Forest Fuels, the country’s leading supplier of premium grade and RHI compliant wood pellet and wood chip, has announced the appointment of renewables specialist, Kevin Smith, as sales and marketing director. This new board level position underpins the company’s ambitious…
Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MERC.U) has just announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of one of Germany’s largest sawmills and a bio-mass power plant, near Friesau, Germany (the "Friesau Facility") for…
Södra is investing SEK 6 million in its Falkenberg nursery. The investment will result in a new greenhouse and means the facility will take another step towards fossil-fuel independence. The investment is in line with the sustainability targets set by…
An UNTHA shredder is now fully operational in Turkey’s first solid waste incineration plant. The single step XR3000C has transformed Modern Enerji’s approach to metal recycling, at the same time as boosting the production of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF). The…
UPM has successfully tested Finnish wood-based diesel fuel both in laboratory conditions as well as in traffic. The tests clearly demonstrated that UPM's renewable diesel, UPM BioVerno, works just like the best diesel fuels. The laboratory tests of renewable UPM…
With SKF providing cutting edge lubrication technology, the world's first next generation bioproduct mill from Metsä Group will operate reliably and efficiently, as well as sustainably. SKF’s industry leading lubrication technology and system engineering support is being used to help…
A new Pöyry Point of View explores market based forest carbon solutions that are emerging to help mitigate climate change.  The article, ‘Unlocking the benefits of forest carbon ’, outlines how the Paris climate agreement has been a catalyst for…
Valmet and HOFOR Energiproduktion A/S have signed a contract regarding delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant and related biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR's Amagerværket heat and power plant in Copenhagen. The new power plant will supply electricity and…
A $250,000 matching funds grant has been awarded to The City of Lebanon to assist with construction of a new waste-to-energy facility that will reduce landfill usage and provide clean electrical power. The funding comes from the Clean Tennessee Energy…
“This facility is going to be a model for waste-to-energy partnerships,” Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead  said last week, “as well as the first stage in moving our city completely away from dumping waste into landfills.” His remarks were part of…
Gregory L. Bafalis, an energy industry veteran, has been selected as the new chief executive officer of PHG Energy (PHGE), a privately held Tennessee company focusing on waste-to-energy and solar technologies in the renewable marketplace. Bafalis’ 30 years of leadership…
Monday, 01 August 2016 08:26

Biomass firm grows into Scotland

A North East biomass energy specialist has made a key appointment to its business and opened a Scottish office as it continues to drive forward ambitious growth plans. Respected biomass energy expert Steve Luker has joined Alnwick-based re:heat as principal…
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