Bioenergy News for September 2011

Bioenergy News Archive

UK OK's 299 MW Holyhead biomass plant

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has given consent to Anglesey Aluminium Metal Renewables to construct a 299 MW biomass fuelled power station at Penrhos Works, Holyhead, Anglesey.

A €14m European initiative looks at algae bioenergy

The €14 million Energetic Algae (EnAlgae) initiative bringing together several European research organisations, has been set up to study algae as a potential bioenergy source over a four and a half year period.

SAFCell stack delivery completes diesel fuel cell project with Nordic Power

California-based SAFCell Inc has delivered a 1.2 kW solid acid fuel cell (SAFC) stack to Nordic Power Systems in Norway. Delivery of the new fuel cell stack – optimized for weight and performance – meets the final technical milestone in SAFCell’s 18-month development contract with NPS.

Worldwide biomass boom Worldwide biomass boom

Electricity generation capacity from biomass could increase by 8 GW until 2015, according to ecoprog and Fraunhofer UMSICHT.