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  • Could fuel pellets pave way for hydrogen economy?

    Hydrogen offers the promise of becoming an important fuel source in the future. With the prospect of zero emissions from motor vehicles, it could be a viable alternative to fossil fuels. However, it can be highly flammable which may lead to problems with storing and transporting it in vehicles. Researchers have now improved on a secure method of hydrogen storage which could overcome this problem. ...

  • 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

  • Indeck Energy: Fewer Fines Means Higher Quality Wood Pellets

    Indeck Energy Premium Wood Pellets, manufactured by Indeck Ladysmith, LLC, contain about 80 percent less fines than required by the Pellet Fuels Institute, creating less dust and preventing potentially costly maintenance issues for consumers. The Pellet Fuels Institute requires ...


  • Enviva LP Plans Second Wood Pellet Facility in North Carolina

    Enviva LP (“Enviva”), a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, today announced plans to build a wood pellet manufacturing facility in Northampton County, N.C. The new plant received grant support from the state’s One North Carolina Fund and could be operational as early as October 2012. This will be ...


    By Enviva Pellets, LLC

  • Japan nuclear plant to begin removing fuel rods

    Workers started removing radioactive fuel rods Monday from a reactor building at the crippled Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co. said. The painstaking and risky task is a crucial first step toward a full cleanup of the earthquake and tsunami-damaged plant in northeastern Japan. The Unit 4 reactor was offline at the time of the March 2011 disaster, and its core ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fueling the world’s nuclear power plants: global nuclear fuel marks 10th anniversary helping utilities bring consumers virtually carbon-free energy

    Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), the GE-led joint venture with Hitachi, Ltd. and Toshiba Corporation, this month is celebrating its 10th anniversary and embarking on a new decade as a world-leading supplier of reliable, high-quality fabricated nuclear fuel and services for the commercial nuclear industry. With a growing list of countries planning to build new nuclear plants, and with utilities ...


    By General Electric

  • Jeffrey Rader Corporation selected as supplier of Alternative Fuel Boiler Feed System

    Woodruff, SC - Jeffrey Rader Corporation, a leading equipment supplier of material handling equipment to the energy and forest products industries, has been awarded a significant contract to supply an alternative fuel material handling and boiler feed system in Jeonju, South Korea. The system will be part of a 100MW cogeneration plant that will supply power and process steam for the Korean ...


    By TerraSource Global

  • AMETEK Land to Present Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection at European Biomass to Power 2016

    AMETEK Land announces that Derek Stuart, Global Product Manager for Combustion and Environmental Monitoring, will speak at the European Biomass to Power Conference, October 5 to 6 2016, in Seville, Spain, on “Early Detection of Spontaneous Heating and Combustion in Biomass Handling.” ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Our First Free Installation Commissioned and now running at the Ley Hill Golf Club !!!

    On Wednesday, the 6th of August, BGI has commissioned its first FREE installation at Ley Hill Golf Club in Chesham. Project Background: As with many Golf Clubs and similar municipal buildings, not being on the main gas supply has meant costly heating bills for Ley Hill Golf Club. They had undertaken extensive research into all available alternative energy solutions on the market, but none ...


    By Biokompakt Heiztechnik GmbH

  • District heating and coolingwill drive the sustainable development of cities

    Congress Registration Early Bird Fees - till 7 February Responding to the current climate and economic challenges, the Bulgarian capital Sofia will host again the annual Exhibition and Forum for South-East Europe which will be held from 5th to ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Twenty one Bredel hose pumps installed in landmark sustainable energy project

    Bredel hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) have been installed as part of a landmark abrasives handling project at the combined heat and power (CHP) plant of Dong Energy in Studstrup, Denmark. The project has seen the facility switch from coal to biomass fuel in line with its ambition to supply sustainable energy. Bredel peristaltic hose pumps were selected ...

  • WBA welcomes new members

    WBA is pleased to welcome 1 full member and 7 associated members to our association. As we are a member based organization, these new companies and associations give us a major boost in our mission to promote sustainable bioenergy globally and to support the business environment for bioenergy. Full Member - Bioenergy 2.0 Association Associated Members - WSP Sverige ...

  • 8 Reasons Why You Should Review the 2011 International Biomass Conference & Expo Agenda

    BBI International announced the agenda for the 4th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo, the world's largest and fastest growing biomass conference. The 2011 agenda -- featuring four unique conversion and project development focuses crosscutting six feedstock-oriented tracks -- is tightly focused on leading edge developments in the biomass industry, from cultivation, harvest and ...


  • Cleaner, greener future for British coal plants

    Britain’s largest coal-fired power station is set to become one of Europe’s biggest renewable electricity generators today, with the potential for new future generation on the site to be based on truly clean coal. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey opened the Drax coal-to-biomass conversion plant, and announced the Government was awarding funding to further the White ...

  • Safe Work in Confined Spaces – Confined Spaces Regulations 1997

    On 5 March 2015 we discussed the Third edition of the Confined Spaces Regulations 1997, published in December 2014, and its recommendations for hypoxic environments. Hypoxic environments are those in which the oxygen level is deliberately lowered – for example to reduce the risk of fire or to minimise oxidation in fresh produce. This post looks at the risks of non-deliberate oxygen ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Solvay Specialty Polymers cited by US Labor Department`s OSHA; fines of $77,000 proposed

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Solvay Specialty Polymers for 12 violations, mainly for exposing workers to chemical hazards from solvents used at its Marietta plant. OSHA has proposed penalties of $77,000. "The plant needs to ensure all equipment and processes receive the proper evaluation and scrutiny before the use of these highly ...

  • Renewable/Low Carbon Energy Opportunities for Businesses

    The report offers technical and commercial guidance on a range of renewable and low carbon generation technologies for business operators to work out what solutions suit them and how they can implement these solutions for maximum benefit to the business. Features and benefits The report will help business operators to identify the most cost-effective way of meeting their ...


  • BHS-Sonthofen: Cost-effective recycling – even for small quantities of scrap

    BHS-Sonthofen developed the new, very compact, modular Eco-Impact recycling system especially for throughputs of up to 2 t/h and for use at different locations. It crushes electrical and electronic equipment that is no longer used and has its own complete manual sorting line as well as an automatic separation system for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. This means that the system is ideal for ...


    By BHS-Sonthofen GmbH

  • BC to host world’s first bio-coal production facility

    Vancouver-based Global Bio-Coal Energy Inc. (GBCE) has announced it has ordered its first commercial-size bio-coal manufacturing unit and will open a 25- tonne-per-hour production facility in Terrace BC early in 2011 after successfully concluding an agreement with Vitol Broking Limited of London England, the world"s largest energy trading company to purchase all the bio-coal it can produce. In ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • American Biogas Council 2015 Award Winners

    The American Biogas Council (ABC) presented its annual awards during an evening reception at BioCycle’s 15th Annual Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling (BioCycle REFOR15) in Danvers, Massachusetts in October. BioCycle REFOR15 is the Official Conference of ABC. “The Biogas Industry Awards not only recognize excellent projects and innovations,” explained ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

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