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Mar 8, 2021
Bühler Group, Vyncke partner to cut emissions at food processing plants
Biomass News
Mar 5, 2021
Chevron Corporation, Microsoft, CleanEnergy Systems and Schlumberger New Energy will collaborate to develop a ‘ground-breaking’ bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) project to produce carbon-negative power in California. The BECCS plant in Mendota will convert agricultural waste biomass, such as almond trees, into a renewable synthesis gas that will... [Read More]

Biomass News
Mar 5, 2021
Albioma has reported ‘stable’ revenue for 2020 and shared its latest biomass development plans. The firm’s net income was up slightly in 2020 by 25%. Revenue amounted to €506.7 million, stable compared to the previous year. Stripping out the impact of changes in fuel prices (-€13 million) and the currency effect related to the decline of the Brazilian real... [Read More]

Biomass News
Mar 2, 2021
Vow ASA has revealed plans to ‘spin-off’ Vow Green Metals as a new, separate entity. Vow Green Metals will build own, and operate plants that produce high-value biocarbon and CO2-neutral gas for metallurgical industries. The firm’s shares will be distributed to current Vow shareholders, and the company will aim for listing before the summer. “With the launch... [Read More]

Pellets News
Mar 1, 2021
Drax is to kick-start the planning process for its proposals to build bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) technology in the UK, marking a major milestone in the project. The firm has already transformed its power station near Selby in North Yorkshire to become the largest decarbonisation project in Europe, having converted it to use sustainable biomass... [Read More]

Pellets News
Mar 1, 2021
Enviva has reported its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2020. For Q4 2020, the company generated a net revenue of $277.3 million (€230 million), compared to $200.5 million (€166.4 million) for the same period in 2019. For the whole of 2020, Enviva generated a net revenue of $875.1 million (€726.4 million), compared to... [Read More]

Pellets News
Feb 25, 2021
Drax Group has announced its 2020 results, reporting a 7% increase in pellet production and a further £2 million (€2.3 million) in adjusted EBITDA compared to 2019. The company’s adjusted EBITDA from continuing and discontinued operations increased by £2 million (€2.3 million) to £412 million (€477 million), including the £60 million (€69 million) impact... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 18, 2021
Agri-food traceability firm TrustBIX will use its BIX platform in a commercial pilot programme to track biomass and waste streams to divert material from landfill and create new products for agricultural and industrial markets. TrustBIX has entered into a $300,000 (€249,300) contract with All West Demolition (AWD), one the largest regional demolition companies in... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 15, 2021
A new report from Drax and Imperial College London has warned that the UK must deploy new green technologies to help the UK meet its climate targets, despite renewables generating more power than fossil fuels for the first time. The independent analysis conducted by academics for Drax Electric Insights, via Imperial Consultants, shows the UK will require a range of... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 15, 2021
Renova has agreed to acquire additional shares in Kanda Biomass Energy’s power generation project. Kanda Biomass’s project will have an installed capacity of around 75 MW – enough to power approximately 170,000 households annually - and is expected to become operational in June. If the agreement with Renova is confirmed, Kanda Biomass is expected to become a consolidated... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 12, 2021
Drax is expected to shelve plans to build a major gas-fired power plant in the UK, according to reports. It has been suggested the company is considering abandoning the plans following criticism from environmental groups who said it went against the spirit of the UK’s pledge to tackle climate change. This speculation follows the loss of a legal challenge against the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 10, 2021
Two of the UK’s largest renewable energy producing facilities – Ince Bio Power and Energy Works Hull - have undergone major digitisation projects to move their asset management processes to the cloud. The operator of Energy Works Hull, Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG), was helped by Manchester-based firm SRO Solutions (part of the Cohesive Companies) when it... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 9, 2021
Enviva has published its 2020 Impact Report, which outlines the progress made last year to implement its Responsible Sourcing Policy (RSP) provisions in its operations. The firm’s RSP provides strict sourcing guidelines that hold it to the highest standards of sustainability, integrity, forest stewardship, and continuous improvement and serves as the guiding principle... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 8, 2021
Drax Group has signed an agreement with Pinnacle Renewable Energy (Pinnacle), providing for the acquisition by Drax Canadian Holdings – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drax – of the entire issued share capital of Pinnacle. The acquisition, which remains subject to Drax and Pinnacle’s shareholder approval, court approval, and regulatory approval, and the satisfaction... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 4, 2021
A proposed biomass power plant in Splott, Wales, has received renewed planning permission by Cardiff Council. The planned facility would burn 75,000 tonnes of virgin timber annually, according to a report by Wales Online. Despite concerns raised over the plant’s potential carbon emissions and air pollution, Cardiff Council renewed planning permission for the plant... [Read More]

Biomass News
Feb 4, 2021
Ørsted has reported ‘very strong results’, operationally and financially for 2020. The firm’s operating profit (EBITDA) amounted to DKK 18.1 billion (€2.43 billion), a 4% increase compared to the previous year and above its most recent guidance of DKK 16-17 billion (€2.1-2.2 billion). Earnings from offshore and onshore wind farms in operation increased... [Read More]


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