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Jul 2, 2022
MHIENG starts operations at biomass power plant in Hiroshima 
Biomass News
Jul 2, 2022
A regional biomass facility in Truckee in the US, is a step closer to reality following approval of a feasibility study by the Truckee Fire Protection District board of directors and Truckee Tahoe Airport District board of directors. Wildephor Consulting Services is being contracted to complete the study.  Truckee Fire approved going forward with the project, which... [Read More]

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Jun 29, 2022
When plants breathe in carbon from the atmosphere and store it in their leaves, branches, trunks and roots, they help the Earth maintain a carbon balance—a crucial component to a steady climate. While this woody biomass contains one of the largest pools of terrestrial carbon, changes in the magnitude of woody biomass over millennia are poorly known, with most direct... [Read More]

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Jun 29, 2022
Global technology and software company Emerson has been selected by Albioma, a French independent energy provider, to help transition its coal-fired Bois-Rouge plant to 100 percent renewable energy.   As part of Albioma’s wider mission to transition all of its existing fossil fuel plants to renewable energy, Emerson’s automation systems and software will enable... [Read More]

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Jun 28, 2022
LG Chem has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with South Korea’s leading green energy supplier, GS EPS, to collaborate on a biomass-based eco-friendly energy project. The agreement signing was attended by key stakeholders including LG Chem’s petrochemical business head Noh Kug-lae, GS EPS CEO Chung Chan-soo, amongst others. The agreement is a key component of LG... [Read More]

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Jun 28, 2022
Ecostrat has said that Airex Energy has joined the BDO Zone Strategic Alliance as a partner in the Technology Group. BDO Zone Strategic Alliance Partners include some of the leading companies in the bioenergy industry that help de-risk biobased project development in BDO Zones. Yvan Guay, vice-president of business development, said: “Airex Energy is honoured to join... [Read More]

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Jun 28, 2022
In its largest pilot to date, Carlsberg Group has revealed the trial of its new Fibre Bottle, putting the bio-based and fully recyclable beer bottle into the hands of consumers for the first time. With a continued focus on evolving technology and sustainable practices, the bottle also contains beer brewed with organic and regenerative barley. The pilot, which is vital... [Read More]

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Jun 27, 2022
Charwood Energy has recently commenced its initial public offering on Euronext Growth Paris, seeking to raise about 18 million euros ($19 million) in proceeds. The French specialist in biomass energy recovery is offering 1,345,292 new shares at an indicative price of 11.38 euros to 15.38 euros apiece. The group allocated an additional 209,187 shares as part of the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 27, 2022
It is becoming increasingly obvious that both moving away from fossil fuels and avoiding the accumulation of plastics in the environment are key to addressing the challenges of climate change. To that end, there are considerable efforts being made to develop degradable or recyclable polymers made from non-edible plant material, referred to as "lignocellulosic biomass." Producing... [Read More]

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Jun 27, 2022
French water, waste and energy management group, Veolia, has commenced construction works on a biomass-fired plant that will supply steam to Brazilian thermoplastic resin producer, Braskem SA. The project at the Marechal Deodoro industrial hub in Alagoas state requires an estimated investment of BRL 400 million ($76.9m/€73.4m). The plant will consist of four industrial... [Read More]

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Jun 24, 2022
The Brazilian Development Bank, or BNDES, has approved financing of BRL 80 million ($15.5m/EUR 14.7M) for the construction of 40 MW of biomass power plants in Roraima state. BNDES has granted the loan to Oxe Participacoes S.A., which owns the entities developing the Bonfirm, Canta, Pay Rainha and Santa Luz projects located in the municipalities of Canta and Boa Visa. The... [Read More]

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Jun 24, 2022
Fintoil, together with Neste Engineering Solutions, has selected Emerson’s automation software and technologies to maximise the operational performance of its biorefinery being constructed in the Port of HaminaKotka, Finland. The plant will be the third-largest crude tall oil (CTO) biorefinery in the world and produce advanced biofuel and biochemical feedstocks that... [Read More]

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Jun 24, 2022
Regina-based Prairie Clean Energy has announced it’s opening a new production plant in the city, turning flax straw into pellets for markets overseas. The facility, which is pegged to open by the end of 2022, plans to employ 24 people and produce 60,000 tonnes of pellets per year, said the bioenergy company’s president and CEO Mark Cooper. Mr Cooper said: “It’s... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 23, 2022
Moulded wood pallets are 35 percent lighter than conventional hardwood pallets and are durable enough for reuse, which increases their preference over other moulded wood pallets. As per a new study by Future Market Insights (FMI), moulded wood pallets sales will increase at 5.8 percent CAGR between 2021 and 2031, enabling overall valuation to surpass $4.5 billion ... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 23, 2022
Sterling TT has been selected to design and manufacture bespoke CACW coolers for a biomass-fired power generation facility in Fukuyama town, Hiroshima Prefecture. This planned biomass power facility is set to commence operation in May 2025. It is predicted to produce enough electricity for 120,000 households in Japan each year. Sterling Thermal Technology is a UK-based... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 22, 2022
Topsoe’s technologies are set to reduce its customers’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 12 million tonnes in 2022 alone. These reductions will not be one-offs, but ongoing for the years to come. The key driver is Topsoe’s renewable fuels solutions, producing low-carbon fuels from waste and biomass. Roeland Baan, CEO at Topsoe, commented: “Effectively reducing... [Read More]


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