Tag: bioenergy

Bamboo for bioenergy a viable option in Indonesia

Bamboo for bioenergy a viable option in Indonesia

December 2, 2018 |

In Indonesia, bamboo is being looked at as a sustainable alternative bioenergy source, especially considering the country’s palm oil for biofuel being attached for deforestation and other impacts. Researchers from Australia’s RMIT University and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) consider bamboo a viable alternative since it grows fast, has a long root system, […]

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Bioenergy recognized as a key contributor to achieve a climate neutral Europe by 2050

Bioenergy recognized as a key contributor to achieve a climate neutral Europe by 2050

December 2, 2018 |

In Belgium, the European Commission published its long-term strategy for emissions reduction looking at different options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% with more ambitious scenarios achieving a balance between greenhouse gas emissions and removals by 2050. Bioenergy Europe released a statement that said it “is glad to see that bioenergy is […]

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Latest models say almost all of Australia needed for bioenergy crops

Latest models say almost all of Australia needed for bioenergy crops

November 18, 2018 |

In Germany, models foresee a 10 to 30-fold rise in agricultural land devoted to bioenergy according to the latest report from the Intergovernmental Platform on Climate Change that was referred to by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. Most IPCC scenarios foresee a major increase in land area for cultivating bioenergy crops […]

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India to open fifth bioenergy R&D center with eye on advanced biofuels

India to open fifth bioenergy R&D center with eye on advanced biofuels

November 7, 2018 |

In India, the Hindu newspaper reports that the Department of Biotechnology and The Energy and Research Institute will collaborate on a three-year, $1.5 million research program on advanced biofuels and bio-commodities with the aim of developing as well as commercializing technology. The research center created to implement the program is the fifth such bioenergy R&D […]

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EBRD to invest nearly $100M into Ukrainian bioenergy

EBRD to invest nearly $100M into Ukrainian bioenergy

October 21, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is preparing to finance 10 or 15 bioenergy projects in the Ukraine over the next year. The projects will have a combined value of about 80 million Euros, or nearly $100 million. The program will be financed by the Global Environment Facility and the […]

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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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