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Paperindex News | 8 years 3 months ago

Graz, Austria, Feb 21, 2011 - International technology Group ANDRITZ has been selected to provide a gasification plant to Metsä-Botnia’s Joutseno mill, Finland. The 48 MW plant will generate green fuel gas from local biomass, thus making the mill independent of fossil fuels.

The Local Sweden | 8 years 3 months ago

Swedish oil and energy firm Preem has announced the development of the "world's first" green diesel developed using residue from the Swedish forestry industry. Describing the development of the product, which hits the market in April, as "unique", the firm claims that Preem Evolution diesel...

Paperindex Times | 8 years 3 months ago

MILLBROOK, N.Y., USA, Feb 17, 2011 - Forest biomass could replace as much as one quarter of the liquid fossil fuel now being used for industrial and commercial heating in the Northeastern United States. That's according to a new report released today by the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

Cary Institute | 8 years 3 months ago

Millbrook, NY—Forest biomass could replace as much as one quarter of the liquid fossil fuel now being used for industrial and commercial heating in the Northeastern United States. That’s according to a new report released today by the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.

Climeate Central | 8 years 3 months ago

For many years, Colby College in Waterville, Maine, imported about 1.1 million gallons of number six fuel oil each year to heat the campus and produce a portion of its electricity. Beginning next fall, the school will cut that amount by 90 percent.

Action for Climate justice | 8 years 4 months ago

Coal fired power plants want to burn trees as “biomass” on a huge scale to make energy and call it “green and clean.” The Ohio Public Utilities Commission has approved this practice to receive renewable energy credits. Old coal power plants prefer not to use agricultural crops for fuel because...

Mayo News Ireland | 8 years 4 months ago

It may come as something of a surprise to many people that one of Co Mayo’s most realisable long-term energy resource options, especially in terms of benefits to local communities and local economies, is the development of sustainable forestry.  A research project I was involved in a few years...

New Zealand Herald | 8 years 4 months ago

BIOCHAR In one sense, proving Carbonscape's novel one-step process can cheaply produce highly porous charcoal was the easy part. Now the Blenheim-based cleantech company faces the potentially far greater challenge of nationally and globally commercialising its method of turning biomass such...

Forestry Invest | 8 years 4 months ago

Brazil has more than 100 years of Eucalyptus biomass fuel experience, but the Dow Chemical Company will be the first  Brazilian company in the chemical and petrochemical industry to utilise it.

Click Green | 8 years 4 months ago

Download the report here... All of the world’s energy needs could be provided cleanly, sustainably and economically by 2050, according to a major, two-year study by the WWF. And the comprehensive research estimates the financial benefits of lower energy costs will be huge, with global savings...

RUNA | 8 years 4 months ago

New pellet production mini-plant has already been put into operation in Nyandoma (Arkhangelsk region). While opening the ceremony Vasiliy Krekhalev, the head of Nyandoma region, noticed that it was a very significant event for the region, which allow to solve several problems:  attract...

PaperIndex Times | 8 years 4 months ago

NEW GLASGOW, NOVA SCOTIA,Canada, Jan 21, 2011 —The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, today announced three new investments worth $43 million that support renewable and clean energy projects across Nova Scotia. This is part of the...

PaperIndex Times | 8 years 4 months ago

WASHINGTON, USA, Jan 12, 2011 – American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and CEO Donna Harman today issued the following statement regarding EPA’s decision to delay regulation of CO2 emissions from biomass under the Clean Air Act pending further study. “AF&PA applauds...

The Citizen | 8 years 5 months ago

Dar es Salaam.  The price of kerosene rose by six per cent effective Wednesday this week as the global economic recovery increases demand for petroleum products. The new development diminishes options for low income households who have now to struggle with higher electricity tariffs and...

Forest Talk | 8 years 5 months ago

Forest contractors are facing an increasing problem of roadside woodpile theft in the Hearst, Ontario area. It seems that people are stealing wood from log piles near roadways, likely for firewood. Lecours Lumber is working with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources to try to track down the...

International Forest Industries | 8 years 5 months ago

On December 15 2010, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released all the documents necessary to kick off the implementation of the Biomass Crop Assistance Program. Biomass conversion facilities can now apply for qualifying status. As of December 30, only one facility had been...

Domestic Fuel | 8 years 5 months ago

According to the National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO), the inclusion of biomass emissions (biogenic carbon emissions) in the EPA’s Clean Air Act greenhouse gas permitting program hinders growth of renewable energy. However, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is countering their argument...

Forest Talk | 8 years 5 months ago

Nashwaak Valley Wood Energy Inc. will be adding a second shift to its wood pellet plant near Fredericton, New Brunswick. The company is co-owned by 125 local shareholders – most of whom are local woodlot owners. The plant has been open for a year. President of Nashwaak Valley Wood Energy, Peter...

Greenwood Management | 8 years 5 months ago

The values of eucalyptus investments in Brazil are set to rise with the building of a new biomass power station, due for completion at the end of 2012. The Dow Chemical Company will develop the power generation system at its Aratu Complex production facility, where it will operate alongside...

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