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New York sets new goals for 100% clean power, 70% renewables

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Jan. 17, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the Green New Deal, a clean energy and jobs agenda that calls for the state to achieve 100 percent clean power by 2040. It also aims to set new renewable energy mandates. READ MORE

2 hours ago

Promising bioplastic derived from ‘poo molecule’

BY Lund University Found In:ChemicalsA new, fossil-free bioplastic is emerging, according to Lund University. Lab experiments show the material is more durable than both regular plastic and other bioplastics, and is potentially better suited for recycling. READ MORE

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RNG Coalition adds former CARB transportation fuel chief to staff

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) has announced the hire of Sam Wade, former chief of the transportation fuel branch at the California Air Resources Board, as the organization’s director of state regulatory affairs. READ MORE

January 16, 2019

Wheeler: E15, RFS rulemakings could be delayed by shutdown

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Jan. 16, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler confirmed that the agency currently plans to complete a rule allowing year-round E15 by June 1, but cautioned it will be unable to meet that deadline if the government shutdown continues. READ MORE

January 16, 2019

EQTEC signs contract with Phoenix Energy

BY EQTEC plc Found In:PowerEQTEC plc, the technology solution company for biomass gasification-to-energy projects, is pleased to announce that it has signed its first equipment purchase contract with Phoenix Energy, in relation to the company's first power plant in California. READ MORE

January 16, 2019

BTA completes waste-to-gas plant for SÉMECS in Canada

BY BTA International GmbH Found In:BiogasBTA International GmbH and its North American partner CCI BioEnergy Inc. have completed a major waste-to-gas facility in Varennes, Quebec. The facility is owned by SÉMECS and converts household organic waste into biogas. READ MORE

January 15, 2019

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts for 2019, 2020

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. EIA has released the January edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that the total share of renewable electricity generation will reach 18 percent in 2019 and 20 percent in 2020, up from 17 percent in 2018. READ MORE

January 15, 2019

PFI submits comments on minimum pellet fuel requirements in NSPS

BY Pellet Fuels Institute Found In:Pellets, ThermalOn Jan. 14, the Pellet Fuels Institute continued its ongoing effort to eliminate the inclusion of minimum pellet fuel requirements in the New Source Performance Standard by submitting written comments to the U.S. EPA prior to the comment deadline. READ MORE

January 15, 2019

FutureMetrics adds policy advisor to team

BY FutureMetrics Found In:Pellets, PowerYoshinobu Kusano has joined FutureMetrics as a policy advisor regarding the Asian wood pellet markets. He will provide FutureMetrics with updates and analysis on current and evolving policy in the high-growth regions of northeast and southeast Asia. READ MORE