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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. 

Energy crops in Denmark: perennials won again!

Energy crops are being restricted in Denmark forfor producing biogas and some new rules push producers to limit the share in their feedstock. However perennial grasses and legumes are allowed and promoted.

Energy crops for biogas in the Caribbean, a great sustainable alternative

Producing energy crops for biogas is not new in Europe. However, highest yielding energy crops in a tropical environment and combined use of wastes and high technology in a very sustainable approach to produce power is something never happened before. 

Energy crops pellets: a revolution for biomass sector

Energy crops pellets are technically feasible . A lot of progress by companies developing technology and recent research produce densification in biomass from herbaceous crops or by mixing herbaceous and woody biomass.

Pakistan biomass sector: Bagasse-fired power plants to change tariffs

Pakistan biomass sector rising:. The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet is to approve standardised security agreement on upfront tariff to be signed by the government

Jamaica: biomass and energy crops growing up!

The biomass sector in Jamaica is just in the begginings. Sugarcane  bagasse is the main source and other residues and energy crops are being considered in new projects. 

Energy crops could cover energy demand in surplus agricultural lands

A brand new study (2013) found that the projected energy demand (2035) in developing countries, can be covered with energy crops in surplus agricultural lands, then not competing with food production. 

Biofuels sustainability: Not all alternatives are the same.

From food debate and land use changes effects to biofuels sustainability, a lot of scientific findings show great differences among alternatives. We joined best scientific information. 

10 ways to save millions asking for advice on energy crops

Biobased industries invest millions on feedstock and supply chains with energy crops.  Find 10 ways to save millions on energy crops asking for independent advice and avoid huge risks.  

Energy crops small plots vs field plots: avoid unrealistic expectations

Small plots and research scales are not as realistic as productivity from field plots when making economic assumptions in any project.