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Commission green lights biomass scheme
The European Commission has approved a state aid scheme designed to support the production of electricity using biomass in Denmark.
Valmet wins Polish biomass conversion
Valmet has received an order from Zespół Elektrowni Pątnów-Adamów-Konin SA (ZE PAK) to convert a lignite-fired boiler into a biomass-fired boiler at its power plant in Konin, Poland.
Valmet on target in Tampere
Valmet has won a contract to deliver a biomass boiler plant to Tampereen Sähkölaitos Oy’s Naistenlahti power plant in the city of Tampere, Finland.
Elecnor wins Ghent biomass contract
Elecnor is to build a biomass-fired combined heat and power plant in the city of Ghent.
EFW project reaches financial close
The partners behind a 42 MW energy from waste (EFW) project in the UK have reached financial close.
Irish planners reject Shannonbridge biomass plan
The developers of an ESB power plant in Offaly, Ireland, has been refused permission to convert from peat to biomass firing by An Bord Pleanála (ABP), the country’s planning authority.
Simec launches Uskmouth tender
Simec Atlantis Energy is on track to complete the conversion of its Uskmouth power station by 2021.
Glennmont starts up 40 MW biomass plant
Glennmont Partners has announced the commercial start-up of its 40 MW wood-fired power plant at Port Talbot, South Wales.
Tata to build Europe’s largest waste-to-energy plant
Tata Chemicals Europe intends to operate a new energy from waste plant at its Lostock manufacturing site in Northwich, UK.
Drax sets up CO2 capture from biofuel
Drax has become the first in power plant in the world to capture carbon dioxide the burning of wood fuel.
PPC seeks biomass partner
Greece’s PPC Renewables is seeking a strategic investor to help it develop a biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the north of the country.
UK waste feeds CHP plant in Denmark
A CHP plant in Denmark will be taking delivery of refuse-derived fuel shipped in from the UK and Ireland following an agreement with waste processing firm Geminor.
‘Waste contractor is diverting recyclable waste to WTE incinerator’ – GMB disclosure
UK trade union GMB reports that it has been shown an email indicating that waste contractor Veolia is diverting recyclable materials to its waste-to-energy incinerator.
Construction underway at Vietman WTE plant
Construction has started on Vietnam’s first waste-to-energy plant, according to developer Everbright International.
Toshiba starts up Mikawa biomass
Toshiba has started commercial operation of its first ever biomass power plant, a 50 MW facility in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan.
CoGen and Peel plan EfW portfolio
Peel Environmental and CoGen are exploring opportunities to develop a portfolio of energy from waste projects in the UK totalling 105 MW.
Korea Midland will finance Gunsan biomass plant
Construction of a 200 MW biomass plant in Korea is set to start after Korea Midland Power Co secured over $500 million of finance for the project.
Emerson wins Lynemouth contract
EPH Lynemouth Power has selected Emerson to help convert its coal-fired power plant in northern England to biomass firing.
Active Energy marks CoalSwitch milestone
Active Energy has started construction of a new production facility in North America that will help the firm commercialise its drop-in biomass fuel.