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A geothermal power plant
French energy firm Alstom has announced it will construct a 25MW geothermal power plant in Mexico. Alstom has signed the EUR 30m deal with the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) to build the... - 13th November 2013
Waste industrial facilities
A waste to energy conference taking place in Brazil this month is set to drive growth in the sector across the BRIC country. The Biomass Power and Pellets congress and exhibition, which takes place next... - 1st November 2013
The first commercial flights using aviation biofuels in Brazil look set to start next year. Brazil's Amyris and GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes, the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America,... - 25th October 2013
Aircraft and biofuel feedstock
US aircraft manufacturer Boeing and South African Airways (SAA) are working together to develop a sustainable aviation biofuel supply chain in South Africa. The project is a first in aviation biofuel... - 17th October 2013
The world’s first advanced biofuels facility
The world's first advanced biofuels facility has opened which is set to present a "leap forward" for the bioenergy sector. The facility in Italy has been developed by Italian cellulosic biofuels firm Beta... - 10th October 2013
US firm Ormat Technologies has signed a contract to develop a geothermal power project with up to 60MW capacity in Indonesia. Ormat has announced it has signed an agreement for the development of the Hu'u... - 9th October 2013
Waste landfill
China is all set to speed up the growth rate of global waste-to-energy plants market and expected to increase its market share up to double by the end of 2018, according to research. This is because the... - 23rd September 2013
airplane above fields
French aircraft manufacturer Airbus and RT-Biotekhprom of Russia's Rostec are working together to research and develop aviation fuels. The two companies have signed an agreement to launch a large-scale... - 2nd September 2013
biomass plant
Brazilian renewable energy firm CPFL Energias Renováveis has started running its 50MW biomass-based power plant Coopcana. The company has announced the biomass-fired thermoelectric plant has started... - 30th August 2013
US low-carbon fuel and chemicals producer LanzaTech has partnered with India's Centre for Advanced Bio-Energy to develop a new supply of biofuels for the BRIC country. LanzaTech has teamed up with the... - 16th August 2013