Biomass Power

February 05, 2016

FERC: US added 305 MW of biomass capacity in 2015

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerThe Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office of Energy Projects has released its energy infrastructure update for December, reporting the U.S. added 305 MW of biomass capacity last year, up from 270 MW in 2014. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

Chinese group to invest nearly $3 billion in 2 UK biomass plants

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Power, ThermalChinese investment group SinoFortone recently confirmed £2 billion ($2.9 billion) to back two biomass plants and associated food production centers in Wales, England. The food stations will use waste heat from the biomass plants to grow food. READ MORE

February 05, 2016

A Call For Columnists

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsHave a great idea for content, or a message to share? I want to hear about it. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Drax: Further details of EU investigation now available

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerThe EU recently published additional details pertaining to its in-depth investigation to assess whether the U.K.’s plans to support the conversion of an additional unit of the Drax power plant to operate on biomass are in line with state aid rules. READ MORE

February 04, 2016

Making waste products more powerful at OSU

BY Oklahoma State University Found In:PowerAjay Kumar, associate professor in Oklahoma State University's Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, is leading a team of researchers in a project to use local biomass materials to create portable power. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

Energy Bill amendments aim to impede biofuels, benefit bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Senate is currently considering the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. To date, lawmakers have introduced more than 275 amendments to the bill, including several that would impact biofuels and bioenergy. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

New report reveals how Clean Power Plan can reduce electric bills

BY Katie FletcherFound In:PowerSynapse Energy Economics Inc., a research and consulting firm, recently released a new report that reveals how EPA’s Clean Power Plan can reduce emissions and consumer electric bills. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

Brigg Renewable Energy Plant completed ahead of schedule

BY Brigg Renewable Energy Plant Found In:PowerThe commissioning phase of the U.K.-based Brigg Renewable Energy Plant has recently been completed and the renewable energy plant has been handed over to the owners for the operational phase to commence. READ MORE

February 03, 2016

UK Green Investment Bank to establish a special share

BY U.K. Green Investment Bank Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.K. government recently announced that the U.K. Green Investment Bank will create a “special share” in the company as part of the process to introduce private capital to the organization. READ MORE