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19 countries agree to scale up bioenergy targets

BY Biofuture Platform Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsCountries representing half of the global population and 37 percent of the global economy agreed to scale up the low-carbon bioeconomy, and develop collective targets prescribing the contribution of sustainable bioenergy to final energy demand, READ MORE

November 16, 2017

Canadian pellet exports up 46 percent from 2015 to 2016

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalCanada’s National Energy Board has announced Canadian wood pellet exports increased by 46 percent between 2015 and 2016. The growth is attributed to growing global demand for biomass-fired electricity generation to replace coal-fired generation. READ MORE

November 15, 2017

EIA: 610,000 tons of densified biomass fuel produced in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the November edition of its Monthly Densified Biomass Fuel Report, which includes data for August. The report estimates total U.S. production capacity is nearly 12.71 million tons per year. READ MORE

November 15, 2017

Hawaiian Electric, Pacific Biodiesel sign contract

BY Hawaiian Electric Co. Found In:Power, Advanced FuelsHawaiian Electric Co. and Pacific Biodiesel Technologies have reached a agreement for the supply of biodiesel to the 50-MW Schofield Generating Station, 8-MW Honolulu International Airport Emergency Power Facility, and other facilities. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Rentech releases third quarter financial results

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalRentech Inc. released third quarter financial results on Nov. 9. The results were released roughly one month after announcing its shares would be removed listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market and be moved the OTCQB market, effective Oct. 16. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

RNG Coalition adds new members

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) has announced the addition of several new members, including East Coast gas and electricity provider Duke Energy and Western U.S. gas utility Southwest Gas. READ MORE

November 13, 2017

EIA updates short-term bioenergy, wood heating forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released its Short-Term Energy Outlook for November, providing updated bioenergy forecasts for 2017 and 2018, and updated wood heating forecasts for the 2017-’18 heating season. READ MORE

November 10, 2017

Opinion: Utilizing Ag Energy Programs to Address Climate Change

BY Lloyd Ritter Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasMany agricultural producers are leading the charge toward renewables, irrespective of the rewards to the climate. They know that innovation increases efficiency while making them more resilient, especially when faced with economic downturns. READ MORE

November 10, 2017

BPA, ABC ask for parity in tax reform package

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasThe Biomass Power Association and American Biogas Council recently partnered with the Energy Recovery Council and National Hydropower Association to ask Congress for tax parity for all renewable technologies in tax reform. READ MORE