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.

Multi-million rand investment in SA biomass industry

Six companies, specialised in biomass valorisation, have teamed up to develop new business initiatives in South Africa using solid (woody) biomass.
carbon emissions

Berlin hotel adopts methane plasmalysis for emissions-free heating

The Mercure Hotel MOA Berlin is set to become the first hotel and event location worldwide with a negative CO2 balance when generating heat.
Guiana Spaceport

Europe’s French Guiana Spaceport to transition to renewables

Solar PV and biomass have been selected as the renewables to ‘green’ Europe’s Spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana.
renewable energy

Renewables dominate as demand shows strong recovery across Europe

Across Europe, renewable power was the largest source of electricity generation for the sixth quarter in a row, as the easing of lockdown restrictions sparked an upturn in demand.
Sandvik 3 steam turbine

Doosan Škoda upgrades steam turbine at Swedish biomass plant

Doosan Škoda engineers and site operators teamed up to overhaul the DST-G20 steam turbine at a Swedish biomass power plant.
b&w renewable

Scottish council selects B&W Renewable to upgrade waste-to-energy plant

In Scotland, Shetland Islands Council has selected technology company B&W Renewable to upgrade the Lerwick waste-to-energy plant.

First sugarcane byproduct biogas plant in operation in Brazil

The Bonfim biogas plant at Brazilian biofuel company Raizen’s sugarcane processing facility has been inaugurated.

Engie unveils hydrogen-based energy storage for Greek microgrid

A hydrogen-based energy storage system has been completed in the Agkistro microgrid in Greece in the EU REMOTE project.
biomethane

Honeywell hits biomethane landmark with GRDF project

Honeywell has installed its 100th biomethane grid injection station for French gas distributor GRDF, to support its transition to more sustainable operations.
doosan lentjes

German power plant to be fired by waste wood

In Germany, Doosan Lentjes has been selected by DHE to participate in the company's new wood-fired thrmal power station project.

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