biomass-to-liquid News

  • 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

  • New IAPWS Technical Guidance Document

    Thanks to all who joined the presentation about “Film Forming Amines - Using the IAPWS Guidelines” at the 18th BIAPWS Power Plant Symposium in Coventry, UK in June. Andre de Bache, Product Manager for Boiler Water & Closed Systems of Kurita Europe presented the new IAPWS Technical Guidance Document “TGD8-16 - Application of Film Forming Amines in Fossil, Combined Cycle and ...


    By Kurita

  • ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre successfully perform joint program to eliminate fossil fuel use in lime kiln at Joutseno mill, Finland

    NDRITZ and Metsä Fibre have successfully collaborated on a program to maximize reduction of the use of fossil fuels, as well as improve the overall performance of the lime kiln at the Joutseno mill in Finland. The goal of the program, entitled “Gasification Plant 100% Utilization Rate”, was to maximize the availability of all equipment, including the wood processing plant, dryer, ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • NIVUS, the measurement technology manufacturer celebrates its 50th anniversary

    At the 1st of June 1967, company founder Udo Steppe started his own business founding NIVUS. In a time when the first microwave oven was introduced and the first ATMs were put into operation, Udo Steppe began trading in measurement systems for bulk solids and liquids. The beginning of the seventies saw his pioneering work by launching ultrasound technology for industrial level measurement. ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • 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

  • Alter NRG Announces Commissioning of Biomass Gasifier at Waste to Liquids Facility in China

      TSX - NRG OTCQX - ANRGF (TSX: NRG; OTCQX: ANRGF) Alter NRG Corp. ("Alter NRG" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Wuhan Kaidi ("Kaidi"), which purchased a Westinghouse Plasma gasifier design, and plasma torch systems, from Alter NRG in 2010, has successfully completed the commissioning of the unit at its demonstration facility in Wuhan, ...


    By Alter NRG

  • Fuels from biomass: New technique can fast-track better ionic liquids for biomass pre-treatments

    They’ve been dubbed “grassoline” - second generation biofuels made from inedible plant material, including fast-growing weeds, agricultural waste, sawdust, etc. - and numerous scientific studies have shown them to be prime candidates for replacing gasoline to meet our transportation needs. However, before we can begin to roll down the highways on sustainable, carbon-neutral grassoline, numerous ...

  • Southern Research Institute Wins $1.5 Million Dept. of Energy Award to Economically Produce Liquid Fuels from Coal and Biomass Mixtures

    Southern Research Institute today announced it has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Energy to test an innovative method for producing liquid transportation fuels from coal and biomass thereby improving the economics and lifecycle impacts of coal-to-liquid (CTL) and ...


    By Southern Research Institute

  • 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 ...


  • 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 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 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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, ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

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