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. 

Biomass in Argentina: The giant feels greener

Biomass power station announced with PPA 120 U$D/MWh. Government explains support and next steps.

Carbon negative in USA: bioenergy is critical new study found

Carbon negative options have been studied for years. However, today biomass plantations and biochar can easily be a part of any project aiming to mitigate climate change. 

Biomass in deserts? Maybe seed-bombs might help!

Biomass for bio-industries (energy, food or biomaterials) can be a major driver to reforest and make a greener world. Recently several options have been develoepd to make it cheaper.

Biomass EU market to increase reforestation in US

Biomass markets in EU are expected to push US reforestation programs for timber and pellets in Southern states, USDA Forest service found.

Biomass power: Feedstock cost is the key

Biomass power costs recently published by IRENA showed how critical could be to obtain reductions in feedstock costs and footprint at power station gate. We suggest ways for success.

Biofuels: FAO asks to finish “food vs fuel” debate

Biofuels should not be considered a theat anymore as FAO Director, Graziano Da Silva, claimed yesterday in Berlin at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

Biomass in Spain: no subsidies but L’Oreal invested in trigeneration

Biomass in Spain has no subsidies anymore, however L’Oréal officially announced the inauguration of its new biomass plant in Burgos.

Biomass in UK: 38MW Sleaford straw-fired renewable energy plant

Biomass in UK grows.  A new 38MW straw-fired biomass plant has started operations. The area has potential for energy crops and straw bales uses. 

Biomass: Largest plant projected in Belgium (215MW)

Biomass used for power to promote a new bioeconomy. The port of Ghent in Belgium will see Abengoa to develop the largest biomass power plant (215MW) in the world.