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Oct 19, 2020
Uswitch study highlights UK universities using biomass and other renewables
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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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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Sep 29, 2020
Biomass firm Active Energy Group (Active Energy) has revealed its interim results for the first six months of 2020, ending 30 June. Highlights included continued operations at its Lumberton, North Carolina facility during the COVID-19 crisis; lumber operations increasing ‘substantially’ following the acquisition of the joint venture interest in Renewable Energy... [Read More]

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Sep 28, 2020
Marubeni Corporation and Chubu Electric Power have established a special purpose company, Gifu Seino Green Power (GSGP), to develop a wood-based biomass power plant in Japan’s Gifu Prefecture. On 25 September, GSGP signed a pollution control agreement with Godo Town, where the plant will be built, and a loan agreement with Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank and Juroku Bank. The... [Read More]

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Sep 23, 2020
Pinnacle Renewable Energy has responded to an incident in which a silo collapsed at the Fibreco Export shipping terminal in North Vancouver. On 11 September, Pinnacle temporarily diverted all shipping activity to its wholly-owned Westview shipping terminal in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The firm reported no pellets were damaged as a result of the incident. Rob... [Read More]

Biomass News
Sep 23, 2020
Natural Resources Canada has invested in multiple bioenergy projects in Yukon, Northern Ontario, and the Northwest Territories. The organisation, part of the Canadian Government, is investing in clean energy projects across the territories to work on transitioning Indigenous communities away from diesel by 2030 “while prioritising reconciliation, self-determination,... [Read More]


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