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Low Cost Biofuel Bunker Project Launches with €5m EU Funding

An EU-funded project aiming to develop low-cost biofuel bunkers has officially got underway this month. The IDEALFUEL consortium is being led by the EINDHOVEN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (TU/e) and includes several collaborators including WINTERTHUR GAS & DIESEL and VARO ENERGY NETHERLANDS B.V.. The project has received a €5 MILLION grant from the EUROPEAN UNION’s HORIZON2020 […]

Irish Bioenergy Association pushes for government support to boost sector

The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) has in recent weeks circulated its bioenergy proposals to representatives across the political spectrum. The organisation is lobbying for Ireland’s Programme for Government to incorporate bioenergy measures and support to assist economic recovery, emissions reduction targets and climate action. Ireland has a “considerable natural advantage” when it comes to growing […]

Oil tanker successfully tests marine biofuel

The 49,646 deadweight tonne (dwt) MR tanker received the first delivery of Bio Fuel Oil during its recent call at the Port of Rotterdam. The fuel, which GoodFuels launched in 2018, reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 83% and substantially reduces SOx emissions. The trial was completed on the Stena Immortal as she ran on a […]

Forestry sector standing tall amid ongoing crisis

An up-beat assessment of the forestry market by the forestry team at Bell Ingram claims the sector is faring better than many rural businesses amid the coronavirus crisis. The positive points highlighted by the company include the market for biomass holding up as many hospitals depend on wood chips and pellets to fuel their heating […]

Global investor tuned to Scottish wind quartet

Global infrastructure investor Resonance Asset Management has acquired four wind farms in Scotland through its second fund Resonance British Wind Energy Income II Limited (RBEIF II). The four investments totalled £15.6m and all have an exporting capacity of 500kW each having been de-rated from either 800kW or 900kW to benefit from higher feed-in tariffs (FITs). […]

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