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ABE at the SEE Energy II – Connect & Supply Investment Conference, Serbia

Arundo BioEnergy had the opportunity to present at the SEE Energy II - Connect & Supply international investment conference in Serbia last week, organised by the National Biomass Association 'SERBIO'. The talk was on the potential of using energy crops on marginal...

Green Building Elements from Giant Reed – the Houses of the Future

Today, the environmental impact of buildings needs to be assessed, not only in reference to the energy consumed by their use but also with regards to the materials with which they are made of. The "Sick Building Syndrome" (SBS) is increasing, meaning that major health...

Arundo Donax for Phytoremediation of Metal-Contamined Soils

There is an enourmous amount of metal-contamined, non-ferrous soils all around our globe. The concept of soil pollution has been around for decades, and it became one of our biggest problems next to other vital global issues. It is greatly harmful for the plants...

Bio Clothes: 7 reeds, 1 dress

After World War II., a short film directed by Michelangiolo Antonioni was recorded about Arundo Donax being a possible alternative of wool, cotton or silk as bio clothes. The 10 minute long short film was taken in a comune called Torviscosa in the Trieste plain....

Arundo Agronomy: The Environmental Impacts of Arundo

Out of several various ones, Arundo is the most promising energy plant due to its tolerance to a wide range of environmental stresses, and in addition, it can be cultivated on marginal lands which can not be used for traditional food crops. An open field experiment in...

The Agronomy And Economics of Arundo Donax: the Importance of Energy Crops – PART 2

Arundo donax (or giant reed) is a perennial energy crop with such outstanding qualities which are gaining increasing importance nowadays: low cost production, low input, high yields and fast growth rate, just to mention a few. As global warming brings along...

The Agronomy and Economics of Arundo Donax: the Importance of Energy Crops – PART 1

Arundo donax (or giant reed) is a perennial energy crop with such outstanding qualities which are gaining increasing importance nowadays: low cost production, low input, high yields and fast growth rate, just to mention a few. As global warming brings along...

Shifting from First Generation Biofuels to Second Generation Biofuels

Our world is changing day by day and we seem to realize how important it is to shift from fossil fuels to renewable ones. Water scarcity, hunger, farmer exploiton – just a few of the factors it is high time we thought about our future investments.  The following...

Biogas Profitability – Investing Into Sustainable Heating

In the early 20th century many daily necessities such as energy, food, fodder, fertiliser and fibres were derived from agricultural biomass. As the 20th and 21st century progressed, however, the traditional role of agriculture in energy supply diminished. Petrol and...

The cultivation and utilization of Giant Reed (Arundo donax L.)

An introduction to the best practices of Arundo donax cultivation by Prof. Laszlo Simon, External Research Leader. Along with the appropriate methods of the energy plantation establishment, the various uses of Arundo is also revealed. Cultivation of Arundo donax in...

ABE at the SEE Energy II – Connect & Supply Investment Conference, Serbia

Arundo BioEnergy had the opportunity to present at the SEE Energy II - Connect & Supply international investment conference in Serbia last week, organised by the National Biomass Association 'SERBIO'. The talk was on the potential of using energy crops on marginal...

Green Building Elements from Giant Reed – the Houses of the Future

Today, the environmental impact of buildings needs to be assessed, not only in reference to the energy consumed by their use but also with regards to the materials with which they are made of. The "Sick Building Syndrome" (SBS) is increasing, meaning that major health...

Arundo Donax for Phytoremediation of Metal-Contamined Soils

There is an enourmous amount of metal-contamined, non-ferrous soils all around our globe. The concept of soil pollution has been around for decades, and it became one of our biggest problems next to other vital global issues. It is greatly harmful for the plants...

Bio Clothes: 7 reeds, 1 dress

After World War II., a short film directed by Michelangiolo Antonioni was recorded about Arundo Donax being a possible alternative of wool, cotton or silk as bio clothes. The 10 minute long short film was taken in a comune called Torviscosa in the Trieste plain....

Arundo Agronomy: The Environmental Impacts of Arundo

Out of several various ones, Arundo is the most promising energy plant due to its tolerance to a wide range of environmental stresses, and in addition, it can be cultivated on marginal lands which can not be used for traditional food crops. An open field experiment in...

The Agronomy And Economics of Arundo Donax: the Importance of Energy Crops – PART 2

Arundo donax (or giant reed) is a perennial energy crop with such outstanding qualities which are gaining increasing importance nowadays: low cost production, low input, high yields and fast growth rate, just to mention a few. As global warming brings along...

The Agronomy and Economics of Arundo Donax: the Importance of Energy Crops – PART 1

Arundo donax (or giant reed) is a perennial energy crop with such outstanding qualities which are gaining increasing importance nowadays: low cost production, low input, high yields and fast growth rate, just to mention a few. As global warming brings along...

Shifting from First Generation Biofuels to Second Generation Biofuels

Our world is changing day by day and we seem to realize how important it is to shift from fossil fuels to renewable ones. Water scarcity, hunger, farmer exploiton – just a few of the factors it is high time we thought about our future investments.  The following...

Biogas Profitability – Investing Into Sustainable Heating

In the early 20th century many daily necessities such as energy, food, fodder, fertiliser and fibres were derived from agricultural biomass. As the 20th and 21st century progressed, however, the traditional role of agriculture in energy supply diminished. Petrol and...

The cultivation and utilization of Giant Reed (Arundo donax L.)

An introduction to the best practices of Arundo donax cultivation by Prof. Laszlo Simon, External Research Leader. Along with the appropriate methods of the energy plantation establishment, the various uses of Arundo is also revealed. Cultivation of Arundo donax in...
Bio Clothes: 7 reeds, 1 dress

Bio Clothes: 7 reeds, 1 dress

After World War II., a short film directed by Michelangiolo Antonioni was recorded about Arundo Donax being a possible alternative of wool, cotton or silk as bio clothes. The 10 minute long short film was taken in a comune called Torviscosa in the Trieste plain....