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  • 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

  • Commercial Buildings, Huge Energy Savings with Wood Heat Focus of 2012 Northeast Biomass Heating Expo

      Fourth annual Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2012 to feature two dedicated technical and economic development tracks Saratoga Springs, NY (March 21-23, 2012) – The fourth annual Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2012 (nebiomassheat.com) will feature two dedicated technical and economic development tracks for its March 21-23 conference and expo in Saratoga ...

  • Opportunities and risks of wood energy production

    The use of wood energy can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and can contribute to poverty reduction, FAO said today. But the agency warned that the use of wood for fuel can result in deforestation or forest degradation if sustainable forest management is not effectively practiced. Wood is the most important biofuel, mainly in developing countries. Today half of the annual harvest of roundwood ...

  • Combined Heat and Power in Ireland

    The cogeneration of electricity and heat is referred to as combined heat and power (CHP). CHP is highly fuel efficient as over 90% of the energy contained within the fuel can be converted into useful power. A consumer of electricity and heat normally has two main choices for their power needs. Their first option is to buy the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • SFU power project to convert wood waste to energy

    A new neighborhood energy utility on Burnaby Mountain will supply enough heat for the entire Simon Fraser University campus and future homes in the acclaimed UniverCity residential development. SFU is partnering with SFU Community Trust, Corix Utilities, and BC Hydro on the community-based sustainable district energy system. The project involves a high-efficiency heating plant using biomass - ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Federal wood burning rule prompts rural backlash

    A federal proposal to clean up the smoke wafting from wood-burning stoves has sparked a backlash from some rural residents, lawmakers and manufacturers who fear it could close the damper on one of the oldest ways of warming homes on cold winter days. Proposed regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would significantly reduce the amount of particle pollution allowed from the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Speech to the Community Heat Conference

    I’m delighted to be invited join you at your first Community Heat Conference. Amongst a number of things that struck me when I joined DECC was the scale of its heat challenge – but also how communities and heat fit so well together. In the UK we cannot operate - as businesses, local authorities or communities without heat –we also need a secure energy future and we must tackle ...

  • 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 ...

  • Carbon-neutral heating system ready to roll in rocking nursery

    Thursday 18th October 2012 A nursery has opted for green energy to provide a warmer future for the children. Providing a Better Future for the Children has become an even more apt slogan for Wells-based day nursery Rockers and Rollers, following the installation of a carbon-neutral heating system into their newly built nursery on Glastonbury Road. After refurbishing part of an old ...


    By Fair Energy Ltd.

  • 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

  • Fläkt Woods Deliver Energy Efficient Indoor Climate System For The Turku University Hospital In Finland

    Fläkt Woods has signed a prestigious contract worth approximately 2.5 million Euro to deliver EU air handling units with the Econet system for TYKS, the Turku University Hospital in Finland. Fläkt Woods’ modular product range is modern and highly specified, designed for customers with high demand on quality and energy efficiency. Each unit can be optimized for acoustic and/or efficiency ...


    By Flakt Woods Group SA

  • ElectraTherm Green Machines generate electricity from wood waste at mill in Oregon

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned its second Green Machine at an integrated wood products mill in Wallowa, Oregon. Together, the two machines operate off the waste heat of a biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Integrated Biomass Resources (IBR) processes small-diameter timber into various wood products, such as firewood and ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • GE technology turns waste wood into useful energy at Italian biomass plant

    As Italy strives to increase its renewable energy production to 17 percent by 2020, GE’s (NYSE: GE) alternative energy technology can help companies in the country support this initiative. At POWER-GEN Europe, GE is showcasing the Clean Cycle power generation system, its new acquisition in the field of small Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC), which recently received GE’s ecomagination ...

  • 7 states sue EPA, seek wood boiler emissions rules

    Seven states filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the Environmental Protection Agency over health-damaging air pollution from outdoor wood-fired boilers that have become popular for residential heating. The lawsuit asks a federal court to order EPA to review and adopt updated emissions limits for the boilers, which have been banned in ...


    By Associated Press

  • `A trefoil in the woods` - PIK scientists move into new research building

    Potsdam´s climate science moves into a new, energetically highly innovative research building. The modern facility with a ground plan shaped like a trefoil will accomodate not only about 200 scientists on four floors, but also the new supercomputer of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) that is among the 400 fastest high-performance computers worldwide. ...

  • 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 ...

  • As Wood Stove Changeout Program Brings Cleaner Air to Southeastern New England, EPA Offers Advice for Safer, Cleaner Wood-Burning

    Southern New England will enjoy cleaner air this winter as a result of a Clean Air Act enforcement settlement between Dominion Energy and EPA involving three Dominion power plants in Illinois, Indiana and Massachusetts. The settlement, finalized in July 2013, required Dominion to meet stricter emission limits and to install or upgrade pollution control technology on two plants and to permanently ...

  • 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

  • Indeck Energy: Fewer Fines Means Higher Quality Wood Pellets

    Indeck Energy Premium Wood Pellets, manufactured by Indeck Ladysmith, LLC, contain about 80 percent less fines than required by the Pellet Fuels Institute, creating less dust and preventing potentially costly maintenance issues for consumers. The Pellet Fuels Institute requires ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

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