biomass energy production News

  • Is biomass production profitable?

    Cellulosic ethanol has emerged as a leading candidate biofuel that could contribute significantly to meeting U.S. liquid fuel demand while reducing net greenhouse gas emissions. Feasibility of large-scale cellulosic ethanol production depends not only on the development of cost effective processing methods, but also on the availability of large quantities of cellulosic biomass for conversion to ...

  • Global limits of biomass energy

    Biomass energy-energy generated from agricultural waste or specially grown energy crops-has been widely touted as a clean, renewable alternative to fossil fuels. Research is booming to improve energy crops and methods of converting crops to fuel. Already, Brazil gets 30% of its automotive fuel from ethanol distilled from sugar cane. But critics warn that "energy farming" will gobble up land ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Researchers turn biomass into energy

    US scientists say they are testing the viability of converting leafy or woody biomass into a commercially feasible fuel product. University of Nevada-Reno Associate Professors Charles Coronella and Victor Vasquez are working on the pretreatment portion of the biomass conversion process as part of a $4.6 million study funded by the Gas Technology Institute.'Biomass produces a dirty gas if it's not ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • White House Publishes Mid-Century Strategy For Deep Decarbonization

    On November 16, 2016, the White House filed the Mid-Century Strategy for Deep Decarbonization with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change under the Paris climate deal. The strategy highlights the role that U.S. government-funded research, development, and demonstration ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Morbark responds to the biomass energy market with several new product innovations

    In response to growing demand for renewable fuels including woody biomass, Morbark, Inc. announced several new product innovations for the energy market at the company’s third Demo Days event in Winn Michigan. These innovations are aimed at helping biomass fuel suppliers streamline their processes and reduce costs. Morbark® Model 23 Chiparvestor™ with Morbark ICS: The Morbark Model 23 ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Biomass crop assistance program to spur production of renewable energy

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed new regulations for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which is designed to boost production of non-food biomass crops for renewable energy. The new proposed rule was one of three measures to boost biofuels that were announced by President Obama on February 3. Authorized in 2008 by the Food, ...

  • Berlin Starts Production on New Biomass Power Plant

    More than 250 people turned out for the groundbreaking ceremony of Burgess BioPower, formerly known as the Berlin Station, in Berlin, N.H., Oct. 6, including New Hampshire's governor and the city's mayor. The $275 million, 75-megawatt plant is expected to begin generating power in 2013, selling it to New Hampshire Public Service under a 20-year power purchase agreement. New Hampshire Gov. John ...


    By BBI International

  • Call for Papers: Energy from Biomass and Waste London

    "Don't Waste Waste" - Deadline for abstract submissions: September 30, 2010   The 2nd international exhibition and conference "energy from biomass and waste" (EBW UK) will be held on January 25 to 26, 2011 in London. Under the tagline "Don't waste Waste" the event shows how waste and biomass as domestically available resources can be utilised to reduce emissions, save money and generate ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • 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: ...


  • New legislation includes incentives for biomass and waste-to-energy

    The Economic Stimulus Bill HR1424, more commonly referred to as 'The Bailout', brought with it incentives for renewable energy production that will have a positive impact on the deployment of biomass and waste-to-energy conversion technologies. At the second international 'Energy from Biomass and Waste' (EBW) Exposition & Conference on October 14-16, 2008 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Metso to supply biomass power plant for Vimmerby Energi & Miljö in Sweden for green energy production

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Metso to supply biomass power plant for Vimmerby Energi & Miljö in Sweden for green energy production Metso Corporation's press release on February 21, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. local time Metso will supply Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB (VEMAB) with a biomass-fired power plant for combined heat and power production at Tallholmen in the city of ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Warning on unjustified expectations of biomass

    The BUND (German Office for Environment and Nature) has warned against unrealistic expectations of energy-producing plants, says press agency DDP. Their potential is often over-estimated, explains Werner Neumann, energy expert at BUND. Biomass energy is a major pillar of energy conversion because it can be stored. But increased production because of growing use of biofuels is causing problems in ...


  • BIOMASS Stocks; Biomass Spotlight Company, Clenergen (CRGE.PK)

    October 14, 2010 - Investorideas.com green newswire: Investorideas.com releases the following third party investment report for Biomass Spotlight Company, Clenergen, (CRGE.PK), as prepared by Global Renewable Energy Report, and Hans Thomas.   Investorideas.com is a leader in renewable energy stocks research, featuring news and ...


  • Morbark introduces Biomass Microchipper

    Morbark, Inc., is excited to announce its redesigned 40/36 Whole Tree MicroChipper. This is the latest in design enhancements to make the machine perfect for micro-chip producers. The 40/36 Whole Tree Drum Chipper was first introduced in 2008 as a compact, affordable and productive biomass chipper. The model was improved by the addition of the Advantage 3 high performance chipping drum in 2011, ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Opportunities for sustainable biomass in Ukraine

    Ukraine is discovering the potential of biomass, thanks in part to the three-year biomass development project Pellets for Power. Carried out by Wageningen UR together with several private partners and with support from NL agency’s Sustainable Biomass Import programme, Pellets for Power has paved the way for The Netherlands as well as for other EU members to import sustainably produced ...

  • Biomass fair: accreditation available

    Expobiomasa, the international professional fair specialised in biomass will attract18.000 professionals from the sector all interested in buying products and hiring ...

  • 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

  • $11 Million to Advance Renewable Carbon Fiber Production from Biomass

    The Energy Department announced today up to $11.3 million for two projects that aim to advance the production of cost-competitive, high-performance carbon fiber material from renewable, non-food-based feedstocks, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass. Carbon fiber – a strong, lightweight material that can replace steel and other heavier metals – can lower the cost and ...


    By US Department of Energy

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