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Active Energy CoalSwitch Utah Plant Set to Open (Ind. Report)
Active Energy
Date: 2018-02-05
Following up on our Jan. 5th coverage, UK-based orestry management company Active Energy Group PLC and its subsidiary Advanced Biomass Solutions reports its first commercial CoalSwitch plant in Utah, US, will open this week.

According to Active Energy, CoalSwitch utilises low value waste-wood, pulp mill and saw mill by-products, chemically-treated timber wastes, palm oil residues and a variety of other biomass feedstock to produce a high-calorific, high bulk-density, advanced cellulose based fuel biomass pellet that behaves just like coal, only cleaner. of clean biomass. (Source: Active Energy , Feb., 2018)Contact: Active Energy Group PLC, Richard Spinks, CEO, +44 (0)20 3021 1500, www.active-energy.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Active Energy,  CoalSwitch,  Woody Biomass,  Pellet,  

More Low-Carbon Energy News Active Energy,  CoalSwitch,  Woody Biomass,  Pellet,  


Active Energy CoalSwitch Plant Nears Commissioning (Ind. Report)
Active Energy
Date: 2018-01-05
Forestry management company Active Energy Group PLC and its subsidiary Advanced Biomass Solutions is reporting completion of initial testing of its 5 tph CoalSwitch biomass fuel plant in Utah. Commissioning is expected to be completed within the next few weeks.

CoalSwitch is made from woody biomass including pulp and saw mill by-products such as bark, sawdust, thinnings, and wood which is over-age, under-quality, blow-down, beetle-kill, forest-fire damaged, or industrial waste. CoalSwitch can be burned by old, coal-fired generation facilities without the need for a retrofit. (Source: Active Energy, ProactiveInvestors, 2 Jan., 2018) Contact: Active Energy Group PLC, Richard Spinks, CEO, +44 (0)20 3021 1500, www.active-energy.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Active Energy,  CoalSwitch,  


Active Energy Raises £1.75Mn for CoalSwitch Biomass Fuel Rollout (Ind. Report)
Active Energy
Date: 2017-11-01
Following on our Sept. 25th coverage, UK-based renewable energy specialist Active Energy Group PLC reports it has raised £1.75 million as it looks to accelerate the international commercial roll out of its CoalSwitch biomass fuel.

CoalSwitch recently received a major leg-up through a deal with California-based renewable energy group Lumino Capital to build eight plants across Asia. Advanced Biomass Solutions (ABS), AEG's biomass affiliate, will construct and run the plants while Lumino will source the biomass feedstock as well as providing finance. Together, the new plants will be a standalone entity with total production 1.5 million tpy of the CoalSwitch product. Construction of the first of the 6 plants is slated for early 2018. (Source: Active Energy Group, Proactive Investors, 1 Nov., 2017) Contact: Active Energy Group PLC, Richard Spinks, CEO, +44 (0)20 3021 1500, www.active-energy.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Active Energy,  CoalSwitch,  Woody Biomass Fuel,  


Active Energy Planning Asian Biomass Plants (Ind. Report)
Active Energy, Lumino
Date: 2017-09-25
Advanced Biomass Solutions (ABS), an affiliate of Active Energy, reports has entered into an agreement with California-based Lumino Capital for the financing, development and operation of eight CoalSwitch™ plants across South East Asia.

Each plant will be capitalized primarily by equity investments and debt financing from Lumino and a consortium of financial institutions. Lumino and its affiliates will also supply woody biomass feedstock that will be used in the plants and processed into CoalSwitch. Lumino will also source long-term off-take agreements with entities in Japan and South Korea, including two biomass plants currently under development by its parent, Solariant.

The two companies plan to create a vertically integrated model encompassing the key components needed for the successful commercial roll-out of CoalSwitchâ„¢. Lumino will utilise its network of finance providers, as well as source both woody biomass and long-term offtake agreements, whilst ABS will supply the technology and plant construction." ABS will be responsible for the construction and ongoing operations, management and the maintenance of each CoalSwitch plant. (Source: Active Energy Group, PR, 22 Sept., 2017) Contact: Active Energy Group PLC, Richard Spinks, CEO, +44 (0)20 3021 1500, www.active-energy.com; Lumino Capital, www.luminocapital.com

More Low-Carbon Energy News Active Energy,  Biomass,  CoalSwitch,  Advanced Biomass Solutions,  

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