Work begins on biomass silos in Scotland

Work has begun on RWE npower renewables’ biomass plant at Markinch, near Fife in Scotland. Work on the three woodchip storage silos started in mid-March and designer and contractor Kirk Environmental says the first silo has almost reached its finished height of 18m above the ground. The plant is run with papermakers Tullis Russell and will replace […]

Ghana deal "effectively doubles" African biomass exports to Europe

Biomass maker and trader Africa Renewables (AfriRen) has signed a five year deal to supply Danish utility group Verdo with biomass from their Ghana project. AfriRen creates its biomass with woodchips made from redundant rubber trees in Ghana that are cut in order to prepare for replanting. AfriRen estimates it will provide 750,000 metric tonnes […]