Green Energy Resources is working to acquire as much as one million tons of hurricane wood in Southeast Texas. Green Energy Resources is the first company to actively work with a storm contractor under FEMA’S new PA-Pilot program implemented in 2008 . The PA-Pilot program is intended to recycle storm damaged wood. The program was implemented in part through the efforts Green Energy Resources has made over the last five years to pressure and... Read more..
Rentech, Inc. announced that the Company believes the enactment of the Emergency Stabilization Act is a positive step toward creating financial stability in the marketplace. The inclusion of several tax provisions in the Act will greatly benefit Rentech’s efforts in domestic alternative fuels production. Rentech has a commercial pipeline of both biomass and fossil based projects utilizing the Rentech Process, a patented and proprietary technology... Read more..
Synthesis Energy Systems, Inc., a global industrial gasification company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (“EMRE”) that provides SES the option to execute up to 15 Methanol-to-Gasoline (“MTG”) technology licenses at U-GAS® coal gasification plants globally. The commercially proven MTG technology incorporates improvements since the technology was originally... Read more..
Laidlaw Energy Group, Inc., through its affiliate, Laidlaw Berlin BioPower, LLC, announced that it has reached agreement with Public Service Company of New Hampshire (“PSNH”) on the material terms of a contemplated 20-year power purchase agreement for Laidlaw’s Berlin, New Hampshire Biomass Energy Project. The agreement between the parties contemplates the sale of 100% of the Berlin Project’s electric output, capacity and renewable energy... Read more..
Oglethorpe Power Corporation (OPC), the nation’s largest power supply cooperative, today announced plans to build as many as three 100 megawatt (MW) biomass electric generating facilities in Georgia. Designed to utilize woody biomass, one of the state’s most abundant renewable resources, the power plants will be carbon-neutral and provide power to OPC’s 38 member cooperatives, which supply electricity to nearly half of Georgia’s... Read more..
William Blair & Company, L.L.C. announced the publication of two comprehensive reports on the energy industry—one covering alternative power generation, titled “Next-Generation Energy Technology,” and the other focusing on replacement fuels and alternative transportation, titled “Alternative Energy in the Transportation Sector: Fossil Fuels Going the Way of the Dinosaur?” “Next-Generation Energy Technology” spotlights the drivers... Read more..
Raven Biofuels International Corporation announce a strategic alliance with Price BIOstock Services, a division of Arkansas-headquartered The Price Companies, Inc. (www.thepricecompanies.com), with the stated intent towards the development of definitive agreements on a project by project basis. With over 40 years of operating history and $450,000,000 in fixed assets the Price Companies is one of the largest and most experienced wood processing companies... Read more..
Nexterra Energy Corp. announced that it has received an order from Johnson Controls Inc. for a multi-million dollar biomass gasification system at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The Nexterra biomass gasification system is the cornerstone of an $89 million contract for Johnson Controls to undertake a wide range of building management and energy conservation measures at ORNL.... Read more..
Brazil is increasingly turning to alternative power generation fuels such as biomass in order to increase electricity supply and reduce its dependence on hydropower. Biomass power represents around 4.1 percent of the total installed capacity in Brazil at present and most biomass cogeneration is based on sugarcane bagasse. At present, sugarcane bagasse cogeneration accounts for 3.03 percent of the total Brazilian energy matrix. New analysis from Frost... Read more..
UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with Ensyn Corp to form a joint venture to offer technology and equipment to convert second-generation biomass into oil for power generation, heating fuel and eventually for conversion into transportation fuels. UOP and Ensyn expect to finalize terms for the venture in the fourth quarter of 2008. The joint venture company will offer Ensyn’s proven Rapid Thermal... Read more..