Biomass

All news, projects, research, and contracts relating to biomass, bioenergy, waste-to-energy or biogas projects. This category explores how electricity is generated or heat produced by burning organic fuel types, such as plant and animal material and the resulting products such as biodiesel or biofuel. Posts will highlight how this renewable energy source is energy efficient and emissions free and will include updates concerning boilers and turbines.

Valmet to supply a hot water plant to Göteborg Energi in...

The new boiler plant will replace two old boilers originally designed for oil and coal but converted to run on wood pellets.

US renewables outpace coal and nuclear says EIA

Renewables produced 27.1% more electricity than coal during the first four months of 2020, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
carbon capture

Drax and Mitsubishi pilot bioenergy-powered carbon capture technology

Drax has partnered with Mistubishi Heavy Industries to pilot an integrated bioenergy-carbon capture and storage technology in the UK.
energy sector recovery

IEA plan calls for $3 trillion investment to aid COVID-19 recovery

The International Energy Agency has unveiled a global COVID-19 recovery plan for the global energy sector which outlines a three-year series of actions designed to revitalise economies, boost employment and make energy systems cleaner and more resilient.
IRENA clean energy

An unparalleled opportunity in unprecedented times

A new report highlights how an acceleration of clean energy technologies can be built into the global COVID-19 recovery

Doosan Skoda steam turbine starts landmark journey to Japan biomass plant

The first steam turbine in history from the Doosan Škoda Power in Pilsen headed for Japan has left the gates of the production plant and successfully arrived at the Port of Hamburg.

B&W SPIG wins retrofit deal for French waste-to-energy plant

SPIG has been awarded a contract by SUEZ RV Energie to upgrade an air-cooled condenser for its waste-to-energy plant at the FENIIX site in Rambervillers, France.

Valmet to supply steam boiler plant to Norske Skog in Austria

Valmet will supply a complete steam boiler plant to the value of EUR 40 million to the Norske Skog’s paper mill in Bruck an der Mur, Austria.

Fortum and KPA Unicon unveil 49 MW biomass plant in Finland

The bio-heating boiler plant delivered for clean energy company Fortum to Espoo, Finland, has been officially handed over for commercial use.

Weltec Biopower builds biogas plant for Greek abattoir

In the summer of 2020, the German plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER will start building a biogas plant in Veria, northern Greece.

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