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  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Biomass could provide electricity for 30 million rural residents of China

    The People"s Republic of China (PRC) needs 413.5 billion yuan (CNY) (or roughly $60.5 billion) in investments over the next 10 years to harness its biomass energy potential in rural areas, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report issued today said. Biomass energy is sourced from waste generated from livestock and crop production. If livestock manure and crop stalks were converted into clean fuel, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Biomass Gasifier Fuels Electricity Generation, Sells Renewable Power to Grid

    ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc. (ZeroPoint) today announced the completion of phase one of the field commissioning of its ZeroPoint Renewable CHP Solution™ at a project site in Schwarze Pumpe, Germany. The field commissioning included operation of a reciprocating gas engine fueled by synthesis gas and synchronization of the generator with the local distribution grid, securing a ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • KEMA sees biomass energy key to meeting US carbon objectives, keeping electricity affordable

    KEMA (www.kema.com/) today issued perspectives on leveraging co-firing biomass with coal to address carbon in the existing US power generation asset base. The Obama Administration and Congress’s historic focus on energy and climate change have introduced significant regulatory uncertainty in generation planning and operations. Biomass co-firing technology can provide a path to ...


  • Metso to supply biomass power plant for Värnamo Energi for doubling green electricity production

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Metso to supply biomass power plant for Värnamo Energi for doubling green electricity production Metso Corporation's press release on November 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. local time Metso will supply Värnamo Energi AB with a biomass power plant for combined heat and power production in ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Market Value of Biomass-Generated Electricity to Reach $53 Billion by 2020, According to Pike Research

    BOULDER, Colo. - Biomass, already a large percentage of total renewable energy sources, is poised for continued growth in the years to come within three key sectors:  biopower, biofuels, and bioproducts.  Significant investments continue to be made in biomass research and development, and the pace of commercializing new technologies will increase during the next decade.  According ...


  • Biomass exhibition

    Nextgen is the marketplace for sharing information, identifying solutions and generating business opportunities around cleaner, reliable and cost-effective local energy. Ulma is a Swedish manufacturer of residential and light commercial pellet boilers and we shall participate on this exhibition with our          ...


    By Ulma AB

  • BIOMASS Stocks; Biomass Spotlight Company, Clenergen (CRGE.PK)

    October 14, 2010 - Investorideas.com green newswire: Investorideas.com releases the following third party investment report for Biomass Spotlight Company, Clenergen, (CRGE.PK), as prepared by Global Renewable Energy Report, and Hans Thomas.   Investorideas.com is a leader in renewable energy stocks research, featuring news and ...


  • Warning on unjustified expectations of biomass

    The BUND (German Office for Environment and Nature) has warned against unrealistic expectations of energy-producing plants, says press agency DDP. Their potential is often over-estimated, explains Werner Neumann, energy expert at BUND. Biomass energy is a major pillar of energy conversion because it can be stored. But increased production because of growing use of biofuels is causing problems in ...


  • Biomass Calculator Launched

    A scientific calculator has been developed that investigates the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to produce electricity. The calculator finds that biomass, when sourced responsibly, can be used in a low carbon and sustainable way. The government’s Bioenergy Strategy published in 2012 made clear only bioenergy from sustainable sources should be used. In ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • The Global Biomass Market Outlook

    The report gathers data on biomass and waste power generation across the top ten countries leading the market for biomass. The report covers the key players, key feedstock available, and the prominent biomass power technology installed in each of the 10 countries - the US, Germany, Brazil, the UK, and Sweden, Finland, Italy, China, India, and Australia. Features and ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • Double boost for biomass in Britain

    Energy Minister Charles Hendry today gave the go-ahead for two new biomass stations in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, which combined will produce enough electricity to meet the needs of over a million homes. The minister gave formal consent to: Drax Biomass (Selby) Limited for a 299MW biomass-fuelled power station on land at the existing 4000 MW Drax Power Station site in Selby, North ...

  • Biomass fair: accreditation available

    Expobiomasa, the international professional fair specialised in biomass will attract18.000 professionals from the sector all interested in buying products and hiring ...

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