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Aug 28, 2020
Biomass for Bioenergy project sees 6,000 trees planted in NSW
Biomass News
Aug 27, 2020
Prominet Power Co, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co, has acquired Fushiki Manyofuto Biomass Power GK and Ichihara Yawatafuto Biomass Power GK from an Equis Group investment fund. Operations at Fushiki Manyofuto Biomass Power Plant are expected to begin in October 2021. The facility is currently under construction and will have a generation capacity of approximately... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 26, 2020
Gasification technology firm EQTEC has signed an agreement with German EPC company ewerGY to develop the first waste gasification plant in Greece. EQTEC has signed the equipment sale and services contract with ewerGY, operating in Greece through its local partner, ECO Hellas. The contract covers the fully permitted and financed 0.5 MWe waste gasification project... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 25, 2020
Ørsted’s Asnæs Power Station, converted to run on sustainably-sourced wood chips, has been inaugurated by The Crown Prince of Denmark. Following more than three years of work on the conversion, Asnæs Power Station was finally inaugurated on 21 August. The power station can now supply heat and power without using fossil fuels. The wood chips used at the facility... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 18, 2020
The UK Government has opened a £10 million (€11 million) fund to kick-start green innovation across Scotland’s distillery industry. Thanks to this new support, distilleries will be able to harness energy sources such as biomass, low-carbon hydrogen, and repurposed waste to power their operations. Currently, there are 133 malt and grain distilleries operating... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 18, 2020
Aalborg Energie Technik (AET) has secured an order for a biomass-fired boiler in France. The firm will supply the 65 MWt boiler to NOVAWOOD, a company formed through a partnership between ENGIE Solutions, Novacarb, and French railway firm SNCF. The NOVAWOOD project began in 2014 with talks between Novacarb, Engie, and SNCF, followed by talks at local and national... [Read More]

Biomass News
Aug 17, 2020
Waste wood from the construction of a major hydroelectric project in Labrador, Canada, will be used as biomass fuel. During the construction of the Muskrat Falls project, an 824 MW hydroelectric generating facility, a ‘significant amount’ of timber was cut down. Now, it being chipped and shipped to companies in Europe and the US for use as a biomass fuel. According... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 7, 2020
A $1 million (€633,000) grant will help Central Chilcotin Rehabilitation increase the use of waste wood fibre, bring more wood products to market, and support forestry jobs in the area. The grant from the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) will support the joint venture company owned by the Tsideldel First Nation (Alexis Creek First Nation) and the Tl’etinqox... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 31, 2020
SecAnim, a UK provider of safe and secure collection and disposal services for the farming and meat production industry, has unveiled a new processing facility. The new animal by-product processing plant is located at its renewable energy and recycling facility in Widnes, Cheshire. The ‘world-first’ operation completes the firm’s two-stage site regeneration plan,... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 29, 2020
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $68 million (€57.8 million) in funding over five years for research aimed at making bioenergy feedstock crops more productive and resilient. The research will cover several common bioenergy feedstocks, including sorghum, pennycress, and poplar. The focus will be on the complex interactions between crops, soil, and soil... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 23, 2020
Enviva has completed a series of transactions that recapitalised the company with more than $1 billion (€862 million) of new equity contributions (the Continuation Fund) and incremental equity commitments (the Rollover Fund) from affiliates of private equity firm, Riverstone Holdings. The Continuation Fund was formed by Riverstone in partnership with a range of institutions... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 16, 2020
The Pallet Network (TPN), based in Sutton Coldfield, UK, has launched an innovative recycling scheme saving “substantial amounts” of waste from going to landfill, reducing its members’ costs and taking a major step in lowering the firm’s carbon footprint. TPN’s new end-of-life pallet scheme will enable members to return pallets and other waste wood to the... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 15, 2020
The US Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) has expressed disappointment that a recent European court ruling regarding the inclusion of biomass in the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive (RED) is being appealed. A group of six individuals and NGOs first filed a lawsuit in 2019, claiming that the use of forest biomass increases greenhouse gas emissions. The European Court... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 15, 2020
The Swedish Bioenergy Association (Svebio) has teamed up with Lithuanian online biomass trading platform Baltpool. Baltpool is a biomass exchange operating in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Poland and, via partners in Denmark and Finland, has 452 members. It is based on an auction principle where buyers and sellers anonymously meet to trade biomass. Svebio and Baltpool... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 13, 2020
Hawaiian firm Honua Ola Bioenergy has condemned a decision by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to reject its proposal to provide electricity to Hawaiian Electric Co. The company says the move will lead to the loss of more than 200 jobs on the Hu Honua project, which uses wood chips to generate energy. In a statement, Honua Ola said the decision will result in... [Read More]

Biomass News
Jul 10, 2020
Czech vehicle manufacturer ŠKODA AUTO (Škoda) is using biomass and other renewables to support its low-carbon goals. The group’s Vrchlabi component plant is set to become the first carbon-neutral Škoda site in the world. The plant has so far saved carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by converting the high-tech factory to use renewable energy, helping to reduce emissions... [Read More]


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