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  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Morbark introduces Biomass Microchipper

    Morbark, Inc., is excited to announce its redesigned 40/36 Whole Tree MicroChipper. This is the latest in design enhancements to make the machine perfect for micro-chip producers. The 40/36 Whole Tree Drum Chipper was first introduced in 2008 as a compact, affordable and productive biomass chipper. The model was improved by the addition of the Advantage 3 high performance chipping drum in 2011, ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • 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

  • Is biomass production profitable?

    Cellulosic ethanol has emerged as a leading candidate biofuel that could contribute significantly to meeting U.S. liquid fuel demand while reducing net greenhouse gas emissions. Feasibility of large-scale cellulosic ethanol production depends not only on the development of cost effective processing methods, but also on the availability of large quantities of cellulosic biomass for conversion to ...

  • 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

  • World Biomass Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   World Biomass Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Perfect Green Biomass

    The launch of Perfect Green Biomass services represents a pivotal move into a rapidly developing new business sector for the Group, and a keen area of focus for the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) & ‘RE-thinking 2050’ Produced by European Renewable Energy Council (EREC). The report provides policy recommendations for what is needed to fully exploit the EU´s ...


    By Perfect Green Ltd. (PGL)

  • 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

  • Nexterra to install biomass system at major U.S. institution

    Vancouver-based Nexterra Systems Corp. has signed a $6.9 million (USD) contract to deliver a biomass gasification system for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. The total cost of the project is $18 million (USD) and it will be delivered in partnership with DeMaria Building Company and HGA Architects. Switching from fossil fuel to biomass supports the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • UNTHA shredder for biomass production in Honduras

    The oil palm – a valuable source of energySubsidised project for a changeover from heating oil to biomass made from oil fruit leftoversToday palm oil is one of the world’s most important edible oils. As well as being an ingredient in countless foodstuffs, palm oil can also be found in cosmetics, washing powders and detergents, paints and varnishes.Up to now harvest leftovers such as fruit fibres ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Planning for sustainable global biomass use

    Projected future population growth, dietary changes and a growing need to use biomass for energy and fibre will increase the global use of biomass over the coming decades. Livestock are a major contributor to human biomass consumption, using from 30-75 per cent of all biomass harvested by humans, new research shows. The research suggests that integrated assessments of land and biomass use are ...

  • Biomass `hungry animal` is `morally wrong`

    The biomass sector’s use of high quality wood, which still has recycling value, as feedstock is “inefficient and immoral” – according to wood panel industry insiders. Board mill professionals say that within a rightly held enthusiasm to commit to green processes, energy from waste plants are burning higher quality material and virgin fibre rather than using lower grades that can no longer be ...

  • Auspicious timing for biomass company launch

    A biomass energy company has picked an auspicious time to launch following the proposal of Government backed incentives to boost renewable energy use. Talbott’s Biomass Generators launched, out of existing company Talbott’s Biomass Energy Systems, with a 50 per cent stake investment from Air Plants Dust Extraction. The new company will be a separate power division providing combined heat and ...

  • EISENMANN hosts biomass boiler workshops

    (CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.) September 3, 2008 – EISENMANN Corporation, together with Hurst Boiler and Process Barron has assembled a series of workshops to help owners and operators further understand their options for biomass powered systems.Each workshop will consist of a one-day executive course intended for energy developers, engineering consultants and end-users of biomass boiler systems. The ...


  • enXco Acquires Pinelands Biomass Project

    enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, has closed on the purchase of the Pinelands Biomass Project from Southeast Renewable Energy, LLC (SRE). Pinelands consists of two nominal 17.8 MW generating facilities located in Allendale and Dorchester Counties in South Carolina. Both projects are currently under construction and expected to be fully operational by the end of 2013. The two projects ...


    By Marketwire

  • 18th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

    Conference Programme with 264 Plenary & Oral Presentations as well as 542 Visual Presentations Unique Conference Programme Covering all Areas of Biomass The Conference Programme for the 18th European Biomass Conference (May 3-7, 2010) and Exhibition (May 3-6, 2010) is available. A total of 872 abstracts have been received for the 18th EU ...

  • TransGlobal Assets and Helios Receive LOIs to Purchase Biomass Systems for $12M USD

    TransGlobal Assets, Inc. (OTCQB: TMSH) (PINKSHEETS: TMSH) is pleased to announce that its JV partner, Helios Inc. of India, has received Letters of Intent from Solaris PLC of Bulgaria and Chemtech SRL of Romania, each agreeing to purchase a 1-megawatt patented Portable Biomass Waste System. The purchase price for each 1-MW System is $6,000,000 ...


    By Marketwire

  • Nexterra`s biomass gasification system officially unveiled at UNBC

    A state-of-the-art clean energy system supplied and installed by Nexterra Systems Corp. was formally unveiled at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, British Columbia. The latest successful implementation of the company's biomass gasification systems further positions Nexterra as a global leader in clean biomass energy solutions for institutional ...


    By Nexterra Systems Corp.

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