News from Members

Groupe François, members of FEBHEL won the “Belgian Energy and Environment Award”
Last week, Groupe François a member of FEBHEL (the Belgian wood energy trade association), won the national “Belgian Energy and
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Hawkins Wright publishes new biomass report
Hawkins Wright has published a new biomass report forecasting demand and supply of wood pellets, palm kernel shells and wood
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HELLABIOM organises the Greek Biomass Day on April 27th
  The Hellenic Biomass Association HELLABIOM, being an organization promoting sustainable biomass/bioenergy development and a full member of the European
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Turboden starts up first combined CHP, CSP and ORC district heating plant in Denmark
A combined heat and power plant that opened last week in Denmark is the first in the world to combine
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Bioenergy from Finnish forests, IRENA report: Sustainable, efficient, modern use of wood
Wood residues form Finland’s main source of bioenergy. About half of the country’s wood production is used for heat and
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2017 another record year for biofuels in Sweden
Based on energy content, biofuels accounted for 20.8 percent of all fuels supplied for vehicle operations in Sweden in 2017.
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6 new members join AEBIOM: who are they?
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MHG Systems -Using Big Data for sustainable agriculture, forestry and fishery
As part of an international consortium, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing new solutions for the responsible and
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Hellabiom celebrates the National Bioenergy Day of Greece
In the framework of the European Bioenergy day campaign and for the celebration of the National Bioenergy Day of Greece,
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Turboden to supply 2.3 MWe plant to Güres in Turkey
The ORC system supplied by Turboden wil be part of an innovative process that generates electricity from chicken manure. Turboden,
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TURBODEN new website launch & 2017 Biomass Report
Turboden has renovated the look of its website. Come and visit the new TURBODEN website: www.turboden.com The IFC published the
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HOFOR launches wood chips dialogue process
Danish utility HOFOR launches wood chips dialogue process. HOFOR A/S (located in Denmark) is searching for wood chips from Q4
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CENER’s Industrial research infrastructures for developing, validation and up-scaling bioprocesses
Conclusions after 4 years of operation experience in CENER’s Industrial research infrastructures for developing, validation and up-scaling bioprocesses will be
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UABio International Conference “Biomass for Energy2017”
UABio invites you to the International Conference “BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2017”, 19-20 September 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine. Conference annually attracts
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BBE 15th International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future”
The 15th International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future” with more than 60 speakers will take place on
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Di Bioenergi – The Danish bioenergy sector is the second exporter of green energy technology
The Danish bioenergy sector is the second exporter of green energy technology after windmill technology. A mapping of the Danish
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LC Energy brand new BSL wood chip and pellet depot near London
As LC Energy celebrates 10 years in the biomass industry, it has been a busy start to 2017; a brand
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proPellets Switzerland – Pellets Experts Training Days
proPellets Switzerland has developed a training day for heating planners, installers, service specialists and chimney sweeps. The aim of the
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SER – Renewable Gas French Panorama 2016
The French Renewable Energy Industries Association (SER) and the natural gas network French operators (GRDF, GRTgaz, SPEGNN, and TIGF), have
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Enviva new sustainability website
Enviva is excited to present its new sustainability website, featuring our Track & Trace interactive supply chain transparency tool and
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2018 IrBEA National Conference – Bioenergy Future Ireland
Bioenergy Future Ireland 2018 Opportunities for Sustainable Growth The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) are pleased to announce its 2018 National
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DONG Energy reaches deal to convert Asnæs Power Station to biomass (from Bioenergy International)
With a new 20-year energy off-take agreement recently concluded between Novo Nordisk, Novozymes, Kalundborg Forsyning and DONG Energy, a sustainable
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Valmet to supply a biomass power plant and an automation system to DONG Energy in Denmark
  Valmet Oyj’s press release on June 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EET Valmet will supply a biomass power plant
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Statkraft’s first bioenergy production platform ‘firing up’ since Winter 2016
Tofte terminal (Norway): Statkraft’s first bioenergy production platform ‘firing up’ since Winter 2016. Statkraft’s biomass trading team continues to expand
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European Commission to invest €8.9 million in 184 innovative businesses, including MHG Systems
MHG Systems has been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument! Wuudis project was
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BIOWANZE opting for Miscanthus over fossil fuels
Earlier this year, leading Belgian-based bioethanol producer BIOWANZE, announced its readiness to invest in an integrated miscanthus value chain in
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Hellenic Biomass Association (HELLABIOM) organises the “Biomass Day 2017”
The Hellenic Biomass Association (HELLABIOM) in cooperation with the Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) organises on Friday
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Agricultural Biomass, overcoming non-technical barriers
The SUCELLOG project – Triggering the creation of biomass logistic centres by the agroindustry – aims to widespread the participation
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Evolution Markets Brokers First Residential Wood Pellet Futures Trade
London, UK (February 07, 2017): Evolution Markets announces today it has facilitated the first futures trade in residential wood pellets
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Tradition Green executes first Central Order Book (COB) Wood Pellets trade on Euronext Exchange
Tradition, one of the world’s largest interdealer brokers in commodity and financial products, is pleased to confirm the first COB trade
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DONG Energy to stop all use of coal by 2023
DONG Energy has decided that by 2023, coal will no longer be used as fuel at the company’s power stations.
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Enviva Launches One-of-a-Kind Wood Supply Tracking System
Enviva Holdings, LP (“Enviva”), the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, today publicly released the first data from its groundbreaking Track
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Denmark’s largest power station replaces coal with wood pellets
Avedøre Power Station can now use sustainable wood pellets as fuel instead of coal. This is a major step towards
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Scandinavian Biopower Oy, Subsidiary of Momentum Capital, Invests in Plant
Scandinavian Biopower Oy, a 100% subsidiary of Dutch private equity investment company Momentum Capital, has made an investment decision to
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Biomass needs to ‘shout louder’ – DONG Energy
Technologies like wind and solar could take market share from bioenergy, Danish firm warns in Brussels Denmark-based DONG Energy has
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Bioenergy in Austria: A factor creating added value
The Austrian Biomass Association has released a publication, “Bioenergy in Austria: A factor creating added value” analysing the bioenergy sector and
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BIOrescue: Valorising mushroom compost to create innovative bio-based products
Pamplona, 29 September 2016 – Creating added value products from mushroom compost is the objective of the BIOrescue project which
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Newest IBTC Member CENER to Participate in European Biomass to Power Summit on Prediction of Torrefaction Behaviour
CENER – National Renewable Energy Center – will be attending the 6th annual European Biomass to Power Summit that will be taking place
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Valmet to supply a biofuel boiler and related environmental systems to Borås Energi och Miljö in Sweden
Illustration of Sobacken Energi- och Miljöcenter.  Source: Borås Energi och Miljö AB Valmet will supply a biofuel-fired power plant and
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Drax generates £1.2bn and over 14,000 jobs for the economy, says Oxford Economics report
Energy business Drax contributed more than £1 billion towards UK GDP in 2015 and supported thousands of jobs across the
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Valmet to supply biomass-fired power boiler, biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR power plant in Denmark
Photo credit: Illustration of the future Amagerværket heat and power plant in Copenhagen. Architect: Gottlieb Paludan Architects Valmet and HOFOR Energiproduktion
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A flexible biomass torrefaction plant has recently been unveiled in Canada
As featured in Bioenergy Insight, Sep./Oct. 2016 issue. Read the article here .  
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How Nordic countries can inspire the EU’s bioenergy policy
Photo credit:  Published on EurActiv.com. See original article here The experience of sustainable forestry management in Sweden and the other Nordic countries
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Successful co-firing of Blackwood’s advanced biomass pellets in Helsinki
Helen Oy (“Helen”), the electricity utility of the city of Helsinki, Finland, has successfully completed a co-firing test with advanced
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National Renewable Energy Center (Cener) – active player in the scaling up of new bio-based process to sustainability.
Cener, Spanish R&D Center, as part of its strategy of promoting renewable energy trough new bio-based economy, is becoming a
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Remigijus Lapinskas Elected as WBA President
The World Bioenergy Association (WBA) has announced its election of Remigijus Lapinskas as president, in effect from 20th June. President Lapinskas
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The Croatian Municipality of Pokupsko won the 2016 EUSEW award thanks to its biomass heating plant !
The Croatian Municipality of Pokupsko,  one of BioRES’ priority location *, has won the 2016 EUSEW award for the most innovative
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Nordic Baltic Bioenergy – Dozens different countries` stories and used opportunities
Nordic Baltic Bioenergy conference in Vilnius has started with over 250 people who represents 150 companies and institutions from more
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Veolia won two contracts to operate biomass power plants in Japan.
Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Japan, has just won two contracts to operate two biomass power plants in northern Japan
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CROBIOM Opposes Regulation on Renewable Energy Sources. Emergency Meeting of the Executive Board (& More)
CROBIOM Opposes Regulation on Renewable Energy Sources. Emergency Meeting of the Executive Board At an emergency meeting of the Executive
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ENVIVA LAUNCHES $5 MILLION FOREST CONSERVATION FUND
Bethesda, Md. and Greenville, S.C. (December 10, 2015) – Enviva Holdings, LP (“Enviva”), the world’s largest producer of wood pellets,
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Biomass reaches the heart of Spanish cities with an out-of-the-box concept
“Biomasa en tu casa” (“Biomass in your home” in English), is the name given to the roadshow currently organised by
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EURONEXT to offer Residential Wood Pellets future contract
Pan-European financing centre Euronext has recently announced the launch of its Residential Wood Pellets future contract on 20 November this
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Environmental compliance and economic performance can shake hands
Environmental compliance and economic performance can shake hands  HERE
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MHG Systems: An optimised supply chain produces competitively priced forest energy
MHG Systems: An optimised supply chain produces competitively priced forest energy – annual savings for fuel suppliers and power plants
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Enviva – Enviva’s fiber resources and its role in the southeast forestry supply chain
Enviva recently released a video about their fiber resources and supply chain 
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Silvadata and MHG Systems start their cooperation on mobile services
Silvadata and MHG Systems start their cooperation on mobile services. Find out more –
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MHG Power Plant Optimizer Service for Pre-feasibility Analysis
Find out more here – New Service: And 
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Svebio – What you’re not told about biofuels
Svebio publishes brochure on “What you’re not told about biofuels” 
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Austrian Biomass Association Calls for Papers for the Central European Biomass Conference 2014
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Svebio publishes press release on: Sweden’s energy supply now over 50 percent renewable
21.03.2013
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Svebio – Sweden’s energy supply now over 50 percent renewable
Svebio publishes press release on: Sweden’s energy supply now over 50 percent renewable
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Kevin Lindegaard: Willow Varietal Identification Guide
01.09.2012 The booklet entitled “Willow Varietal Identification Guide” is the first publication that provides detailed descriptions and information on combustion qualities
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Bioenergy – The Swedish Experience
18.06.2012 Svebio recently published the book ”Bioenergy – The Swedish Experience. How bioenergy became the largest energy source in Sweden” . The
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