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9 years 12 months ago

Some of the fastest growing sources of renewable energy in the world are the wind, the sun -- and the lowly wood pellet. European utilities are snapping up the small combustible pellets to burn alongside coal in existing power plants. As a global marketplace emerges to feed their growing...

10 years 1 day ago

The biorefinery crowds, indeed many in the entire "private" energy research arena, are running around calling their efforts the new "Manhattan Project." They could not be further from the truth. It really deserves to be called the "Amtrak Project"--let me explain.

10 years 1 day ago

Biokraftstoffe gelten als klimaneutrale Alternative zu fossilen Brennstoffen wie etwa Erdöl. Deshalb tauchen sie in den bisherigen Klimaregelungen nicht auf. Aber ihr zunehmender Anbau droht die Erdatmosphäre einer Studie zufolge bis Ende dieses Jahrhunderts massiv mit Treibhausgasen zu...

10 years 4 days ago

SAN FRANCISCO — Woody biomass provides just 0.94 percent of all U.S. energy now, supplying the equivalent of 3.5 million American homes. But Bob Cleaves, president of the Biomass Power Association, a group in Portland, Maine, that represents about 80 plant-burning incinerators in 16 states, says...

JSOnline | 10 years 1 month ago

A proposal by We Energies to generate power by burning waste wood at a Wisconsin paper mill comes at a time when the paper industry and environmentalists have raised concerns about another wood-burning power plant in northern Wisconsin.

10 years 1 month ago

VANCOUVER, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - Nexterra Systems Corp. (www.nexterra.ca), aleading supplier of biomass gasification solutions announced today that it has been selected by the City of Stamford, Connecticut to develop a biomassgasification system for the Stamford Water Pollution Control Authority("SWPCA...

10 years 1 month ago

The decision by EU to use a minimum of 20% renewable energy by 2020 has driven a rapid increase in wood pellet production in Europe. Sweden, Germany, Denmark and the UK are expected to have the fastest growth in consumption the coming 10 years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly.   

10 years 1 month ago

A new EU-funded project aims to develop economically and environmentally efficient techniques for the production of biofuels. Called NEMO ('Novel high-performance enzymes and micro-organisms for conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to bioethanol'), the initiative will generate new ways of...

10 years 1 month ago

The Swedish forestry and timber product company Södra and the Norwegian energy company Statkraft have signed an agreement of intent on renewable energy valued at up to SEK 10 billion (Euro 1 billion). The agreement initiates a range of investment projects and cooperative agreements in the energy...

10 years 1 month ago

The use of wood pellets as fuel for domestic stoves and boilers and for co-firing in thermal power plants has been an amazing success story over the past 10 years. Recently, the exorbitant speed of growth caused supply problems and a slowdown of markets, but the next boom is waiting, says...

10 years 2 months ago

Conservation International (CI) and the Medco foundation joined in a partnership to develop spatial planning scenarios for wood pellet plantations in southern Papua.

10 years 2 months ago

MGT Power Ltd has announced plans to develop a second major biomass power generation project at the Port of Tyne in the North Tyneside.   The proposed 295MW Tyne Renewable Energy Plant (Tyne REP) will be located on industrial land in the Port of Tyne, North Shields and is 10 kms east of...

10 years 2 months ago

Start-up of pellet production at Sawmill 25 (Arkhangelsk region) has become the final stage of the sawmill’s modernization programme aimed at the whole technological process upgrading that has been realized since 2004. The plant on pellet production was constructed in spring 2008, which allowed...

10 years 5 months ago

Origin of text NewPage wants to triple its wood intake to generate power May 8, 2009: NewPage wants to construct a biomass fueled power generation facility at its mill site in Point Tupper that would produce 60 megawatts of renewable energy for Nova Scotia Power.

10 years 5 months ago

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, states in its October 2008 Wood Biomass Market Report that “the perceived overabundance of ‘waste wood’ in the nation’s forests is simply not there.”

10 years 6 months ago

It didn't take long for the debate on biofuels to heat up again, despite the bottom-of-the-barrel price of oil and an economy in the drink. This time, it was a study published in the February issue of Science that said corn-based ethanol could add nearly twice as many greenhouse emissions as fossil...

10 years 6 months ago

Origin of text Increase in Demand for Wood Pellets Pushed Prices Upward in Europe in 4Q/08, Reports WRQ

10 years 7 months ago

EPCOR Power 's Williams Lake, BC facility has used cheap wood waste from the local mills for the last 15 years to generate power. However, the 6 mills around Williams Lake have halted production, the power plant is now employing most of the logging truck drivers in the area to scouring the...

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