Pellets & Densified Biomass

January 24, 2020

Opinion: New Year, New Decade

BY Anna Simet Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsIt’s a new year, and the future is bright for the North American wood pellet industry. This is true for both the domestic and export industry segements. READ MORE

January 23, 2020

DOE offers $96 million for bioenergy R&D projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Department of Energy on Jan. 23 announced it will award up to $96 million for bioenergy research and development to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower, and enable high-value products from biomass or waste resources. READ MORE

January 22, 2020

Pinnacle charters ship to transport wood pellets to Japan

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsPinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., a wood pellet producer based in Canada, recently announced company representatives attended a christening and launching ceremony for a ship Pinnacle is chartering to transport wood chips to Japan. READ MORE

January 22, 2020

Opinion: A Banner Year

BY Tim Portz Found In:Pellets, Thermal If a sector’s health is determined by the opportunities in front of it, it would be hard to argue that the residential wood pellet industry has ever been healthier. READ MORE

January 22, 2020

BLM issues notice on tribal biomass demonstration projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe Bureau of Land Management has published a notice focused on eligibility and selection criteria for a program that provides woody biomass from BLM and Forest Service lands to support tribal and Alaskan Native biomass demonstraton projects. READ MORE

January 22, 2020

In Depth: Fiber, Inventory and Sales

BY Anna Simet Found In:PelletsPellet Mill Magazine reviews the U.S. EIA’s most recent Monthly Densified Fuel Report. READ MORE

January 21, 2020

Renewables account for record share of UK electricity in Q3 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, BiogasThe U.K. recently released third quarter 2019 energy statistics, reporting the renewables share of electricity generation reached a record 38.9 percent during the quarter, up from 32.9 percent during the same period of 2018. READ MORE

January 20, 2020

Opinion: Spare Part Reflections

BY Holger Streetz Found In:Pellets, ThermalSpecialized service providers can offer alternatives that save money and outage time while supporting the local economy. READ MORE

January 17, 2020

UDSA: US pellet exports reach nearly 778,000 tons in November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsThe U.S. exported 777,976.5 tons of wood pellets in November, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Jan. 7. Exports were up when compared to both the previous month and November 2018. READ MORE