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Drax project does not appeal
The court of appeal has ruled that biomass conversion of unit 3 at the 6 x 660 MW Drax coal plant site is not eligible for an investment contract under the UK's Final Investment...
ETI launches search for bioenergy project partners
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has launched a new project in its Bioenergy programme and is seeking partners to deliver it by issuing a request for proposals.
ETI launches search for partners in new Bioenergy project
The UK's Energy Technologies Institute has launched a new project in its Bioenergy programme and is seeking partners to help deliver it by issuing a request for proposals.
High court says Drax unit 3 conversion is eligible for FID enabling, after all
A UK high court judgement has found that conversion to biomass of unit 3 at the Drax coal plant is after all eligible for an investment contract under what is known as the...
Cleanergy launches CHP system for older landfills
Sweden-based Cleanergy has launched a new Stirling engine-based genset, which is says has been specifically developed to generate electricity and heat from low-quality methane gas that...
Finland launches biorefinery competition
Finland's Ministry of Employment and the Economy is organising an international competition aimed at accelerating the commercialisation of biorefinery innovations and the emergence of...
US wood pellet exports to Europe: a fast growing business
The US Energy Information Administrations reports that wood pellet exports from the United States nearly doubled last year, from 1.6 million short tons (about 22 trillion Btu) in 2012...
Energos moves waste plant project to next stage
Energos has appointed Mott MacDonald to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for a 90 000 t/annum waste to energy plant in the UK
Cahill to invest in WTE plant in Barbados
Cahill Energy has signed a 30-year contract with the Government of Barbados to build and operate a waste to energy plant that could provide up to a quarter of the island's total...
React Energy looks to biomass acquisitions
Clean energy developer React Energy has announced the acquisition of certain assets of GG Eco Solutions, a developer and operator of biomass heat generation projects in the UK.
Fortum, UPM and Valmet take next step on CHP-integrated pyrolysis
Fortum, UPM and Valmet (formerly Metso) are continuing their collaboration on catalytic pyrolysis integrated with CHP plants, as demonstrated at Joensuu, but shifting the focus...
Bluesphere and Alfa Eco sign global agreement
Bluesphere Corp. and Alfa Eco have signed a joint venture agreement to build waste to energy projects around the world.
SITA UK signs 30-year waste to energy contract
SITA UK and its consortium partners have signed a 30 year PPP contract with the Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA) for the conversion of household waste into energy.
EBRI enhances bioenergy research activity
The European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI) has unveiled brand new facilities that will allow it to expand its bioenergy research and knowledge transfer activity.
Doosan and ADF join forces for Gardanne biomass project
Doosan and Groupe ADF have entered an 18-month partnership following their winning of the major biomass conversion and turbine upgrade project at E.ON's coal-fired Provence power plant...
Pioneering European project produces first algae crops for bioenergy
The EU-backed All-gas project reports that it has successfully grown its first crop of algae biomass at its site in Chiclana, southern Spain.
£250 m Blyth biomass power plant gets the go-ahead
The UK government has given planning consent for the £250 m 100 MW North Blyth biomass power station to be built at Battleship Wharf on the River Blyth in Northumberland.
Tilbury biomass development stalls
RWE npower has decided to stop work on the development of its biomass-fuelled power plant at Tilbury power station while project feasibility is re-assessed.