EIA updates short-term bioenergy forecasts The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released the May edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting total renewables used in the electric power sector will increase by 11.3 percent in 2016 and 4.4 percent in 2017. READ MORE SHARE
FERC: 33 MW of biomass capacity added in March The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office of Energy Projects recently released its Energy Infrastructure Update for March 2016, reporting the U.S. added 33 MW of energy capacity during the first quarter of this year.
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EIA releases 2016 International Energy Outlook U.S. Energy Information Administration released its International Energy Outlook 2016, which continues to show rising levels of energy demand over the next three decades. Renewables are the fastest-growing energy source over the projection period.READ MORE SHARE
New biomass-fired CHP plant inaugurated in SwedenFortum Värme, jointly owned by Fortum and the city of Stockholm, has inaugurated its new, biomass-fired-combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant in Värtan, Stockholm, Sweden. The plant is expected to begin commercial operations this fall. READ MORE SHARE
Massachusetts supermarket chain opens AD facility The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC celebrated the opening of its green energy facility in Freetown, Massachusetts, on April 15. The innovative facility will convert inedible food into energy using an anaerobic digestion process. READ MORE SHARE
AEBIOM weighs in on post-2020 bioenergy policy The European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to define a sustainable European Union bioenergy policy for the period post-2020, and to open up the debate through its public consultation. READ MORE SHARE
Emerson to automate UK waste-to-energy plantEmerson will provide control systems and project services for a waste-to-energy power plant near Knaresborough Allerton, North Yorkshire, U.K. The plant, which incorporates biogas and recycling facilities, will produce 28 MWh of electricity per hour.READ MORE SHARE