biomass certification News

  • Certification system for sustainable biomass production

    The first results of the pilot project started in 2008 and backed by the Federal Ministry for Agriculture were presented at the sustainable certification event in Berlin in February. 'We are already importing some biomass for biofuels. In future use of biomass for energy production should only be encouraged if it has been produced in an environmentally friendly way,' said secretary of state Gert ...


  • Sustainable Biomass Partnership Accepts SCS Global Services as Applicant Certification Body

    SCS Global Services (SCS), a leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, announced that it has been accepted as an applicant Certification Body for the Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP). As a result, SCS is now ready to conduct audits of companies in the biomass ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • Red and green certificates

    Poland has the following power stations: 6 biomass-fired power stations with total power of 238 MW, 74 biogas-fired power stations with total power of 36 MW, 104 wind farms with total power of 152 MW, hydroelectricity stations with total power of 1082 MW, 18 co-incineration installations. Wind farms are developing at the fastest pace despite protests from ecologists and people living close to ...


  • Renewable Energy Certificates

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Renewable Energy Certificates' which analyzes supply and demand dynamics for the Renewable Energy Certificates market.  Renewable Energy Certificates  Supply and Demand Dynamics, Policy Factors, Industry Issues and Challenges, and Key Players: Market Analysis and Forecasts  Growth of the renewable energy sector is supported by ...


  • Polish biomass market on the move

    Poland plans to introduce a new law on renewable energies. Today, co-incinerating biomass in coal power plants is dominating. In the future, however, the support of smaller mono-incinerators and the use of CHP technology should be strengthened. This will lead to new opportunities to develop projects at industrial locations that produce large amounts of biomass. This is the result of an analysis ...


    By ecoprog GmbH

  • Future of biomass uncertain

    Industry experts have warned that building new facilities providing renewable energy from biomass in the UK has suddenly become uncertain as current legislation is having a significant impact on the financing of biomass facilities. The issue, which has seen the development of many new plants come to a halt, relates to the principle of ‘grandfathering’ of Renewable Obligation Certificates. ...

  • Biomass, an alternative for balancing the energy system

    Amid the upsurge in wind and solar projects, balancing power capacities are necessary. Biomass is a solution in this regard, being not only renewable, but also accessible, its vast untapped potential mainly coming from the agricultural land available in Romania. Following an increase of about 140 % in 2013 in terms of installed power capacities, projects using biomass and its derivatives, such ...


    By Slow Energy Europe

  • UNTHA shredder for biomass production in Honduras

    The oil palm – a valuable source of energySubsidised project for a changeover from heating oil to biomass made from oil fruit leftoversToday palm oil is one of the world’s most important edible oils. As well as being an ingredient in countless foodstuffs, palm oil can also be found in cosmetics, washing powders and detergents, paints and varnishes.Up to now harvest leftovers such as fruit fibres ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • The Pacific West Biomass Conference & Trade Show -- the Golden Gate to Biomass

    With an abundance of biomass resources and renewable incentives, the Pacific West provides ample opportunities for developers. Attendees of the Pacific West Biomass Conference & Trade Show will have access to biomass industry stakeholders involved in every aspect of biomass-based power, thermal and biofuels. BBI International's Pacific West Biomass Conference & Trade Show, produced ...


    By Marketwire

  • Consultation on biomass grandfathering expected imminently

    A consultation document on renewable obligation grandfathering in relation to biomass is expected before the end of next week, according to the Renewable Energy Association. It is expected that the document, issued by the Department for Energy and Climate Change, will form part of the Budget announcement. As reported previously in MRW, the renewable energy industry has expressed ongoing ...

  • RCM announces certification and production of new bio-container

    Renewable Carbon Management, LLC (RCM) announced the successful completion of engineering and testing resulting in a production agreement with a Chinese Intermodal container manufacturer. The test results qualified RCM’s newest in-vessel composting container for certification by the International Shipping Association (ISA) and Bureau International des Containers (BIC) to meet International ...

  • SCS is First U.S. Certification Body Recognized under the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) System

     Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) is the first certification body in the United States to be accredited by the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) biofuel certification system. SCS has been approved ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • Research and Markets: Romania Biomass Market:Outlook 2013 - 2018

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Romania Biomass Market:Outlook 2013 - 2018" report to their offering. This market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the biomass sector of the country for the period 2013 - 2018. In view of maturing biomass markets in Germany, Austria, ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Big Leap in Biomass Use for Heating in Spain

    The Spanish have gone from consuming 100,000 tonnes of pellets in 2010 to 380,000 tonnes in 2013. And forecasts published by various organisations are saying that by 2020 the 1.1 million tonne mark will have been passed The Spanish Association for the Energy Valuation of Biomass ...

  • DECC to review its policy on grandfathering for biomass

    The government has said it will “look again” at its support for biomass electricity under the Renewables Obligation following significant concerns about investment. As reported in MRW, the renewable energy industry has expressed worry over the absence of the ‘grandfathering’ principle for Renewable Obligation Certificates in relation to biomass facilities. Without grandfathering ...

  • 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 ...

  • Spain registers 30 producers and 15 traders for ENplus® pellet certificates

    The ENplus quality system is based on the international ISO 17225-2 standard referring to wood pellets By the end of July 2015 the year had seen nine more new manufacturers certified with the ENplus seal. These new holders bring the total number of certificates issued for factories to 30 and for traders to 15, which meets the ...


    By SMA Solar Technology AG

  • Bion Announces Initial Credit Certification for Kreider Farm Poultry Waste Processing

    Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTC: BNET) announced today that it has received a credit certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the reduction of 559,457 lbs of Chesapeake Bay (CB or Bay) nitrogen (N) from the treatment of Kreider Farms (KF) poultry waste stream.  The number of credits was derived from the application of PA DEP's current CB N ...

  • TransGlobal Assets and Helios Receive LOIs to Purchase Biomass Systems for $12M USD

    TransGlobal Assets, Inc. (OTCQB: TMSH) (PINKSHEETS: TMSH) is pleased to announce that its JV partner, Helios Inc. of India, has received Letters of Intent from Solaris PLC of Bulgaria and Chemtech SRL of Romania, each agreeing to purchase a 1-megawatt patented Portable Biomass Waste System. The purchase price for each 1-MW System is $6,000,000 ...


    By Marketwire

  • How to adapt to the new market regulation for biomass towards 2020

    Keys to the new European strategy and challenges for the sector over the coming years. The 10th International Bioenergy Congress (10ºCIB) organised by AVEBIOM, on 22nd of September in Valladolid within the framework of ...


    By SMA Solar

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