Pellets & Densified Biomass

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DOE solicits applications for Technology Commercialization Fund

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Department of Energy on Sept. 23 issued its FY 2021 solicitation for the Technology Commercialization Fund, which aims to advance the commercialization of promising energy technologies and deploy lab-developed technologies to the marketplace. READ MORE

September 24, 2020

USDA seeks applications for Advanced Biofuel Payment Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe USDA announced on Sept. 23 it is making $7 million available under the Advanced Biofuel Payment Program. The agency will accept applications from advanced biofuel producers during the month of October. READ MORE

September 23, 2020

Pinnacle responds to Fibreco silo incident

BY Pinnacle Renewable Energy Found In:PelletsPinnacle Renewable Energy on Sept. 22 that it has temporarily diverted all pellet shipping activity to its wholly owned Westview shipping terminal in response to a structural failure of a silo at the Fibreco Export Inc. shipping terminal. READ MORE

September 22, 2020

Natural Resource Canada funds 11 bioenergy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalNatural Resource Canada is has announced it will award approximately $21 million to support several clean energy projects in Indigenous communities in Ontario and the Northwest Territories, including 11 biomass projects. READ MORE

September 21, 2020

Japan solicits comments on proposed changes to FIT program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerJapan is proposing to shorten the eligibility window for previously approved and future biomass projects under its feed-in tariff (FIT) program, according to a report filed with the USDA FAS Global Agricultural Information Network on Sept. 18. READ MORE

September 21, 2020

Drax Biomass donates $20,000 to help victims of Hurricane Laura

BY Drax Biomass Found In:PelletsDrax Biomass is donating $20,000 to help families in Northeastern and Central Louisiana who were impacted by Hurricane Laura last month. The funds donated are going to hurricane relief efforts driven by the United Way and local food banks. READ MORE

September 18, 2020

UK bioenergy generation up 17% in Q1

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ChemicalsU.K. renewable energy generation increased by 30 percent during the first quarter of 2020, reaching 40.8 terawatt hours (TWh), according to data released by the U.K. Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on Sept. 10. READ MORE

September 17, 2020

European Commission proposes 55% cut in GHGs by 2030

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe European Commission on Sept. 17 released a plan that aims to reduce European Union GHG emissions by at least 55 percent by 2030 when compared to 1990 levels. The goal would put the EU on a pathway to reaching climate neutrality by 2050. READ MORE

September 16, 2020

Letter urges EU leaders to increase GHG reduction targets

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsLeaders of Enviva and Drax Group are among the nearly 200 business leaders, investors and organizations that recently sent a letter leaders of the European Union and EU member states urging the EU to increase GHG emission reduction targets. READ MORE