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  • 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 ...

  • BTEC Presents New Webinar on Residential Biomass Heating

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2010 BTEC Presents New Webinar on Residential Biomass Heating Second in the free webinar series will be held November 4 at 3PM ET WASHINGTON, October 14 - The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) today announced the second webinar in its series of free educational webinars on topics important to the biomass thermal industry. ...

  • Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2013 Program Unveiled

    Today, the 5th Annual Northeast Biomass Heating Expo officially unveiled its conference program for the April 3-5, 2013 event, to be held in Saratoga Springs, NY. The 2013 program emphasizes practical learning for developers, installers, and suppliers of biomass (wood and agricultural crops) heating and combined heat and power (CHP) equipment. The complete program and early registration rates ...


    By PRWeb

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Carbon Trust calls for massive switch to biomass heating

    Businesses and public sector organisations could benefit by switching from oil, gas and electric heating to biomass, according to Biomass Heating, A Practical Guide, published today by the Carbon Trust. Financial pressures and the coldest start to a winter in over 30 years make reducing heating bills a priority.  However, by working with biomass heating projects across the UK, the Carbon ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • GBP 12m to help expand biomass heating in England

    Moving to low-carbon heat sources is crucial in the battle against climate change with nearly half of the UK's emissions coming from heating. Today more government money becomes available for industry, businesses and community organisations to help towards the cost of buying and installing biomass-fuelled heating and combined heat & power projects, including anaerobic digesters, in England. ...


  • CIWM welcomes role of biomass and waste in DECC`s Heat Strategy

    The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has welcomed the publication of DECC's heat strategy and the recognition that biomass and waste have a contribution to make to the Government's aim of encouraging renewable and low-carbon heat technologies. "Decarbonising heat is an important and challenging task and the strategy provides a very useful assessment of the current situation, ...

  • AMETEK Land to Present Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection at European Biomass to Power 2016

    AMETEK Land announces that Derek Stuart, Global Product Manager for Combustion and Environmental Monitoring, will speak at the European Biomass to Power Conference, October 5 to 6 2016, in Seville, Spain, on “Early Detection of Spontaneous Heating and Combustion in Biomass Handling.” ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • NREL Receives Recognition for Renewable Biomass Heating System at Golden, CO Headquarters

    Today, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) became the latest participant in the Biomass Green Heat Registered Site Program in recognition of the lab's wood chip heating systems. The initiative is part of the national non-profit Biomass Thermal Energy Council's (BTEC) ongoing acknowledgement of biomass heating systems. The recognition award plaque is located in NREL's lobby. "The ...

  • £25m Guardbridge Project Heats Up With Arrival of 130 Tonne Biomass Boiler

    The £25 million Guardbridge Energy Project moved a step closer to completion recently when the Vital Energi project team took delivery of the 6.5MW biomass boiler furnace which made the 1,300 mile journey from manufacturers Jernforsen who are based across locations in Sweden.  The furnace manufacturer was undertaken at Jernforsen’s own manufacturing facility in the remote town of ...


    By Vital Energi

  • KMW Energi exhibits technology for biomass-fired heating and CHP plants

    “This is a big trade fair and many of our customers attend,” says Lars-Erik Jansson, sales manager at KMW Energi, a leading Swedish manufacturer of heating and CHP plants. “Exhibiting at World Bioenergy is a tradition for us.” KMW will present its latest reference plants, as well as showcasing its brand at this international forum. Of course the company is also ...


    By Elmia AB

  • BTEC, RPG Receive Grant to Promote Biomass Heating and Cooling

    The BTEC and the Resource Professional Group were awarded a $70,000 grant to promote energy cost savings and environmental improvement of commercial buildings by teaching architects and biomass appliance manufacturers about wood energy. The Biomass Thermal Energy Council and the Resource Professional Group were awarded a $70,000 grant to promote energy cost savings and environmental improvement ...


    By BBI International

  • UK cash boost for biomass fuel for heat and electricity generation

    Farmers, foresters and biomass producers can apply for up to £200,000 each under a new round of grants opened today by Environment Minister Phil Woolas. The Bio-energy Infrastructure Scheme will support the biomass industry in England helping those supplying biomass fuel for use in heat and electricity generation. Phil Woolas said: “We have to rethink our energy mix. We know biomass has the ...

  • Commercial Buildings, Huge Energy Savings with Wood Heat Focus of 2012 Northeast Biomass Heating Expo

      Fourth annual Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2012 to feature two dedicated technical and economic development tracks Saratoga Springs, NY (March 21-23, 2012) – The fourth annual Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2012 (nebiomassheat.com) will feature two dedicated technical and economic development tracks for its March 21-23 conference and expo in Saratoga ...

  • Metso to supply biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima in Finland

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Metso to supply biomass-fired heating plant for district heat production to Savon Voima in Finland Metso Corporation's press release on January 22, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Biomass on the up in Germany

    Germany is well on the way to meeting its ambitious targets for the expansion of renewable energies. This is demonstrated by the most recent data on the development of renewable energies in 2007, which have been published today by the German Federal Environment Ministry. According to calculations carried out by the Working Group on Renewable Energies – Statistics (AGEE-Stat), renewable energies ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Biomass is top of investment in renewables

    Biomass facilities have become a more attractive investment than wind and solar technologies, according to experts in the renewable energy sector. A survey by KMPG found that 37% of respondents intended to invest in biomass, while 36% wanted to invest in solar and 35% wind. KPMG energy partner in the UK Andy Cox said: “Biomass plants have the potential to yield much higher returns than ...

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