wood chip heating News

  • Chips + sunshine slash heating costs by 75 percent

    “Always start by making your buildings more energy efficient before you buy a heating system based on bioenergy.” The advice came from Nils Tunströmer during a study tour as part of the World Bioenergy conference and trade fair in Jönköping, Sweden. Tunströmer and his company, NT Energi, presented a newly installed heating system that ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Optimal separation of iron particles from wood chips

    Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV has developed overbelt electro magnets that are suitable for dusty explosion-sensitive environments in ATEX 22 zones. These magnets are suitable for the removal of iron particles from recycling and/or bulk handling .material flows such as wood, garbage, RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel), hard coal, or cement. In short, materials that will be increasingly recycled and/or used ...

  • Modern wood heating industry celebrates 1GW milestone under Renewable Heat Incentive

    Installed capacity of modern wood heating systems under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) have broken through the 1GW milestone earlier this month, thanks to strong demand in commercial, industrial and public sector organisations. Modern wood heating boilers burn wood pellets, chips, briquettes or logs and feed the heat into a central heating system or, in some cases, directly into industrial ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Vyborgskaya Cellulose and Ekman & Co collaborate on the world's largest wood pellet plant

    Vyborgskaya Cellulose is building the world's largest wood pellet plant at its facility in Russia near the border with Finland. Production capacity will be over 900,000 tons per year. Construction of the plant is underway and production is planned ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Biomass heats up luxury holiday homes

    An award-winning holiday retreat on the Scottish Borders is seeing the financial and carbon saving benefits of biomass, thanks to a district heating system from Euroheat, and the commercial Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Eildon Cottages, in Melrose, is a holiday destination comprising a converted 18th century farm house, with six newly built self-catering cottages. Prior to biomass, the ...

  • Bioenergy now the Main Heat Source for Swedish Houses

    Bioenergy is now the main source of heat for semi-detached and detached houses in Sweden. In 2008 more than half the energy used for heating and hot water came from bioenergy. In total 31.5 TWh were used to provide heating and hot water in detached and semi-detached houses in Sweden in 2008. 51% of these homes had bioenergy as their primary energy ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Metso`s heating plant delivery for Kotka Energy increases the utilization of renewable fuels in local heat generation

    Metso Corporation's press release on September 8, 2011 at 13:00 local time Metso will supply Kotka Energy Ltd a biomass-fired heating plant for the production of district heat in the township of Kotka in Finland. The turn-key heating plant will be delivered by the Metso-Wärtsilä joint venture MW Power. The value of the ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • NREL Receives Recognition for Renewable Biomass Heating System at Golden, CO Headquarters

    Today, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) became the latest participant in the Biomass Green Heat Registered Site Program in recognition of the lab's wood chip heating systems. The initiative is part of the national non-profit Biomass Thermal Energy Council's (BTEC) ongoing acknowledgement of biomass heating systems. The recognition award plaque is located in NREL's lobby. "The ...

  • MHG Systems to join forces with ACFOR, a New Brunswick-based wood fuel pioneer

    MHG Systems and ACFOR today announced a Letter of Intent to implement MHG’s complete ERP solution for bioenergy production processes. Implementation of ‘Biomass Manager’ marks a key step in development of sustainable supply chains necessary to support wood-chip based heat production in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Canada. The parties aim to kick-off cooperation ...


    By MHG Systems Ltd

  • Abengoa selected to build the world’s largest biomass combined heat and power plant in the UK

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B / P SM / NASDAQ: ABGB), an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, and Toshiba Corporation, have been selected as preferred bidders to build the Tees Renewable Energy Plant. The project is owned by MGT Teesside, a subsidiary of MGT Power, a British company committed to developing ...


    By Abengoa

  • New scheme offers cash incentive to households using renewable heating systems in their homes

    A new and innovative Government scheme launched today will pay people for the green heat they generate for their homes. The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat, offering homeowners payments to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems in their properties. The scheme is open to everyone – home ...

  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Heat Recovery Power Plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada

     Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 13 MW biomass heat recovery power plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Chetwynd Forest Industries plant utilizing two Turboden 65 HRS Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators. Turboden is a Pratt ...


  • Supermarket chain plans biomass expansion

    The John Lewis Partnership, owner of the Waitrose chain of supermarkets, is planning a major expansion in their use of wood chip fired combined cooling, heat and power plant (CCHP) in their stores. John Lewis is currently awaiting planning permission for the installation of their first CCHP plant in a new Waitrose store in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. If this pilot is successful the Partnership ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • 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

  • New Briquette Press to Debut at IWF 2012!

    WEIMA America offers a wide range of briquette presses to compact dust, shavings and chips, and shredded materials, which often create a waste stream around the workplace. Save costs on labor, disposal and storage! The compact form of the briquettes makes them easy to transport and in some cases can be used as a fuel source. No glues or adhesives are used as a binding agent, leaving you with a ...


  • GBP 4m bioenergy fund on offer for community organisations

    Business and community organisations such as schools and hospitals can now apply for £4M of new funding to buy and install bio-energy systems. Under the Bio-Energy Capital Grants scheme, grants of up to £500,000 are on offer to individual projects that want to install biomass boilers, CHP systems or anaerobic digesters. The sum on offer should be 40 per cent of the cost difference between a ...

  • Austrian energy embraces Grossglockner’s aura

    Proudly Austrian - local wood, local products and the power of the Austrian sun. The stunning 4-star superior Hotel ‘Gradonna Mountain Resort’ in Kals at the edge of the Grossglockner, offers not only supreme comfort but also outstanding service for the environment. Soon to be awarded with two environmental awards, the hotel has installed a solar system to accommodate a contemporary ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Intrinergy Holdings LP Rebrands as Enviva LP - New Name Reflects Focus on Biomass Supply

    RICHMOND, Va. - Intrinergy Holdings LP, a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, announced today that it has formally changed its name to Enviva LP, assuming the name of its highly successful wood pellet and biomass supply arm. Intrinergy’s adoption of the Enviva name reflects a clear statement of the company’s goal to become ...


    By Enviva Pellets, LLC

  • Abengoa to develop in Belgium the largest biomass power plant in the world

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by the electricity and gas company, Belgian Eco Energy (Bee), to develop the largest commercial plant in the world of new construction in Ghent (Belgium), which will produce 215 MW of electricity, being one ...


    By Abengoa

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