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.

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IEA: Hydrogen and clean energy technologies key to meeting climate targets

The International Energy Agency’s new energy technologies report calls for more attention to decarbonization of the transport, buildings and industry sectors.

Bovine biomethane connected to UK’s grid for the first time

In the UK, biomethane obtained from cattle manure and straw has been connected to National Grid’s gas transmission system for the first time.
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ADB backs Maldives’ $151.13 million waste-to-energy project

The ADB is helping the government of Maldives to develop a $151.13 million waste-to-energy plant.
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Enel and CED sign Guatemala’s largest power purchase agreement

Enel has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Guatemala energy company Comercializadora de Energía para el Desarrollo

MHI unit to refurbish Tokyo waste-to-energy plant

A division of engineering, procurement and construction firm Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will refurbish a 22MW waste-to-energy power plant in Japan.

ETW Energietechnik expands biogas plant with regenerative storage power

In Wehrbleck in Lower Saxony, combined heat and power (CHP) specialist, ETW Energietechnik, has expanded an agricultural biogas plant into a regenerative storage power plant.

Valmet to deliver biofuel feeding system to Cikarang Listrindo Indonesia

Valmet will supply a new biomass fuel feeding system for one of the circulating fluidized bed boilers owned and operated by Cikarang Listrindo Tbk.

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.
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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.

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