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  • Conecta Bioenergía: for large-scale energy consumers

    It will be a meeting point for large-scale energy consumers and bioenergy professionals. In the current economic climate, with fossil fuel prices rising all the time, it has become vitally important to reduce energy bills and have stable, reliable supplies available. Aware of this situation, the organisers of Conecta Bioenergía and Expobioenergía are inviting four large-scale energy ...

  • World Bioenergy 2014 – Three Days With the Spotlight on Bioenergy

    World Bioenergy is the leading global meeting place for everyone in the bioenergy sector – a focal point that is so much more than a trade fair. The world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers are present, and this year’s edition of World Bioenergy offers a multitude of interesting conferences, field trips and workshops under the slogan “Taking You from Know How to Show ...


    By Elmia AB

  • $444M boost for bioenergy options

    Three-year provincial program keys on turning waste into energy. The province has committed an unprecedented $444 million over the next three years to encourage Albertans to develop bioenergy alternatives using waste such as manure and wood chips. In coming years the government will double and then triple the amount of money going into renewable energy development, from $66 million this year ...


    By Growing Power Hairy Hill LP

  • 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 ...

  • A global window on bioenergy

    World Bioenergy is the leading global meeting place for the bioenergy sector, featuring a trade fair, conferences and a wide range of study tours. The event is held every second year and the doors reopen this year on 25-27 May. The world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of bioenergy-related equipment and services are exhibiting at the fair. Visitors from around the world have come to ...


    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

  • Bioenergy crops likely to be more invasive

    Whilst there is interest in bioenergy as a renewable alternative to fossil fuels, there is also concern about its environmental impact. A recent study demonstrates that potential bioenergy crops in Hawaii are 2 to 4 times more likely to be invasive than other plants. The EU climate action and renewable energy package has set a target of increasing the share of renewables in energy use to 20 per ...

  • The World Bioenergy Award – the greatest acknowledgement for great work in the field of bioenergy

    Every World Bioenergy has a certain important winner – the winner of the World Bioenergy Award. The acknowledgment is given to someone who has made a difference in the world of bioenergy and the last day for submission of nominations is 7 March. The winner of the World Bioenergy Award 2012 was Mr. Harry Stokes, USA, for his revolutionary global work in developing and promoting clean ethanol ...


    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 ...


    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, ...

  • Sustainable bioenergy feedstock production systems

    The synopsis for this grant opportunity is detailed below, following this paragraph. This synopsis contains all of the updates to this document that have been posted as of  06/02/2010 . If updates have been made to the opportunity synopsis, update information is provided below the synopsis. If you would like to receive notifications of changes to the grant opportunity click ...

  • 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

  • Commercial Bioenergy Venture in Africa Wins the 2014 World Bioenergy Award

    The 2014 World Bioenergy Award has been awarded to Jörgen Sandström from Sweden. He is head of the company Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone, which on a commercial basis is not only replacing fossil fuels with bioenergy but also increasing the availability of energy, work and food. The prize was presented by HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden at the World ...


    By Elmia AB

  • “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 in Asia a driver for research and innovation

    In many countries renewables are outpacing fossil fuels in terms of new investments. In 2013 the global amount of investments (not including hydro) reached USD 270.2 billion, 17% up from previous year (source REN 21). In this context, dominated by investments in solar and wind power, several Asian countries are increasingly looking at ways to use their biomass resources and are adopting ambitious ...

  • 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 ...

  • Europe`s bioenergy industry will convene at the AEBIOM European Bioenergy Conference & Renexpo® Bioenergy Europe Exhibition

    The European Commission has to publish a report on sustainability of solid biomass by the end of 2011. The bioenergy community should be mobilized to ensure a pragmatic and cost efficient approach taking into account the difficulties and the experience gained from implementing the sustainability criteria for liquid biofuels. Some large bioenergy players in the power sectors are strongly ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • Innovative Bioenergy Process Recognized for Excellence in Technology Transfer

    The Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) recently ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The World Bioenergy Award to North America and Africa

    The winner of the World Bioenergy Award 2012 was announced on 29 May in Jönköping Sweden: Mr. Harry Stokes, USA. Mr. Harry Stokes has developed, funded and managed Project Gaia to improve the health, economic status and quality of life of a significant number of families in the developing world. Harry has led a global initiative that promotes alcohol fuel and their technologies for ...


    By Elmia AB

  • $30 Million Juices Startup of Bioenergy Research Centers

    WASHINGTON, DC, October 1, 2007 (ENS) - The startup of three new bioenergy research centers got a financial boost today with the U.S. Department of Energy's investment of nearly $30 million in end of fiscal year 2007 funds. The fiscal year ended September 30. The three centers selected by DOE this June are located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Madison, Wisconsin; and near Berkeley, ...

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