46 MW biomass plant in Spain begins final testing phase

A 46-megawatt (MW) biomass power plant under development by Ence Energía y Celulosa S.A. in Huelva, Spain, has begun the final testing phase of its equipment. Commercial startup is expected later this year. The company noted the project recently hit an important...

Danish stove industry looks to compete, grow in USA.

The Danish stove industry is known for sleek, vertical, expensive stoves. There is a joke that they are made to look like high end furniture that happens to hold a fire. But amidst this new wave of modern design is an industry that embraces innovation, competes...

Pathways to Clean Cooking 2050: WEXFORD DECLARATION Leaving no-one behind

The second cycle of Pathways to Clean Cooking 2050 conferences was held last week in Wexford, Ireland, organized in conjunction with the BCS Cluster. We are a global network of actors and experts concerned about the present situation of the global poor . We are...

The Debate about Wood-Burning Heat

There is a bill before the Massachusetts Legislature that would remove woody biomass from eligibility for the state’s Alternative Portfolio Standard. Some environmentalists say promoting the burning of woody biomass will harm the environment. Not so, says Chris Egan,...

46 MW biomass plant in Spain begins final testing phase

A 46-megawatt (MW) biomass power plant under development by Ence Energía y Celulosa S.A. in Huelva, Spain, has begun the final testing phase of its equipment. Commercial startup is expected later this year. The company noted the project recently hit an important...

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Danish stove industry looks to compete, grow in USA.

The Danish stove industry is known for sleek, vertical, expensive stoves. There is a joke that they are made to look like high end furniture that happens to hold a fire. But amidst this new wave of modern design is an industry that embraces innovation, competes...

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The Debate about Wood-Burning Heat

There is a bill before the Massachusetts Legislature that would remove woody biomass from eligibility for the state’s Alternative Portfolio Standard. Some environmentalists say promoting the burning of woody biomass will harm the environment. Not so, says Chris Egan,...

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EPA releases long-awaited searchable wood heater database

This week, the EPA released its long-awaited searchable stove and central heater database, overhauling a decades-old practice of using basic excel sheet lists. The EPA said the new database was designed to“improve accessibility and usefulness” by allowing users to...

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The Conference Ends: New Pathways to Clean Cooking 2050.

2.8 billion people, predominantly in low-income countries, still rely on solid fuels (wood, dung, crop wastes, charcoal, coal, etc.) and traditional fires or simple stoves for cooking and heating. 1.2 billion light their homes with simple kerosene lamps and candles....

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Pathways to Clean Cooking 2050: Leaving No-one Behind.

29 - 31 May, 2019 Wexford, Ireland. With only 10 years left to reach Sustainable Development Goal 7, which calls for ensuring “access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all”, including universal access to clean cooking, an estimated two billion...

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Visit of the UNAM’s principal to the SBF Cluster

Today, the main headquarters of the Cluster of Solid Biofuels in the Institute of Research in Ecosystems and Sustainability of the UNAM, Campus Morelia, received the visit of Dr. Enrique Graue Wiechers, rector of the National Autonomous University of Mexico, to whom...

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3rd Forum of Clean Stoves, Honduras 2019. Memories.

Last month, the Latin American and Caribbean Clean Kitchen Network (RLCCL) collaborated with the 3rd Regional Forum at the Universidad del Zamorano, Honduras.   With a keynote address, Dr. Omar Masera Cerutti, Technical Manager of the Cluster of Solid Biofuels,...

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SBF Cluster visits the State University of Bolivar

Within the framework of the activities of the BCS Cluster Innovation Area corresponding to the Characterization and Standardization of BCS, a team visit to the Bioenergy Laboratory of the State University of Bolívar, in Ecuador, is taking place today. The purpose of...

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EVENT: Biomass to Power North America

Broadening horizons on the growing Biomass Power industry for almost a decade at the sell-out Biomass to Power conference in Europe, ACI is thrilled to announce the expansion of its Energy portfolio of events across the Atlantic with the release of Biomass to Power...

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