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May 24, 2019
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Biomass News
May 24, 2019
An engineering company specialising in the scientific bio-degradation of waste has formed a partnership with UNTHA shredding technology, to roll out a sophisticated aerobic digestion solution for a selection of mixed waste streams. Bath-headquartered Advetec has treated a variety of waste and effluent, since it was established in 2000. But keen to develop a more homogenous... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 24, 2019
Prado Silos has installed two 8,700m³ silos for biomass storage as part of a 40 MW biomass power plant owned by Grupo Ence in Huelva. Prado Silos has developed this project through Sener engineering company. The roofs of these silos have been designed with a special angle of 40º in order to achieve optimum storage of the biomass. The silos also have a vehicle... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 23, 2019
Technology-solution company for waste gasification to energy projects, EQTEC, is pleased to announce that, further to its announcement of 15 May 2019, it has signed a Framework Agreement ("the Agreement") with Phoenix Biomass Energy, Inc. ("Phoenix"), a California based power company that builds, owns and operates on-site biomass gasification plants in partnership with... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 20, 2019
Global shredding brand UNTHA has shipped its first waste shredder to Ecuador, as worldwide waste management firm Geocycle prepares to deliver new co-processing solutions for clients in the South American country. The XR3000C mobil-e has made the 6,500 mile journey from Austria to Guayaquil, Ecuador by road and sea-freight and now fully commissioned can shred varied waste... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 17, 2019
Atlantic Power Corporation announces it has executed an agreement to acquire, for $20 million (€18 million), the equity ownership interests held by AltaGas Power Holdings Inc. (AltaGas) in two contracted biomass plants in North Carolina and Michigan. The acquisition is subject to the approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and customary... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 13, 2019
A team of researchers at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) has been awarded a grant for nearly $1 million (€0.9 million) to determine the key parameters for high-quality, year-round woody biomass feedstock logistics systems for commercialised biorefineries in the Southeastern United States. The long-term goal of the study is to expedite the... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 10, 2019
On Tuesday, testimony from the New Hampshire forest products industry testified in support of resurrecting biomass energy subsidies. New Hampshire Public Radio reports those working with timber and biomass saying the uncertainty is negatively affecting industry, facilities left untouched and orders aren’t shipping. "I look at this as not a subsidy – I look... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 8, 2019
Traffic is the source of a fifth of Finland greenhouse emissions, and milk’s share of the emissions hovers around 4%. Valio wants to reduce its milk chain’s carbon footprint to zero by 2035. This goal can be reached in two ways: binding more atmospheric carbon dioxide in grass fields and generating biogas from manure to replace fossil fuels.  “Valio... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 7, 2019
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced over $79 million (€70.5 million) in funding for research and development (R&D) in bioenergy, which includes biofuels, bioproducts and biopower. “At DOE, we are focused on expanding America’s energy supply, growing the economy, and enhancing energy security, which will all be furthered by the significant... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 3, 2019
The Renewable Energy Association (REA) is contesting a proposal by HMRC to increase VAT rates on low carbon technologies such as domestic solar, biomass boilers and battery storage. The HMRC consultation, which closes today, 3 May 2019, proposes that consumers who wish to install certain domestic ‘energy saving materials’ will be hit by a tax hike from between... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 29, 2019
Valmet has announced an agreement to supply an Asian biomass plant with automation technology, for an undisclosed sum. Phase 2 of the Dangjin 4 Biomass Power Plant, which is owned by GS EPS, is currently under construction in the South Korean city of Dangjin, near Seoul. Delivery is due to take place at the end of 2019, with installation and commissioning to begin in February... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 26, 2019
Ikea Industry, part of the Inter Ikea Group, is the world’s largest producer of wood furniture. The furniture manufacturer has 39 production sites including the Stepnica site in Poland.   An important Ikea Industry principle is not wasting a single piece of wood: all wood used for the products is sawn so that unnecessary waste is minimalised. Residual wood from... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 24, 2019
The UK-based Alvan Blanch, post-harvest processing machinery and industrial drying systems manufacturer, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019 in the ‘International Trade – Outstanding Achievement’ category. The awards, announced Tuesday, are the most prestigious business accolades within the UK. This is the third time that the company... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 23, 2019
Tennessee-based waste-to-energy gasification firm Aries Clean Energy announced that its Aries Green biochar product has earned the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product label as well as a biochar certification from the International Biochar Institute (IBI). The verification of the product’s biobased content is administered through the USDA’s... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 16, 2019
The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) has awarded $1.5 million (€1.3 million) under its Emerging Technology Challenge for Maine’s Forest Resources. Two companies have each been awarded $750,000 under the initiative, which was established in December 2018 to support the development of emerging technology companies in the forest resource sector. In addition to... [Read More]


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