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22 September 2015 - 24 September 2015
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Brought to you by the publishers of Biofuels International magazine, Bioenergy Insight is a publication targeted at companies producing biomass fuel in the form of pellets and briquettes, and those using biomass fuel to produce CHP, biogas, biopower, chemicals, heat and liquid biofuels.

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Vencor enters into agreement to produce bio-coal

Vencor International has entered into an agreement to produce torrefied wood pellets, or bio-coal.


The agreement follows the company's recent announcement...
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Göteborg Energi biogas plant is now operational

GoBiGas, the world's first demonstration plant for large-scale production of biogas through the gasification of forest residues, is now operational.


The plant...
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EBA 2014 biogas report reveals increased production

The European Biogas Association (EBA) has released its Biogas Report 2014, which found there are now more than 14,500 biogas plants in Europe and this figure is still...
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Shepherd hands over new biomass facilities at Drax

Shepherd Construction, a nationally operating contractor, has achieved handover at the UK's largest power station, Drax, following completion of new biomass...
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Sita wins operating contract for Amétyst biogas plant

Via its subsidiary Sita, Suez Environment has been awarded a €150 million operating contract for the Amétyst anaerobic digestion plant in Montpellier,...
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Portucel expands into wood pellet market

Portucel S.A, a Portuguese pulp and paper company, will build a wood pellet production plant in South Carolina, US, according to reports.


With an annual...
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Ormánsági Zöldenergia plans biogas plant in...

Hungarian energy firm Ormánsági Zöldenergia is reported to be investing HUF950 million (€3 million) into a new biogas plant in Vajszló...
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Over 190MW of biomass power planned for Philippines

CHE Group has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Full Advantage to build a number of biomass-fired power plants across the...
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Genera receives financing to support business growth

In the US, biomass supply company Genera Energy has received a strategic financing commitment from WindSail Capital Group, an investment firm that provides growth...
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Roxas Holdings and Global Power sign MoU for cogen project

Roxas Holdings, a large integrated sugar business in the Philippines, and Global Business Power (GBPC), a power producer in the Visayas and power generation component...
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Enviva forms partnership to develop wood pellet projects in US

Enviva Holdings and John Hancock Life Insurance Company have partnered to develop industrial wood pellet production plants and marine export terminals in the...
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RusForest to sell Arkhangelsk assets

RusForest, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, has announced the sale of its Arkhangelsk assets in northwest Russia for approximately $31 million...
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Stobart Energy and Imperative Energy form biomass partnership

Biomass supplier Stobart Energy has entered into a strategic partnership with Imperative Energy, a provider of biomass energy solutions.


Imperative Energy has...
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Lauritzen Bulkers signs eight year contract for transportation...

Lauritzen Bulkers, a dry cargo shipping company, has signed its longest contract ever with US-based wood pellet producer Green Circle Bio Energy involving the...
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Boeing conducts world’s first green diesel powered flight

Boeing has completed the world's first flight using 'green diesel', a sustainable biofuel that is widely available and used in ground transportation.

The...
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Parties promote wood-based liquid biofuels

Wood-based biofuels developer UPM and WWF Finland, a conservation organisation, have teamed-up to discuss and promote the status of wood-based liquid biofuels in...
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Biomass terminal opens at Hull Port

A new terminal at Hull Port has opened that will import wood pellets to supply Drax Power Station.


The Associated British Ports facility will handle millions...
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Under 0.10% of UK's arable land used for bioenergy crops in...

Last year, around 51,000 hectares of UK agricultural land were utilised for bioenergy crops – around 0.8% of all arable land in the nation. This is according to...
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Helsingin Energia and Vapo agree on Finland's largest...

Helsingin Energia and Vapo have agreed on wood pellet deliveries to the Salmisaari and Hanasaari combined heat and power (CHP) plants.


Under the agreement,...
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UK's biomethane capacity continues to soar

The quantity of biomethane being injected into the UK's gas grid will more than quadruple by the end of this year. This is according to data compiled by the Anaerobic...
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Renewables now Scotland's largest source of power

Renewable energy has overtaken nuclear power to become Scotland's main source of power, new figures show.


In the first six months of 2014, renewable sources...
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Mineral Hill acquires Avis Energy and renewable projects

Mineral Hill Industries, a Canada-based mineral exploration company, has announced it will acquire international waste management company Avis Energy Global...
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Tanac to build $60m wood pellet mill in Brazil

Tanac S.A. is building a 400,000 tonne per year, $60 million (€48 million) wood pellet manufacturing plant at its Rio Grande port site in the south of...
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Acquisition puts biomass fuel supplier in prime position

LC Energy, a UK-based supplier of sustainable wood fuel, has acquired Ecolyf, an MCS accredited company which specialises in the supply, installation and maintenance...
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Bester Generación begins construction on UK biomass power...

Bester Generación, a company dedicated to the development, engineering, construction, operations and maintenance of renewable energy infrastructures, has...
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Eco2 sells third biomass plant in £160m deal

Welsh renewable energy company Eco2 has sold its 44.2MW straw-fired biomass plant in Snetterton, East Anglia to BWSC PCL in a £160 million (€201.7 million)...
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Enel Green Power to supplement existing plant with biomass

Enel Green Power has started building the Cornia 2 geothermal power plant in the town of Castelnuovo Val di Cecina, in Tuscany. This will be the first plant in the...
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Funding secured for renewable energy facility in UK

Foresight Group and the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) are investing in the construction of a new waste wood combined heat and power (CHP) facility in Merseyside,...
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Farm power key to future UK energy supply

UK farms could be a major player in a shift towards a resilient, low-carbon energy system, according to a report launched by the Farm Power coalition.


The...
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Bristol welcomes gas-to-grid plant

A new gas-to-grid plant has opened at Bristol sewage treatment works in the UK.


The plant is run by Wessex Water subsidiary GENeco, which has become the first...
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Ricardo announces energy sector acquisition

Ricardo has acquired UK consultancy firm PPA Energy.


With a particular emphasis on innovation within the power industry, PPA Energy specialises in...
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DP CleanTech and Everbright International form strategic...

Biomass solutions provider DP CleanTech has signed an equipment supply agreement with China Everbright International to supply the largest waste-to-energy project in...
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Brazil to overtake US as world's leader for biopower

Brazil is expected to overtake the US as the world's leading biopower producing nation by 2018, according to research and consulting firm...
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Work soon to begin on UK waste management plant

In the UK, AmeyCespa, North Yorkshire County Council and the City of York Council, have signed a contract to design, build and operate a new integrated waste...
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Swedish FordonsGas acquired by Air Liquide

Air Liquide, a producer of high value-added gases, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of FordonsGas, a company that distributes compressed biogas (CBG) for...
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German Pellets and ZG Raiffeisen Energie form 50/50 JV

Pellet manufacturer German Pellets and ZG Raiffeisen Energie, a trading and service company, have created a 50/50 joint venture for the sale of wood...
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Brazil has potential to increase biofuel plantations sixfold

State-run agricultural research firm Embrapa states Brazil can increase planted areas for bioenergy sixfold without removing rainforest.


Manoel Texeira Souza,...
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Microsoft and UW officially open biogas project

Microsoft and the University of Wyoming (UW) have officially opened their zero emission green data centre that is fuelled by methane biogas and allows the university...
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KiOR files for bankruptcy

KiOR has announced that, as part of its refocus on R&D, it has accepted a bid for substantially all of its assets from certain affiliates of Vinod Khosla that...
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SMUD seeks project developer for biomass gasification plant

In the US, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has released a request for statements of interest (RSOI) in the development of a biomass gasification...
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Rentech closes the sale of alternative energy technology assets

Rentech, the owner and operator of wood pellet production and wood fibre processing businesses, has closed the previously announced sale of its alternative...
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Abengoa to build biomass plant in Belgium

In Ghent, Belgium, Abengoa has announced it will build the largest commercial-scale biomass-fired power plant in the world.


The company was...
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Tank Storage magazine exclusive official media partner for API...

After this year's extremely successful event in Las Vegas, API has scheduled its next Tanks, Valves and Piping event for the 12-15 October 2015.


Tank...
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20MW biomass plant planned for Philippines

Bronzeoak Philippines, a developer of solar power projects in the Philippines, is diversifying its portfolio with a biomass power project.


Following approval...
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GIB to invest in UK waste treatment plant

A new £319.5 million (€409 million) waste treatment plant in North Yorkshire, UK is to receive a £33.1 million investment from the UK Green...
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Everbright International secures biomass project

China Everbright International has signed an agreement with the People's Government of Rudong County in Nantong City, Jiangsu Province, for the investment,...
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Landfill gas-to-energy project opens in North Carolina

In the US, DTE Biomass Energy has completed its 9.6MW landfill gas-to-energy project at the Uwharrie Environmental Landfill in Mt. Gilead, North Carolina.


The...
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Gainesville biomass plant earns FSC certification

The Gainesville Renewable Energy Center (GREC), a 102.5MW biomass-fired power plant in Florida, US has received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)...
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ESB and EIB sign loan facility for €100m

Ireland's electricity utility Electricity Supply Board (ESB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a loan facility for €100 million. The funds will...
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