Progress made on proposed Enerkem facility in Minnesota


The development of a waste-to-biofuels plant in Minnesota’s Twin Cities metro area is one step closer to reality with the Metropolitan Council’s recent approval of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and design deposit agreement with Enerkem Inc.
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Past PFI Chair Stephen Faehner testifies at EPA NSPS hearing


Stephen Faehner testified on behalf of the PFI at a public hearing regarding the recently proposed amendments and call for comments on the NSPS for new residential wood heaters, new residential hydronic heaters and forced-air furnaces.
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Agenda released for 2019 International Biomass Conference & Expo


Biomass Magazine has announced the preliminary agenda for the 12th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo taking place March 18-20, 2019 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia.
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EPA sets 2019 cellulosic waiver credit price at $1.77


The U.S. EPA has published a notice on its website setting the cellulosic waiver credit (CWC) price for 2019 at $1.77. The price is slightly lower than the CWC price for 2018, which was set at $1.96 in December 2017.
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Report: Japan expected to set new record for pellet imports


Wood pellet imports in Japan reached a record 506,000 metric tons in 2017, and are expected to increase this year, according to the country’s annual biofuels report recently filed with the USDA FAS's Global Agricultural Information Network.
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House passes 2018 Farm Bill


The U.S. House of Representatives passed the $867 billion 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 369 to 47 on Dec. 12. The legislation will now be sent to President Trump’s desk. Trump is expected to sign the bill.
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Neste to more than double renewable diesel capacity in Singapore


Neste made its final investment decision worth USD$1.6 billion to more than double its renewable diesel production in Singapore by adding an additional 1.3 million tons of annual production capacity. The plant exports significant volumes to the U.S.
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EIA updates 2018, 2019 bioenergy production, capacity forecasts


The U.S. EIA has released the December edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provide 10 percent of U.S. utility-scale power generation this year, increasing to 11 percent in 2011.
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Fulcrum selects Indiana as location for next biofuels plant


Fulcrum BioEnergy announced Dec. 13 that it has selected Gary, Indiana, for the location of its Centerpoint BioFuels Plant, which will convert municipal solid waste into low-carbon, renewable transportation fuel.
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Anaergia: Construction underway at Rialto Bioenergy Facility


Anaergia Inc. has announced construction is underway at the Rialto Bioenergy Facility in California. When operational in 2020, the facility is expected to be the largest food waste diversion and energy recovery facility in North America.
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