logo
menu
Jun 18, 2021
UK must ‘reassert its commitment’ to biomass, says REA
Pellets News
Jun 18, 2021
Wood pellets and chips result in a 65-100%+ reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to heating oil, according to the Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC). The figures were highlighted in a study by the BTEC and Life Cycle Associates titled ‘Life Cycle Analysis of Renewable Fuel Standard Implementation for Thermal Pathways for Wood Pellets and Chips’. The... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jun 18, 2021
Drax Group has partnered with Phoenix BioPower, based in Sweden, to explore ways of driving down the costs of second-generation bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) technology. The feasibility study by Phoenix BioPower will look at how energy-efficient gas turbines could make new-build BECCS projects more cost-effective by generating 50% more power with... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 17, 2021
HeidelbergCement will upgrade its plant in Gotland, Sweden to become the world’s first carbon-neutral cement plant. The installation at the Slite plant of HeidelbergCement’s subsidiary, Cementa, will also be scaled to capture 1.8 million tonnes of CO2 annually, covering the plant’s total emissions. Additionally, the use of bio-based fuels in the cement production... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 16, 2021
Proparco and the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) have partnered to finance the first biomass plant with grid injection in Africa. During the visit to Côte d’Ivoire by Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Proparco, the private sector financing arm of Agence française de développement (AFD) Group, and EAIF closed a €165... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 14, 2021
Markus Süßman is the head of special projects at German energy company, Danpower. Having studied energy engineering and worked in the bioenergy sector since 1992, Süßman certainly knows a thing or two about the industry. Danpower supplies heat, cooling, power and wood pellets to more than 250,000 homes, public institutions, and commercial customers in more than... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jun 14, 2021
Active Energy Group has been awarded a ‘Notice of Allowance’ for the Canadian patent for its CoalSwitch process and the beneficiation of biomass. The Notice of Allowance will ensure AEG, based in London, holds the legal rights to exclude any other Canadian company from producing, selling, or using the claimed CoalSwitch process for 17 years after the date of issuance. AEG’s... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 14, 2021
JLEN Environmental Assets Group (JLEN) has acquired a 100% equity stake in Cramlington Renewable Energy Developments (CRED), which owns a biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the UK. The acquisition of CRED, for an undisclosed amount, was made on a debt-free basis and represents JLEN’s first investment in a large-scale biomass CHP facility. The plant... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 11, 2021
A new biomass plant in Canada is now in full operation, providing heat and hot water to Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Burnaby campus and around half of the UniverCity community. The plant has drastically reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, said the university, making it a leader in the use of green energy with one of the smallest GHG footprints of any university... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 11, 2021
On 8 June, Frontline BioEnergy delivered the final module of the Stine pyrolysis plant to the project site in Redfield, Iowa. The Stine pyrolysis project, a collaboration between Stine Seed Farms and Frontline BioEnergy, will transform biomass into biochar and bio-oil. Frontline took the project from conception through detailed engineering and fabrication. Work on... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jun 11, 2021
An air permit modification has been issued for Enviva’s Sampson facility in Sampson County, North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s (NCDEQ) Division of Air Quality issued the final permit, which adds equipment to control emissions of volatile organic compound (VOC) and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) from the existing pellet presses,... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jun 10, 2021
Drax Group will use Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engineering’s (MHI) carbon capture technology under a long-term contract. The agreement for Drax to use Mitsubishi’s Advanced KM DCR process™ would be the largest deployment of negative emissions in power generation anywhere in the world. The contract, which combines UK innovation and world-leading Japanese technology,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 10, 2021
Altri’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenvolt – Energias Renovaveis, has agreed with Equitix Group to acquire Tilbury Green Power Holdings. Tilbury Green Power owns a fully operational biomass power plant with a net design capacity of 46.3 MW located in the port of Tilbury, Essex, UK. Ownership will be split between the firms, with Greenvolt taking 51% and 49% going... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jun 9, 2021
Tanjung Bruas Port, a member of MMC Group, has started wood pellet shipments from its terminal in Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia. This marks the first-ever shipment of wood pellets through the port. A total volume of 10,200 tonnes of pellets was shipped from Tanjung Bruas Port on 29 April and arrived safely in the Port of Gunsan, South Korea, on 9 May. Going forward, pellet... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 8, 2021
An eight-unit apartment complex with a biomass district heating system has been opened in Yellowknife, Canada. The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) announced the opening at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on 4 June. The $2.2 million (€1.49 million) building will be the first public housing in Yellowknife to use a biomass district heating system. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jun 8, 2021
Greenleaf Power, backed by Denham Capital, has secured $36.7 million (€30.1 million) from East West Bank in biomass project funding. The financing for Greenleaf Power’s project was secured through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Greenleaf Biomass Holdings, and marks one of the largest biomass power project financings in North American history. The funds will be... [Read More]


Previous123 45Next