Bioenergy News for March 2011

Bioenergy News Archive

Funding for biodiesel raw material R&D

Neste Oil has been granted a €50 million loan from the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) for R&D into extending the range of raw materials for biodiesel production.

Korea to demo hydrogen from waste processing with Ballard fuel cell systems

Canadian fuel cell company Ballard Power Systems is partnering with GS Platech in South Korea to demonstrate waste-to-energy power generation using fuel cell technology with hydrogen produced from processing of municipal solid waste.

Renewable Energy Focus at EWEA 2011

The Renewable Energy Focus team is at the European Wind Energy Association's annual conference and exhibition EWEA 2011.

Research predicts waste-to-energy market growth

A study by SBI Energy shows that the thermal and digestion waste-to-energy market is to be unaffected by the global economic downturn, forecasting the annual global market for all technologies combined are to exceed US$27 billion by 2021.

More industry reactions to UK renewable heat incentive

Following yesterday’s announcement of the UK renewable heat incentive (RHI), comments from across the industry has been flooding in – most of them positive.

German biogas project set in motion

Germany-based biofuel company VERBIO has received approval for its second biogas plant to be built in Schwedt/Oder, Germany.

Neste Oil increases waste use in renewable diesel

The production of NExBTL renewable diesel will involve more waste as a raw material.

UK certification for green gas

A group of UK energy providers have supported the launch of a scheme to certify to customers that green gas supplies are in fact green.

Environmental implications of sugarcane bioethanol

Biofuels produced from crop biomass has long been seen as an environmentally sustainable source of renewable energy, but a study now questions whether the potential climate benefit of sugarcane ethanol is diminished when emissions from land use management are considered.

Going to Hannover Fair? Get your free ticket

As part of a media partnership deal with the forthcoming Hannover Fair, we have managed to secure complimentary tickets for our readers...

New global investment in renewable energy hit US$243bn in 2010

Global offshore wind and solar energy markets continued to grow steadily last year, according to Ernst & Young.