Fundão and Viseu. Twin 15 MWe forest waste-powered biomass plants in Portugal

Gestamp Biomass and FPT Energia e Ambiente have developed two biomass power plants located in Fundão and Viseu, in Portugal, each with an installed capacity of 15 MWe. Marguerite Fund, the pan-European fund headquartered...

Biomass: much more than energy

Biomass is the biodegradable fraction of products, refuse and waste of biological origin from farming activities (including substances of vegetable and animal origin) and forestry, as well as associated industries, such as fisheries and...

Biollano: a 50 MW biomass plant in Puertollano owned by ENCE

At the start of last January, a new low emissions and high efficiency, 50 MW biomass plant was inaugurated in Puertollano (Ciudad Real province), constructed in record time in this Manchegan town by ENCE....

The resurgence of biomass-fired power generation in Spain

The uneven development of heat and power generation with biomass in Spain is the result of enormous limitations imposed by successive Spanish governments. This situation could be about to change for the better. The...

Electricity generation from biomass to increase considerably by 2026

According to a new report from ecoprog, in early 2017, there were 3,510 operational biomass power plants worldwide, generating electricity and heat from solid biomass and with a total installed capacity of 52.8 GW....

Olot’s Smart Power Grid. An urban restructuring project with renewable energy and an important...

The DHC network project in Olot town city arose from the need to reduce consumption in the construction sector and its associated emissions. This urban restructuring project, which goes by the name of Xarxa...