biomass-fuelled energy News

  • `World`s first` whiskey-fuelled biomass CHP plant

    The ‘world’s-first’ whiskey-fuelled biomass CHP plant is to be built in Scotland. The GreenSwitch CHP plant, which is capable of using wet biomass, will be powered using whiskey distillery by-products to create enough electricity for 9,000 homes. This GBP50m joint venture between Helius Energy and The Combination of Rothes Distillers (CoRD) called Helius CoRDE, will use ...

  • Metso wins an order for the eighth biomass-fuelled modularised CHP-plant to Germany

    Metso Corporation's press release on August 10, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. local time   ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Approval given for Biomass and energy from waste fuelled power station in Tilbury Docks

    The Government has given the green light for a new 60 Mega Watt power plant, fuelled by biomass and waste, to be built on a disused site at Tilbury Docks in Essex. Energy and Climate Change minister Lord Hunt said: “If we are to tackle climate change we must reduce the amount of waste going to landfill and also make use of renewable sources of fuel. This power station will achieve both those ...


  • Emerson integrates fuel moisture sensor into Ovation control system to increase performance of biomass-fuelled power plants

    Emerson Process Management now offers an integrated solution that enables biomass-fuelled power plants to continually monitor feedstock moisture content and adjust the combustion process for better efficiency. The new solution, which combines a biomass fuel moisture sensor with Emerson’s Ovation expert control system, can help reduce maintenance costs as well as boost net yearly MWh ...


    By Emerson Process Management

  • Pyrolysis Oil from Biomass Could Be Early Alternative to Fossil Oil in Transition to Society Fuelled by Renewables

    Pyrolysis of biomass—thermochemical decomposition of wood or organic waste at elevated temperatures and with minimal presence of oxygen—could be an "interesting" option in a transition to replacing today's fossil oil with renewable alternatives, according to a Bio4Energy expert on the thermal conversion of biomass to fuels and chemicals. Thus far, ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • 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.

  • Fuelling the pipeline of female talent in the UK’s energy sector

    Today Baroness Verma is launching POWERful Women (PfW) – a new, professional initiative to showcase female leadership potential in the UK’s energy sector. PfW has an ambition of ‘30% of executive energy company board members to be female by 2030’ and ‘40% of energy company middle management to be female by 2030’. The energy sector is tackling a wide range of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Modern Utility Management: Fuelled For Growth

    Aalborg Energie Technik specialises in the design, supply and maintenance of biomass boilers for plants throughout Europe. Established in Denmark in 1996, the company is headquartered in the city of Aalborg and its current product portfolio is further supported by a wide range of consultancy services relating to biomass fired CHP plants in both the manufacturing and energy sectors. It offers ...

  • 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

  • Shell and Cosan: Fuelling a Lower-Carbon Future With Biofuels

    Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) and Cosan today launched a multi-billion dollar joint venture that will become a leading producer of the low-carbon biofuel, ethanol made from sugar cane. Named Raizen, this major retail and commercial fuels company will operate in Brazil, one of the world's fastest-growing markets. To view the Multimedia News Release, ...


  • Green light for Cheshire waste fuelled power station

    A new 95 Mega Watt power plant capable of turning 600,000 tonnes of waste each year into electricity and heat, to be built at Ince in Cheshire, was approved by the Government this week. The waste, which would have otherwise gone to landfill, will instead be used to generate electricity to power a new Resource Recovery Park. Excess electricity will also be exported to the National Grid. The ...


  • DESMI helicopter fuelling steps up the pace

    Pumping solutions specialist DESMI demonstrates what being the market leader in maritime helicopter fuelling systems really means. Pump manufacturer DESMI’s Steve Godwin is looking very pleased. He’s standing on the deck of a naval ship, monitoring events closely as a helicopter hangs in the air just metres off the vessel’s port side, swaying gently in the relatively light ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Rising municipal solid waste generation fuelling the municipal solid waste-to-energy market, notes Frost & Sullivan

    Extensive technology adoption and better collection efficiency of municipal solid waste (MSW) could help the Indian municipal solid waste-to-energy market register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7 by 2013. The increase in the quantity of waste generated, coupled with the need for a proper means of waste disposal, offers significant growth opportunities to the market. New analysis from ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Rising Municipal Solid Waste Generation Fuelling the Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy Market, Notes Frost & Sullivan

    Extensive technology adoption and better collection efficiency of municipal solid waste (MSW) could help the Indian municipal solid waste-to-energy market register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7 by 2013. The increase in the quantity of waste generated, coupled with the need for a proper means of waste disposal, offers significant growth opportunities to the market. New analysis ...


    By Marketwire

  • Major Biomass-to-Energy Power Plant Programme in Poland

    Polish licensee of a revolutionary PARS technology of clean gasification is planning to build at least 20 small biomass power plants a year within its 10-year investment programme to become a major renewable energy producer in Europe. PARS technology of tar, soot and VOC cleanup is clean, inexpensive and efficient, resulting in 0.025 euro/kWh electricity from 35 euro/ton feedstock. The ...


    By BIOLEUX POLSKA sp z oo

  • 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

  • Call for abstracts | Energy from Biomass and Waste

    We are pleased to inform you that we are currently accepting abstracts for the forthcoming Venice 2016 - Sixth International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, to be held in Venice from 14-17 November 2016. The Symposium will include oral and poster sessions, numerous ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • Biomass Thermal Energy Council Announces Latest Webinar

    Brits, Brussels, and Biomass: The European Path Towards Renewable Heating Registration is now open for the free educational webinar on June 15 at 12PM ET, 9 AM PT    Imagine the impact on U.S. jobs and local economies if 95% of new domestic heating appliances used renewable ...

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