Agri-waste used to make biodiesel

ExxonMobil and the Renewable Energy Group (REG) are working together to increase biodiesel production from non-food sources. Using patented REG tech, the pair have shown this week that biodiesel can be produ...

Toshiba opens biomass power plant

Toshiba has announced its first ever biomass power plant is now operational. Fuelled by palm kernel shells, the 50MW facility - located in Japan's Fukuoka prefecture - will reduce emissions and supply 80,000...

Alternative fuels from the farm

Scientists in America have developed a method to convert methane gas into a substance that could be used to make a range of bio-products. Methane gas is released from things like fossil fuels and livestock. ...

‘Globally-unique solar energy system’

A pioneering facility in Denmark has the dual purpose of providing citizens with sustainable heating from solar energy - and soon power from biomass. Renewable energy company Aalborg CSP says its concentrate...

European backing for major biomass project

|19 December 2016| UK The European Commission has rubber stamped a multi-million pound investment package which will help a UK power station move to burning wood pellets rather than coal. Drax Power St...

Producing sugars from biomass

|19 April 2016| Comet Biorefining and BioAmber have agreed a deal which will support the production of dextrose from agricultural residues. They have signed an off-take agreement for high-purity dextrose ...

Leading university to open green energy centre

|16 April 2016| Scotland Scotland’s oldest university will open a £25 million green energy centre later this year. St Andrews University has transformed an old paper mill factory in Guardbridge – a few...