Biomass Power

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Wood pellets offer pragmatic solution to need for on-demand power

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerA new FutureMetrics white paper explains why repurposing existing pulverized coal power plants to run on industrial wood pellets is a rational and pragmatic solution to generate on-demand electricity as we decarbonize the power sector. READ MORE

April 14, 2021

2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo agenda released

BY BBI International Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsEthanol Producer Magazine has announced the preliminary agenda for the 2021 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place July 13-15, 2021 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. READ MORE

April 13, 2021

Drax completes acquisition of Pinnacle

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group plc announced on April 13 that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. The transaction increases Drax’s annual wood pellet production capacity to 4.9 million metric tons from 2022. READ MORE

April 13, 2021

Bioenergy companies urge Biden to set GHG reduction goal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, BiogasDrax Group plc, Enviva and Vanguard Renewables are among 310 businesses and investors that have signed an open letter to President Biden urging his administration to reduce GHG emissions by at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. READ MORE

April 13, 2021

Biomass accounts for half of Georgia’s renewable power in 2020

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:PowerIn 2020, Georgia generated 5.8 million megawatthours (MWh) of electricity from biomass, or about 10 percent of the nation’s total, the second most of any state according to EIA’s Electric Power Monthly. READ MORE

April 12, 2021

Drax: BECCS offers less expensive way to meet UK climate goals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group plc released the results of a new study on April 12 that shows its planned BECSS projects will save the U.K. more than £4.5 billion ($6.18 billion) over the next decade as the country works to meet its climate goals. READ MORE

April 09, 2021

Drax Group deploys Solace to improve its IT infrastructure

BY Solace Found In:Pellets, PowerSolace announced on April 8 that Drax Group plc has selected its event streaming and management technology to make its IT architecture more efficient, agile and to help reduce the cost of delivery. READ MORE

April 08, 2021

DOE offers $61.4 million for biofuel, bioenergy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe DOE on April 8 announced it will award $61.4 million to support the development and demonstration of bioenergy projects, including those focused on marine and aviation fuels, cellulosic sugars, separations technologies, wood heating, and RNG. READ MORE

April 08, 2021

EPA awards $2.5 million to 24 environmental projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA on April 6 announced nearly $2.5 million in awards to 24 small businesses to support the development of environmental technologies. A portion of that funding is supporting bioenergy and biomaterials projects. READ MORE