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Charcoal production

Small scale charcoal production

Charcoal on a small scale Charcoal is the blackish residue which consists of impure carbon, it is obtained by removing water and other volatile constituents from vegetation and animal substances. Char >>

Wood pellets germany

German wood pellets have fallen in price in the first quarter of the year 2015

A constructive idea of using wood for heating purposes has blossomed into a successful development of wood pellet market in Germany. One of the most significant factors that predisposed wood pellet ma >>

Green Investment Bank is to invest a 40MW waste biomass

Green Investment Bank is to invest a 40MW waste biomass

The UK Green Investment Bank and Irish utility ESB are to invest a combined £70m in a 40MW waste biomass facility at the Port of Tilbury in Essex. The £190m Tilbury Green Power plant is expected to ge >>

Alstom is to conclude two biomass deals in the UK

Alstom is to conclude two biomass deals in the UK

Developments in energy from biomass have been announced on both sides of the English channel in the last week, as industry continues to go green. Alstom has signed two contracts with Danish power plan >>

Benzenes production from biomass: new research

Benzenes production from biomass: new research

A catalyst that can selectively cleave the carbon-oxygen single bonds in lignin could lead to a new way to produce aromatic chemicals such as benzene. Asian Scientist Newsroom. In a paper published in >>

Leidos Inc. is selling its Plainfield biomass power plant

Leidos Inc. is selling its Plainfield biomass power plant

Leidos Inc. is selling its Plainfield wood-fired power plant to Greenleaf Power, a Sacramento company that is buying biomass plants across North America. Greenleaf Power announced Wednesday it has agr >>

Approved the price ceiling for the April wind-and-biomass energy auction

Approved the price ceiling for the April wind-and-biomass energy auction

Brazil's power sector regulator Aneel approved the price ceiling for the April 27 wind-and-biomass energy auction. The maximum bidding prices will be BRL 179 (USD 56.9/EUR 51.9) per MWh for wind power >>

Stobart biomass division is to make a deal

Stobart biomass division is to make a deal

Stobart Group’s biomass division has clinched another significant supply deal, enabling it to reach its target of supplying 2m tonnes of fuel each year by 2018. The Warrington-headquartered group, whi >>

Saxlund - Axis Industries declare new cooperation in biomass sector

Saxlund - Axis Industries declare new cooperation in biomass sector

Following their strategic partnership, biomass combustion and bulk materials handling firm Saxlund International, together with Axis Industries have announced two new biomass combustion projects to de >>


Charcoal production methods

Methods of charcoal production Charcoal is a prime source of energy which is made from organic matter in the absence of air at temperatures above 300°C. There are various methods of charcoal productio >>


Chemical properties of charcoal

Charcoal’s chemical characteristics Charcoal is mostly pure carbon, made by cooking wood with low oxygen. The process can take days and burns off volatile compounds such as water, methane, hydrogen, a >>


Physical properties of charcoal

Charcoal’s physical characteristics Charcoal is a highly porous and brittle material which properties are determined by the condition of the carbonization process and used raw materials. Nowadays it p >>

Wood charcoal

Uses of wood charcoal

Charcoal may seem a mundane material, but its unique properties have been valued by people throughout history. It was first used more than 30,000 years ago to make some of the earliest cave paintings. >>

Wood pellet safety

Safety Concerns about wood pellets

A tractor trailer carrying dozens of pallets of wood pellets caught fire as it drove down State Highway 12 Monday morning, when a bearing in a rear tire overheated and burst into flames. The rig’s dri >>

Wood charcoal

How to make wood charcoal

Wood charcoal The process of making charcoal is ancient, with archaeological evidence of charcoal production going back about 30,000 years. Wood charcoal has been used since earliest times for a large >>

Energy saving

Energy saving tips for the industrial sector

Energy saving In the world of modern technology energy plays an important role in every sphere of life. Electricity, heat energy and other forms of energy are integral parts of our existence. Nowadays >>

Wood pellets producers Ukraine 2012

In Ukraine the number of solid fuel (wood pellets) producers in 2011 - 2012 doubled

For the time being in Ukraine solid biofuel is not very popular. However, the new plants producing wood pellets are permanently launched. This can be explained by the rapidly growing demand for “ecofu >>

Straw pellets

The demand for Ukrainian straw pellets increased three-fold within 2 years

The marketing specialists of Ukrainian biofuel portal inform that straw fuel gains a great popularity both within the country and abroad. It’s rather explainable that when the viability of such energy >>

Straw pellets statistics

In 2012 the number of straw pellet sellers in Ukraine increased by 45%

The analysts affirm that production volumes on Ukrainian bioenergy market grow tremendously. The development of solid biofuel sector mainly takes place thanks for agricultural pellets which include st >>

Straw pellet production

Straw pellets may heat rural locations in Odessa region

Despite of the fact that we live in the era of Internet, mobile connection and other high technologies, there are lots of people in Ukraine who every day have to carry coal and firewood in order to fi >>

Husk sunflower pellet producers

Analysis of the Ukrainian market of sunflower husk pellets

According to experts’ forecasts, in 2012 the producers of sunflower husk pellets will manufacture the record volume of their production. These never yet seen amount could be reached thanks for a rich >>

Biomass and bioenergy

Biomass and bioenergy

Renewable energy is produced from ordinary processes, like sun or heat from earth, and they are replenished constantly. It’s also heat and electricity derived from ocean, wind, hydropower, solar, geot >>

Wood pellet costs

New pellet markets in Southern Europe

Owing to the rapidly increasing importance of pellets as high-quality biomass fuel in Austria and Europe within the last years, many companies, mainly from the wood industry, are thinking of entering >>

Wood pellets ukraine produers

Ukrainian Biofuel Portal assists in purchasing pellets manufactured in Ukraine

Green energy overtakes a very sizeable segment of the world's fuel and power market. Such an agio is particularly supported by the fact that according to the decision of the European Commission, the p >>


Facilities of the municipality of Kiihtelysvaara, Finland heated by wood pellets

The municipality of Kiihtelysvaara is located in northern Karelia, about 35 kilometres east from Joensuu. There are 2,700 inhabitants in the municipality that covers 530 square kilometres. The inha >>