US invests $97m in bioenergy research and development

Projects aim to improve the performance and lower the cost and risk of technologies that can be used to produce biofuels, biopower and bio-products from biomass and waste resources

Almost half UK’s electricity generation was from renewables in the first quarter

Quarterly renewables share has never previously exceeded 40% of total electricity generation, according to the BEIS report

US to provide $75m for sustainable bioenergy crops

They would be tolerant of environmental stress and resilient to changing environmental conditions

Guest Blog: Richard Burrell – Time to turn up the heat on decarbonisation targets

Decarbonising the UK’s heat network is one of the biggest energy challenges we face. The role of bioenergy, including biomass, in helping meet net zero heat emissions, has been convincingly outlined by the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) Bioenergy Strategy report this week.

Guest Blog: Richard Burrell – Finding a pathway to much-needed UK heat decarbonisation

Whilst we continue to create energy milestones, such as the UK not using any coal to generate electricity for 18 days, renewable heat generation is not making the same headlines.

UK ‘must use bioenergy with carbon capture and storage to go net-zero’

The Renewable Energy Association has called on policymakers to ensure these technologies fulfil their potential as valuable tools to decarbonise the economy

What a whey to make energy – a cheese-to-gas plant

The Wensleydale Creamery in Yorkshire has signed a deal to send its waste to the Leeming biogas plant, where it will be converted into energy

UK going net-zero ‘impossible without bioenergy’

The Renewable Energy Association says the sustainable use of bioenergy is vital to the UK meeting its legally-binding Fifth Carbon Budget

TESS - 2019 SPEAKER
TESS 2019: The bioenergy revolution and the role of business

Dr Ana-Maria Cortes, Business Research Associate at Energy Systems, and Dr Paula Blanco, Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at Aston University, will be discussing this issue at TESS 2019

Guest Blog: Linda Taylor – Industry uniting behind the benefits of bioenergy

Bioenergy is the little-known leader of British renewables. That was the declaration made by the REA following the first instalment of its Bioenergy Strategy Review.