A combined heat and power plant that opened last week in Denmark is the first in the world to combine concentrated solar power (CSP) with biomass and Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology, its developers have claimed.
Wood residues form Finland’s main source of bioenergy. About half of the country’s wood production is used for heat and power, either through district heating systems or through combined heat and power (CHP) plants. The most modern of these plants use fluidised bed technology to combust or gasify a wide range of forest residues. This report describes Finland’s approach to … Read More
Based on energy content, biofuels accounted for 20.8 percent of all fuels supplied for vehicle operations in Sweden in 2017. Biodiesel amounted to 26.6 percent of all diesel fuel, and a total of 19.5 TWh of biofuels was used, an increase from 17.2 TWh for 2016 according to preliminary statistics from SCB and compiled by Svebio. “The figures show that … Read More
As part of an international consortium, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing new solutions for the responsible and sustainable use of the resources of agriculture, forestry and fishery. The main goal is to use Big Data particularly in the raw material production for the bioeconomy industry to produce food, energy and biomaterials. In forestry, MHG Systems leads pilots … Read More
In the framework of the European Bioenergy day campaign and for the celebration of the National Bioenergy Day of Greece, HELLABIOM and CERTH organise in common a Bioenergy Event at the Agricultral University of Athens on Monday 4th December 2017 (09:00-16:00). During this event, scientists, company representatives, bioenergy experts and professionals will present the current landscape and the future prospects of bioenergy at national … Read More
The ORC system supplied by Turboden wil be part of an innovative process that generates electricity from chicken manure. Turboden, a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), leader in Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators for distributed power generation from renewable sources and waste heat, signed an order with Güres for a new ORC unit to be installed at the … Read More
Danish utility HOFOR launches wood chips dialogue process. HOFOR A/S (located in Denmark) is searching for wood chips from Q4 2018. In order to participate in the selection process please sign up at http://www.hofor.dk/amagervaerket/fuel-procurement from the 18th of May 2017 at 12:00 GMT+1.
Conclusions after 4 years of operation experience in CENER’s Industrial research infrastructures for developing, validation and up-scaling bioprocesses will be presented by Javier Gil, Director of the Biomass Department of CENER, in “Boosting Bioeconomy: Market needs and scaling up” organized by ERRIN Smart Cities and Bioeconomy working groups. https://lnkd.in/g2k9DsH