Last Monday was the International Day of Forests, organized this year around the subject “Forests and energy”. Globally, wood provides a greater amount of energy than solar, hydroelectric or wind power generation and the energy content of forests accounts for about 10 times the annual world primary energy consumption. Despite of Spain being the third European […]
Javier Díaz, president of the Spanish Association for the Energetic Use of Biomass, Avebiom, has submitted a report to Isabel García Tejerina Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, in which he proposes to the Government the introduction of a tax on CO2 emissions in Spain” as a more effective general approach to fighting climate […]
AVEBIOM will sell 333,425 reduced tons of CO2 for 3.23 million euro to the Ministry of Agriculture (Mapama) in the next four years. This amount corresponds to 121 installations that have involved an investment of 36 million euro by 20 associated companies and the creation of 350 jobs.
Andalusia´s great potential has been highlighted by the Andalusian Cluster of Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency during the First Conference on the Development of Biomass held in this community, where 27,000 installations for thermal use are operating making a total of 1,723 megawatts. This places Andalusia as the national leader in terms of this energy.
The Xunta de Galicia has approved the repeal of Decree 149/2008, which regulated the authorization procedure of electric power production facilities from the energy recovery of primary forest biomass in the Autonomous Community of Galicia.
Granada citizens are beginning to take advantage of socio-economic synergies and integrate environmentally beneficial solutions by using biomass for heating: a system that, in addition to being more economical, fights against climate change as opposite to what other heating systems using fossil fuels or conventional electrical systems do. In the EU this solution already contribute […]
Some 500,000 people already work in the field of biomass power generation in the EU-28. This is 44% of the employment in renewables, which places biomass as the renewable energy creating more jobs, as taken up by the Statistical Report 2016 prepared by the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM).
The new biomass plant for electricity generation projected by Renova Generación in a pole of the town of Teixeiro, in La Coruña, would have an area of 89,909 square meters and a capacity to produce 50 MWe.