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FAO | 8 years 4 months ago

The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory,...

Stabroek News | 8 years 4 months ago

The government’s US$8 million pledge to Amerindian communities, from the first tranche from the Guyana REDD+ Investment Fund (GRIF) set up with Norway, will be used to accelerate land demarcation and finance a solar power drive, President Bharrat Jagdeo yesterday announced.

Bennington Banner | 8 years 5 months ago

BURLINGTON - While 25 people from Pownal signed up to take a bus trip to the McNeil Station, a 55-megawatt biomass power plant located at the north end of Burlington, only about a dozen attended. The trip was organized by Beaver Wood Energy, LLC, a Maine developer that wishes to construct two...

International Forest Industries | 8 years 5 months ago

Prices for woody biomass, whether it was sawmill by-products, forest residues or urban wood waste, were higher in the 3Q/10 than the previous quarter in most regions throughout the US reports Wood Resources International LLC. The Northwest saw the biggest increase; forest biomass prices (...

Forest Talk | 8 years 5 months ago

Prince Edward Island has approved two proposals that will see five public buildings in the province heated by wood biomass. Atlantic Bioheat will supply biomass-based heat to M. E. Callaghan and Hernewood junior high schools. Wood4heating will supply biomass-derived heat to Three Oaks High...

RUNA | 8 years 5 months ago

Project manager of Novoeniseysky LKhK pellet mill construction (Krasnoyarsk Kray) Alari Roosi has visited the enterprise again after a month and a half since the launch of production. The goal of the trip is to become personally certain that the new mill with the estimated annual capacity of 30...

Forest Talk | 8 years 5 months ago

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has just announced that its approval of the NewPage Port Hawkesbury and Nova Scotia Power's proposal to burn trees to create power. Approval was granted, with conditions. In particular, any costs that exceed $208 million must be borne by shareholders,...

MISSOULIAN | 8 years 5 months ago

The University of Montana is literally getting fired up about renewable energy. UM is making plans to produce its own energy in the future by building a $16 million, wood-fired biomass boiler alongside its existing heating plant on the east side of campus. It will be the largest industrial-sized...

Timbercommunity | 8 years 5 months ago

Stora Enso and Neste Oil launch environmental impact assessment for a new renewable diesel plant. Stora Enso's and Neste Oil's joint venture, NSE Biofuels Oy, is to commence environmental impact assessments for a commercial-scale biorefinery at Porvoo and at Imatra in Finland. The two locations...

Forestry Investment BLOG | 8 years 5 months ago

ArcelorMittal Bio-energy is responsible for the production and marketing of the renewable commodities such as charcoal, wood, seeds and seedlings from the formation of Eucalyptus forests. From 2011-2016 the firm plans to invest $390 million with the aim to expand the production of charcoal from...

ForestTalk | 8 years 5 months ago

Vattenfall, a company owned by the government of Sweden, is exploring the idea of turning wood from British Columbia's northwest, into pellets to burn in European power plants. Officials from Vattenfall toured the Terrace area with a Finnish consulting and engineering company called Pöyry....

Bennington banner | 8 years 5 months ago

POWNAL -- About 100 people gathered for three hours on Saturday in the grandstand of the former Green Mountain Race Track to hear from developers of a proposed 29-megawatt biomass power generation and wood pellet manufacturing facility, and to ask questions of their own.

UNEP | 8 years 6 months ago

21 September 2010 – A United Nations-backed intervention involving cook stoves holds the promise of saving lives, uplifting health, improving regional environments, reducing deforestation, empowering local entrepreneurs, speeding development, and helping to stem global climate change.

Forest Talk | 8 years 6 months ago

Pinnacle Pellet has officially broken ground on a new pellet plant to be built near Burns Lake, British Columbia. The plant will produce wood pellets from mountain pine beetle killed wood. Pinnacle Plant plans to product 400,000 tonnes of wood pellets a year and will export the product to...

Solve Climate | 8 years 6 months ago

In a move that could have wide ramifications for the future of biomass power nationwide, Massachusetts regulators have proposed to strictly regulate the ability of wood-burning incinerators to earn renewable power certificates. It's the latest twist in a long-running debate about whether biomass...

FAO | 8 years 6 months ago

The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) concerning the legal or development status of any country, territory,...

The Atlantic Wire | 8 years 6 months ago

On Tuesday, Secretary Clinton announced the U.S. plan to contribute $50 million to help send fuel-efficient stoves to developing countries. According to the UN, smoke from more primitive stoves kills 1.9 million people per year, mostly women and children, while also contributing to global warming...

Market Watch | 8 years 6 months ago

BOULDER, CO and QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA, Sep 20, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- ECO2 Forests Inc. () today announced the addition of Biomass for Renewable Energy Power Generation to the products to be derived from Kiri Tree forest operations.

Forest Talk | 8 years 6 months ago

Two Dryden business owners, Bryan Tardiff and Louie Ricci, are partnering with German owned Lambion Energy Solutions to propose Far North Biomass - a biomass driven, direct energy plant in Dryden, Ontario. Lambion Energy is considered a global expert in converting biomass to energy. The...

The Moscow Times | 8 years 6 months ago

Russian Technologies will begin construction of the country's first biofuel factory next spring, the state corporation's chief, Sergei Chemezov, said Monday.

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