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.

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.

Valmet to deliver automation for waste-to-energy plant in Moscow

Valmet will supply automation to a new waste-to-energy facility in Moscow, Russia. The order was placed by Zurich-based Hitachi Zosen Inova.
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Bioelectricity proves critical to EU’s decarbonisation

Bioenergy Europe has launched the first chapter of its Statistical Report 2020, which provides an in-depth analysis of Bioelectricity's role in decarbonising the EU’s power grid.
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ARENA seeks public input to deliver Bioenergy Roadmap

ARENA has selected ENEA Consulting and Deloitte, and is seeking input from the public to develop the country’s Bioenergy Roadmap.
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How and why to do a coal-to-biomass conversion

Jack Beks of RWE Technology International explains the dos and don’ts of converting a coal-fired plant to run on biomass.

Volvo declares Swedish bus factory to be 100 per cent renewable

Volvo’s bus plant in Borås has now become one of the first bus production facilities to rely solely on renewable energy.

Valmet to supply a waste-to-energy boiler to Lidköping Energi, Sweden

The boiler will have a thermal capacity of 20 MW and will be based on Valmet’s bubbling fluidized bed (BFB) technology with Advanced Combustion Zone.
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Brazil and South Africa to collaborate in bioenergy

The Embassy of Brazil in South Africa is set to host a high-level Policy Forum to highlight opportunities in Bioenergy, Bioelectricity and Biofuels.

Vital Energi signs contract for 18 MW waste-to-energy facility

Vital Energi has signed a contract to develop a new waste-to-energy facility near Burton Upon Trent.

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