After six years manufacturing feed to feed its animals efficiently and sustainably thanks to biomass energy, Grupo Premier Pigs has begun work on a new factory in Bujaraloz (Huesca) that will also have a boiler room supplied with wood chips forest.
EUROSTAT publishes the average prices that consumers in Spain have paid, taxes included, for energy in December 2021, before the price escalation caused by the war in Ukraine. Electricity had already risen 23% during 2021, gas 22% and heating oil 46%. Few experts in the sector believe that the problems of gas and diesel supply will not become more pronounced and prolonged over time with restrictive policies in the coming years throughout Europe, both economic and environmental.
CEPEVER Green Energy, has become the largest marketer of pellets in Spain. Its objective is to provide uniformity to the pellet product for the final consumer and thus contribute to the expansion of its use as a clean and economical source of energy.
In the municipality of Caldes de Montbui (Barcelona) a HERZ firematic 401 biomass boiler supplied by Termosun has recently been installed and will supply energy to the La Lluna municipal nursery school and the El Calderí school. Later it will serve the Bugarai Municipal Pavilion and other nearby facilities. The infrastructure has a 400 kW boiler and a forest chip deposit.
Domusa Teknik expands the range of pellet boilers for heating and domestic hot water with a new 35 kW model to serve larger installations and with greater domestic hot water performance, thus completing a range of three powers: 18 kW, 25kw and 35kw.
Sugimat is a company associated with AVEBIOM, specializing in the design and manufacture of industrial biomass boilers The reference price of natural gas for the Iberian Peninsula has been rising gradually throughout 2021 and, now, with the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, it is increasing by more than 10 times its price a year ago.
The call will be published in the spring of 2022 and will be carried out through an incentive program for private companies and another aimed at the public sector, which will allow the start-up of biomass, solar thermal, geothermal, ambient energy ( aerothermal and hydrothermal) or heating and cooling microgrids of less than 1 MW of power. Once opened, it will be valid until December 31, 2023.
The modern world demands new ways of selling the products offered by the market. Technological improvements have always been key to keeping businesses up to date with the circumstances of each era, even more so in strategic and cutting-edge sectors such as energy. With the pellet, there is already a response to this more technical world: the Ecofricalia Myopellet system.
Castilla Termal Hotels is channeling its efforts to achieve carbon neutrality. To achieve this goal, the Solares, Burgo de Osma and Brihuega plants -the latter, under construction- are installing biomass plants, a sustainable heating system based on leftover chips from local sawmills and the remains of nearby forest mass.
AVEBIOM proposes to celebrate the 15th edition of EXPOBIOMASA during the second week of May 2023 with the aim of promoting the participation and attendance of the largest possible number of professionals interested in the sector.
The Official Association of Forestry Engineers has proposed to the Government, on the International Day of Forests, that a reduced VAT of 10% be applied, instead of the current 21%, to biomass of forest origin consumed by families for energy use . Such VAT reduction would mean a considerable saving estimated at 8% of the final cost of biomass.
“In the last 30 years the amount of biomass in Spanish forests has doubled and we cannot afford not knowing what to do with it”
Forest engineers demand, on the International Day of Forests, that the biomass that accumulates in the natural environment be used, increasing the risk of fires, to generate new jobs in rural areas and produce energy that reduces our dependence on countries politically unstable.