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Value from Waste Master Class

Posted on Monday 10th February, 2020

New dates to be announced. This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled. In the meantime if you would like to pre-register for our next event, please email bioenergy@aston.ac.uk Read More >>

United Nations award goes to start-up company born out of EBRI Energy Harvest project

Posted on Wednesday 15th January, 2020

An energy start-up in India, formed out of an Aston University scheme, has won a prestigious United Nations’ award for its work A2P Energy, which harnesses technology and expertise developed through EBRI’s Energy Harvest initiative, converts rice straw waste into energy products including pellets, oil, gas and biochar By establishing a market for rice straw waste, A2P helps to improve air quality by eliminating open field burning

An energy start-up in India, born out of an Aston University scheme aiming to tackle the international challenge of dealing with agricultural waste, has won a prestigious prize. Read More >>

Biochar Workshop: 11 March 2020

Posted on Tuesday 14th January, 2020

The rising demand for this sustainable material could open up exciting opportunities for your business

Discover more about biochar, its wide variety of benefits and uses including carbon capture, water treatment, fuel source, odour control, soil improvement and industrial applications. Read More >>

New 2020 dates announced – EBRI Value from Waste Master Class

Posted on Tuesday 10th December, 2019

Redundant material such as food waste, cardboard boxes, plastic waste, sawdust, waste oils, manure, hay straw, sugar beet residue, spent grain waste from breweries are only a few examples of waste that could potentially open up fresh possibilities for your business. Read More >>

Ministers must commit to 16% bioenergy to safeguard UK energy security

Posted on Monday 9th September, 2019

Bioenergy’s contribution must more than double by 2032 in order to meet demand across heat, power and transport in line with net zero Report provides pathway for realising UK bioenergy potential and addressing growing policy gap

Researchers from Aston University’s Supergen Bioenergy Hub and the Renewable Energy Association (REA) are urging ministers to commit to 16-per cent of the UK’s primary energy supply to come from bioenergy by 2032 – in order to sustain UK’s energy security following the launch of a report in Westminster this week. Read More >>

EBRI launches new business guide – Fusion

Posted on Thursday 29th August, 2019

Linking your business into the Energy-from-Waste and Bioproducts supply chains, and beyond

Inside this publication you can find a selection of companies we have supported through the EBRI ERDF project which ran from May 2016 to June 2019.  Read More >>