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Canada funds British Columbia pellet, bioenergy projects

Erin Voegele, Biomass Magazine Summary Natural Resources Canada has awarded $6.45 million to support six projects in British Columbia that aim to promote innovation and diversification in forestry and support collaboration with Indigenous communities. Several of the projects address...


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EU Parliament wins plaudits for backing 35% renewables target

Frédéric Simon, Euractiv The wind power industry hailed a measure voted on by Parliament that will require EU Member States to give five years’ visibility up front on their public support for renewables. [Peter Rood / Flickr] Summary European lawmakers approved draft measures on...


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What future for district heating in Eastern European countries? Possible anwsers with the case of Brasov, Romania

Energy Cities Summary District heating in general is seen as an important opportunity to decarbonise the heating sector, especially in urban areas, and therefore important to reach European and global climate goals. In a case study, progRESsHEAT project partners analyse possible future...


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From waste to energy, EU backs construction of Lithuanian heat and power plant

New Europe Online Summary On January 17, the European Commission adopted two funding decisions to support the construction of a combined heat and power plant in Vilnius designed to produce electricity and heat out of biomass and municipal waste. According to the Commission, the plant will...


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PPCR seeks strategic partner for biomass CHP project in Greece

Eric Voegele, Biomass Magazine Summary PPC Renewables S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Public Power Corp. S.A., has announced it is seeking a strategic partner to develop, finance, construct and operate a biomass combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant in Greece. A press release issued by PPCR...


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Veolia closes buy of biomass power plant in Hungary

Renewables Now Summary A subsidiary of Veolia Environnement SA (EPA:VIE) has closed the acquisition of a 98% stake in the operator of a biomass-fueled combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Hungary. More specifically, Veolia Energia Magyarorszag Zrt has completed the acquisition of the...


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Greece's PPC seeks partner for biomass CHP project

Renewables Now Chipped wood. Author: Douglas O'Brien. License: Creative Commons, Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic. Summary PPC Renewables, a subsidiary of Greek utility PPC SA (ATH:PPC), is looking for a partner for the construction of a biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant...


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Puerto Rico Energy Commission Lays Out Rules for a Future Microgrid Landscape

Emma Foehringer Merchant, Greentech Media Clean up and electricity restoration efforts in Puerto Rico are ongoing. Photo Credit: Flickr/The National Guard Summary Thee Puerto Rico Energy Commission unveiled 29-pages of proposed regulations last week for future microgrid installations ...


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Europe greenlights Greek auction scheme for cogen and renewables

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary The European Commission this week approved a Greek auction scheme for renewables and high-efficiency cogeneration. The Commission found the scheme to be in line with EU state aid rules, saying it would further Europe’s energy and climate goals...


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Munich and neighbouring municipalities join forces on geothermal in Bavaria

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy View over Munich, Germany (source: Praxisforum Geohtermie.Bayern/ Enerchange) Summary The municipalities of Pullach and Grünwald in the south of Munich, already have successful geothermal plants that supply both communities with district heating. ...