The 13th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo opened with a roundtable discussion among biomass association leaders that covered topics including the state of the industry, policy, carbon markets, and what is needed to grow public support. READ MORESHARE
At the 13th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo Feb. 3-5 in Nashville, Tennessee, two exceptional, well-deserving candidates in the biomass space took home the Excellence in Bioenergy Award and the Groundbreaker of the Year Award. READ MORESHARE
The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service released data on Feb. 6 reporting that the U.S. exported 541,893.4 metric tons of wood pellets in December, bringing total pellet exports for 2019 to 6.89 million tons.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 870,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in October, with sales reaching 850,000 tons.
The Forest Enhancement Society of BC announced on Jan. 30 it will award $408,320 to Terrace, British Columbia-based Skeena Bioenergy Ltd. to use materials from slash piles to make wood pellets in the Coast Mountains Natural Resources District. READ MORESHARE
Pinnacle Renewable Energy, a wood pellet producer based in Canada, relies on Prodesa expertise for the design, manufacturing and commissioning of a low temperature belt dryer for its new wood pellet plant in High Level, Alberta. READ MORESHARE
In its first report, an Independent Advisory Board has found that Drax’s sustainable biomass sourcing reflects recommendations made by Forest Research—the research agency of the Forestry Commission widely considered the industry gold standard. READ MORESHARE
The North Carolina Bioenergy Research Initiative and the New and Emerging Crops Program recently awarded $1 million in grants for 15 projects aimed at boosting bioenergy opportunities and crop production in the state. READ MORESHARE