16 Dec 2011

(SeeNews Renewables) – Dec 15, 2011 – European Union (EU) members could miss their renewable energy targets if the supply of biomass to the energy sector does not improve substantially, according to Rabobank. In its Renewables report for the fourth quarter of 2011, published this week, the bank says that the countries rely on new […]

14 Dec 2011

(13 December 2011 – Insidermedia.com) – Renewable energy company Eco2 has sold its 38MW straw-powered biomass plant in Sleaford for £170m. The plant was bought by specialist investor BNP Paribas Clean Energy Fund. Eco2 obtained planning permission for the project in 2008. Following the sale, Eco2 will manage its construction and subsequent operation. “Biomass is […]

07 Dec 2011

(Published 7 November 2011 – ezinemark.com) In Europe and other developed countries, the annual use of biomass power generation of about 50 million kilowatts installed capacity, is the second largest renewable energy projects. And the international community has reached broad consensus: Biofuels are the only choice for alternatives to oil, has been diverted to the […]

05 Dec 2011

(Published 5 December – Wood Resources International LLC) – The expansion of pulp production in China continues and the lack of domestic wood fiber sources has resulted in record imports of woodchips in 2011, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Chinese pulp mills increasingly have to rely on imported wood chips for their wood fiber needs. […]

01 Dec 2011

(Published 1 December 2011 – European Environment Agency) – Offshore wind energy capacity in Europe is projected to increase 17-fold between 2010 and 2020, while newer renewable technologies such as concentrated solar power and wave/tidal power will also increase more than 11-fold according to projections. European countries are also expected to significantly boost solar photovoltaic […]

08 Jan 2011

(Published 7 December 2011 – Renewable Energy Focus) – If projections for EU renewable energy developments are realised, the European market is set for huge growth this decade, according to the European Energy Agency (EEA) Offshore wind energy capacity in Europe is projected to increase 17-fold between 2010 and 2020, while concentrated solar power (CSP) […]