Tag Archives: Biomass

Pöyry won the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway

VANTAA, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Biozin Holding AS has awarded Pöyry with the Owner’s Engineering Services assignment for the pre-engineering phase for the planned biozin® production plant in Norway. The new plant will convert biomass to liquid biocrude that will be … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to AB Hilmer Andersson’s saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden

GRAZ, 25-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from AB Hilmer Andersson to supply a Universal Shredder FRP to their saw mill in Lässerud, Sweden. The FRP shredder will process wood waste and offcuts from … Read the full press release

Fortum to establish joint venture with Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) and Chempolis for building and operating a biorefinery in Assam, India

ESPOO, 07-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum takes a step forward in its Bio2x programme by establishing a joint venture together with Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) and Chempolis for building and operating a biorefinery in Assam, India. Fortum will invest to the … Read the full press release

Royal DSM unveils full portfolio of yeast and enzymes for starch, fiber and biomass conversions

Elgin, IL , USA, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announces its commitment to bring innovative solutions to the biofuels industry with a full portfolio offering of yeast and enzymes for … Read the full press release

VIB-UGent: The combination of a low lignin amount and increased biomass in our engineered plants led to a four-fold increase in sugar release compared to wild plants

Ghent, Belgium, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To ease the industrial processing of plant biomass into energy, plants are engineered to contain less lignin. Unfortunately, this intervention typically leads to reduced yield. Researchers have now discovered a way to overcome this problem. … Read the full press release

Solvay to cease investments in the production of torrefied biomass through its Solvay Biomass Energy (SBE) joint venture in U.S.

BRUSSELS, 13-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay has decided to cease investments in the production of torrefied biomass through its Solvay Biomass Energy (SBE) joint venture with U.S. company New Biomass Holding as market developments have been lagging behind expectations and are … Read the full press release

ENGIE signs biomass delivery contract with Japanese Trading firm Sumitomo Corporation

PARIS, 5-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE has just signed a biomass delivery contract with Japanese Trading firm Sumitomo Corporation for the supply of a power plant to be operated by its subsidiary Summit Energy Corporation. The plant construction is to … Read the full press release

BASF and Renmatix to jointly scale up the Renmatix Plantrose process for the production of industrial sugars based on lignocellulosic biomass

Renmatix’s patented Plantrose TM technology enables production of industrial sugars from non-edible, woody biomass Industrial sugars are important bio-based precursors for a variety of chemicals based on renewable feedstocks Ludwigshafen, Germany / Philadelphia, PA, US, 20-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, and American … Read the full press release

The UK Government awarded FEED contract to Alstom, Drax and BOC consortium Capture Power Limited for its carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration project

Guildford, UK /  Munich, Germany, 12-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Capture Power Limited, the consortium of Alstom, Drax and BOC, today welcomed the UK Government’s announcement that it has been awarded a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for its planned, state-of-the-art … Read the full press release

The British Department of Energy and Climate Change funds 3 clean energy entrepreneurs to test cutting edge designs in bioenergy

10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The winning companies – AB systems, AMW IBERS and Natural Synergies – were selected from an initial list of seven to go through from the project design stage to the testing phase of the Department of Energy … Read the full press release

EC approved €39.8m France aid for “Genesys” research programme

Brussels, 15-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission has decided that the aid granted by France to the P.I.V.E.R.T. Institut d’Excellence en Énergies Décarbonées (IEED, institute of excellence in the field of low-carbon energy) to conduct the Genesys research and development … Read the full press release

Alstom to present new energy solutions at ICCI 2013 in İstanbul

23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom will be at the energy and environmental technology systems fair and conference ICCI, at the booth # G101 in Hall 9, from April 24th to 26th, in İstanbul. The group will represent comprehensive range of products, … Read the full press release