Latest News ?_id=146 Environmental Impacts from Bioenergy – A View from Sweden In Sweden bioenergy has grown into the second largest source of energy. Contributing to reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and improving energy security of supply. Previous to the expansion, environmental concerns were voiced regarding several risks of bioenergy: Local air pollution, issues on increased local transports of fuel, forestry practices threatening biodiversity and, in addition, new risks to labour were some of the more important. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=71 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:26:25 +0000 Generating Hydrogen from Wet Biomass /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=72 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:35:21 +0000 NOVEL Small-Scale Gasification Process for CHP /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=73 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:38:32 +0000 A New Concept for Generating Syngas Gasification of Slurries from Flash Pyrolysis of Straw /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=74 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:41:36 +0000 Biofuture Project Results /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=75 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:45:09 +0000 Efficient technology for producing forest chips The Finnish Wood Energy Technology Programme developed efficient technology for the large-scale production of forest chips for consumption by heating and power plants. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=76 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:48:26 +0000 An Energy Company becomes a Farmer The board of the Enköping energy company, one of the cases for study in the Bioenergy NoE\'s Environment and Socio-Economics Research Area, took a dramatic step in December. Instead of only buying bioenergy from farmers growing energy forests, the board decided the company itself should do the farming. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=77 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:51:52 +0000 UK Mission to North America The UK’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) sponsored a scoping mission to the USA and Canada in February 2005 to review bioenergy strategies, policies and activities in the USA and Canada and identify collaboration opportunities in bioenergy for industry and academia. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=78 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:55:48 +0000 Possibilities for Biofuels in Finnish Transportation In Finland, the maximum share of biomass-based fuels produced from indigenous raw materials could be 3% of total fuel consumption in road transportation in 2010 and the share of natural gas could be 0.5% in different production scenarios. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=79 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:58:51 +0000 EIE Project: EUBIONET II Efficient Trading of Biomass Fuels and Analysis of Fuel Supply Chains and Business Models /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=80 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:03:55 +0000 ThermalNet: A new European network in thermal biomass conversion The Bio-Energy Research Group at Aston University is coordinating ThermalNet - an integrated European network that looks at how to optimize thermal biomass conversion to produce power, heat and transport fuels. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=81 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:10:48 +0000 BIOMAX – maximising the use of biomass in large-scale CHP The main objective of the EU funded R&D project ‘BIOMAX’ was to show the viability of modern Circulating Fluidised Bed (CFB) technology in maximising the use of biomass fuels in large-scale CHP generation. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=82 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:13:30 +0000 The Future of Biomass EurEnDel: The First Europe-Wide Delphi Study /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=83 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:15:27 +0000 Achieving Integration in Bioenergy NoE Researcher exchanges to partner organisations are an important step in furthering the development of Bioenergy NoE into a single organisation. Here Erik Daugherty of JOANNEUM Research explains the benefits and pitfalls of the experience. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=84 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:20:39 +0000 Action Research on Bioenergy Implementation in Umbria, Italy In both 2003 and 2004 the IIIEE conducted the SED program in Umbria, Italy where there is an opportunity for bioenergy implementation. The IIIEE is expanding research efforts in Umbria in 2005 with the objective to apply the understanding of barriers to bioenergy generated through the Bioenergy NoE. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=85 Wed, 27 Apr 2005 09:24:39 +0000 Bioenergy NoE Launches New Website /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=86 Mon, 09 May 2005 11:47:23 +0000 FP6 Energy Call - Renewables The Commission is organising an information day for the next FP6 call for proposals in the area of short- and medium-term energy. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=87 Thu, 02 Jun 2005 08:31:37 +0000 SUSPOWER - Funding for energy research at KTH The SUSPOWER program funds EU biomass and waste researchers to visit KTH and utilise their unique, state of the art combustion, gasification and pyrolysis equipment. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=88 Wed, 15 Jun 2005 11:01:06 +0000 1 July 05: Opportunities for collaboration Joint research and virtual institutes at the Helmholtz Association /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=89 Fri, 15 Jul 2005 14:34:21 +0000 Blending Agrobiomass with Peat or Wood in Finland /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=90 Fri, 15 Jul 2005 14:36:36 +0000 NoE WP5 seminar with industrial partners /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=91 Fri, 15 Jul 2005 14:42:07 +0000 Making the most of community rubbish Waste to energy research in the Bio-Energy Research Group, Aston University & Compact Power /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=92 Tue, 19 Jul 2005 08:57:15 +0000 A house built of biomass ash? Recycling ash from bioenergy production /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=93 Thu, 21 Jul 2005 08:40:46 +0000 Pyrolysis of Straw in the Haloclean® Reactor The Haloclean® pyrolysis reactor has been adapted for the pyrolysis of biomass. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=98 Thu, 24 Nov 2005 09:28:41 +0000 INRA Call for Papers: Biomass-Derived Pentoses Conference INRA has just opened a Call for Short Papers for a Conference on Biomass-Derived Pentoses: From Biotechnology to Fine Chemistry. The Conference will take place in Reims, France from 22nd - 25th October 2006. Reims, France /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=100 Thu, 02 Feb 2006 09:42:41 +0000 NoE Annual Researchers Meeting Drives Progress, 21/09/05 This year\'s Researchers\' Meeting happened at a crucial point in the NoE\'s life and researchers made key suggestions to drive Bioenergy NoE forward in the next three years. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=95 Thu, 01 Sep 2005 09:13:15 +0000 Autumn changes in NoE research staff /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=96 Thu, 03 Nov 2005 10:40:24 +0000 Investigating fine particle emissions From 2002 - 2005 a major research project was carried out by a partnership of industrial and research institutes to investigate ways to tackle fine particle emissions in small scale wood combustion. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=97 Mon, 21 Nov 2005 15:34:06 +0000 A “cracking” way to upgrade coal liquids and bio-oils Aston University\'s Bio-Energy Research Group (BERG) has found a novel way to reduce the cost and increase the efficiency of upgrading coal and biomass liquids to transportation fuels. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=101 Mon, 13 Feb 2006 11:16:21 +0000 NoE adds value to bioenergy studies There are many hidden benefits of being a part of the Bioenergy NoE. In this article, former Masters student at IIIEE, Mihai Tomescu, explains how IIIEE’s partnership in the Bioenergy NoE boosted his Masters Thesis and convinced him to pursue a PhD in this field. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=102 Wed, 01 Mar 2006 16:40:40 +0000 INRA joins new Agro-Resources R&D effort In the wake of the announcement that it is willing to increase the share of biofuels beyond that prescribed by the EU 2003 directive, last September the French government launched a R&D cluster on ‘agro-resources’. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=103 Thu, 02 Mar 2006 11:50:56 +0000 Launch of Biorefinery Project at ECN /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=104 Tue, 07 Mar 2006 15:26:15 +0000 Boosting bioenergy production in North-Eastern Poland The Bialystok Case Study is part of Finnish research project “Forest energy resources, energy technology market and biofuel trade in the EU”, which was carried out under the ClimBus technology programme of Tekes. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=105 Tue, 07 Mar 2006 15:29:47 +0000 EC pinpoints Bioenergy NoE to boost bioenergy uptake in Europe /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=106 Mon, 27 Mar 2006 11:16:47 +0000 New bioenergy publications /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=107 Mon, 08 May 2006 08:37:02 +0000 Launch Event for EU Biofuels Technology Platform A one day conference to launch the European Technology Platform for Biofuels has been announced by the EC and the Biofuels Research Advisory Council (BIOFRAC). It aims to present the major conclusions of the BIOFRAC’s vision report “Biofuels in the European Union – a Vision for 2030 and Beyond”, and to officially launch the European Biofuels Technology Platform. Bioenergy NoE partners VTT and EC BREC helped to formulate the BIOFRAC report. Participants will be encouraged to give feedback to the document and to the EC\'s strategic research agenda for biofuels in FP7 and beyond. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=108 Thu, 25 May 2006 08:47:16 +0000 EC BREC gives cities a \'green over\' in POLYCITY /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=109 Mon, 03 Jul 2006 08:36:49 +0000 ECN\'s\' OLGA\' passes duration test /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=110 Mon, 03 Jul 2006 08:39:42 +0000 VTT-led task force aims to maximise biofuels uptake in Finland /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=111 Mon, 03 Jul 2006 08:43:34 +0000 Bioenergy NoE Researchers Meeting 2006 /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=112 Wed, 05 Jul 2006 08:35:04 +0000 Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe building ‘bioliq’ plant to generate gas from biomass /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=113 Wed, 05 Jul 2006 08:37:23 +0000 Modeling France’s energy-from-straw future /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=114 Wed, 05 Jul 2006 08:40:24 +0000 SUPERGEN Bioenergy: your resource for UK bioenergy info /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=115 Wed, 05 Jul 2006 08:41:44 +0000 Help to set the agenda for bioenergy education and training in Europe /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=116 Wed, 26 Jul 2006 09:53:20 +0000 New bioenergy vacancies section /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=117 Tue, 08 Aug 2006 14:37:11 +0000 Research into hydrogen and fuel cells /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=118 Tue, 22 Aug 2006 11:29:41 +0000 October Bioenergy NoE newsletter now available Go to the Publications page to download the October 2006 newsletter for the latest R&D news from Bioenergy NoE partner institutes. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=119 Tue, 10 Oct 2006 10:49:18 +0000 Announcement of Success & Visions for Bioenergy EU workshop /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=120 Wed, 25 Oct 2006 11:22:54 +0000 Researchers give Bioenergy NoE resounding approval /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=121 Wed, 03 Jan 2007 10:09:59 +0000 ECN and Aston partner in lignocellulose biorefinery project /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=122 Wed, 03 Jan 2007 10:11:28 +0000 VTT takes the lead on second generation biofuels /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=123 Wed, 03 Jan 2007 10:26:42 +0000 Bioenergy NoE welcomes Tomas Kåberger—again! /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=124 Wed, 03 Jan 2007 10:28:26 +0000 Aston & VTT introduce biomass to China’s coal-fired power plants /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=125 Wed, 03 Jan 2007 10:30:54 +0000 Eight research vacancies in the Bioenergy Research Group at Aston University /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=126 Wed, 03 Jan 2007 10:36:56 +0000 Funding call: Bioenergy & forestry, climate mitigation & forestry /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=127 Mon, 08 Jan 2007 15:54:00 +0000 Promote your bioenergy MSc or PhD course free of charge! /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=128 Thu, 25 Jan 2007 10:47:46 +0000 February 2007 Bioenergy NoE newsletter /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=129 Thu, 15 Feb 2007 10:19:50 +0000 New miscanthus R&D projects at INRA /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=130 Wed, 16 May 2007 15:04:10 +0000 Bioenergy NoE makes waves at world\'s biggest bioenergy conference /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=131 Wed, 16 May 2007 15:35:34 +0000 November 2007 Bioenergy NoE Newsletter The latest issue of the Newsletter is now available to download as a PDF from the Publications page. This issue summarises the highlights from the recent 4th Annual Bioenergy NoE Researchers' Meeting in Bad Blumau, Austria. It features an editorial about Biofuels written by Herman Den Uil of ECN, The Netherlands. It also showcases presentation summaries from some our new researchers and updates of jointly executed research projects by the Work Package leaders. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=132 Wed, 28 Nov 2007 15:55:00 +0000 January 2008 Bioenergy NoE Newsletter - Biofuels Special Issue The Special Issue Bioenergy NoE Newsletter is now available to download as a PDF from the Publications Page /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=133 Thu, 31 Jan 2008 11:45:00 +0000 March 2008 Bioenergy NoE Newsletter The March edition of the Bioenergy NoE Newsletter is now available to download as a PDF from the Publications Page. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=135 Wed, 26 Mar 2008 11:51:00 +0000 May 2008 Bioenergy NoE Newsletter The May edition of the Bioenergy NoE Newsletter is now available to download as a pdf. This special issue publication is an overview of the network's activities within the heat and power sector. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=136 Thu, 22 May 2008 09:23:00 +0000 August 2008 Bioenergy NoE Newsletter The August edition of the Bioenergy NoE Newsletter (Vol4#2) is now available to download as a pdf from the publications page found on the left navigation panel. This publication contains updates from each of the Work Package Leaders summarising their area of work. It also gives a brief introduction to the 2008 Annual NoE Researchers Meeting 2008. Find contact details for all partner organisations on our "contact us" page. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=137 Wed, 20 Aug 2008 15:01:00 +0000 Registration Form and Programme for the NoE Researchers Meeting 2008 are now available to download! Registration Form and Programme for the NoE Researchers Meeting 2008 are now available to download! Please see the Communications page and click on "Activities" to view details about this years' NoE Researchers Meeting to be held in Stratford from 19th-22nd of October 2008. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=138 Wed, 20 Aug 2008 15:08:00 +0000 September 2008 - Bioenergy NoE Newsletter The September edition of the Bioenergy NoE Newsletter (Vol4#3) is now available to download as a pdf from the publications page found on the left navigation panel. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=139 Thu, 02 Oct 2008 14:06:00 +0000 5th Annual Researchers Meeting 2008 The Bioenergy NoE has recently hosted the 5th Annual Researchers Meeting 2008 in Stratford, UK. Researchers from all over Europe took part in a pre-meeting study tour as well as the opportunity to see presentations and hear about progress with JERs and "New Researcher" presentations. See the photographs and read more about the event at: Communications/Activities/Annual Researchers Meeting 2008. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=140 Tue, 04 Nov 2008 16:09:00 +0000 Bioenergy NoE partners at 17th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=146 Fri, 26 Jun 2009 15:52:00 +0000 April 2009 Bioenergy NoE newsletter This particular issue contains an update on future integration, Jointly Executed Research (JER) projects and feedback from the 2008 annual researchers' meeting /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=142 Fri, 26 Jun 2009 07:32:00 +0000 June 2009 Bioenergy NoE newsletter This special edition focuses on sustainability and partner activities in this field. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=143 Fri, 26 Jun 2009 12:21:00 +0000 Bioenergy NoE Final Seminar - November 2nd & 3rd, 2009 The Bioenergy Network of Excellence Seminar will be held in central Brussels on November 2nd and 3rd, 2009. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=147 Mon, 21 Sep 2009 12:49:00 +0000 Bioenergy NoE Board Member wins prestigious award Tony Bridgwater, Bioenergy NoE Board Member and Professor of Chemical Engineering at Aston University in Birmingham, UK has been awarded the Don Klass Award for Excellence in Thermochemical Conversion Science. /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=148 Mon, 21 Sep 2009 13:09:00 +0000 Report on 'Advanced Education and Training in Bioenergy in Europe' now available /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=149 Fri, 02 Oct 2009 08:36:00 +0000 Bioenergy NoE Partner Publications 2004 - 2009 Report now available /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=153 Tue, 16 Mar 2010 14:43:00 +0000 Bioenergy NoE Final Seminar - overview and presentations /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=151 Mon, 09 Nov 2009 11:12:00 +0000 Bioenergy NoE Newsletter now available /index.php?_id=146&showArticle=152 Mon, 30 Nov 2009 12:23:00 +0000