ETI seeks partners for UK biomass logistics project

The U.K.-based Energy Technologies Institute has announced it is seeking partners for a new six-month bioenergy project that aims to improve the understanding of the future of biomass logistics in the U.K.
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Wyden supports additional FY 2017 bioenergy funding

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is advocating for increased production of sustainable biomass to heat and power homes and businesses while reducing the risk of wildfires and creating jobs in rural areas.
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Astec Industries receives $122.5 million pellet plant order

Astec Industries Inc. recently announced it has received an order for the final $122.5 million of a pellet plant order for Highland Pellets along with a related deposit on that order.
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Rentech reports Drax shipments made early this year in Q4 results

On March 16, Rentech Inc. released its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, reporting the company’s fiber businesses Fulghum Fibers and New England Wood Pellets generated record EBITDA in 2015.
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DOE releases first annual energy employment report

The U.S. Department of Energy has released its first annual energy employment analysis. The report focuses on how changes in America’s energy profile are affecting energy sector employment. It includes data related to biofuel and bioenergy jobs.
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DOE BETO updates Multi-Year Program Plan

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office has released the 2016 update of its Multi-Year Program Plan, which serves as an operational guide to help the BETO manage and coordinate its activities.
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Report: Midwest clean energy jobs continue to grow

A report recently released by Clean Energy Trust and Environmental Entrepreneurs has determined nearly 569,000 people currently work in clean energy throughout the Midwest, with that number expected to grow by more than 4 percent over the next year.
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Amec Foster Wheeler supplies biomass dust combustion plant

Amec Foster Wheeler recently announced that it has been awarded a contract to supply a biomass dust combustion plant for Finnish utility company Seinajoen Energia Oy.
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Penn State announces first harvest of shrub willow

The first harvest of 34 acres of fast-growing shrub willow from a Penn State demonstration field this winter is a milestone in developing a sustainable biomass supply for renewable energy and biobased economic development, according to researchers.
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UT center continues quest for low-cost, high-quality bioenergy

Scientists with the University of Tennessee Center for Renewable Carbon are continuing efforts to develop renewable and cost-competitive biofuels and biobased products that can be useful for society and to advance rural economies.
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Massachusetts invests $700,000 in woodstove rebate program

Massachusetts is investing $700,000 in the Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Program, which provides rebates to homeowners who replace their older, inefficient woodstoves with cleaner, U.S. EPA-certified woodstove and pellet stove models.
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Report quantifies employment, turnover impacts of EU bioeconomy

A recent study commissioned by the Belgium-based Biobased Industries Consortium has determined the European bioeconomy employs 18.3 million people and results in EUR 2.1 trillion ($2.31 trillion) in turnover.
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ETI calls for more emphasis on CCS, bioenergy

The U.K.-based Energy Technologies Institute has called for greater emphasis on progressing carbon capture and storage and building a U.K. bioenergy sector in the next 15 years if the U.K. is to meet its targets for decarbonizing its energy system.
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