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RUNA | 8 years 10 months ago

The negotiations between forest holding Altailes and representatives of Ribegla company took place in Altai Territory. The issue of possible future cooperation between Altai Territory and Poland in the sphere of wood waste utilization was discussed during the negotiations.  The Polish partners...

Flat Head Beacon | 8 years 10 months ago

A recent study commissioned by the National Alliance of Forestry Owners states that a new Environmental Protection Agency rule regulating greenhouse gas emissions will severely limit woody biomass renewable energy projects if implemented as scheduled in January. In May, the EPA issued a final...

Renewable Energy World | 8 years 10 months ago

It has been difficult for the US federal government to pass sweeping legislation that will spur renewable energy development, but California's new cap and trade program shows that states can lead.

Forest Talk | 8 years 10 months ago

When the province of Ontario announced a plan in November 2009 to free up 11 million cubic metres of unused wood fibre in the province through a wood supply competition, over 100 value-added wood projects submitted an application. The wood supply competition for the unused wood fibre has been...

Forest Talk | 8 years 10 months ago

On Friday night an explosion blasted the Pacific BioEnergy wood pellet plant in Prince George, British Columbia. The blast created numerous spot fires that were fought by 17 firefighters from 3 local fire halls. Damage to the structure was limited by the sprinkler system, but is still reported...

Carbon Positive | 8 years 10 months ago

ARB, AB32: UN climate talks in Cancún balked at the question of carbon markets for the finance of an agreed global forest protection system, leaving further uncertainty over the role of carbon markets after 2012 and whether forests will be a part of them. But meantime California is forging...

Reuters | 8 years 10 months ago

(Reuters) - Finland is aiming to set up an scheme to produce renewable biomass energy from Indonesian forests next year, following in the footsteps of a lauded Norwegian agreement to tackle Indonesia's high deforestation. Finland's scheme, with initial investment of four million euros, is...

RISI | 8 years 10 months ago

  BRUSSELS, Dez. 6, 2010 (RISI) - An important technical discovery from researchers connected with Stellenbosch University in South Africa has helped eliminate a critical step in the production of ethanol from ligno-cellulose.

RISI | 8 years 10 months ago

  BRUSSELS, Dez. 6, 2010 (RISI) - If the sunny and warm inauguration weather is a sign from above, the world's first plant for the production of a renewable motor fuel, BioDME, will be a sunshine story. In early September, 130 invitees from around the world came to Piteå, Sweden, to take part in...

Forest Talk | 8 years 10 months ago

The Northern Bioenergy Partnership has been created by the B.C. Bioenergy Network, Omineca Beetle Action Coalition, and local bioenergy companies. The business plan for the partnership was developed by Initiatives Prince George with hopes the partnership will promote Prince George and Northern...

International Forest Industries | 8 years 10 months ago

Vyborgskaya Cellulose, a Russian pulp and paper maker, said that it expected to start producing pellets that can be used in heat and electricity generation from its plant in Vyborg by the end of the year reports Tree Frog Daily Forestry NewsThe plant, located in northwest Russia, will...

Timbercommunity | 8 years 10 months ago

Yeast makes it possible to extract up to 40 percent more ethanol than before from cellulose-based raw materials from agriculture and forestry. After years of tests in laboratories ethanol company Sekab can prove that the new yeast works on a large scale reports the Swedish Science Radio.

Superiortelegram | 8 years 10 months ago

As a new administration prepares to take office in Madison, with a different attitude toward renewable energy than the Doyle administration, We Energies is pressing forward with plans to build a wood-burning power plant in north-central Wisconsin. The state Public Service Commission will hold a...

International Forest Industries | 8 years 10 months ago

A landmark, AU$70 million supply agreement has been signed between Plantation Energy Australia and the Japanese company, Mitsui & Co. This four-year deal will see the manufacture and export of Australian energy wood pellets to Mitsui, one of Japan’s largest and oldest trading companies.“...

Bennington Banner | 8 years 11 months ago

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- A panel of speakers spoke against the use of biomass as fuel for electricity generating purposes Saturday, in Fellowship Hall at the First Congregational Church of Williamstown. The event was organized by the Bennington-Berkshire Citizens Coalition, formed in response to the...

My Central Oregon | 8 years 11 months ago

LA PINE, OR -- The state Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing Tuesday evening to review a permit for a proposed biomass plant planned for the La Pine area. The plant, which Biogreen wants to build on Reed Rd., would generate electricity by burning wood materials from...

Business Week | 8 years 11 months ago

The Maine Department of Conservation says eight wood-to-energy conversion projects are receiving more than $5.55 million in federal stimulus funding. The energy-conversion grants will provide partial funding for projects at six school systems, the University of Maine at Presque Isle and...

FAO | 8 years 11 months ago

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International Forest Industries | 8 years 11 months ago

Essen, Germany - RWE Innogy Italia will build the first biomass cogeneration plant in Sicily. The biomass cogeneration plant has a capacity of 18.7 megawatts and is designed for a power generation output of 128000 megawatt-hours. The investment volume amounts to EUR61 million. Reports Bulk...

Guardian | 8 years 11 months ago

Two new power stations that use a fuel critics say contributes to the destruction of rainforest in south-east Asia may be built in the UK through subsidies added to customer bills. The two plants in the south of England would run on palm oil, which in many cases is sourced from plantations...

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