Tag Archive for 'bioenergy'

Power generation from renewables twice that of nuclear and more than gas by 2016 but challenges remain

June 27th, 2013 by International Energy Agency

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has stated in its second annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report (MTRMR) that power generation from hydro, wind, solar and other renewable sources worldwide will exceed that from gas and be twice that from nuclear by 2016. According to the MTRMR, despite a difficult economic context, renewable power is expected […]

European and worldwide analysis of 15 low-carbon energy technologies

March 8th, 2012 by European Commission Joint Research Centre

The “2011 Technology Map“, a new edition of the Strategic Energy Technologies review, has been published by the European Commission’s in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC). The review provides a European and worldwide analysis of 15 low-carbon energy technologies, energy efficiency in industry, energy performance of buildings and electricity storage in the power […]

CO2 emissions from biomass combustion should be included in Life Cycle Assessment studies

March 16th, 2011 by Norwegian University of Science and Technology

The article “Bioenergy and its actual mitigation of climate change: Does carbon neutral mean climate neutral?” in Global Change Biology Bioenergy proposes a new method to account for CO2 emissions from biomass combustion in bioenergy systems. CO2 emissions resulting from bioenergy production have traditionally been excluded from most emission inventories and environmental impact studies because […]

All-Energy 2011 Exhibition and Conference in Aberdeen will host 450 exhibitors and over 7000 visitors from 55 countries

January 29th, 2011 by All-Energy 2011

All-Energy 2011 will be held 18 and 19 May 2011 at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Aberdeen, Scotland. Both the exhibition and conference are free to attend for all people with a professional and business interest in renewable energy. All-Energy 2010 (Aberdeen, 19-20 May 2010), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, had a […]