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 ...

  • European Commission Announces €222.7 Million Investment In Sustainable And Low-Carbon Projects

    On November 3, 2016, the European Commission announced that 144 new green and low-carbon projects from 23 Member States will be funded by a €222.7 million investment from the European Union (EU) budget, which will be combined with €175.9 from additional investments. The funding comes from the LIFE programme, the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Call for abstracts | Energy from Biomass and Waste

    We are pleased to inform you that we are currently accepting abstracts for the forthcoming Venice 2016 - Sixth International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, to be held in Venice from 14-17 November 2016. The Symposium will include oral and poster sessions, numerous ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • This Is Bio4Energy

    Bio4Energy wants to thank its members, stakeholders and funders for its five first years of building a research environment that links up key academic and business organisations actively trying to promote biorefinery—the invention and production of advanced biofuels, bio-based chemicals and materials from woody biomass or organic waste. To do so, ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • How to Convert Waste into Renewable Energy through Briquetting Plant?

    Day by day huge amounts of waste are produced by various human activities. This waste produces environmental pollution. So we have to manage the waste so that we can reduce environmental pollution. Biomass Briquette Machines help us to manage this waste. Biomass Briquette Machines convert agriculture and forestry waste into solid fuel ...


    By JK BioEnergy

  • 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)

  • GLOBAL BIOENERGIES reports first isobutene production from waste biomass

    As a first step in its pioneering journey to manufacture bio-sourced isobutene, Global Bioenergies has been using first generation feedstock, such as wheat-derived glucose, to set-up and optimize its bio-isobutene process. However, the process was designed to be versatile in terms of feedstock. With the right technical adaptations, it would indeed be well suited to the usage of non-edible ...


    By Global Bioenergies SA

  • Response to Daily Mail article on biomass at Drax

    We don’t recognise the figure used in the Daily Mail article on 7 October saying that government subsidies for the conversion of Drax’s coal-burning furnaces to biomass ones will ...

  • 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

  • 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, ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • 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

  • New Bristol biomass plant to benefit local community

    Permission was granted today for a new 150MW dedicated biomass power station at Royal Portbury Dock in the Port of Bristol, North Somerset. The consent allows E.ON Climate and Renewables to construct a plant which could provide enough electricity to power up to 160,000 homes. The new plant will create up to 325 temporary jobs during construction, 35 full-time jobs during ...

  • Bioenergy Innovation Award 2012 goes to Cambi

    The award committee’s citation: The Bioenergy Innovation Award 2012 goes to a Norwegian technology enterprise founded in 1989, which has remained innovative for many years, and which still continues to rediscover itself. The company possesses a sound knowledge network and succeeds in generating commercial successes from the products it develops. It has become world-renowned in spite of ...


    By Cambi AS

  • 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 ...

  • 2012: Dr.-Ing. Bernd Krautkremer, Fraunhofer Institute IWES, Head of Bioenergy System Technology, Germany, is conference general chairman of the 20th european biomass conference and exhibition

    In 2012 the 20th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (20th EU BC&E) will take place in downtown Milan, Italy: the Conference from 18 to 22 June and the Exhibition from 18 to 21 June. Dr. Krautkremer is supported by the Technical Programme Coordination group composed of Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink, Dr. David Baxter and Dr. Jean-François Dallemand, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute ...

  • 2012: Dr.-Ing. Bernd Krautkremer, Fraunhofer Institute IWES, Head of Bioenergy System Technology, Germany, is conference general chairman of the 20th european biomass conference and exhibition

    In 2012 the 20th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (20th EU BC&E) will take place in downtown Milan, Italy: the Conference from 18 to 22 June and the Exhibition from 18 to 21 June. Dr. Krautkremer is supported by the Technical Programme Coordination group composed of Dr. Heinz Ossenbrink, Dr. David Baxter and Dr. Jean-François Dallemand, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

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