biomass Archive

25 Jul 2014

B&W Vølund to construct 280MW thermal biomass plant in Denmark

Babcock & Wilcox Vølund (B&W Vølund), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group (B&W PGG), has secured a contract worth over $ 80m to construct a 280MW thermal biomass boiler system in Denmark. CTBR –
24 Jul 2014

UK introduces biomass scientific calculator

The UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has launched a scientific calculator that will investigate the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to generate energy. CTBR – News
23 Jun 2014

Areva, Ensys complete U-Thong’s biomass power plant in Thailand

France-based Areva and its partner Ensys have completed construction of a biomass power plant located in the Supanburi Province, in the North-West of Thailand. CTBR – News
19 Jun 2014

Fortum Värme secures EIB loan for Swedish biomass plant

Swedish energy firm Fortum Värme has secured a €260m loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for its new combined heat and power biomass plant in Stockholm. CTBR – News
11 Jun 2014

New Family of Enzymes Degrades Hard-to-Digest Biomass

Scientists at the University of York are playing a key role in the quest for a better understanding of how a recently discovered family of enzymes can degrade hard-to-digest biomass into its constituent sugars. The Daily Fusion
7 Jun 2014

UK court fines Stobart Biomass for waste wood pollution risk

Stobart Biomass Products has been fined £14,000 for failing to reduce the risk of dust pollution at one of its waste wood stores in Hull, UK. CTBR – News
6 Jun 2014

Study Looks Into Trends in Forest Biomass for Energy in EU

European Forest Institute (EFI) along with the International Institute for Sustainability Analysis and Strategy (IINAS) and Joanneum Research conducted a study on current trends in forest biomass for energy in Europe, carbon balance and the sustainable potential.
6 Jun 2014

Engineered Microbe Directly Coverts Plant Biomass to Ethanol

The promise of affordable transportation fuels from biomass—a sustainable, carbon neutral route to American energy independence—has been left perpetually on hold by the economics of the conversion process. New research from the University of Georgia has overcome
5 Jun 2014

Is The Future of Biomass District Heating In Holland? (CT Exclusive)

Most people don’t think about biomass as a direct replacement for natural gas, but then most people might not have visited Purmerend, a town located about an hour north of Amsterdam. de Purmer biomass district heating plant photo via
5 Jun 2014

Is The Future of Biomass District Happening In Holland? (CT Exclusive)

Most people don’t think about biomass as a direct replacement for natural gas, but then most people might not have visited Purmerend, a town located about an hour north of Amsterdam. de Purmer biomass district heating plant photo via