Bioenergy News for March 2015

Bioenergy News Archive

Renewable future gets Scots’ vote

Poll ahead of General Election shows 79% of Scottish adults want next UK Government to continue to develop renewable energy – outstripping support for fracking, nuclear or fossil fuels.

Foresight Group announces investment in anaerobic digestion plant at Old Quarrington, Durham

New anaerobic digestion plant to boost the renewable energy industry in the North East.

Greenleaf Power, Leidos sign energy purchase agreement

Deal calls for Greenleaf Power to acquire Plainfield Renewable Energy in Connecticut.

2015 Inaugural ‘Hybrid Energy Innovations’ conference announces four corporate sponsors

Inaugural event seeks to provide a broad perspective on hybrid energy and serve as an ideal networking forum for practitioners in the field.

Stobart Group inks fourth major biomass supply contract in as many months.

Latest agreement will complete Stobart roup’s target of supplying 2 million tonnes per annum by 2017/18.

Saxlund & Axis Industries announce new joint biomass ventures

Partners announce biomass combustion projects totalling 78 million euros.

Alstom signs on for two new biomass plants in the UK

When complete, the new biomass plants are expected to generate enough clean energy to power more than 100,000 homes.

Scottish Government allocates £21 million for community ownership of energy projects

Five renewable energy projects across Scotland will benefit from funding that will help reshape how energy is delivered and used in communities throughout the country.

Finalists announced for 2015 Ashden UK and Travel Awards

Annual awards programme is a globally recognised measure of excellence in the field of sustainable energy.

Blazing a trail for biomass apprentices

Leading players in the UK's biomass industry have joined forces to develop a skills standard under the government's Apprenticeship Trailblazers programme.

DECC announcs £3 million funding to boost low carbon heating

Monies will support 74 low-carbon heat UK projects designed to provide more efficient heat to buildings and potentially lower heating bills in local areas.

Anesco names new commercial director

Delvin Lane to oversee all aspects of the day-to-day running of Anesco, with particular focus on the ECO, ESCO and the biomass businesses.

Sustainable waste-to-energy facilityapproved for construction in Tennessee Sustainable waste-to-energy facilityapproved for construction in Tennessee

Lebanon, Tennessee, project will deploy what PHG Energy is calling the ‘world’s largest’ downdraft gasifier.

KIC InnoEnergy announces results of 80M euro clean energy investment programme

Sustainable energy innovation project support initiative, which recorded 28 newly enrolled high potential project consortia in the space of just one year, has netted 65 new projects since 2013.

10th Annual World Bio Markets 2015 kicks off this week in Amsterdam

Core focus of this year's event includes: biofuels, bio-based chemicals and feedstock supply, security and selection.