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Oct 26, 2020
Closure of Welsh HWRCs will impact biomass plants, warns WRA
Biomass News
Oct 21, 2020
REDcert and Bioenergy Europe have joined forces to create the SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES Verifications Scheme (SURE) – a new independent certification system to ensure sustainable use of biomass in the energy sector. SURE will provide a practical solution to all economic operators in the bioenergy sector to demonstrate the sustainability of electricity and heat production... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 21, 2020
Enviva has partnered with Finite Carbon, a major developer of forest carbon offsets in North America, to help small forest landowners across the US Southeast protect their forests and increase carbon storage by deferring harvests. Using Finite Carbon's CORE Carbon online platform, small forest landowners with fewer than 5,000 acres will have the option to generate revenue... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 20, 2020
Pinnacle Renewable Energy has appointed Duncan Davies as CEO, effective 1 November, replacing Rob McCurdy. Davies will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors, which he joined in April. From 2000 to 2019, Davies served as the president and CEO of Interfor Corporation, a growth-oriented, publicly-traded forest products company with operations in Canada... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 19, 2020
A study into UK universities’ commitments to sustainable energy by price comparison service Uswitch has highlighted which educational facilities are doing the most to limit the effect on their environment. The study found 53 of the 105 universities that responded came back with three positive notes on three key questions: who is the energy supplier and are you on... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 14, 2020
Bioenergy Europe has launched a campaign aimed at raising awareness of bioenergy’s role in supporting the heating sector’s transition to carbon-neutrality. The Switch4Air campaign, created in collaboration with the European Pellet Council, supports the belief that bioenergy is central in propelling the heating sector towards carbon-neutrality and ensuring better... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 14, 2020
O.C.O Technology has signed a five-year agreement to recycle Tilbury Green Powers’ air pollution control residues (APCr). Tilbury Green Power (TGP) has been looking for a partner to deliver a circular solution for its APCr, and O.C.O can provide a non-landfill recycling option. The TGP renewable power plant in the Port of Tilbury on the banks of the River Thames,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 13, 2020
Doosan Lentjes, a German company specialising in waste-to-energy technology, has been contracted to build lot 1 of a new wood combustion facility in Dinslaken, Germany. The contract, issued by Dinslakener Holz-Energiezentrum (DHE), includes the turnkey delivery, installation, and commissioning of two incineration lines on a chute-to-stack basis. Once operational,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 12, 2020
JG Pears, a UK processor of animal by-products and food waste collection service, has acquired P Waddington, a Bradford-based rendering group. P Waddington provides Cat1 rendering and collection services to the UK food and farming industry, safely processing raw material to produce finished products for use in the renewable energy sector. The acquisition includes... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 12, 2020
Representatives from the UK’s biomass heat industry are calling on the government to properly think through pledges and proposals aimed at reducing the country’s carbon emission levels, following Prime Minister’s Boris Johnson’s pledge to invest £160 million (€176 million) in wind generation. Biomass Heat Works! said while sentiments and efforts to replace... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 7, 2020
AMP Clean Energy is to install, own, and operate a £16.5 million (€18.1 million) low carbon energy centre for UK malt product manufacturer and distributor, Muntons. The initiative will see the firm save 15.5 thousand tonnes of carbon per annum at its plant in Stowmarket, Suffolk. The energy centre will include a 14 MW biomass boiler and a gas CHP system and will... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 7, 2020
Twelve major companies and organisations across the Humber region of the UK have jointly submitted a public and private sector funded bid worth around £75 million (€82.1 million) to accelerate decarbonisation in the UK’s most carbon-intensive industrial region. The Zero Carbon Humber (ZCH) Partnership brings together international energy firms, heavy industry,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 6, 2020
The Mid-Atlantic Sustainable Biomass for Value-Added Products Consortium (MASBio) is bringing researchers from five universities in the region together with government agencies and industry leaders to investigate biomass opportunities. The project will look into land reclamation, biomass crop production, forest residue utilisation, supply chain logistics, and bioproduct... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 6, 2020
Denmark has introduced a new law regarding the use of wood biomass to produce heat and electricity. According to Climate Minister Dan Jørgensen, the new legislation delivers on a promise the government made to ensure biomass used in Denmark is sustainable. The new legal requirements mean that the biomass must come from legally felled trees and that felled trees must... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 5, 2020
UK timber frame manufacturer SO Modular has unveiled a new biomass boiler at its headquarters. The new boiler, installed by Novalux Energy, was installed as part of the firm’s efforts to become entirely self-sufficient in terms of its energy and production processes. The boiler is fuelled by off-cuts and wood shavings, a natural by-product of the production process... [Read More]

Biomass News
Oct 5, 2020
HEINEKEN Spain will replace all its existing gas boilers with biomass boilers as part of its sustainability initiative. The brewer is integrating sustainability into its business model through its ‘Brewing a Better World’ strategy, which focuses on respect for people, positive contributions to local communities, and protecting the environment. The company said... [Read More]


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