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Feb 27, 2020
Drax Power Station to stop using coal in 2021
Biomass News
Feb 20, 2020
Scottish waste recycler NWH Group has acquired Armstrong Waste Management – the waste management division of the Armstrong Group. NWH Group, which serves Scotland and Newcastle via 10 sites, turns the waste it collects into products such as cardboard, paper, biomass for energy, washed sands and animal bedding. The company last expanded when it acquired the waste wood... [Read More]

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Feb 19, 2020
Greencoat Capital has launched a new closed-ended private markets fund, Greencoat Renewable Income (GRI), for investments in bioenergy, wind, solar and renewable heat. The firm has secured £277 million (€333 million) of commitments from UK pension investors Brunel and the Trustee of the Superannuation Arrangements of the University of London (SAUL). GRI offers institutional... [Read More]

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Feb 19, 2020
Biogas Marrum, a Dutch company owned by HoSt, has received the internationally-recognised Better Biomass sustainability certificate. The certificate (NTA 8080) confirms the sustainable origin of the renewable gas produced by the firm, with a carbon dioxide (CO2) emission reduction of 94.4%. It is issued to companies that produce, trade or process sustainable biomass... [Read More]

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Feb 18, 2020
Versalis, an Italian chemical company and subsidiary of Eni, has announced that the biomass plant it acquired in 2018 has been restarted. Versalis acquired M&G’s bio companies after the firm filed for bankruptcy in Europe and the US in October 2017. The acquisition included the assets and resources related to development activities, industrialisation, technologies... [Read More]

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Feb 17, 2020
A waste wood fire covering the size of a football pitch with flames soaring nearly four storeys high broke out on 14 February in Singapore. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) assisted firefighters on the scene in Choa Chu Kang in western Singapore. The fire started on an open plot of land and is believed to have been caused by waste wood left in the area by a... [Read More]

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Feb 17, 2020
British company Active Energy Group (AEG) has applied to the state Division of Air Quality to build and operate a wood pellet plant in Lumberton, North Carolina. Work is progressing at AEG's commercial hub at the Lumberton site to facilitate the commercial production of CoalSwitchTM and second-generation biomass pellets. According to the company, during the last 90... [Read More]

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Feb 11, 2020
GE has announced it will provide renewable steam technology for the high-efficiency Kamisu Biomass Power Generation plant in Japan. Under a contract signed with Hitachi Zosen, which will act as the project’s engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor, GE’s Steam Power division will design, manufacture and supply the core components of the project’s... [Read More]

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Feb 3, 2020
Grants for four projects to support forestry contractors and boost wood pellet production worth $2.7 million (€2.44 million) have been allocated by the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia (BC). The grants will help to increase the use of wood fibre that otherwise would have been burned. Doug Donaldson, the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations... [Read More]

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Feb 3, 2020
Germany bioenergy firm innogy has sold is German biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant and wood pellet production facility to Cycleenergy. Cycleenergy operates three biomass plants and two pellet production facilities in Austria. It also plans, finances and builds decentralised, base-load capable energy solutions in Austria and its neighbouring countries. The... [Read More]

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Jan 31, 2020
British Columbia, Canada-based firm Skeena Bioenergy is donating industrial wood pellets to local communities due to a shortage. In response to the ‘significant local need’ for home heating pellets, the company has partnered with the Kitsumkalum Economic Development Group to host a ‘Community Pellet Day’. In a statement, the company said: “On Saturday, February... [Read More]

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Jan 22, 2020
Nevada, US-based NV Energy is requesting proposals to add new renewable energy projects to its portfolio. The company is seeking proposals for all areas of renewables, including biomass, biogas, wind, solar and geothermal, which are compliant with Nevada’s existing renewable portfolio standards. The announcement follows the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada’s... [Read More]

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Jan 22, 2020
Danish biomass boiler firm Aalborg Energie Technik (AET) has secured a contract to help build a poultry manure-fired plant in Turkey. AET will assist Gülsan Holding’s subsidiaryMAV Elektrik with the project to create cleaner air, prevent water and soil contamination and provide a commercial income from poultry manure, which was previously seen as a waste product. The... [Read More]

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Jan 21, 2020
A new biomass boiler plant at UPM Joensuu Plywood Mill in Finland has improved the facility’s energy efficiency, environmental performance and safety. The plant utilises wood waste from plywood production and has resulted in lower fuel consumption per heat output and lower emissions compared with the previous power plant. The flue gases from combustion pass through... [Read More]

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Jan 20, 2020
Pinnacle Renewable Energy has announced a new ship charter for Trans-Pacific transport of its industrial wood pellets. A ship christening and launching ceremony was held in the Shikoku Dockyard in Takamatsu City, Japan, for the S1130, a Handy class vessel of almost 40,000 deadweight-tonnage named M/V New pinnacle. The company will charter the vessel from NYK Bulk &... [Read More]

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Jan 20, 2020
A 10-day fire that broke out at a wood chipping facility in Yorkshire, UK in 2014 was the “biggest fire in 11 years”, according to the firefighters who tackled the blaze. The fire, which was caused by 7,000 tonnes of poorly-stored wood chippings, created vast plumes of smoke that could be smelled 16 miles away in the city of Sheffield. Around 45 firefighters –... [Read More]


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