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India invites investment to develop biomass solar hybrid power plants

Investors in India are invited to submit proposals for a government project on building plants based on hybrid biomass and solar thermal technology.

World’s biggest 100% biomass-fuelled power plant launched in Poland

The world's largest 100 per cent biomass-fuelled power plant has been launched in Poland. Polish provider GDF SUEZ has inaugurated the 205MW Green Unit biomass plant, which is made up of treefarming and agricultural by-products, at Polaniec in south-east Poland.

World‘s largest biomass plant launched in Finland

The world's largest biomass gasification plant has been inaugurated in Finland. Firm Vaskiluodon Voima Oy has launched the 140MW plant in Vaasa, which is expected to cut coal use by 40 per cent. 

US firm in 10 year advanced biomass deal for China

A US firm looks set to help boost China’s bioenergy sector after signing a deal to supply advanced biomass to the country for a decade.

US researchers engineer cells for more efficient biofuel production

Chemical engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have engineered cells to increase efficiency of biofuel production. The US team has devised a way to dramatically boost isobutanol production in yeast.

Austrian algae tech firm wins Brazilian bioenergy innovation of the year award

An Austrian algae technology firm has won the Brazilian Bioenergy Innovation of the year award. Vienna company SEE Algae Technology (SAT), a leading developer of infrastructure for the commercial production of high-quality algae, received the award for its algae cultivation technology.

Everbright International in waste to energy project for China

China Everbright International has signed an investment agreement for the development of a waste to energy project in Jiangsu Province with a 500-tonne daily capacity.

Suez Environment in JV to build China waste to energy plant

Medical waste foe waste to energy

French firm Suez Environment has set up a joint venture (JV) with China-based firms to construct a waste to energy plant in Nantong.

Alter NRG provides tech for 15MW waste-to-energy plant in China

Waste-to-energy plant

Canadian firm Alter NRG Corp will provide technology for a 15MW waste-to-energy facility under development in China.

Algae.Tec and Reliance team up to build biofuel plant in India

Algae.Tec said the biofuel plant could make a significant impact on India’s energy requirements

Enterprise Reliance Industrial Investments has signed an agreement with Australia’s Algae.Tec to build a pilot two-barrels-per-day biofuel plant in India.


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