Tag: biomass power

Environmental groups warn Scottish government against biomass power with BECCS

Environmental groups warn Scottish government against biomass power with BECCS

September 21, 2020 |

In the UK, the Scottish Government has been warned that burning trees is not a realistic solution to climate change. Environment and conservation groups have written to Ministers to share their grave concerns about plans to generate energy by burning trees and crops while trying to capture the emissions produced – known as Bioenergy with […]

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UK biomass power company gets wrists slapped for advertising 0g/kWh of CO2 emissions

UK biomass power company gets wrists slapped for advertising 0g/kWh of CO2 emissions

February 28, 2018 |

In the UK, the Press Agency reports that biomass power producer and supplier Good Energy had its wrist slapped by the Advertising Standards Authority for its claim that its energy produces 0g/kWh of CO2 emissions. The government agency told the company that it must include CO2 emissions along the entire lifecycle of the energy it […]

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Gainesville Regional Utilities buys 102.5MW biomass power plant for $750 million

Gainesville Regional Utilities buys 102.5MW biomass power plant for $750 million

November 14, 2017 |

In Florida, Gainesville Renewable Energy Center (GREC), a partnership of Energy Management, Inc., BayCorp Holdings, Starwood Energy and Fagen Power, LLC, has sold its 102.5-megawatt biomass facility to Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) for $750 million dollars. The GREC facility reached commercial operation in 2013 and sold all of its energy, capacity, and environmental attributes to […]

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