Netherlands: Facility uses fast pyrolysis to turn biomass into bio-oil and will become part of Twence next year
UK: Plans revealed for waste and biomass processing “flagship”Translation Energy Research Centre
Developments include progress at two UK-based energy recovery plants and the temporary closure of Denmark's largest EfW facility
Union says B&W has promised to hire more locally based workers
Netherlands: Deal is for with RWE’s vast mainly coal-fired Amercentrale power plant
UK: Plan allows wood to be stacked up to eight metres high
New strategy contains no new policies for funding, according to trade body ADBA
Poland: Facility needed an overhaul after failing to reach its full potential since opening four years ago
Company is behind on delivering EfW and biomass-fired plants in the UK and Denmark
Use of agricultural biomass-to-energy is crucial to driving up bioenergy, according to the trade body
Biomass accreditation body expects to have completed the revision by next year
EC plan to cut greenhouse gas output by mid-century welcomed by bioenergy sector, criticised by biofuel lobby, while energy recovery highlights its emission cutting work
Bioenergy alined with CCUS “paves the way to negative emissions”, according to trade body
This month: Interserve's woes continued, could the plug be pulled on the Port Clarence biomass-fired plant, the UK throws a lifeline to ACT-equipped waste processing plants and a full facilities round up
UK: Facility will mainly generate heat but will also receive financial support for its electricity production
France: Work will be carried out over the next five years
UK: First carbon dioxide expected to be captured in the coming weeks, according to power station
Ireland: Company plans to switch from peat to bioenergy
UK: Removal of 150MWe cap a positive, despite low budget for next year’s planned auction
Pilot project launched to assess potential for cutting carbon emissions and costs from the shipping sector
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