomass patent

    A Czech-South Korean research team has obtained a patent on a new method supporting plant biomass production which will also allow the cultivation of plants with a bigger biomass production. Both the food-processing and pharmaceutical industries can, in theory, use the patent, according to the team. 'The invention, which enables the cultivation of plants with an increased production of mass, ...


    By European Commission

  • Waste wood – the untapped resource for Biomass Fuel

    The huge potential of reusing waste wood as fuel is being wasted, Environment Minister Joan Ruddock has warned. The significant carbon and energy benefits of recovering energy from waste wood are detailed in a new information report on the sector that surveys the activities of producers, aggregators and users of waste wood. Recycling and energy markets for clean, virgin wood have been growing in ...

  • UBC selects nexterra / GE Biomass Power System

    The University of British Columbia (UBC) and Nexterra Systems Corp., a leading biomass gasification company, announced today that UBC will install and demonstrate a unique, on-site biomass-fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) solution developed by Nexterra and GE Power & Water's gas engine division. The CHP system will be located at UBC's Vancouver campus, where it will provide clean, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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.

  • TVA Wind Power Contracts Activated

    The Tennessee Valley Authority has started the New Year with the addition of 535 megawatts of renewable power from four wind farms in Kansas, Illinois and Iowa. New renewable wind power sources that began delivery in January to the TVA power grid are: 201 megawatts from ...

  • Biomass Capital Investment to Reach $33.7 Billion by 2015

    Biomass, which is currently the leading source of renewable energy worldwide, is conducive to producing a wide variety of energy products including transportation fuels, bio-derived products such as plastics and chemicals, and electricity generation. While the biomass industry has waxed and waned with shifting government policies and mandates over the years, a recent report from Pike Research ...


  • MarketResearchReports.biz: Biomass Power in Austria, Market Outlook to 2020

    Biomass Power in Austria, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update Capacity, Generation, Power Plants, Regulations and Company Profiles is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information on the biomass power market. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global biomass power market with forecasts up to 2020. ...


  • Biomass heats up luxury holiday homes

    An award-winning holiday retreat on the Scottish Borders is seeing the financial and carbon saving benefits of biomass, thanks to a district heating system from Euroheat, and the commercial Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Eildon Cottages, in Melrose, is a holiday destination comprising a converted 18th century farm house, with six newly built self-catering cottages. Prior to biomass, the ...

  • Czech and Korean researchers clinch biomass patent

    A Czech-South Korean research team has obtained a patent on a new method supporting plant biomass production which will also allow the cultivation of plants with a bigger biomass production. Both the food-processing and pharmaceutical industries can, in theory, use the patent, according to the team. 'The invention, which enables the cultivation of plants with an increased production of mass, ...

  • CENER (Spain) to Acquire Equipment for Biomass Pretreatment Research

     AdvanceBio Systems, LLC today announced that the National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain (CENER) selected, in a global competitive bidding process, AdvanceBio Systems' SuPR2G Bench Scale Pretreatment Reactor to conduct basic research and development work, related to the production of fermentable sugars from lignocellulose rich biomass feedstocks. "CENER and AdvanceBio Systems ...

  • University of Montana to adopt Nexterra Biomass Gasification System

    Nexterra Systems Corp. has announced that the University of Montana's Board of Regents has approved the installation of a Nexterra biomass gasification system for its Missoula campus. The system, which will be installed at a total cost of $16 million (USD), will provide clean, carbon-neutral heat to the University's Missoula campus. "This is our fourth university project and it represents a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Biomass counters rural population shift in Mediterranean countries

    Southern European Mediterranean countries show great potential for biomass use for energy and as a source of rural development, new jobs and population stability. The partners that make up the BIOPATH sub-project (a component of the Bio-en-area initiative, INTERREG IVC): Cesefor Foundation (Spain), Bruno Kessler Foundation (Italy) and the Institute of Solid Fuel Technology and Applications ...

  • Biomass Energy Market in China now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry Biomass Energy Market in China  Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: ...


  • ZG biomass boiler market share increased in 2013

    With increasing the demand of energy by society, the fossil fuel has been rapidly decreasing as the main source of energy.Thus looking for a renewable energy has become a focus which has attracted lots attention of socie ...


  • Catalysing a market: What the RHI means for Biomass Heat

    Viewpoint from Daniel Sullivan, Biomass Heat Accelerator Project Manager, Innovation, Carbon Trust This week saw the launch of the government’s much anticipated Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) – the world’s first 'feed-in-tariff' for renewable heat. This initiative will provide a welcome boost to the biomass heating market in the UK, which will need to expand ...


    By Carbon Trust

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