Biomass Power

January 24, 2020

NV Energy seeks proposals for renewable energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasNV Energy, a Nevada energy utility, announced on Jan. 21 it is seeking proposals for biomass, biogas, solar, geothermal and wind project that are compliant with the state’s existing renewable portfolio standards. READ MORE

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 23, 2020

Eqtec receives approval for RDF testing at French university

BY Eqtec plc Found In:Power, ThermalEqtec plc announced that its wholly owned subsidiary has received approval from the the University of Lorraine's research laboratory on wood material to carry out tests utilizing refuse derived fuel at an R&D plant located at the university. 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 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 21, 2020

Brightmark Energy announces Florida RNG project

BY Brightmark Energy Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBrightmark Energy has partnered with four dairy farms in central Florida to build and operate three anaerobic digesters that will convert a total of 230,000 tons of dairy manure per year from 9,900 cows into renewable natural gas (RNG). READ MORE

January 15, 2020

EIA predicts modest increase for waste biomass power capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasU.S. electricity generation from renewable sources is expected to reach 19 percent in 2020 and 22 percent in 2021, up from 17 percent in 2019, according to the U.S. Energy Information’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Jan. 14. READ MORE

January 14, 2020

Ence inaugurates 50 MW biomass power plant in Spain

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerSpain-based energy producer Ence Energia y Celulosa SA announced on Jan. 9 the inauguration of a new, low-emissions biomass power plant. The 50 megawatt (MW) facility is located near Puertollano, Spain. READ MORE