Pellets & Densified Biomass

18 hours ago

Drax opens public consultation on BECCS proposals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group plc has announced an informal public consultation on its proposed BECSS project is open through late March. The consultation represents the first phase in securing a DCO from the U.K. government, which is needed to deploy the project. READ MORE

19 hours ago

CLEAN Future Act includes RFS, renewable energy provisions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsHouse Committee on Energy and Commerce democrats on March 2 introduced the CELAN Future Act, which sets a goal to achieve net-zero GHG emissions by 2050. The bill includes provisions related to the RFS and bioenergy. READ MORE

19 hours ago

Bill funds tax credit that could benefit biofuel, CCS projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsSens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Joe Manchin, D-W.V., on March 1 introduced the American Jobs in Energy Manufacturing Act of 2021, which aims to incentivize domestic manufacturing of advanced energy technologies. READ MORE

March 01, 2021

Carbon Capture Coalition releases policy blueprint

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Carbon Capture Coalition on Feb. 24 released a national policy blueprint that includes near-term recommendations the group says policymakers should adopt in order to accelerate the deployment and commercialization of carbon capture projects. READ MORE

March 01, 2021

Opinion: Window of Opportunity

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, ThermalAs if to underscore that 2020 would go down as the most unpredictable year in all our lives, a long-sought tax credit for wood and pellet heating appliances was signed into law in the year’s final week. READ MORE

February 27, 2021

In Depth: Building Out For New Business

BY Luke Leroy Found In:PelletsPorts across North America are upgrading facilities, tweaking logistics and increasing marketing efforts to attract tenants involved in the growing wood pellet export market. READ MORE

February 27, 2021

In Depth: Staying The Course

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, ThermalA milestone for achieving the historically elusive parity of biomass heat with other renewables, the BTU Act has finally passed. Now, industry stakeholders must strategize and collaborate to capitalize on momentum. READ MORE

February 25, 2021

Drax increases wood pellet production, reduces costs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group plc increased wood pellet production by 7 percent last year while improving quality and reducing costs by 5 percent, according information published in the company’s 2020 financial report, which was released Feb. 25. READ MORE

February 25, 2021

Enviva discusses expansion projects, net-zero goal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsEnviva Partners LP released fourth quarter financial results on Feb. 24, reporting progress with efforts to increase its wood pellet production capacity and discussing plans to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emission by 2030. READ MORE