Pellets & Densified Biomass

April 24, 2015

Opinion: On The Verge

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBiomass Magazine Executive Editor Tim Portz highlights the many advances the energy-from-waste sector is making. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

Sustane Technologies to produce MSW-derived pellets in Canada

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsSustane Technologies Inc. is developing a facility in Chester, Nova Scotia, that will produce waste-derived biomass pellets. The project is expected to break ground this summer and begin operations in mid-2016. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

Oregon bill creates exemptions for some biomass carbon emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Oregon Senate has passed legislation that declares biomass as carbon neutral under some circumstances. It conditionally exempts carbon dioxide emissions from the combustion or decomposition of biomass from regulation under certain pollution laws. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

USDA partners with farmers, ranchers to address climate change

BY USDA Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn a speech April 23 at Michigan State University, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out a comprehensive approach to partner with agricultural producers to address the threat of climate change. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

In Depth: A Solid Approach to MSW Fuel

BY Katie FletcherFound In:PelletsThe concept of solidifying preprocessed municipal solid waste into fuel pellets or briquettes is not new, but the market has been slow to mature. READ MORE

April 23, 2015

Opinion: Living In The Limelight

BY Bill Bell Found In:PelletsMaine Pellet Fuels Association Executive Director Bill Bell on why wood pellets have recently been the center of attention in Maine. READ MORE

April 22, 2015

Census Bureau highlights bioenergy in Earth Day statistics

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalIn honor of Earth Day, the U.S. Census Bureau has released an edition of Profile America Facts and Features that includes examples of Census Bureau statistics pertaining to energy and the environment, including those related to bioenergy. READ MORE

April 22, 2015

U.K. renewable energy targets drive increased U.S. pellet exports

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:PelletsIn 2014, almost three-quarters of all U.S. wood pellet exports were delivered to the United Kingdom, mainly for the purpose of generating electricity. Overall, U.S. wood pellet exports increased by nearly 40 percent between 2013 and 2014. READ MORE

April 21, 2015

2015 IBCE commences with updates from association leaders

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe 2015 International Biomass Conference & Expo kicked off on the morning of April 21, with conversations amongst industry association leadership. READ MORE