Monday, 15 April 2013 09:13

UK and Brazil team up for biofuels

Brazil has become the epicentre of the world’s biofuels push: so it’s no surprise that a major UK company is looking to get in on the act. TMO Renewables (TMO), based in the UK, has announced that it has formed…
Saturday, 13 April 2013 23:55

UBC Biofuels: Rushing Mother Nature

What's standing in the way of taking biofuels from the forests to the highway? UBC Forestry Prof. Jack Saddler provides a sneak peek at what scientists are doing to make bring biofuels to your local pump by 2020. More than…
Measuring moisture more accurately at power plants, for example, can determine the true heat value of incoming biofuel better. This helps evaluate its true energy content and value to optimize boiler operation for enhanced productivity. With the new Metso MR…
Metso will supply Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB (VEMAB) with a biomass-fired power plant for combined heat and power production at Tallholmen in the city of Vimmerby, Sweden. The new plant will secure supply of competitive district heating for the…
Thursday, 11 April 2013 10:11

New leadership at bioenergy association

Fernando Preto is the new executive director of the Canadian Bioenergy Association (CanBio). Preto is a chemical engineer by training and an established leader in the Canadian bioenergy and bioeconomy sectors.  Most recently, he was lead scientist, biomass and renewables,…
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