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Biofuels

Waste plant material could boost algae’s biofuel potential

Study could prove crucial in boosting the ‘economic viability’ of algae biofuel

Enzyme breakthrough paves way for new plant waste products

To protect their sugar-containing cellulose, plants have evolved a fascinatingly complicated material called lignin, that represents a vast potential source of sustainable chemicals

European ethanol hits major targets in global fight against climate change

70% of greenhouse-gas reduction in 2017

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Bioelectricity

French Albioma to invest in Brazil sugarcane biomass

Company has already experience to generate electricity from bagasse biomass

Bioelectricity from sugarcane should be expanded in Brazil, says Greenpeace

NGO produces documentary on electricity generated from renewable sources at different mills

BRIX, Brazil’s Electric Power Marketplace to be launched in June

IntercontinentalExchange has announced Brazilian partnership

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Biogas

Biomethane potential revealed in new report

Biomethane’s potential to replace natural gas has been analysed in a new report from IEA Bioenergy

Demand for biomethane triples at UK CNG refuelling station

We’ve got huge wagons fuelling up with 100% renewable gas. It is the decarbonised future that we’re all looking for.

Australia’s ‘first’ combined landfill gas-to-energy and solar facility announced

The facility, built on a landfill site, is believed to be the first of its kind

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Biomass

Efficient supply chains will unlock immense biomass potential

The need to combat climate change and fulfil Paris Agreement requires input and use of all renewable energy sources

Biomass from managed forests is carbon neutral

The agency is also assessing options for incorporating non-forest biomass as carbon neutral into future actions

Resynergi creates energy from plastic waste, biomass

California waste recovery company to develop and commercially manufacture a biorefining technology that converts both plastic and biomass into oil and gas

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Wind

Largest co-located battery installed in the UK

Vattenfall’s installation helps to provide reliability service to UK National Grid

The great energy transition gathers momentum

China slows a bit, but Europe and India take up the slack

World’s first floating wind farm has started production

30 MW wind farm located 25 km offshore in Aberdeenshire, will power approximately 20,000 households

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Solar

Microsoft to purchase 315 MW of solar power in Virginia

According to the company, this represents the single largest corporate purchase of solar energy ever in the US

IRENA welcomes establishment of International Solar Alliance as a platform to advance solar energy

Joint Declaration by the International Renewable Energy Agency and International Solar Alliance pledges close cooperation to promote solar energy globally

Solar will dominate new electricity Generation in US by 2022

states Yuri Horwitzco-founder and CEO of Sol Systems

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