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15 September 2010

Sterecycle gains planning permission for Rotherham CHP plant

Waste treatment and renewable power company Sterecycle has been awarded planning permission for a Combined Heating and Power (CHP) plant and potentially an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant on the site of its existing waste treatment facility in Rotherham, UK.

14 September 2010

Lincoln County Commissioners share cost of A-Power biomass feasibility study

China-based distributed power generation systems A-Power Energy Generation Systems has entered into an agreement with the board of Lincoln County Commissioners, under which they plan to share the cost of a biomass feasibility study in the US state of Nevada.

9 September 2010

US invests $16.5m in biofuel feedstock R&D

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has invested up to $16.5m in two major research and development (R&D) initiatives that will support the expansion of renewable transportation fuels production.

6 September 2010

DP CleanTech to add biomass capacity to Lithuanian plant

DP CleanTech and Axis Technologies, a Lithuania-based construction company, have joined forces to add biomass capacity to an existing fossil fuel power station in Siauliai, Lithuania.

3 September 2010

Acciona pushes straw biomass expansion forward with second plant connected to grid

European wind energy heavyweight Acciona Energy’s second foray into straw biomass combustion has been connected to the power grid, spearheading its development portfolio of upcoming biomass projects in Spain.

1 September 2010

Mississippi pledges financing for KiOR biomass plants

Next-generation energy company KiOR has reached an agreement with the US state of Mississippi to build five commercial-scale renewable crude oil production facilities supplied by biomass in return for a state assistance package that includes a $75m loan.

27 August 2010

Enviva to supply wood pellets to GDF Suez biomass plant

Biomass producer Enviva has signed a long-term wood pellet supply contract with GDF Suez group subsidiary Electrabel.

26 August 2010

State regulator backs ten Tucson Electric Power renewable energy projects

The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) has expressed its support for Tucson Electric Power's (TEP) plan to purchase the output of ten new renewable power projects that together will generate nearly 150MW of power.

24 August 2010

Belgian bioenergy company 4Energy Invest reports increased sales but profit loss

Belgium-based bioenergy company 4Energy Invest said sales for the first six months of 2010 were seven per cent higher than the same period last year, totalling €4.5m.

23 August 2010

China Recycling Energy partners with state-owned bank, receives funding

China Recycling Energy (CREG), which provides technology to produce energy from waste, has secured funding through a strategic cooperative agreement with state-owned financial institution China Cinda Assets Management.

23 August 2010

Manufacturer Dow Corning to install biomass plant in US

Silicone product supplier Dow Corning plans to install a biomass-powered energy facility at its US manufacturing site in the Midland area of Michigan.

19 August 2010

Quercia landfill project will use ENER-G biomass technology to sell energy to grid

Quercia, an affiliate of UK company Neales Waste Management, has entered into a partnership to use ENER-G Natural Power’s biomass generation technology to convert methane from its landfill waste project into an estimated minimum of 1136kW of power.

19 August 2010

Montana coal and biomass-to-liquid pilot looks for financing from Department of Energy

A coal and biomass-to-liquid pilot (CBTL) project in the US state of Montana is likely to be the recipient of funding under a recent Energy and Water Appropriations bill that has released $20m in financing to be allocated by the Department of Energy.

19 August 2010

Poet harvests biomass for planned Liberty cellulosic ethanol project

Biofuel company Poet has started the commercial biomass harvest for its planned Liberty cellulosic ethanol project.

17 August 2010

Nexterra Systems secures multi-million dollar contract to install biomass combined heat and power system

Biomass gasification system supplier Nexterra Systems has signed a multi-million dollar agreement to supply and install a biomass combined heat and power system at the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Vancouver campus. No further financial details were disclosed.

17 August 2010

Planning permission decisions by UK government may delay clean energy adoption, says CBI

Plans to hand planning permission decisions back to UK ministers will lead to delays in the roll-out of the country’s renewable energy network, a leading business group has warned.

16 August 2010

Oxford Catalysts technology on track for commercialisation

Clean fuel technology developer Oxford Catalysts Group said it is on track to secure a commercial order after early promising demonstration of its Fischer-Tropsch pilot unit, on the condition of it meeting certain technical milestones set out by its preferred partner SGC Energia.

16 August 2010

Helius moves step closer to securing land for UK biomass plant

Helius Energy has obtained the option to lease a 20-acre site at Southampton port on the UK’s south coast for the construction of its proposed 100MWe biomass plant, after signing an agreement with Associated British Ports.

13 August 2010

Biomass producer PetroAlgae files for IPO

Biomass producer PetroAlgae has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its proposed initial public offering.

11 August 2010

GDF Suez, International Power merger may impact renewables assets

Energy utility and France’s largest wind power producer GDF Suez has finalised its deal with International Power to combine their international businesses as well as certain assets in the UK and Turkey.

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