Pellets & Densified Biomass

October 14, 2019

PFI to hold board meeting, other events in Washington, DC

BY Pellet Fuels Institute Found In:PelletsThe Pellet Fuels Institute will host its fall board meeting in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 29-30. The two-day event will also include discussions with other aligned associations, including BTEC, and visits with elected officials on Capital Hill. READ MORE

October 11, 2019

EIA: Densified biomass sales reach 780,000 tons in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced 770,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in June, with sales reaching 780,000 tons. Exports reached more than 648,000 tons for the month. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

EIA: 2 million households to heat with wood this winter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that nearly 2 million, or approximately 2 percent, U.S. households will use cord wood or wood pellets as a primary residential space heating fuel for the 2019-’20 winter. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

UK: Energy production from biomass, waste up 10% in Q2

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, BiogasThe U.K. government has announced energy production from bioenergy and waste was up 10.4 percent during the second quarter of 2019 when compared to the same period of 2018. The growth is attributed to increased capacity. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Future Forests + Jobs initiative combats biomass misinformation

BY Future Forests + Jobs Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalFuture Forests + Jobs launched Oct. 8 to advance a fact-based conversation around renewable wood energy and hold those who spread misinformation about the industry to account. The initiative is supported by the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Midwest Biomass Exchange now online

BY Midwest Biomass Exchange Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIndividuals and companies seeking outlets for selling agricultural residues have a new option at their fingertips. Access is available to a new web-based resource, called the Midwest Biomass Exchange, created and supported by the USDA Forest Service. READ MORE

October 07, 2019

Enviva to construct Alabama pellet plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsEnviva is moving forward with plans to construct a new wood pellet plant in Sumter County, Alabama, and increase the production capacity of its existing wood pellet plant Sampson County, North Carolina. READ MORE

October 07, 2019

UDSA: US wood pellet exports reach 738,300 tons in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsThe U.S. exported 738,300.5 tons of wood pellets in August, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Oct. 4. Pellet exports were up when compared to both July 2019 and August 2018. READ MORE

October 04, 2019

DOE awards $3 million for R&D to wood stove manufacturers

BY Alliance for Green Heat Found In:Pellets, ThermalThe U.S. Department of Energy selected two companies—MF Fire and ISB Marketing—to receive $3 million for research and development (R&D) on smart, automated wood stoves through the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. READ MORE