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Finland prepares to open world's largest biomass gasifier in 2012

Finland prepares to open world's largest biomass gasifier in 2012 | Finland | Scoop.it

2012 is set to be a big year for renewable energy, with many exciting new projects due to commence operation over the next 12 months. One of these projects is in rural Finland, where one energy company is poised to switch on the world’s largest biomass gasifier later this year. If this proves to be a success, it could pave the way for a commercially viable alternative to purely coal-fired power stations around the world.

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Finnish professor wins top bioenergy prize | Renewable Energy

Finnish professor wins top bioenergy prize | Renewable Energy | Finland | Scoop.it
Professor Sipilä, Vice-President of strategic energy research at the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT), won the prize for his leadership in the development of biomass conversion technologies and for promoting biomass as a sustainable energy source within Finland.
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Finland offers Kashmir help in harnessing renewable energy - Mangalorean.com

Finland offers Kashmir help in harnessing renewable energy - Mangalorean.com | Finland | Scoop.it
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir could benefit from the Finnish expertise in utilising biomass potential for energy generation to supplement production of hydro-electric energy and shrink the gap between its availability and demand, its envoy to India said Sunday...
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Metso wins 20 million euro order for biomass power plant

Metso wins 20 million euro order for biomass power plant | Finland | Scoop.it
Metso has won a 20 million euro contract to build a biomass power plant for combined heat and power production (CHP) in east Germany. The plant will burn forest residues and wood based landscaping material to produce 10 megawatts of heat for the...
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Metso to deliver world's largest biomass gasification plant in Finland - POWER-GEN WorldWide

Metso to deliver world's largest biomass gasification plant in Finland - POWER-GEN WorldWide | Finland | Scoop.it
Metso will supply Vaskiluodon Voima Oy in Vaasa, Finland, with a 140 MW bio-gasification plant, claimed to be the world's largest such facility.

As a result of the new solution, close to 25-40 per cent of the coal can be replaced with renewable energy, which will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by about 230 000 tons per year. This is the first time in the world that biomass gasification is being adopted on such a large scale.
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Suryachakra Rises After Wind Farm Deal With Finland’s WinWinD

Suryachakra Power Corp. , an Indian developer of biomass power plants, was poised for its highest close in more than five weeks after announcing a deal to set up a 250-megawatt wind farm with Finland’s WinWinD Oy.
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