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  • Resurgence in global wood production

    Global production of all major wood products is showing its largest growth since the global economic downturn of 2008-2009, according to new data published by FAO today. In 2014, growth in wood products, including industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels and pulp and paper, ranged from 1 to 5 percent, ...

  • UNTHA’s largest four shaft shredder heads to LKM Recycling

    UNTHA’s largest four shaft shredder has been installed at renowned waste management firm LKM Recycling. The RS150 has been procured to maximise materials recovery and revenue generation at this increasingly diverse recycling specialist. Over 40 years ago, LKM started out as a scrap metal business but fast forward to 2017 and the 55-strong company is now handling everything from metals and ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Vyborgskaya Cellulose and Ekman & Co collaborate on the world's largest wood pellet plant

    Vyborgskaya Cellulose is building the world's largest wood pellet plant at its facility in Russia near the border with Finland. Production capacity will be over 900,000 tons per year. Construction of the plant is underway and production is planned ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • MIT Energy Initiative announces first seed grant winners for energy research

    From harnessing microbes to developing new materials, from curbing pollution to harvesting wasted watts, a wide variety of MIT research projects in solar technology, climate change impacts and power transmission were among those chosen to receive more than $1.6 million in the MIT Energy Initiative's (MITEI) first round of campus seed grants. The grants, which range from $30,000 to $150,000 and ...

  • Canada’s rocky road with nuclear energy

    In the past year the Canadian nuclear industry has taken a couple of hits on the chin. These events raise the question of whether AECL is in the ditch or can a government tow truck get it back on the road? The commercial path forward is like an ice-covered road in a Canadian winter and there are plenty of back seat drivers. Here"s why. First, the Chalk River nuclear reactor, a supplier of medical ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Powering the world - endless energy is possible

    A new study - co-authored by Stanford researcher Mark Z. Jacobson and UC-Davis researcher Mark A. Delucchi - analyzing what is needed to convert the world's energy supplies to clean and sustainable sources says that it can be done with today's technology at costs roughly comparable to conventional energy. But converting will be a massive undertaking on the scale of the moon landings. What is ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • SgurrEnergy appoints Claus Hjoerringgaard as director of clean energy

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has appointed Claus Hjoerringgaard as its new director of clean energy. Based at SgurrEnergy’s Glasgow headquarters, Claus will be responsible for heading up the leading renewable energy and grid integration consultancy which provides engineering and technical advisory services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Energy targets could damage papermaking industry

    Demanding renewable energy targets set by the previous Labour Government could mean that recyclable waste paper will be burned to produce energy, believes the Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI). According to CPI head of regulatory affairs David Morgan, the Government would do all it could to meet its “very challenging targets”, which could mean they would allow the burning of waste ...

  • Sustainable Energy – Some progress but a long way to go

    The world is heading in the right direction to achieve universal access to sustainable energy by 2030 but must move faster, says a new report that tracks the progress of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative. The report – “Progress ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • W2 Energy Sells WaterHelix System to Maine BioEnergy

    W2 Energy, Inc. (OTC:WTWO) is pleased to announce that it is has sold a WaterHelix hydrokinetic power system to Maine BioEnergy in Naples, Maine. The President of Maine BioEnergy is longtime Maine businessman Robert Fogg, the President of Q-Team Tree Service (www.q-team.com), one of the largest and most established tree removal companies in Maine. Maine ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • DSM enzymes for cellulosic ethanol qualified by DONG Energy

    Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has been qualified as supplier of enzymes for DONG Energy - Inbicon's wheat straw to cellulosic ethanol process. The enzymes have been successfully used in the demonstration scale biorefinery of DONG Energy - Inbicon in Kalundborg, Denmark. The qualification reconfirms the high ...


    By DSM

  • Speech: Empowering women in the clean energy revolution

    Speech by British Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Baroness Verma at the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University of Law. Originally given at Hyderabad. This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered. Good Morning. I would like to thank the VC and faculty members of NALSAR for extending me a very warm welcome. I am, of ...

  • UK Energy Security: Active Government, Smart Intervention

    Introduction Let me start today by asking you to take a risk and make a bet. On England making it to the world cup final. And then winning. Far, far too unlikely, you might say. Unimaginable? Perhaps. Not even Roy Hodgson is planning for that, you might argue. But I can tell you who is planning for that. National Grid. Big occasions ...

  • Ban launches UN advisory group on energy and climate change

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has launched a new group consisting of business leaders and experts who will advise him on energy and climate change challenges, particularly in identifying key issues in the run-up to the major United Nations conference to be held in Copenhagen in December. The high-level Energy and Climate Change Advisory Group held its first meeting today at UN Headquarters under ...


    By United Nations

  • Natural Gas Price Alert Issued by Energy Solutions, Inc.

    Natural gas prices plunged yesterday with the majority of the price move down occurring after the release of the weekly storage report. "The injection of 72 Bcf for the week ending April 29, 2011, was within the range of expectations, but the June 2011 natural gas NYMEX contract still fell by more than $.30 per MMBtu," says Valerie Wood, President of Energy Solutions, Inc. "This supports our ...


  • Takeover Means Bio4Energy Partner ETC Becomes SP Energy Technology Centre

    The SP Swedish Technical Research Institute of Sweden is taking over the Bio4Energy partner Energy Technology Centre at Piteå, an 18-employee ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • Fair kicks off with events about the implementation of the energy transition

    Exhibition boss Peter Becker and experts from the fields of politics, science and industry associations opened the leading renewables trade fair, New Energy Husum, today with a critical keynote speech about the impact of the planned amendment to the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG). Exhibitors will be showing the complete range of products and services for renewable energy generation and ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • PHG Energy Acquires Gasification Plant And Patents From MaxWest

    PHG Energy of Nashville has officially acquired multiple intellectual property assets and a municipal gasification plant in the bankruptcy of Florida-based MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc. In addition, PHG Energy (PHGE) announced that Jeff Snyder has joined the company to lead the sales division. Snyder had served nearly three years as head of sales and marketing with MaxWest. The MaxWest ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • Power to the people - clean energy can help end poverty

    Demand for clean energy products is rising among India's rural communities, according to the Power to the People analysis released today by Centre for Development Finance at the Institute for Financial Management and Research (CDF-IFMR) and the World Resources Institute(WRI). The study ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Less CO2 emissions with new diesel from renewable energy sources

    This week in Berlin, Daimler AG, Deutsche Post DHL, the energy group OMV, the Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG public transportation company, and the Finnish oil company Neste Oil took part in a discussion-oriented event titled “Diesel from renewable sources — A step toward zero-emission transportation?”. At the event, the companies presented the initial results of their joint pilot test project ...


    By Neste

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