21 Jun 2011

REUTERS (Published: 20 Jun 2011 17:06 CET) – Germany is set to turn back to coal, gas and imports to fill the energy chasm left by its fast-track exit of nuclear power, refusing to boost green power and threatening its efforts to lower emissions. The government permanently shut eight nuclear power plants immediately after the […]

20 Jun 2011

GENÈVE, Juin 17 2011 –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Filiale d’Addax & Oryx Group (AOG), une entreprise suisse active dans les énergies, Addax Bioenergy S.A. («Addax Bioenergy») a le plaisir d’annoncer la signature d’un contrat de prêt avec sept banques de développement européennes et africaines pour un projet d’énergie renouvelable près de Makeni, Sierra Leone (le «projet»). L’investissement porte […]

20 Jun 2011

Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update – a news brief from Wood Resources International LLC – Wood costs for pulp manufacturers worldwide are on the rise: The Global Wood Fiber Price Index in the 1Q/11 is now 20 percent higher than two years ago, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Wood costs, which account for up 70 percent […]

20 Jun 2011

ARGUS BIOMASS MARKETS – Tackling biomass issues in developing countries will become critical to the future of a sustainable biomass market, according to the panellists at the second annual Forestry, Biomass and Sustainability conference in London last week. Whilst 75pc of global biomass consumption is in developing countries, the vast majority of this is taken from […]

15 Jun 2011

June 15 (Bloomberg, by Ewa Krukowska) — A group of 72 companies including Denmark’s biggest utility Dong Energy A/S and Italy’s largest bank UniCredit SpA called on the European Union to deepen the bloc’s emissions-reduction target, environmental group WWF said. In a declaration published before a meeting of EU environment ministers on June 21, the companies […]

06 Jun 2011

June 6 (Bloomberg, by Jim Snyder and Kim Chipman) — Envoys from coal-dependent utilities in the U.S. Midwest have visited more than 90 congressional offices since January in a lobbying campaign to fend off new air-pollution rules. American Electric Power Co., which produces 80 percent of its electricity from coal, is seeking a sponsor for legislation […]

06 Jun 2011

Bioenergy International Magazine (Issue April 2011, p. 21) — The Malaysian energy company, Premium Renewable Energy (M) Sdn. Bhd., have selected Envergent Technologies LLC, a Honeywell company, to carry out the engineering for a project to convert palm biomass to a liquid biofuel, initially to be used for CHP. To be initiated in late 2011 and […]