Tag: bioenergy

IEA says modern bioenergy will see biggest growth among renewables 2018-2023

IEA says modern bioenergy will see biggest growth among renewables 2018-2023

October 9, 2018 |

In France, modern bioenergy will have the biggest growth in renewable resources between 2018 and 2023, underscoring its critical role in building a robust renewable portfolio and ensuring a more secure and sustainable energy system, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest market forecast. Renewables will continue their expansion in the next five years, covering […]

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DOE announces $80 million in R&D funding for early stage bioenergy research

DOE announces $80 million in R&D funding for early stage bioenergy research

September 4, 2018 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of 36 projects totaling $80 million to support early-stage bioenergy research and development (R&D). This R&D will enable cost-competitive, drop-in renewable hydrocarbon fuels, bio-based products, and power from non-food biomass and waste feedstocks. This work supports the Department of Energy’s (DOE) goal of reducing the […]

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Arensis socres $17 million in debt funding from UK investor to fuel bioenergy expansion

Arensis socres $17 million in debt funding from UK investor to fuel bioenergy expansion

August 21, 2018 |

In California, Los Angeles-based Arensis announced the financial close of $17 million in debt funding from Hadrian’s Wall Secured Investments Limited (HWSIL), a London Stock Exchange listed fund. The funding was secured for renewable energy facilities in the UK, expanding the company’s growth and global operations. Arensis provides the first truly decentralized hardware/software IOT based […]

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Sakol Energy closes 3 bioenergy deals in 3 months

Sakol Energy closes 3 bioenergy deals in 3 months

March 11, 2018 |

In Thailand, natural gas provider, Sakol Energy, is on a role with three bioenergy deals in the last three months following it’s listing in Thailand’s stock market. Sakol is moving towards becoming an integrated power producer and acquired Mae Krating Biomass Power Plant. They plan on starting construction as soon as possible and to start […]

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Fish, wildlife & bioenergy: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Sustainable impacts on fish and wildlife habitats

Fish, wildlife & bioenergy: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Sustainable impacts on fish and wildlife habitats

December 11, 2017 |

The Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is working with bioenergy industries and leaders to assist them in the sustainable development of bioenergy that includes our fish and wildlife resources, in the quest towards sustainable bioenergy to meet our nation’s needs for energy independence and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while also preserving our nation’s […]

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Lead, Squabble or Waffle Away: Shuffling the Deck on Global Bioenergy

Lead, Squabble or Waffle Away: Shuffling the Deck on Global Bioenergy

November 27, 2017 |

By Gerard Ostheimer and Douglas L. Faulkner Special to The Digest While Washington squabbles and Brussels waffles on renewable fuels policy, the rest of the world is eager to grow an advanced bioeconomy to meet urgent needs for energy security, green growth and rural development. In the U.S., fighting between Big Ag and Big Oil […]

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New EU research shows latest data for bioenergy and biofuel pathways

New EU research shows latest data for bioenergy and biofuel pathways

November 23, 2017 |

In Italy, some bioenergy and biofuel pathways have higher (GHG) savings than others, according to the latest data published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Center. For example, electricity produced from maize in biogas plants can result in 80% GHG savings compared to fossil fuel alternatives, provided that gas-tight tanks are in place and agricultural […]

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Colombia’s Bioenergy signs first offtake deal with Terpel

Colombia’s Bioenergy signs first offtake deal with Terpel

June 6, 2017 |

In Colombia, Bioenergy is beginning to sign commercial off-take deals now that it has produced upwards of 800,000 liters of ethanol, with Bogotá-based oil and gas leader Terpel the company’s first deal. The deal as reported doesn’t stipulate volume, just supplying the oil company’s demand. The facility that commissioned in March has a production capacity […]

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Supplying the Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to DOE feedstocks R&D programs

Supplying the Bioeconomy: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to DOE feedstocks R&D programs

May 23, 2017 |

More than 1 billion tons of biomass could be domestically converted into biofuels and products, say DOE. Biomass could displace 25% of U.S. petroleum use annually by 2030, keeping $260 billion in the United States, adding 1.1 million direct jobs, and reducing annual CO2 emissions by 450 million tons or 7% of U.S. energy emissions. All of that depends on feedstocks, and […]

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UK university launching graphic novel looking at bioenergy and climate change

UK university launching graphic novel looking at bioenergy and climate change

March 21, 2017 |

In the UK, a new graphic novel addressing the big questions around bioenergy and climate change is being launched by The University of Manchester ahead of a major conference this week. In a unique collaboration between artists and researchers working at the cutting-edge of bioenergy, the graphic novel aims to answer some of the big […]

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