Biomass Power

3 hours ago

New bed material improves combustion efficiency of waste, biomass

BY Chalmers University of Technology Found In:PowerResearchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered that a certain bed material improves the combustion efficiency of waste and biomass while decreasing operating and maintenance costs significantly. READ MORE

4 hours ago

Dedicate a Day to Bioenergy

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOct. 21 is National Bioenergy Day, an annual event orchestrated by the Biomass Power Association. Now in its third year, NBD is growing. READ MORE

23 hours ago

Guide details UK pyrolysis progress

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University has released a guide that reports United Kingdom capabilities and progress in fast, intermediate and slow pyrolysis, as well as torrefaction. READ MORE

October 08, 2015

EIA short-term winter outlook forecasts renewables

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the winter edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting total renewables used in the electric power sector to decrease by 2.7 percent in 2015. READ MORE

October 07, 2015

Fortistar expands landfill gas to energy portfolio

BY Fortistar Found In:Power, BiogasFortistar recently announced that it acquired two landfill-gas-to-energy projects, expanding its landfill gas portfolio by 11 MW. The acquisitions from Green Gas Americas follow the closing last week of $150 million in financing for its LFGTE work. READ MORE

October 06, 2015

Konza Renewable Fuels commercializing wood torrefaction in Kansas

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalA group of companies in Kansas created Konza Renewable Fuels to focus on commercializing wood torrefaction technology five years ago and are now in the process of fabricating the equipment for their first sale. READ MORE

October 06, 2015

UK scientists developing ways to produce green fuel faster

BY Aberystwyth University Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences Found In:Power, ThermalAberystwyth University scientists are playing a pivotal role in a £1.8 million ($2 million) project to develop the technology required to plant the energy crop miscanthus from seed. READ MORE

October 06, 2015

IEA releases mid-term forecast for biofuels, renewable energy

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe International Energy Agency recently released its annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report at a Group of 20 leaders’ meeting in Turkey. The report forecasts global market trends and developments for renewable energy and biofuels to 2020. READ MORE

October 06, 2015

IRENA report indicates renewable energy potential in Africa

BY International Renewable Energy Agency Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe African continent could generate nearly a quarter of its energy needs through the use of indigenous, clean, renewable energy by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency. READ MORE