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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, ...


  • Biomass Combustion Research

    The use of alternative combustion fuels that provide a renewable source of energy is a major area of research and investment. Sources of biomass fuels include virgin wood, energy crops, agricultural residues, food waste and industrial waste. Controlling the combustion process of any new fuel and keeping track of the biomass fuel emissions of combustion by-products is important to users of these ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • `Energy from biomass and waste` Expo & Conference Wins Supporters from Near and Far First international meeting in the U.S. to focus on `biomass and waste to profit`

    Pittsburgh, PA / Alpen, Germany – America's first international exhibition and conference on energy from biomass and waste (EBW) will enjoy strong support from sponsors and partners. Sponsors include: the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection; Green Power, Inc.; West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund, Inc.; Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc.; The Pennsylvania State University; and ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Nexterra Biomass Gasification System - Cleanest biomass in North America

    Recent third party testing and analysis of the University of Northern British Columbia's (UNBC) Nexterra Biomass Gasification System has concluded that the plant is one of the cleanest biomass facilities operating in North America. The biomass gasification system was supplied and installed by Nexterra Systems Corp. The Nexterra system, which provides heat to most buildings on UNBC's Prince ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Electronic nose on show at organics conference

    Pioneering ‘electronic nose’ technology for waste odour monitoring will be showcased by Enviro Technology at the Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR) conference on 15 March.   Odour pollution is a serious concern for the UK’s biological waste treatment industry as it continues on a path of substantial growth. The RQ Box electronic nose enables better monitoring and ...

  • 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

  • ElectraTherm ORC Technology Utilizes Biomass in United Kingdom

    ElectraTherm, a market leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the first Power+ Generator 6500 (up to 110kW electrical output) to a garden centre in the United Kingdom. Scheduled for commissioning in early 2016, the site will use biomass to generate clean electricity. The Power+ also acts as a Combined Heat & Power (CHP) unit with excess heat from the condensing side to ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By BioPrePlant

  • Two ElectraTherm Power+ Generators to Create Clean Energy from Biomass in Italy

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped two Power+ Generator 6500’s to a biomass site in Italy. Located in the city of Messina, the facility will utilize waste heat from the biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, each Power+ Generator will generate onsite power and the residual heat remaining after ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm Green Machine generates power from biomass in Italy

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned a Green Machine to generate emission-free electricity from biomass in Badia Prataglia, Italy. The facility operates a biomass boiler burning a mix of sawdust and ground up waste wood from a saw mill. The site was challenged with a large amount of wood waste and no means of disposal or storage. Hauling it away ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Alliance formed to commercialize new technologies for converting biomass to clean, diesel fuel

    The Renewable Energy Institute International (REII), a non-profit organization, announced the formation of an alliance of industry, academic and government organizations to build a pilot demonstration plant in Toledo, Ohio for the efficient and economical conversion of waste biomass to clean, diesel fuel. This new alliance includes organizations from around the United States including Red Lion ...

  • ElectraTherm ORC to Generate Clean Energy from Biomass in United Kingdom

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the Power+ Generator 4400 to a chicken farm in the United Kingdom, its second application in the country to utilize biomass to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, the site uses a combination of biomass and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology. ElectraTherm utilizes Organic ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Pratt & Whitney`s Waste Heat-to-Power Organic Rankine Cycle Solutions Now Eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program

     Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS), a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, announced today that its broad offering of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators are now eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP). Under the program, qualifying California ...


  • The first Molinari mill for biomasses has now been installed

    The first Molinari mill designed to pre-treat biomasses for anaerobic digestion came into operation on January 31st 2013. Construction of this machine began a year ago following a request from Mr. Zangrandi, the owner of a 1 MW biogas plant. His first need was to reduce the size of the various products used to feed the plant. Thus increase the surface that could be attacked by bacteria. Once the ...


    By MOLINARI S.r.l. Socio Unico

  • BIOMASS MAGAZINE - AST Increases Scale of Wisconsin Research Facility

    The scale-up increase’s the processing capacity of AST, an emerging technology company in the biochemicals and renewable fuel sector, from 100 kilograms to 2 tons of cellulosic biomass per day. AST, which collaborates with the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, was awarded $1.5 million in November 2013 as part of a $22.5 million University of Wisconsin system initiative to help with the ...

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