Academics at the University of Sheffield UK and Port Said University in Egypt are working on a project to turn seawater in Egypt into drinking water using biomass energy as a source of heat.
Lufthansa Technik has agreed an energy supply contract to supply clean energy from biomass for its Rafael Hernandéz Airport site in Puerto Rico.
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has launched a £2.2 million Feedstock Improvement project that aims to make biomass cheaper and more efficient.
A 50 MW biomass plant built by Exelon subsidiary Constellation in Albany, Georgia, is expected to begin operation this summer. The facility was built in partnership with Proctor & Gamble.
Climeon has signed an agreement with a Japanese power producer with operations in biomass to provide a system that converts waste heat into 100 percent clean electricity.