Bioenergy News

Bloomberg News Editors - March 26, 2015

Clean Energy Makes Up Record Share of UK Power with Coal-to-Biomass Conversions

U.K. electricity from low-carbon sources accounted for almost a quarter of the country’s generation in the fourth quarter as Drax Group Plc converted a second coal-power plant to burn...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 24, 2015

Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution

Beijing, where pollution averaged more than twice China’s national standard last year, will close the last of its four major coal-fired power plants next year.

Bloomberg News Editors - March 19, 2015

Obama Orders US Agencies to Cut Carbon Emissions 40 Percent by 2025

President Barack Obama ordered the federal government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels over the next 10 years by shifting to renewable energy sources...

Linas Jegelevicius - March 18, 2015

Amended Russian Power Law Aims to Boost Renewable Energy Generation

The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has amended Russia’s federal law on the electric power industry. Ordinance No47 lays out a number of measures aiming to stimulate renewable...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 18, 2015

Land Claim Could Halt South Africa Bioenergy Project

A land claim brought against South Africa’s largest sugar farmer threatens to stop a 1.1 billion rand ($90 million) renewable-energy project that will produce electricity by burning...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 16, 2015

Sweden, Norway Increase Renewable Target Amid Power Glut Concern

Sweden and Norway agreed to boost their target for renewable energy production amid concerns the additional capacity will exacerbate a power glut and strain the region’s electricity...

Bloomberg News Editors - March 16, 2015

Carbon Emissions Stop Rising for First Time in 40 Years

Global emissions were unchanged last year, the first time that’s happened amid economic growth in four decades, according to the International Energy Agency.

Bloomberg News Editors - March 11, 2015

Chile Gets Cleaner at a Profit with Renewable Energy Push

Policies favoring clean energy and increased competition would normally dim prospects for existing producers. Not in Chile, where foreign investors are driving a renewable boom at a...

Kenneth Bossong - March 06, 2015

Non-Hydro Renewable Electricity Outshines All Other Sources and Grows 11 Percent in 2014

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)'s latest "Electric Power Monthly" report, with data through the end of 2014, net electrical generation from non-hydro renewable...

Imran Khan - March 05, 2015

Bolstering a Biofuels Market in the Middle East

The global demand for fossil fuels is swelling against a tight economic environment, and the Middle East is no exception. The domestic consumption of energy in the region is increasing...

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