biomass-fuelled energy system News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...


  • 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

  • Talbott`s Biomass Energy Systems to Exhibit at the Royal Show

    Royal Show is the most prestigious agricultural event of the year and is being held on 1st - 4th July 2007 at Stoneleigh Park - set in 250 acres of beautiful Warwickshire countryside.   The Royal Show is the agricultural showcase ...

  • Distributed energy systems and canada`s energy future

    Canada's current power grid was designed to transmit electricity from a power plant often in a remote location to large-scale industrial users and households in large populated areas. This grid was not designed to meet the needs of the growing demands of a digital society or the increased use of renewable power production. Consumers however are increasingly demanding low cost and more ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...


  • 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: ...


  • Nexterra Biomass Gasification System - Cleanest biomass in North America

    Recent third party testing and analysis of the University of Northern British Columbia's (UNBC) Nexterra Biomass Gasification System has concluded that the plant is one of the cleanest biomass facilities operating in North America. The biomass gasification system was supplied and installed by Nexterra Systems Corp. The Nexterra system, which provides heat to most buildings on UNBC's Prince ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wärtsilä to power two more LNG fuelled offshore vessels in Gulf of Mexico

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Wärtsilä to power two more LNG fuelled offshore vessels in Gulf of Mexico Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 17 February 2012 at 3 pm EET ...


  • 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

  • N-Viro International YouTube Video Highlights N-Viro Fuel™ Mobile Energy System- The Biomass Energy Alternative Resource to Fuel Power Plants

    N-Viro International Corporation (OTCQB-NVIC) has released a YouTube video essay of the N-Viro Fuel™ Mobile Energy System at the Allegheny Clarion Valley industrial complex in Western Pennsylvania.  The pre-recorded YouTube video tour hosted by ...

  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Waste Heat Recovery Power Plant for Nechako Green Energy in British Columbia

    Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 2 megawatt biomass heat recovery power plant for Nechako Green Energy Ltd. in Vanderhoof, British Columbia. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Premium Pellet plant operation, and marks the first ever Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) installation in a forest ...


  • GE technology turns waste wood into useful energy at Italian biomass plant

    As Italy strives to increase its renewable energy production to 17 percent by 2020, GE’s (NYSE: GE) alternative energy technology can help companies in the country support this initiative. At POWER-GEN Europe, GE is showcasing the Clean Cycle power generation system, its new acquisition in the field of small Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC), which recently received GE’s ecomagination ...

  • Generating the future: UK energy systems fit for 2050

    Fundamental restructuring of the UK"s entire energy system is unavoidable if it is to meet future energy demand while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent by 2050, even assuming that energy demand in all sectors can be substantially reduced, according to a report by the Royal Academy of Engineering. If we are to achieve this, the scale of the undertaking will require the biggest ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

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