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Jul 4, 2019
The seven biggest challenges facing biomass operators … and how to solve them!
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Jun 24, 2019
Drax power station in North Yorkshire, UK, has started capturing carbon dioxide (CO₂)  through its new bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) pilot project, the first anywhere in the world. To find out more about the technology and the plant’s journey towards eventual carbon-neutrality, Heidi Vella spoke with Drax’s research and innovation engineer,... [Read More]

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Jun 14, 2019
Following the Government’s announcement to make the UK the first G7 nation to legislate for net-zero emissions, biomass industry leaders are now calling on ministers to urgently take heed of key findings from the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) newly-published Bioenergy Strategy report, and recognise biomass as the most fit-for-purpose, proven solution... [Read More]

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Jun 11, 2019
Switchgrass is attractive as a potential bioenergy crop because it can grow for years without having to be replanted. Requiring less fertilizer than typical annual crops like corn, switchgrass can keep more nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon in the soil and out of our air and waterways. But, unlike corn, breeding of switchgrass for optimal traits is still in its early stages. Now,... [Read More]

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Feb 19, 2019
Independent environmental consultant Dr, Sarika Jain gives an overview of the trends in favour of the biomethane industry, and why it has the potential to replace natural gas. Three years ago in Paris, 195 countries acknowledged and agreed on the impact of climate change and made commitments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate it. In order to meet these... [Read More]

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Mar 2, 2018
Harvest Power is a US-based company specialising in converting organic materials into compost, mulch, clean energy and natural fertilisers. Here, director of Communications Meredith Sorensen looks at best practices for collecting and sorting urban organic feedstocks prior to anaerobic digestion. Public-private partnerships help unlock organic diversion, bioenergy markets... [Read More]

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Sep 6, 2016
Hong Kong-based environmental services provider China Everbright International has announced that it has signed a concession agreement for a household waste-to-energy project with the People's Government of Taikang County, Henan Province. The group will invest in the construction of the Taikang waste-to-energy project, which is the third waste-to-energy project that Everbright... [Read More]