Tesla and Mexican solar are hotspots in tepid Q1 for clean energy investment

Clean energy investment worldwide totaled $53.6 billion worldwide in the first quarter of this year, down 17% from Q1 2016 but only 7% lower than the final quarter of last year, according to the...

A biomass boost to Europe’s bioeconomy

Increasing the production and mobilisation of biomass can have a number of highly positive benefits for the EU’s economy and wider society. These include contributions to the EU’s fight against climate change, ensuring European...

Record $30bn year for offshore wind but overall renewable investment down

New investment in clean energy worldwide fell 18% last year to $287.5bn, excluding large hydro-electric plants of more than 50 MW, despite a record year for offshore wind financings, according to the latest authoritative...

The biomass covers 16% of the EU’s energy for heating and cooling

In 2014, the contribution by renewable energy amounted to 16%, according to the 2016 Statistical Report on the Development of Bioenergy in the European Union, a paper drawn up every year by AEBIOM, the...

Ingeteam awarded the contract for the operation and maintenance of Ence’s biomass plant in...

Ence has awarded Ingeteam a new contract for the operation and maintenance of its biomass plant in Mérida. This plant, constructed with the latest innovations for the transmission, storage and production of energy using...

Siemens to supply compact steam turbines to Russia and Turkey

Siemens has received two orders from Russia and Turkey for a model SST-111 compact steam turbine. One turbine was ordered by the Russian aluminum producer Rusal for a production facility in Volgograd and is...

Bioenergy generation accounts for 44% of renewables jobs in the EU

Some 500,000 people already work in the bioenergy generation sector in the EU28, 44% of jobs in renewables, positioning biomass as the renewable energy that creates the most employment, according to the 2016 Statistical...

Bioenergy market set to rise to 165.2 GW of installed capacity by 2025 as...

Despite a slump in annual additions, the global bioenergy market is set to show steady growth, rising from 106.2 GW of installed capacity in 2015 to 165.2 GW by 2025, at a compound annual...

Técnicas Reunidas is awarded a CHP power plant in UK

MGT Teesside Ltd, a UK based company, has selected Técnicas Reunidas (TR), in a consortium with Samsung C&T, for the execution of a contract to build a new 299 MWe CHP biomass-fired power plant...

The LME of CIRCE becomes the first Spanish testing laboratory accredited by ENAC for...

Last February, the Electric Metrology Laboratory (LME) of CIRCE, located in Zaragoza, obtained accreditation by ENAC (National Accreditation Entity) for carrying out the test to heating boilers for solid fuels, becoming the first laboratory...