Why bioenergy crops (already) met expectations?

A brand new study (Nov 27th, 2017) revealed that there is enough consensus for conclusive evidence that perennial bioenergy crops can mitigate climate change emissions with very high savings of CO2 when cultivated on marginal lands.

Bioenergy will have a key role in global decarbonization

Imagine a world where biomass can be used to produce energy and high value added products while sustainable carbon farming and processing technology take CO2 from air and put it back into the ground.

Non-food biomass in US to reach 1bn ton in 2040

Non-food Biomass plantations would take a major role in United States bioeconomy during next decades. 

Improving logistics in Napiergrass during harvest operations

Napiergrass is one of highest yielding crops in tropical countries that can be used for pulp and bioenergy. A logistic system optimization is required in several environments. Its tall stalks and low leaves/stalk  ratios (below 40%) allow high process efficiency for both pulp and energy uses and also a low biomass production cost.

Biomass against intermittency

Combining renewable technologies such as wind or solar with biomass sources could boost renewable energies implementation in many areas.

Hydrogen production from raw biomass

Hydrogen production study focused on new method by photocatalytic reforming was released by scientists in the United Kingdom.

Sustainable agriculture to combat the effects of El Niño in the Dry Corridor of Central America

Extreme weather events have a greater impact on rural communities and in areas of subsistence farming. Due to climate change, these natural disasters are becoming more  devastating and affect billions of people around the world.

Biomass storage: 5 methods compared for willow chips

New study compared biomass storage techniques of willow chips in piles during 12 months. Mositure, ashes and calorific value changes are reported.

How to protect the arable land against desertification?

United Nations (UN) promote actions to fight against desertification during the World Day to Combat Desertification, June 17th. This year the focus is “inclusive cooperation for achieving Land Degradation Neutrality”.

Biomass power in Brazil grows (and it won’t stop!)

Biomass power in Brazil continues to increase and several sources report increments in biomass installed capacity from bagasse and other raw materials.