Thursday, 31 October 2013 09:02

Borregaard: Natural gas replaces heavy oil

Borregaard's new natural gas facility at the plant in Sarpsborg is now in full operation and has made the company independent of heavy oil. This entails major environmental benefits in terms of emissions to air. For the past 13 years…
The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) at Aston University will have its new facilities officially opened by The Rt Hon. the Lord Deben at an event on Monday 28 October. EBRI’s new ‘home’ at Aston University is a state-of-the-art building…
Targeting even better availability and safety Vaskiluodon Voima and Metso have signed an agreement about an extensive automation retrofit at the former's power plant in Seinäjoki, Finland. With the investment, Vaskiluodon Voima replaces the automation system taken into use in…
ANDRITZ Energy & Environment (AE&E), part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from energy utility Mjölby-Svartadalen Energi (MSE) to supply a biomass-fired combined heat and power plant for the town of Mjölby, Sweden. Start-up is scheduled for…
Saxlund International GmbH, a fully-owned subsidiary of Opcon AB, the energy and environmental technology Group, has won an order from Outotec GmbH for the delivery of sludge handling equipment to the Waste-to-Energy solution at ERZ Entsorgung + Recycling Zürich’s new…
US biofuel producer Inoes Bio‘s $130m Indian River BioEnergy Centre biofuels plant has come online, with first ethanol shipments to be released in August. A joint venture between Inoes Bio and New Planet Energy, the plant is expected to have…
MEPs voted 43-26 in favour of a 5.5% cap on European support for biofuels, as new research showed that growing fuel crops in place of food creates more hunger and deforestation. The vote was on whether to endorse a strict…
According to the new research results of the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, lignocellulosic biomass can be used in the production of high-quality biofuels for the price of less than one euro per litre. A new technology developed in…
Monday, 08 July 2013 07:46

Tree fungus offers biofuel potential

The hunt for the most efficient and, ideally, most environmentally friendly biofuels continues. One possible source for triggering 'power cells' is a common tree fungus. There are many different ways to produce biofuels and the search for the optimal way…
MORE than 200 workers could lose their jobs after it was announced work developing a new power plant at Tilbury Power Station had halted. Workers were told on Monday by plant owners RWE npower that plans to build a dedicated…
Control of the biomass boilers will contribute to safe and efficient operation ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order for a System 800xA automation solution from SCA Ortviken for their new biofuel plant for handling…
Plans to build a £300 million biomass power station in Sutton Bridge look set to go ahead despite councillors deferring a final decision. Scores of villagers packed into the South Holland District Council offices in Spalding on Wednesday to watch…
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