FERC: 198 MW of biomass capacity added during first half of 2017

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects recently released its Energy Infrastructure Update, reporting that 198 MW of biomass power capacity was placed into service during the first half of 2017.
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Tooke sworn in as chief of the U.S. Forest Service

Tony Tooke was sworn in as chief of the U.S. Forest Service by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Sept. 1. Tooke replaced former Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell, who announced his retirement in August.
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RFS comment period closes, more than 44,000 comments submitted

The comment period on the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule to set 2018 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standard, along with the 2019 RVO for biomass-based diesel, closed Aug. 31. More than 44,000 comments were filed.
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DMT to supply desulfurization process to California AD facility

DMT Clear Gas Solutions recently announced that Calgren Dairy Fuels LLC is going to install DMT’s desulfurization technology, Sulfurex BR. The anaerobic digestion facility is located adjacent to Calgren Renewable Fuels LLC, a 55 MMgy ethanol plant.
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Stobart impacted by commissioning delays at biomass plants

Stobart Group Ltd. has released interim results for the first half of 2017, reporting that its energy division has been impacted by commissioning delays at third-party biomass power plants.
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Trump nominates Northey to serve as USDA under secretary

President Donald Trump has announced his nominations for three USDA posts, including the nomination of Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey to serve as under secretary for farm production and conservation.
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Weir restores valves as part of Lynemouth biomass conversion

Weir Engineering Services has partnered with Lynemouth Power Station to contribute to the project that will convert the plant from a coal fired to a biomass fired power station, including the overhaul of eleven butterfly valves and gearboxes.
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New Holland presents concept tractor powered by methane

New Holland Agriculture recently presented the latest development in its vision for the sustainable future of farming: a methane powered concept tractor that reimagines the design of this machine and reveals a connected future.
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Scientists identify cheaper, greener biofuels processing catalyst

Fuels that are produced from biomass may become greener and more affordable, thanks to research performed at the University of Illinois’ Prairie Research Institute that examines the use of a processing catalyst made from palladium metal and bacteria.
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Spinning plant waste into carbon fiber for cars, planes

Using plants and trees to make paper or ethanol leaves behind a residue called lignin that often gets burned or tossed into landfills. Now, researchers are transforming lignin into carbon fiber that can be use to build car or aircraft parts.
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BETO evaluations presented at 2017 program management review

Following Bioeconomy 2017: Domestic Resources for a Vibrant Future, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Technologies Office’s annual conference, BETO held its 2017 Program Management Review in Arlington, Virginia.
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