Plasma Gasification: A Solution For Reducing MSW

Introduction The challenge of reducing municipal solid waste (MSW) which has been filling landfills around the world for years may have yielded a new solution. Plasma gasification can process carbon-based waste into renewable energy and fuels and can do so without harming the environment. This type of technology has been used for years to treat […] Read more »

Biomas | Chowchilla Power Plant, California

The Chowchilla Biomass Power Plant is located in Madera County, Central California and is owned by the Akeida Capital Management Group. In early 2013 the management and operations of the project were awarded to Deltaway Operations Services under a 10 year contract. The Chowchilla facility was first built in the 1980s and was designed to […] Read more »

Biomass | Blackburn Meadows Biomass Power Plant

The Blackburn Meadows biomass power plant in Sheffield, northern England has started generating electricity. The facility is owned and operated by E.ON UK and is the third biomass facility to be owned by the company in the UK. The project cost 120 pounds to bring to the fully commissioned stage and it has a generating […] Read more »

Biomass | Stratton Biomass Power Plant

The Stratton Biomass-to-Energy facility is owned and operated by ReEnergy Holdings LLC, an Albany, N.Y. based renewable energy company. The power plant has a generating capacity of 48 MW and is located in Franklin County, Maine. The biomass facility has been in operation since 1989 and generates renewable energy from responsibly harvested green forest residue […] Read more »

Biomass | Stockton Power Plant Conversion Project

The following Press Release was issued by DTE Energy Services to announce the completion of the construction of a project to convert the Stockton Biomass power plant from a coal-fired plant to biomass. The power plant is located in Port of Stockton, California. DTE Energy Services, Inc. has finished its construction project to convert a […] Read more »

Biomass | Pinelands Biomass Project in Allendale and Dorchester

The commercial operations of two power generating facilities falling under the single umbrella known as the Pinelands Biomass project have been achieved. The South Carolina facilities are located in Allendale and Dorchester counties and the projects have been brought to commercial operations by EDF Renewable Energy and Santee Cooper. The two biomass powered generating facilities […] Read more »

Biomass Energy Pros and Cons

There are a lot of controversies surrounding many of the different types of renewable energy sources. Possibly the most controversial form of renewable energy is biomass energy. In some cases opponents question whether it should be considered renewable, others question whether it reduces carbon emissions. There are many biomass power plants in the USA and […] Read more »

Biomass | Rothschild Biomass Cogeneration Power Plant

The new biomass power plant in Rosthchild, Wisconsin has been commissioned and is producing electricity and steam on the site of the Domtar Corp. paper mill. This power plant has been built by We Energies and has a maximum generating capacity of 50 MW of electricity. The project took more than 2 years to construct […] Read more »

Biomass | Burgess BioPower Plant, New Hampshire

The Burgess BioPower plant is a biomass power plant owned by Cate Street Capital and it is capable of producing 75MW and is located in the city of Berlin, New Hampshire. The facility is being commissioned with a commencement date in December 2013. The facility will give the local area a boost of $25 million a year. […] Read more »

Biomass | Snowflake White Mountain Biomass Power Plant

The small Arizona town of Snowflake in the east of the state has benefitted from the reopening of the Snowflake White Mountain Biomass Power Plant. The Snowflake Power Plant that was first commissioned in 2008 as part of the Catalyst Paper Mill was originally sold and ceased power production in 2010. In 2013 the power […] Read more »