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New Torrefaction Process Reduces Transportation Costs for Biomass
Researchers at Fraunhofer IGB developed an improved torrefaction process to make use of olive biomass. By LISA ANDERSON on July 9, 2018
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Torrefaction yields lighter wood chips that are cheaper to transport
MUNICH, Germany – Because wood is heavy and logs are irregularly shaped, it costs more to  transport, limiting its use as
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Future Perspectives of Biomass Torrefaction: Review of the Current State-Of-The-Art and Research Development
Jorge Miguel Carneiro Ribeiro 1, Radu Godina 2, João Carlos de Oliveira Matias 1,3 and Leonel Jorge Ribeiro Nunes 1,3,* 1 DEGEIT—Department of Economics, Management,
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BPS Licenses Biocoal Technology, Signs MOU with US Power Company
BPS Licenses Biocoal Technology, Signs MOU with US Power Company Friday, 27 April 2018 0 Dan McCue Biomass Secure Power,
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Partnership Makes Biofuel Accessible to Everyone
April 20, 2018 — Of all resources used for global energy consumption, 19.3 percent is renewable energy, of which almost
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Biocoal alternative fuel for power production and heating
At several locations around the world, a partnership of international companies will start construction of facilities, where biocoal will be
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Baltania to invest in an industrial scale torrefaction biocoal plant in Vägari, Estonia
Baltania OÜ, a 100% owned subsidiary of Dutch private equity investment firm Momentum Capital, has made a conditional investment decision
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EU-funded project SteamBio produces torrefied biomass for replacing coal and yielding chemicals sustainably
04 Jun 2018 | Source: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ACHEMA 2018: New steam drying technique yields sustainable products and production processes Industrial facilities
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DOE issues 4 funding opportunities totaling $78M for advanced biofuels, bioenergy and bioproducts
The US Department of Energy (DOE) issued four funding opportunities (FOAs) totaling up to $78 million to support early-stage bioenergy
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EU researchers develop biomass torrefaction process
A new steam drying technique for wood developed through the EU-funded SteamBio project could significantly reduce transportation costs for biomass,
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EIA: Biomass power capacity to increase in 2018
EIA: Biomass power capacity to increase in 2018 By  Erin Voegele  | May 11, 2018 The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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New fuels project in China targets cooking in the commercial sector
New fuels project in China targets cooking in the commercial sector The Alliance partnered with China’s Ministry of Agriculture, Shell,
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Moving forward on black pellets 
Moving forward on black pellets Neatly tucked away in a workshop in Sundsvall, Sweden is a pilot reactor for producing
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Usine à pellets en Haute-Corrèze : le préfet donne son feu vert
Usine à pellets en Haute-Corrèze: le préfet donne son feu vert Mardi 17 avril 2018 à 17:58 par  Nicolas Blanzat
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Torrefaction moving forward: Business models currently implemented
Take a look at  Bioenergy Insight  article (September 2017) entitled “ Transforming biomass “.
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