Pellets & Densified Biomass

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Wood pellets offer pragmatic solution to need for on-demand power

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerA new FutureMetrics white paper explains why repurposing existing pulverized coal power plants to run on industrial wood pellets is a rational and pragmatic solution to generate on-demand electricity as we decarbonize the power sector. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo agenda released

BY BBI International Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsEthanol Producer Magazine has announced the preliminary agenda for the 2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place July 13-15, 2021 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. READ MORE

April 13, 2021

Drax completes acquisition of Pinnacle

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group plc announced on April 13 that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. The transaction increases Drax’s annual wood pellet production capacity to 4.9 million metric tons from 2022. READ MORE

April 13, 2021

Bioenergy companies urge Biden to set GHG reduction goal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, BiogasDrax Group plc, Enviva and Vanguard Renewables are among 310 businesses and investors that have signed an open letter to President Biden urging his administration to reduce GHG emissions by at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. READ MORE

April 12, 2021

Drax: BECCS offers less expensive way to meet UK climate goals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group plc released the results of a new study on April 12 that shows its planned BECSS projects will save the U.K. more than £4.5 billion ($6.18 billion) over the next decade as the country works to meet its climate goals. READ MORE

April 09, 2021

Drax Group deploys Solace to improve its IT infrastructure

BY Solace Found In:Pellets, PowerSolace announced on April 8 that Drax Group plc has selected its event streaming and management technology to make its IT architecture more efficient, agile and to help reduce the cost of delivery. READ MORE

April 08, 2021

DOE offers $61.4 million for biofuel, bioenergy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe DOE on April 8 announced it will award $61.4 million to support the development and demonstration of bioenergy projects, including those focused on marine and aviation fuels, cellulosic sugars, separations technologies, wood heating, and RNG. READ MORE

April 08, 2021

Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee to meet April 22

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Advanced FuelsThe Surface Transportation Board has announced a meeting of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee will be held on April 22 virtually via zoom. The meeting is open to the public, but advanced registration is required. READ MORE

April 07, 2021

USDA: US wood pellet exports at 556,802 metric tons in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. exported 556,801.7 metric tons of wood pellets in February, up from 546,435.2 metric tons during the same month of last year, but down from 599,624.2 metric tons in January, according to data released by the USDA on April 7. READ MORE