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Jan 31, 2023
bp’s Energy Outlook 2023 envisions “significant increase” of bioenergy
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Jan 30, 2023
Our new regular column from Bioenergy Europe begins with Manolis Karampinis, business development & membership director at Bioenergy Europe and manager, European Pellet Council (EPC) giving an outlook on this year’s pellets market. 2022 was an extraordinary year for the pellet industry and – as it seems – the start of a turbulent period that will probably... [Read More]

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Jan 20, 2023
The steel manufacturing industry is one of the largest and most important industrial sectors in the world. However, it is also one of the most energy-intensive and highest coal-consuming industries, which has a significant impact on global CO2 emissions. One of the aims of the F-CUBED project is to convert paper sludge into an energy carrier suitable to be used as an injectant... [Read More]

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Jan 17, 2023
The European Biogas Association has released its 2022 Activity Report. It outlined one of its most significant achievements as launching the Biomethane Industrial Partnership (BIP) at October's European Biogas Conference. The BIP began with a call in December 2021 for a public-private sector partnership for biomethane deployment. It aims to support the achievement of... [Read More]

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Jan 16, 2023
Ländwarme, a leading biomethane supplier, service provider and trader in Europe, told Bioenergy Insight about the importance of Carbon Capture and Storage. "On our way to halt climate change, negative emissions are a crucial component. Therefore, we cannot forgo technologies such as Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) — used most efficiently in combination with bioenergy... [Read More]

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Jan 9, 2023
Bioenergy Europe explains the new documentation for ENplus® — the quality certification scheme for wood pellets that certifies the entire supply chain, from the early stages of production to the delivery process The world-leading certification scheme for wood pellet quality, ENplus®, has published new documentation, which brings in enhanced procedures, an expanded... [Read More]

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Jan 3, 2023
Chris Huhne, chairman of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) told Bioenergy Insight about its work, challenges and the progress that is possible. Northern Ireland (NI) is the “best-placed part of the UK to produce the most biogas and biomethane,” Huhne told Bioenergy Insight. It has the potential of 80% of its gas demand being met in this... [Read More]

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Jan 2, 2023
What first drew you to this industry?“For over 18 years I worked as a mechanic in the car industry, growing to run my garage eventually. Seeing the future of cars going down the electrical route and already attending more training courses in diagnostics than I like to remember, plus spending a small fortune on diagnostic equipment, I decided I’d had enough. “However,... [Read More]

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Dec 19, 2022
Tyler Warman — site manager at the Suffolk-based plant, which is operated by specialist AD operators and service providers Eco Verde Energy (EVE) — explained how the team’s approach to pre-empting any issues which could lead to downtime has resulted in the 12MW plant achieving a 97% average output over the last four months. “Downtime is costly for any AD plant,”... [Read More]

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Dec 12, 2022
Bioenergy Insight spoke to Kevin Vandewalle, sales director at VYNCKE, who gave a comprehensive picture of its business model, its agility during challenging times and ongoing technological innovations. VYNCKE was established in 1912 in Flanders by Louis Vyncke, a blacksmith by trade. As Flanders’ flax industry was flourishing by the 1920s, so demand for steam boilers... [Read More]

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Dec 5, 2022
Anaergia is one of the world’s largest listed companies that produces biomethane from organic waste. It produces carbon-negative fuel, helping to reduce global carbon emissions and get the world to net-zero. Andrew Benedek, chairman and CEO at Anaergia, told us more. Can you tell me more about any recent technological developments, activity or products from Anaergia... [Read More]

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Nov 23, 2022
Lauma Kazuša, head of market analysis at SUEZ, analyses the state of the wood waste markets. Keeping people warm and businesses open is at the forefront of nearly every publication these days. We had winters and cold temperatures before, yet the world economy and geopolitical situation differed considerably. Wood waste is a commodity of choice in a few bioenergy and... [Read More]

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Nov 23, 2022
Bioenergy Insight attended the European Biogas Conference 2022, which took place in Brussels, Belgium, in October. There was a buzz in the atmosphere, and a real sense that now is the time for the industry to seize the agenda. One of the stand-out plenary sessions consisted of an EU Member State-specific update – from Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain (although... [Read More]

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Nov 21, 2022
Colin Ley examines the complications of the bioenergy sector in Asia and Africa. Assessing the late-2022 state of bioenergy progress in Africa and Asia inevitably involves looking at how these two multi-country continents are managing to cope with the eight-month-old energy shock created by Russia's invasion of Ukraine alongside the longer-term impact of climate change... [Read More]

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Nov 9, 2022
Yoshinobu is executive advisor at RENOVA. What first drew you to this industry? In 2004, a major Japanese power company contacted me asking if I have a source of biomass. I did not know anything about it. They said they wanted to co-fire at their coal-fired power plant in Kyoto prefecture, where Kyoto Protocol was discussed — and was in place in 1997 at COP3. This... [Read More]


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