22 Mar 2012

London, 20th March 2012: Takoradi Renewable Energy Limited (TREL), a  subsidiary of Africa Renewables Ltd (“AfriRen”), the biomass producer  and trader, has delivered its first cargo of woodchips from its project site in Ghana to Verdo Energy in Denmark. AfriRen loaded 13,609 Metric Tons (MT) of woodchips at an average moisture content of 23.4% on to the […]

15 Mar 2012

(REUTERS International Herald Tribune – 15th March 2012) — LONDON — Global greenhouse gas emissions could rise 50 percent by 2050 without more ambitious climate policies, as fossil fuels continue to dominate the energy mix, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Thursday. “Unless the global energy mix changes, fossil fuels will supply about […]

12 Mar 2012

(By Ewa Krukowska -March 9th 2012 – Bloomberg) — Poland blocked a planned European Union declaration on climate policy for the second time in nine months, highlighting the difficulty that the EU faces in deepening emission reductions and bolstering carbon-dioxide prices. The Polish government, flexing its weight at a meeting of European environment ministers today in […]

08 Mar 2012

France Confirms Support for $1.84 Billion Biomass Projects The French Energy Ministry confirmed its support for 15 large-scale biomass projects as part of a plan to double energy generation from the renewable source. First Take: The French biomass promotion policy is finally paying dividends. While the first two tenders were flops, this fourth tender yielded […]

08 Mar 2012

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01 Mar 2012

(Published February 28th 2012 – clickgreen.org.uk) Fire investigators believe a spark from machinery triggered the huge fire that swept through Europe’s biggest biomass power plant yesterday. Firefighters spent more than 15 hours tackling the fire at the Tilbury power plant on the banks of the River Thames in Essex. The damage is understood to be widespread and […]