Wastes

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 for greenhouse heating

Biomass has always been used for heating systems. But now your greenhouse heating system can have very smart and efficient systems in areas where energy costs are high.

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.

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 value to increase in next ten years

A survey about biomass vlaue conducted and published by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences showed promising market perceptions. 

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

Biomass pellets: 8 reasons to invest in developing countries

Most developing countries are recognizing the need to evaluate biomass pellet new business using residues and bioenergy crops. In this post we analyzed 8 reasons to invest on biomass in developing countries. 

A Spanish 16MW straw power plant increases cereal farmer’s income

A semiarid country like Spain, often have very low grain yields and per hectare income from winter cereals. Since a 16MW straw based power plant in Bivriesca, Burgos, started 200.000 tons/yr and 12M € have been part of the local economy. 

Most relevant limiting factors for huge expected bioenergy growth in China for the next years

The Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA) has unveiled its 12th five-year plan for renewable energy. Unsurprisingly, the plan focuses on the mature renewable technologies of hydropower, wind power, solar energy and biomass.