DONG to convert sixth Denmark fossil fuel plant via new contract

With a new 20-year agreement recently concluded between Novo Nordisk, Novozymes, Kalundborg Forsyning and DONG Energy, a sustainable alternative has been found to Denmark's largest coal-fired power station unit, enabling a complete phase-out of coal.
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Shell buys rights to SBI BioEnergy biofuel technology

Royal Dutch Shell plc and SBI BioEnergy Inc. have reached an agreement granting Shell exclusive development and licensing rights for SBI's biofuel technology.
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South Korea, Japan wood pellet imports near records in late 2016

Wood pellet imports to Asia reached an all-time-high in the Q4 2016, when Japan and South Korea together imported 630,000 tons of pellets.
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California biomass plant to restart, calls for fuel suppliers

A northern California biomass plant readying to recommence operations is seeking fuel suppliers. Blue Lake Power LLC, a 12-MW power station in Blue Lake, California, issued a call for fuel suppliers last week.
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DOE funds community-scale biomass heating project in Alaska

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs has announced it is awarding $7.8 million to support 13 tribal energy projects, including one community-scale biomass project in Alaska.
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Representatives press Pruitt on Icahn’s role in shaping the RFS

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee recently asked U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to detail policies and procedures the agency has put in place to prevent Carl Icahn from influencing the RFS for personal financial gain.
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EC approves Danish aid for Dong Energy biomass conversion

On June 21, the European Commission announced it has found that Danish support for the biomass conversion of a cogeneration plant owned by Dong Energy Thermal Power A/S is in line with state aid rules.
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LA Metro contracts for 295 new CNG buses to be fueled with RNG

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently voted to purchase 295 40-foot compressed natural gas (CNG) buses, which will be fueled by renewable natural gas (RNG).
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Elecnor secures contract to build 2 biomass plants in Portugal

Elecnor has been awarded the contract to build two biomass-fueled plants in Portugal. Each plant will have a power capacity of 15 MW and run on forest-based fuel. Both facilities are expected to be operational within 24 months.
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EPA: 21.98 million cellulosic RINs generated in May

The U.S. EPA has released renewable identification number (RIN) generation data for May, reporting more than 1.66 billion RINs were generated during the month, including nearly 21.98 million cellulosic RINs.
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Renewable energy groups share vision of 21st century power grid

In the wake of political actions impacting U.S. clean energy development, leaders of a variety of renewable energy organizations have banded together to further the growth of the renewable industry via a shared vision for the national power grid.
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UK cuts support for small-scale energy generation

In the U.K., Ofgem has announced it will reduce a specific payment to some small electricity generators receive for producing electricity at peak times. Embedded generators with less than 100 MW capacity are among those impacted.
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Bill aims to provide tax incentive for biogas investments

Reps. Rom Reed, R-N.Y, and Ron Kind, D-Wisc., recently introduced the House version of the Agricultural Environmental Stewardship Act, which provides incentives for farmers and rural electric cooperatives to invest in biogas.
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Companies dedicate Kentucky landfill gas project expansion

Officials from East Kentucky Power Cooperative and Bavarian Waste Services recently dedicated the expansion of the cooperative’s power plant, which is fueled by methane gas from the landfill.
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