biomass monitoring News

  • Monitoring at biomass plants should be `future proof`

    The recent rise in approvals for the construction of renewable energy plants burning biomass has highlighted the need for specified monitoring equipment to be both cost-effective and flexible. Quantitech Director Dominic Duggan explains: “Whilst biomass power represents an important part of the Government’s strategy to produce energy from renewable sources and to reduce waste to landfill, a ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • US$24.8m research facility to advance biomass monitoring & testing opened

    Washington State University and the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory this week have dedicated a new building for the advancement of biomass research. At the Bioproducts, Sciences, and Engineering Laboratory, WSU & PNNL will work together to develop new solutions to some of the nation's largest energy problems, strengthen opportunities to move technology into ...

  • LuminUltra`s biomass monitoring solutions for biological wastewater treatment free webinar

    In this webinar (Thursday, February 13, 2014 @ 2:00pm EST) , we'll give you a brief overview of the technology, how it compares to traditional microbiological testing methods and an in-depth overview of the capabilities of 2nd Generation ATP testing in Biological Wastewater Treatment. Sign up today! Learn how 2nd generation allows you to: Detect toxicity ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • MHG`s mobile service takes biomass quality monitoring to the real-time era

    The Finnish supplier of bioenergy ERP solutions, MHG Systems, has introduced an extension to their popular MHG Bioenergy ERP service. This new extension makes it possible to monitor biofuel moisture levels already in the field. On the other hand, the real-time moisture monitoring also improves transportation management and creates significant financial savings. This service extension which was ...


    By MHG Systems Ltd

  • 2006 Solid biomass Barometer

    Europe’s will to substitute a part of its fossil fuel origin energy consumption (petrol, gas and coal) by solid biomass (principally wood and wood waste, but also straw, crop harvest residue, animal and vegetal waste as well) is beginning to pay off. EurObserv’ER presents the current development of the solid biomass sectors and, for the first time, it also monitors organic urban waste. All of ...

  • New E-magazine – The Biomass Magazine

    AMETEK Land launches a new ‘Biomass Magazine’ in an all new online format. The industry magazine looks at detection, measurement, monitoring and solutions for the Biomass fuel process. This special supplement focuses on the use of biomass fuels in the power generation industry. You’ll find features on safety monitoring at all stages in the biomass plant and the ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Continuous Toxicity Monitoring

    The monitoring of water for unknown pollutants is of great importance, especially when surface water, drinking water or ground water are used. Since a variety of substances are harmful for human being reliable online monitoring is recommended. LAR's online toxicity ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • 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

  • Using Anaerobic Biomass Digestion to Produce Hydrogen and Biofuel

    For many years, hydrogen has been considered as an alternative to fossil fuels. Now, Scientists are aiming to develop an environmentally friendly method to produce hydrogen from biomass by optimizing anaerobic digestion systems.1 Climate change, dwindling fuel resources and energy prices have spearheaded intensive efforts to detect and optimize alternative fuel options. As a ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Biomass should be tenth tipping point, researcher says

    The nine 'planetary boundaries' — environmental tipping points, beyond which the planet may not recover —– could soon be joined by a tenth one, if a proposal from a prominent scientist is accepted. The concept of planetary boundaries was proposed in 2009 by Johan Rockström, executive director of the Stockholm Environment Institute, and Will Steffen, executive director of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Continuous toxicity monitoring of wastewater

    Toxicity is the most common disturbance to biological treatment processes – especially for nitrification. The continuous toxicity monitoring proactively protects the waste water treatment plant and hence, secures to keep the plant running. LAR's online toxicity analyzer ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Online Water Toxicity Monitoring

    Monitoring of water toxicity is of special importance, especially when surface water or ground water are used for the preparation of drinking water. Since a variety of substances are harmful for human being reliable online monitoring is recommended. LAR's online toxicity analyzer ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Abitibi Bowater chooses Kittiwake procal analyser for biomass plant

    Abitibi Bowater, the eighth largest publicly traded pulp and paper manufacturer in the world, has employed Kittiwake Procal’s continuous emissions monitoring system (CEMS) on its Northern Ontario paper and pulp mill. Secured in conjunction with Kittiwake Procal’s Canadian distributor, Hydroflo, the Kittiwake Procal solution fought off competition from extractive systems. Abitibi ...

  • Landfill Methane Emission Monitoring

    Methane (CH4) plays a critical role in the radiation balance and chemistry of the atmosphere. The major anthropogenic sources are anaerobic production from landfills, ruminant animals and their waste, release from the mining and use of fossil fuel, burning of biomass, etc.. On average, over the global scale, landfill methane emissions contribute between 10-19% of the anthropogenic methane burden ...

  • Monitoring of Algae Growth by TOC Measurement

    Global warming due to the excessive use of fossil fuels is becoming a problem which has prompted and accelerated the search for alternative fuels. Among the more attractive alternatives is biomass fuel, which is attracting considerable attention. Microalgae can be used for the production of oil without competing with food production, and to a greater extent than other biofuels, its productivity ...

  • Continuous Toxicity Monitoring of Waste Water

    Toxicity is the most common disturbance to biological treatment processes – especially for nitrification. The continuous toxicity ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • The 1st Biomass Plant in UK will measure its emissions with an Environnements S.A CEMS

    Widely known for the high quality of our continuous pollutant monitoring systems but also the local expertise of our Partner A1-CBISS, we were requested to tender for this new Biomass Plant project. Thus, Environnement S.A will provide the entire CEMS for the sampling and continuous monitoring of NH3, HCl, SO2, NO, NO2, N2O, CO, CO2, H2O and total hydrocarbons. “The plant, costing ...


    By ENVEA

  • Stricter monitoring requirements for combustion emissions

    The new monitoring requirements being imposed on Medium Combustion Plants (MCPs) and Large Combustion Plants (LCPs) in Europe is symptomatic of environmental initiatives affecting a wide variety of industries. In the following article, Dr Andrew Dixon from Gasmet Technologies UK (formerly Quantitech) explains how instrumentation manufacturers are responding to these new challenges. The ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • The sector is gearing up for new European regulations on Ecolabelling and Ecodesign for biomass equipment

    The International Bioenergy Congress, organised by AVEBIOM, will deal with the legislative changes that will affect the sector over the coming years The regulations regardingenergy labelling for solid ...

  • Final clean water permit issued for proposed Russell biomass facility in Russell, Mass.

    EPA has issued a final Clean Water Act permit for the proposed Russell Biomass power plant in Russell, Mass. After a rigorous, science-based review, EPA has concluded that the final National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit for the proposed facility meets the requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act. The facility is proposed to be built adjacent to the Westfield River, and ...

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