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  • 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 ...

  • Next steps on Renewable Heat

    Progress on support for renewable heat hots up today with the publication of three consultations on the Coalition’s Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI). The RHI, the first of its kind in the world, was launched for the non domestic sector in November last year, with a scheme for householders intended to open in Summer 2013. Renewable Heat Incentive for householders ...

  • Increased support for renewable heat

    I am pleased to announce today the publication of DECC’s Government response document ‘Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive: Improving support, increasing uptake’, which sets out a range of improvements and increased support under the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). This responds to the consultations “Expanding the non-domestic scheme”, “Air to ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Renewable Heat Incentive has Launched!

    The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive has launched today, Wednesday 9th April 2014. Greg Barker MP had previously confirmed the launch of the RHI on Twitter on Tuesday evening, and the launch is in line with DECC announcements of a launch before Easter. The Renewable Heat Incentive will reward homeowners, private landlords and self ...


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  • 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 ...

  • Winners of renewable heating scheme revealed

    44 social housing projects have today been awarded a share of £3.2million to get renewable heating into the homes of over a thousand social housing tenants across Great Britain. Registered providers for social housing such as local authorities and social housing associations were able to bid for up to the Sterling equivalent of 200,000 Euros (which currently amounts to around ...

  • More money for renewable heating kit

    Householders across Great Britain will be able to get even more cash for renewable heating kit, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced today. The money off vouchers available under the Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) scheme have been increased to £2,300 for ground source heat pumps, £2,000 for biomass boilers, £1,300 for air source heat pumps and ...

  • Renewable Heat Incentive to open for applications

    Businesses and communities across Britain will from Monday be able to apply for a heat tariff payment, ushering in a new era of clean green heat technology, Greg Barker said today. The world’s first Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will be open to applicants from Monday 28 November, providing payments for heat generated from renewable technologies including biomass boilers, solar thermal ...

  • Research and Markets: Renewable Heat Markets

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w4hw2b/renewable_heat_mar) has announced the addition of the "Renewable Heat Markets" report to their offering. Summary: ...


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  • Biomass crop assistance program to spur production of renewable energy

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed new regulations for the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which is designed to boost production of non-food biomass crops for renewable energy. The new proposed rule was one of three measures to boost biofuels that were announced by President Obama on February 3. Authorized in 2008 by the Food, ...

  • Iberdrola Renewables Starts Biomass Energy Construction in Lakeview, Ore.

    Long-Awaited Lakeview Biomass Cogeneration Plant Expected to Bring Jobs, Improved Forest Health to Southern Oregon PORTLAND, Ore. - Iberdrola Renewables today announced the start of construction at its 26.8-megawatt Lakeview Biomass Cogeneration Plant in Lakeview, Ore. The Lakeview project is expected to finish construction and begin producing enough power for 18,000 typical homes by the ...


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  • 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 ...


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  • 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

  • Renewable energy plans for Kent

    A planning application has been submitted to Kent County Council for a new Biomass combined heat and power plant at Ridham Dock. If approved, the proposed plant would be capable of processing up to 160,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste wood per annum. Approximately 25MW of power and up to 35MW of low grade steam heat could be produced, with the plant saving about 540,000 tonnes ...

  • 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

  • 20% renewable energy by 2020

    The European Union has set itself the goal of raising the share of renewable energy sources in the final energy consumption of the Union from 8.5% in 2005 to 20% in 2020. This is an ambitious objective, but it is a necessary contribution to the global fight against climate change and towards better control over our energy dependence. Governments have a crucial role to play through their good ...

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Renewable Energy Report ...


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