Category: BioPower

Asset Management Company to Liquidate Piney Creek Power Plant

Asset Management Company to Liquidate Piney Creek Power Plant

January 15, 2014 |

In Pennsylvania, Stuart B. Millner & Associates recently signed a contract with Piney Creek Limited Partnership to liquidate the assets from the Piney Creek Power Plant in Clarion. The facility originally cost approximately $182 million to build in 1991, and has undergone numerous expensive renovations since. The plant is a 32MWe generating plant that utilized […]

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Pakistani Economic Co-ordination Committee to approve upfront tariff for bagasse based power plants

Pakistani Economic Co-ordination Committee to approve upfront tariff for bagasse based power plants

January 13, 2014 |

In Pakistan, the Business Recorder was informed by sources close to the Water and Power Minister that the cabinet’s Economic Co-ordination Committee is expected to approve a security agreement regarding upfront tariffs. The agreement is to be signed by sugar mills utilizing power plants burning bagasse. According to the article, the sugar mills have the […]

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Allana Group to build meat packing plant in Ethiopia and will use waste to generate biogas

Allana Group to build meat packing plant in Ethiopia and will use waste to generate biogas

January 13, 2014 |

In Ethiopia, the India-based meat processing company, Allana Group is investing US$20 million to build a meat processing plant on a 75 acre site provided by the Ethiopian Government. As part of the agreement, waste will be streamed to produce biogas for electricity generation, and the blood generated by the plant will be used to […]

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Everbright International wins Anhui Ma’anshan waste-to-energy project

Everbright International wins Anhui Ma’anshan waste-to-energy project

January 12, 2014 |

In Hong Kong, China Everbright International Limited announced that it has won a bid for a waste-to-energy project in Ma’anshan City of Anhui Province. Everbright will set up a joint venture company with Ma’anshan Urban Development Investment Group for the construction of the Project on a build-operate-transfer basis, and both parties will own a 50% […]

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GDF Suez Energy UK signs third PPA with SITU UK

GDF Suez Energy UK signs third PPA with SITU UK

January 12, 2014 |

In the United Kingdom, GDF Suez Energy UK has signed a third long-term power purchase agreement with SITA UK. The latest PPA is for electricity produced from a 34 MW energy-from-waste facility which is to be built at Severnside, South Gloucestershire. The PPA will allow GDF SUEZ Energy UK, a dedicated business-to-business energy supplier, to […]

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Le Sueur anaerobic digestion plant is expected to reach full production in the next two to three months

Le Sueur anaerobic digestion plant is expected to reach full production in the next two to three months

January 9, 2014 |

In Minnesota, the Albert Lea Tribune reports that the Le Sueur anaerobic digestion plant is in its startup phase, and is expected to reach full production within two to three months. The plant will supply 8MWe, using manure and corn silage as feedstock. The plant was built at a cost reported to be approximately $45 […]

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HECO and Zilka in discussions regarding the use of wood pellets for electrical generation

HECO and Zilka in discussions regarding the use of wood pellets for electrical generation

January 9, 2014 |

In Hawaii, Zilkha Biomass Energy is reported to be in preliminary talks with HECO regarding the use of Zilkhas wood pellets. According to an article in the Kansas City Star, Zilka is stating that the use of wood pellets could save the utility as much as 30% in costs compared to fuel oil. The article […]

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Zilkha Biomass Energy Builds Black Pellet Plant with Aconex

Zilkha Biomass Energy Builds Black Pellet Plant with Aconex

January 8, 2014 |

In Alabama, Aconex is supporting Zilkha Biomass Energy, a renewable energy company, in the design and building of a black pellet fuel plant. With an output capacity of 275,000 metric tons per year, this will be the first full-scale commercial black pellet production facility in the world. The plant is expected to be completed and […]

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EPA Ruling on Sludge Gasification Process Opens Door to Environmentally Beneficial Waste Treatment Technology

EPA Ruling on Sludge Gasification Process Opens Door to Environmentally Beneficial Waste Treatment Technology

January 8, 2014 |

In Washington, Maxwest Environmental Systems reported that the EPA recently ruled that its patented sewage sludge gasification technology is not an incinerator. MaxWest noted that this is “a major victory not only for clean air and water but also for taxpayers in municipalities looking for a sustainable alternative to costly incineration.” In its findings, the […]

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VIASPACE says financial modeling complete on 12MWe Giant King Grass power plant project with AGRICORP

VIASPACE says financial modeling complete on 12MWe Giant King Grass power plant project with AGRICORP

January 8, 2014 |

In California, VIASPACE CEO, Dr. Carl Kukkonen and Chairman of the Board, Dr. Kevin Schewe, provided an update on recent company technical and business activities. The update reported that for the 12MWe Giant King Grass power plant project with AGRICORP, the financial model is complete, as is the summary business plan, and VIASPACE will be […]

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