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  • New legislation includes incentives for biomass and waste-to-energy

    The Economic Stimulus Bill HR1424, more commonly referred to as 'The Bailout', brought with it incentives for renewable energy production that will have a positive impact on the deployment of biomass and waste-to-energy conversion technologies. At the second international 'Energy from Biomass and Waste' (EBW) Exposition & Conference on October 14-16, 2008 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • 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, ...


  • Key to using local resources for biomass may include waste - US study

    The US Northwest can have a sizeable biofuels industry based primarily on local resources - if non-traditional feedstocks, such as municipal waste, and new conversion technologies are used, according to a report issued by the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. It will be difficult for the Northwest to create a significant biofuels industry based on today's land use ...

  • US biomass industry should use municipal waste - new study

    The northwestern US can have a sizeable biofuels industry based primarily on local resources... if non-traditional feedstocks, such as municipal waste, and new conversion technologies are used, according to a report issued by the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. It will be difficult for the Northwest to create a significant biofuels industry based on today's land use ...

  • Organic Waste Management is pleased to announce the commencement of construction of a new GBP 15m solid waste treatment facility in Northwich Cheshire

    The site will primarily serve the Manchester / Merseyside industrial commercial market and will divert 180k tonnes of waste which would normally go the landfill. The waste will go through an intensive recycling process which will recover the hard recyclables and convert the residue to compost or a high calorific fuel product. The company is using Bedminster Technology, who operates facilities in ...


    By Derek Gough Associates LLP

  • Don`t waste waste

    A novel forum where American and European stakeholders meet to discuss sustainable waste and biomass treatment comes to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 29 to 30, 2013. The program of the "bioenergy+recycling" conference with exhibition will consist of several thought-provoking panel discussions on what moves the bioenergy and recycling markets, and breakout sessions on all aspects of daily ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • California Launches Its Organics Revolution

    In California, slowing and eventually reversing the effects of climate change demands a collaborative effort to transform the state’s waste and recycling sector. It demands creative and progressive solutions from our businesses, our communities, and every level of government. In a state of nearly 40 million people, it demands nothing short of an organics revolution. Fortunately, that ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Anaerobic Digestion Says: Waste to Energy and Biomass set to be the recipients of huge capital injections up to 2020

    Cascadia Capital, specialist investment bankers, corroborate this view – They believe that technologies capable of converting municipal solid waste to energy are ready for commercialization and will replace incinerators and landfills as the primary option for municipal solid waste. So the opportunity for technologies such as AD and gasification are clear. But the challenge of providing ...


    By FC Business Intelligence

  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Waste Heat Recovery Power Plant for Nechako Green Energy in British Columbia

    Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 2 megawatt biomass heat recovery power plant for Nechako Green Energy Ltd. in Vanderhoof, British Columbia. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Premium Pellet plant operation, and marks the first ever Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) installation in a forest ...


  • Using Anaerobic Biomass Digestion to Produce Hydrogen and Biofuel

    For many years, hydrogen has been considered as an alternative to fossil fuels. Now, Scientists are aiming to develop an environmentally friendly method to produce hydrogen from biomass by optimizing anaerobic digestion systems.1 Climate change, dwindling fuel resources and energy prices have spearheaded intensive efforts to detect and optimize alternative fuel options. As a ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Converting organic waste into green energy - new CleanTech-company established in Malmoe, Sweden

    With a breakthrough technology to transform food waste into valuable biomass the CleanTech company BioPrePlant® is established in the city of Malmoe, Sweden. A joint venture with strong players on a market that is rapidly growing will ensure a fast growth. The worldwide biogas market is growing as more and more countries are setting up climate and energy goals for sustainable development. The ...

  • EPA Begins to Address Biomass Emissions in Permits Following Court Decision

    he Environmental Appeals Board partially remanded an air pollution permit for a waste-to-energy facility in Puerto Rico after it failed to account for greenhouse gas emissions from biomass. The Energy Answers Arecibo LLC permit is one of the first to address emissions from biomass in the wake of a 2013 federal appeals court decision vacating an ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • From Waste to Resource

    Satisfied exhibitors at 'waste to energy', 2007 dates finalized Waste as a resource, or more specifically: as a substitute for coal, nuclear power and fossil fuels has become a much talked about issue among politics and energy consumers. Different waste materials can be utilized for power and heat generation. Agricultural residues can be employed for the production of biogas or alternative ...

  • Continuous Toxicity Monitoring of Waste Water

    Toxicity is the most common disturbance to biological treatment processes – especially for nitrification. The continuous toxicity ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Joule Awarded Patent on Renewable Diesel Production from Sunlight and CO2 - Breakthrough process overcomes the costs and complexities of biomass-to-fuel

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Joule Unlimited, Inc., pioneer of Liquid Fuel from the Sun™, today announced the issuance of a U.S. patent covering its breakthrough conversion of sunlight and waste carbon dioxide (CO2) directly into liquid hydrocarbons that are fungible with conventional diesel fuel. Unlike biofuel processes that require costly intermediates such as sugar, algal or agricultural biomass, ...


  • Biomass Power in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

    The Biomass Power industry has grown at a healthy rate in the five years to 2013. The federal government has propelled this growth with the implementation of tax credits through several pieces of legislation, including the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, that encourage the expansion of biomass ...


  • Engineering the Future: Releasing the Potential of Waste

    Only when the appropriate recycling methods are employed can waste become a resource. And this is not a matter of energy versus materials recovery. It all relies on spending some thought on which treatment steps can achieve the optimum. At the "waste to energy+recycling" on February 19 to 20, 2013 in Bremen, Germany, Thilo Lehmann, Managing Director of ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Nepal to generate electricity from waste

    Nepalis looking at waste-to-energy (WtE) technologies to address its huge energy deficit and also manage growing urban and industrial waste. Half of Nepal's households are off the national grid while supply shortfalls and interrupted power cause industries losses worth 60 billion Nepali rupees (US$ 700 million) annually. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Call for Papers for the 3rd `waste to energy` in Bremen, Germany

    Abstracts can now be submitted for the 3rd 'waste to energy', held on May 9 and 10, 2007 in Bremen, Germany. Under the tagline 'Challenges for the waste and power generation industries' the worldwide only exhibition and conference for energy from waste and biomass once again invites vendors and users to discuss technologies and markets. Interested speakers can now transmit short descriptions ...

  • US biofuels industry could use municipal wastes

    The US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has released a new report outlining how the Pacific Northwest can have a sizeable biofuels industry based primarily on local resources -- if non-traditional feedstocks, such as municipal waste, and new conversion technologies are used. The report notes that it will be difficult for the Northwest to create a significant ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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