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  • A vision for bioenergy

    Today's new biomass strategy targets a sector supporting 50,000 jobs and producing 11 per cent of UK energy by 2020 Energy Ministers from 23 of the world's leading economies this week convene in London to accelerate the development and deployment of clean energy technology. Participating governments account for 80 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions and 90 per cent of global clean energy ...

  • Solarvest BioEnergy Appoints Director

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: SVS) ("Solarvest" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Ledwell as a director of the Company. Mark Ledwell is a partner in Gowlings" Toronto office, practising in business law with particular emphasis in the areas of construction, energy, infrastructure and project finance. Before joining Gowlings, ...


    By Solarvest BioEnergy Inc.

  • National Bioenergy Day 2014

    Bioenergy, the use of agricultural waste and forestry byproducts to generate heat and energy, will be celebrated during the second annual National Bioenergy Day on October 22, 2014. This is an opportunity to showcase bioenergy facilities and the bioenergy supply chain around the United States. The Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) will celebrate National Bioenergy Day with an educational ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Powering California Bioenergy Projects

    GE’s Distributed Power business, Western Energy Systems (WES) and San Francisco, California, U.S.A.-based Phoenix Energy have signed an agreement for GE to supply an undetermined number of ecomagination qualified Jenbacher gas engines to power a series of bioenergy plants that Phoenix Energy plans to build around the state. Under terms of the agreement, GE and WES, GE’s authorized ...

  • Governing the Risks and Opportunities of Bioenergy

    Bioenergy has become an increasingly important topic for governments, businesses, and civil society.  Driven especially by increasing oil prices and concerns about climate change, greater investments are being made in renewable energy, with biological sources (sugarcane, maize, wood, etc.) receiving particular attention due to their numerous claimed advantages. Yet bioenergy also has some ...

  • Small businesses given boost to generate bioenergy from wetlands

    Three British companies have been awarded a share of over £1.3 million to spur on innovation in turning reeds and rushes from wetlands into bioenergy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. Contracts have been awarded to AMW IBERS, Natural Synergies and AB Systems, as part of a Department of Energy and Climate Change competition to help entrepreneurs demonstrate new ...

  • Last day of World Bioenergy is dedicated to sustainable bioenergy trade

    World Bioenergy 2012 launches Sustainable Bioenergy Day - dedicating its last day to the development of a sustainable bioenergy market. Sustainable Bioenergy Day is a unique event, built around the coming global standard on Bioenergy ISO 13065 – Sustainability criteria for bioenergy. The event aims to highlight the various sustainable issues and development possibilities from all continents ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2012 dedicates its last day to sustainable bioenergy trade

    World Bioenergy 2012 launches Sustainable Bioenergy Day, dedicating its last day to the development of a sustainable bioenergy market. Sustainable Bioenergy Day is a unique event, built around the coming global standard on Bioenergy ISO 13065 – Sustainability criteria for bioenergy. The event aims to highlight the various sustainable issues and development possibilities from all continents ...


    By Elmia AB

  • World Bioenergy 2010 proved that Jönköping is the global bioenergy capital

    “Jönköping is the world’s bioenergy capital!” The assessment sums up the World Bioenergy trade fair and conference held from 25-27 May 2010, and was made right at the start of the event by Miguel Trossero of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. In his inaugural speech Sweden’s Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson emphasised that renewable energy ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Abengoa World Bioenergy Forum 2015

    During May 20-21, 2015 more than 100 representatives of the biofuel industry and bioenergy experts gathered in Sevilla at the ABENGOA - WORLD BIOENERGY LEADERSHIP FORUM to discuss the future of biofuels – in particular bioethanol. The industry succeeded in the last years in starting cellulosic ethanol production in commercial scale – in Brazil, ...

  • World Bioenergy 2010 proved that Jönköping is the global bioenergy capital

    “Jönköping is the world’s bioenergy capital!” The assessment sums up the World Bioenergy trade fair and conference held from 25-27 May 2010, and was made right at the start of the event by Miguel Trossero of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. In his inaugural speech Sweden’s Minister for Agriculture Eskil Erlandsson ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Maximising Africa`s bioenergy potential

    African bioenergy projects must focus on new technologies and receive stronger political support, says biofuel expert Emile van Zyl. Africa has immense potential when it comes to producing energy from biomass, particularly 'second generation' technologies that convert woody or grassy materials — including agricultural waste — into biofuels. Africa can potentially produce as much plant ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • £2million bioenergy scheme opens to applications

    Entrepreneurs across the nation are today being invited to bid for a share of £2million aimed at spurring on innovation in bioenergy. As set out in the Government’s 2012 bioenergy strategy, sustainably sourced bioenergy could contribute around 8-11% to the UK’s total primary energy demand by 2020. More investment is however needed in research, development and demonstration ...

  • Promoting bioenergy use: policy approaches

    Using some forms of biomass, such as industrial waste wood, agricultural waste and biofuel crops, for energy needs could make a significant contribution to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Europe, but support mechanisms for bioenergy have historically been less effective than for other forms of renewable energy, such as wind power, in European member states. While it is an inherently ...

  • £292,000 boost for British bioenergy entrepreneurs

    Seven British entrepreneurs have been awarded a share of £292,000 to spur on innovation in bioenergy, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. This investment is part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC’s) £2million three phase wetlands biomass to bioenergy competition launched in October last year. As set out in the Government’s ...

  • “Hope, inspiration and progress” at World Bioenergy

    “The overall theme and impression during my morning in Jönköping was one of hope, inspiration and progress. So many different players, from all corners of the world, who are working with very diverse things, from wood chippers to computational models. And all of whom are contributing to a more sustainable long-term future. That gives hope. And inspiration. Many thanks for ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Bioenergy growth must be carefully managed

    Capturing the full potential of biofuels means overcoming environmental and social constraints and removing trade barriers, which are hindering the development of a worldwide market, according to a new report released by the Global Bioenergy Parnership (GBEP). Potential conflicts between bioenergy production and the protection of the environment, sustainable development, food security of the ...

  • Quebec Company wins clean bioenergy technology award

    Quebec Company wins clean bioenergy technology award Montreal-based bioenergy company Biothermica has won a global clean technology award for bio-energy and ranks among the world's Top Ten Clean Technology companies chosen by the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA). The GCCA rewards leading companies in the high-growth field of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Major report released at “Bioenergy Australia 2009”

    Australia’s bioenergy industry – which uses biomass for heat, power (bioelectricity) and liquid fuels (biofuels) – is relatively small. However, in the future it has very significant growth potential, driven by the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to secure future fuel supply. During the conference, the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) will release the ...

  • Exploiting British Columbia`s bioenergy opportunities

    Natural gas and oil are hot topics in the media these days, but many investors are turning to British Columbia's bioenergy riches as a province-wide source of new jobs and real economic growth. So significant is BC's wealth in bio-energy resources that the Corporate Knights 2012 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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