Waste Biomass News

  • 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 ...

  • Advanced Plasma Power is shortlisted in £25m Department for Transport competition to construct advanced biofuel demonstrator

    Advanced Plasma Power (APP), the advanced waste to energy and fuels company, National Grid (NG), Progressive Energy (PEL) and CNG Services (CNG) are one of six consortia that have been shortlisted to receive funding to demonstrate the scaled up production of transport fuels from non-food waste biomass. The projects will represent a significant move towards realising the UK’s 10% renewable ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Special Issue of Waste Management journal on “Biowaste to Fuel”

    A Special Issue of Waste Management journal on “Biowaste to Fuel” will shortly be launched, based on a set of selected papers from the Venice Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste. The following topics will be dealt with: Bio-Waste characterisations for energy production purposes (material composition analysis and chemical characteristics, temporal variability and potential ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • 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

  • BioNitrogen Corporation Announces Agreement to Purchase Biomass in Florida

    BioNitrogen Corporation (PINKSHEETS: BION), a cleantech company that utilizes proprietary technology to build environmentally-friendly plants that convert biomass into urea fertilizer, announced today it has signed an agreement to purchase biomass from a 40-acre parcel of land in Hardee County, Florida. The biomass consists of tree trimmings, agricultural waste and woodchips suitable for use as ...


  • Freesen & Partner takes over `waste to energy+recycling`

    Trade show will stay in Bremen, new dates for 2013 Private trade show organiser Freesen & Partner GmbH takes over the "waste to energy+recycling" exhibition and conference from Messe Bremen. The international forum for the recovery of energy and materials from waste and biomass will stay in Bremen. New dates have been announced: February 19 to 20, 2013. "We are looking back on a very ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • The Global Biomass Market Outlook

    The report gathers data on biomass and waste power generation across the top ten countries leading the market for biomass. The report covers the key players, key feedstock available, and the prominent biomass power technology installed in each of the 10 countries - the US, Germany, Brazil, the UK, and Sweden, Finland, Italy, China, India, and Australia. Features and ...


  • Minister says `yes` to waste wood biomass power station in Yorkshire

      15th power station consent of 2011 marks new record for capacity consented 8GW of plant now consented this year, enough to power around 8 million homes New waste wood plant in Yorkshire will mean less wood going to landfill The number of new power stations given consent in England and Wales this year has reached fifteen, the highest ever since the ...

  • Conference General Chairman Message

    Biomass is a raw material with a multitude of applications, suitable to replace fossil resources, for use both as an energy source as well as for material utilization. For a sustainable energy supply, biomass is indispensable; but it is also limited, is not sufficient for all applications, and it ranks in priority after food and feed. Biomass technology has changed from an ancient but newly ...

  • Abengoa starts construction of the commercial scale biomass plant located in Hugoton, Kansas

    Hugoton, September 20th, 2011.- Abengoa, an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for the development of sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, today announced that its subsidiary Abengoa Bioenergy, has received its PSD Air Quality Construction Permit from the State of allowing the commencement of construction on its commercial scale biorefinery ...


    By Abengoa Bioenergy

  • Biowaste briquettes fuel drive to save trees

    Banana stems, maize and other crop waste will be turned into charcoal briquettes in Uganda in an effort to reduce the number of trees chopped down for cooking fires. The project, funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), will train 600 farmers across the country to make briquettes using portable metal kilns that can be moved between farms, according to Maxwell Onapa, deputy executive ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Senior waste specialist joins WSP

    WSP Environment & Energy is pleased to announce that Dr Kevin Whiting, formerly Technical Director of Juniper Consultancy Services, has joined the company as a Senior Technical Director. Kevin has more than 25 years experience in the field of waste and resource management and is specifically recognised worldwide as an expert in combustion, gasification and pyrolysis of wastes and biomass. ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Last call for papers: waste as a resource

    Wanted: Technology and Know-How 1. for the British growth market - until Sept 30, 2010! On January 25 to 26, 2011 the second "energy from biomass and waste" (EBW UK) exhibition and conference (EBW UK) is held in London. The new government re-inforced its commitment to power, heat and fuel production from waste and biomass. At EBW UK representatives from the public and private sector will be ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • waste to energy+recycling

    Poland is the partner nation of "waste to energy+recycling" in the Bremen Exhibition Centre from 18 to 19 May 2011. If Poland is to fulfil the EU framework directive on waste it is going to have to catch up considerably in the coming years. The government is investing 2.3 billion EUR to build up infrastructure for thermal, biological and mechanical treatment of wastes. A further 1.4 billion EUR ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Blow to Londons greenest Olympic games bid

    The London Olympics in 2012 are set to fall short of a target to source at least 20% of energy from new local renewable schemes. David Stubbs, head of sustainability at the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG), told the London Assembly"s environment committee it is increasingly unlikely the target will be met. This is partly due to the cancellation of a ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Converting municipal solid waste to biomass feedstock

    CleanTech Biofuels, Inc., an early stage provider of cellulosic biomass feedstock derived from municipal solid waste (MSW) for renewable energy and bio-based chemical production, has received a US patent for its process and apparatus for converting MSW into cellulosic biomass feedstock, known collectively as the Biomass Recovery Process. The Biomass Recovery Process is carried out by the angled ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Innovente Files a Preliminary Prospectus for an Offering of a Minimum of $6M and a Maximum of $12M and Announces the Nomination of its Directors

    QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 06/15/10 -- INNOVENTE INC. (Innovente or the Corporation) announces that it has received a receipt for its preliminary prospectus filed with the regulatory authorities in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, with respect to an issue of shares and warrants to common shares for a minimum of $6M and a maximum of $12M. Copies of the preliminary ...


  • waste to energy in Bremen, next week

    The 5th 'waste to energy' is coming up. With new topics and a great program. Coming to Bremen is definitely worth your time! On May 4, together with our partner country Great Britain, we invite you to join us for the 'Meet & Greet'. Starts at 6pm. Enjoy English beer, finger food and entertainment and meet old and new acquaintances. Free admission for all visitors, conference ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Successful seminar in Italy

    On March 25, 2010, Colsen International b.v. organized the seminar "From Waste to €nergy" in Bologna (Italy), in cooperation with its partner HydroItalia Srl. On this day, lectures and a workshop were given on technologies to convert biomass into energy. Also the environmental legislation in Italy was discussed. The seminar was well attended and therefore it can be considered as a successful ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Green biofuel from waste to reduce UK transport carbon emissions

    A group of British businesses is to pioneer the development of a process to turn municipal and wood waste into transport biofuel which could potentially achieve a carbon saving of 95%. The consortium, led by Axion Energy, has been put together by The Carbon Trust and will work on an enhancement of the pyrolysis process which will turn waste biomass into a cheaper alternative to existing biofuels. ...

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