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March 27, 2014

Forth Energy abandons plans for 3 biomass power plants

BY Erin VoegeleU.K.-based Forth Energy, a joint venture between SSE Ltd. and Forth Ports, has announced it will not continue with plans to develop its previously announced Grangemouth and Rosyth biomass power plants in Scotland. READ MORE

March 27, 2014

3-MW on-farm AD facility opens in the UK

BY Tamar Energy A new anaerobic digestion facility that turns organic waste into green energy for thousands of homes was opened March 20 in Retford, Nottinghamshire. The facility is a joint venture between Tamar Energy and Sutton Grange Anaerobic Digestion. READ MORE

March 27, 2014

EurObserv'ER annual report highlights EU bioenergy sector

BY Erin VoegeleEurObserv'ER has released the 2013 edition of its annual renewable energy report, which determined that final energy consumption from renewable resources, including biofuels and biomass, increased significantly in 2012. READ MORE

March 27, 2014

Xergi to build large biogas plant in France

BY Xergi A/S The biogas company Xergi A/S has just landed a new order to build France's largest biogas plant to date based on waste products from agriculture and the food industry. The facility is expected to be operational next year. READ MORE

March 27, 2014

Evogene releases financial results, announces Brazil agreement

BY Erin VoegeleIsrael-based Evogene Ltd. has released its 2013 financial results, signed an agreement for the commercial production of castor beans in Brazil and announced enhanced capabilities for gene stacking prediction. READ MORE

March 27, 2014

Opinion: Data Effort Reveals an Industry at Full Throttle

BY Tim PortzIncluded with the second quarter issue of Pellet Mill Magazine, you will find the 2014 U.S and Canada Pellet Mill Map. I would argue it is the most comprehensive overview of the North American pellet production complex available, anywhere. READ MORE

March 27, 2014

In Depth: Pellet Propellers

BY Tim PortzIn an industry with a healthy stable of innovators and advocates, few would argue with the contributions of Chris Wiberg, Les Otten and Seth Ginther READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Geechee Energy announces Georgia pellet project

BY Erin VoegeleSouth Carolina-based Geechee Energy LLC has announced plans to build a 360,000-metric-ton-per-year pellet plant near Millen, Ga. The proposed Ogeechee River Pellet Mill project is scheduled to break ground later this year . READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Dyadic International receives new patent

BY Chris HansonDyadic International Inc. was issued a new patent for enzyme composition and development to convert plant biomass into fermentable sugars. The patent broadens Dyadic's advanced biofuel and biobased material portfolio. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Gevo to produce isobutanol and ethanol simultaneously

BY Erin VoegeleGevo Inc. has released 2013 financial results, reporting total revenues of $17.91 million for the year. The company also announced it will produce both ethanol and isobutanol concurrently at its plant in Luverne, Minn. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Pellet Technology USA, ICM enter joint development agreement

BY Pellet Technology USA Pellet Technology USA has entered into an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) joint development agreement with ICM Inc. that will see it become the exclusive contractor for PTUSA in the United States and abroad. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Exhibitors report positive outlook, serious interest at IBCE

BY Sue Retka SchillMore than 1,100 attendees at the 2014 International Biomass Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla., March 24-26 came from 41 counties, 48 states and eight Canadian provinces to learn more about the growing biomass-to-energy sector. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Enel Green Power, SECI Energia to develop 30 MW plant in Italy

BY Enel Green Power Enel Green Power and SECI Energia introduced a project to construct a new Powercrop biomass plant in the town of Russi, Italy, near Ravenna. The facility, with an installed power generation capacity of 30 MW, will be fueled by chipped virgin wood. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Global biomass development panel details Mexico, Nicaragua

BY Anna SimetThere's a great deal of biomass power project potential in Mexico, which has abundant feedstocks and a desperate need for cheaper power. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

In Depth: The Newest in Stylish, Warm Room Heating

BY Chris HansonWith controls ranging from basic to highly sophisticated, pellet stoves are increasingly more efficient, easier to use and cleaner. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Opinion: Reap the Benefits of the PFI Standards Program

BY Jennifer Hedrick Two years ago, the Pellet Fuels Institute kicked off its standards program to foster improvements in the consistency and quality of pellets manufactured in North America and to help consumers better understand what they are purchasing. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

In Depth: Advancing Biofuels

BY Sue Retka SchillMichael McAdams, Jason Quinn , Susan Hager and Graham Noyes work under the same advanced biofuel and chemical umbrella, but all have different motivators and visions for the future. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

February RIN data reveals continued cellulosic production

BY Erin VoegeleThe U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for February, reporting that more than 1.21 billion RINs were generated during the month across all five fuel categories, including 7,072 D3 cellulosic biofuel RINs. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

Waste Management, Ventech, NRG and Velocys form joint venture

BY Waste Management Inc. Waste Management Inc., Ventech Engineers International LLC, NRG Energy Inc. and Velocys plc have formed a joint venture to produce renewable fuels and chemicals from biogas and natural gas using smaller-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

Biomass association leaders discuss triumphs, troubles

BY Anna SimetLeaders of seven bioenergy trade associations participated in the International Biomass Conference & Expo's State of the Industry general session on March 25 in Orlando, Fla. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

Ackerly, Abengoa recognized for contributions to biomass industry

BY Sue Retka SchillJohn Ackerly, president of the Alliance for Green Heat, was presented with the Excellence in Bioenergy award at the 2014 International Biomass Conference and Expo, while Abengoa Bioenergy was recognized with the Groundbreaker of the Year award. READ MORE