Pellets & Densified Biomass

May 27, 2022

Record-setting number of biofuel producers set to attend 2022 FEW

BY BBI International Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsProduced by BBI International, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) is on pace to be the largest biofuels conference since 2009. The event takes place June 13-15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. READ MORE

May 24, 2022

Potential revisions to EU biomass rules remain a work in progress

BY Jessica Marcus, vice president, policy and operations, U.S. Industrial Pellet Association Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalAt a time when Europe needs as much affordable, sustainable and secure energy as possible, last week’s vote by the European Parliament’s ENVI Committee to limit the use of biomass makes little sense, according to USIPA's Jessica Marcus. READ MORE

May 20, 2022

Enviva, MOL Drybulk reduce biomass supply chain GHG emissions

BY Enviva Found In:PelletsEnviva Inc. and MOL Drybulk Ltd. have signed an additional MOU to deploy an environmentally friendly bulk carrier (EFBC) to reduce the GHG emissions in the ocean transportation of sustainable wood pellets and bifouels. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

Canada announces $300 million in clean energy funding

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalNatural Resource Canada in late April announced the launch of $300 million funding opportunity that supports the deployment of clean energies in Indigenous, rural and remote communities. Biomass projects are among those eligible for the program. READ MORE

May 19, 2022

ITA: Renewable energy advisory committee to meet May 24

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Association has announced its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a hybrid meeting, accessible in-person and online, on May 24. READ MORE

May 17, 2022

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales reach 740,000 tons in January

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 8790,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in January, with sales reaching 740,000 tons. READ MORE

May 16, 2022

DOE schedules Q&A webinar on 5th Wood Heater Design Challenge

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalThe U.S. DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office on May 19 will host a webinar titled “Wood Heater Design Challenge Q&A.” The event aims to provide interested parties with information related to the agency’s 5th Wood Stove Design Challenge. READ MORE

May 12, 2022

USDA reports strong interest for Climate-Smart Commodities funds

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA on May 10 announced it received more than 450 proposals for large-scale projects under its new Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program. The agency is accepting proposals for smaller-scale projects through June 10. READ MORE

May 10, 2022

Report describes changes to Dutch government’s policy on biomass

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe government of the Netherlands in late April signaled its intent to support the use of biomass for certain high-value applications, including the production of some biofuels and high-temperature heat, but phase out support for lower value uses. READ MORE