Pellets & Densified Biomass

May 07, 2021

US Forest Service funds wood energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe USDA on May 7 awarded more than $15 million to fund grant proposals to develop and expend the use of wood products, strengthen emerging wood energy markets and protect community forests. A portion of that funding will support bioenergy projects. READ MORE

May 06, 2021

Drax to kickstart development of 3 Arkansas pellet plants

BY Drax Found In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group,will begin constructing the first of three new “satellite” pellet plants in Arkansas, the company announced on May 6. The three plants are together expected to produce around 120,000 metric tons of sustainable biomass pellets a year. READ MORE

May 05, 2021

Canada funds 8 bioenergy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe Canadian government in mid-April announced an C$8.4 million investment in nine community-led Indigenous clean energy projects across British Columbia. Eight of those projects focus on the use of biomass and bioenergy. READ MORE

May 04, 2021

FutureMetrics: Pellets, CCS offer a future for coal power plants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerFutureMetrics LLC on May 3 released a new white paper that emphasizes the carbon-negative potential of deploying CCS technology at pulverized coal (PC) power stations that are modified to use sustainably produced wood pellet fuel. READ MORE

May 04, 2021

Carbon-50: Leaders push for 50-state solution to climate change

BY Carbon-50 Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA new network of former lawmakers, farm leaders, and clean energy advocates has gathered under the banner of Carbon-50 to support an inclusive, 50-state strategy to address climate change, and has outlined principes for its a 50-state carbon plan. READ MORE

May 04, 2021

Enviva announces 2021 responsible sourcing policy goals

BY Enviva Found In:PelletsEnviva on April 27 published its 2021 Implementation Plans, a detailed proposal of goals and initiatives designed to continue to deliver on the company’s commitment to responsible and sustainable wood sourcing. READ MORE

April 30, 2021

USDA publishes REAP rule, solicits public comments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service on April 27 published a final rule for the Rural Energy for America Program that makes changes related to the OneRD guaranteed loan regulation and 2018 Farm Bill. READ MORE

April 29, 2021

Enviva announces plans for new pellet plant in Bond, Mississippi

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsEnviva on April 28 announced plans to develop of a new wood pellet plant in Bond, Mississippi, that could have the capacity to produce more than 1 million metric tons per year. The company is also expanding capacity at existing plants. READ MORE

April 28, 2021

Enbridge announces partnership to develop Canadian RNG projects

BY Enbridge Inc. Found In:Pellets, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsEnbridge Inc., Walker Industries and Comcor Environmental have announced a partnership to jointly develop renewable natural gas (RNG) projects across Canada. The RNG willb e used to heat homes, power busineses and fuel vehicle fleets. READ MORE