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  • 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

  • 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. ...


  • 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

  • Biomass Will Make Coal-fired Power Plants Greener

    The U.S. should follow the European lead and burn more biomass in coal-fired boilers. Big equivalent reductions in greenhouse gas emissions would be achieved according to the McIlvaine Company in its Power Plant Air Quality Decisions online system. In the U.K. one of the world’s largest coal-fired power plants, (Drax), announced recently that 10 percent of the fuel input will come from ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • 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

  • £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

  • 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 ...

  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Heat Recovery Power Plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada

     Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 13 MW biomass heat recovery power plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Chetwynd Forest Industries plant utilizing two Turboden 65 HRS Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators. Turboden is a Pratt ...


  • Will biomass be the saviour of coal?

    KEMA, an independent service provider to the energy industry, has prepared a White Paper on the use of biomass for energy production at existing coal-fired plants. Biomass co-firing is gaining increasing attention from both utilities and regulatory stakeholders. It offers renewable energy generation with low capital costs and takes advantage of the high electrical efficiencies of today"s coal ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Stirling DK: World's Largest Biomass Stirling Plant Commissioned in Germany

    A world premiere within onsite renewable energy generation now provides a spa and wellness center in Germany with carbon neutral heat and electricity. This month, Danish Stirling DK, a leading provider of energy systems based on biomass fuelled Stirling engines, has commissioned the world's first four-engine biomass-powered Stirling plant at the wellness and spa resort Tabbs in Tabarz, ...


  • Metso to supply biomass boiler plant to Porvoon Energia in Finland

    Metso Corporation's press release on January 24, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. local time  ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Aker Solutions confirms GBP115M power project is biomass renewable plant in Scotland

    03 February 2010 - Aker Solutions previously announced (Monday 1 February 2010 at 08:00 CET) that it has been awarded a power plant project in Europe. Aker ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Supermarket chain plans biomass expansion

    The John Lewis Partnership, owner of the Waitrose chain of supermarkets, is planning a major expansion in their use of wood chip fired combined cooling, heat and power plant (CCHP) in their stores. John Lewis is currently awaiting planning permission for the installation of their first CCHP plant in a new Waitrose store in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. If this pilot is successful the Partnership ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • 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

  • Metso to deliver biomass-fired steam boiler plant to Valio`s Lapinlahti cheese plant

    Metso Corporation's press release on October 14, 2011 at 09:00 a.m. local time Metso will deliver a steam boiler plant to Valio's Lapinlahti production plants. The boiler plant will be delivered by the Metso-Wärtsilä joint venture MW Power. In addition to the boiler plant, the delivery includes all of the necessary ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • AMETEK Land to Showcase Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection Technology at Pellet Fuels Institute Conference

    The conference highlights the various applications for densified biomass, as well as trends and best practices within the woody biomass industry. The conference attracts a broad range of individuals from the public and private sectors, academia, and local, state and national governments from North America and beyond.   “With their many desirable characteristics, biomass fuels, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Metso`s heating plant delivery for Kotka Energy increases the utilization of renewable fuels in local heat generation

    Metso Corporation's press release on September 8, 2011 at 13:00 local time Metso will supply Kotka Energy Ltd a biomass-fired heating plant for the production of district heat in the township of Kotka in Finland. The turn-key heating plant will be delivered by the Metso-Wärtsilä joint venture MW Power. The value of the ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Biogas Cogeneration Plant for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh to produce Electricity & Heat

    2G - CENERGY received an order for a biogas CHP cogeneration plant to be installed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, supplying the University Campus with electricity and thermal energy. Earlier this year the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) decided to build the first dry fermentation anaerobic bio-digester in the nation, which will convert yard and food waste into biogas. The renewable energy facility ...


    By 2G Energy AG

  • In Seattle waste heat is being recovered to heat buildings

    David Ferris reports in EnergyWire on creative waste heat recovery in Seattle Wash.. First he updates the progress of Amazon’s new campus in the Denny Triangle, which will be heated by otherwise wasted heat generated by a data center in the Westin Building across the street; then he describes the use of waste heat from the air conditioning system ...

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