Biomass Power

12 hours ago

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts, predicts increase in capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe EIA released the December edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook on Dec. 11 predicting nonhydropower renewables will provide 10 percent of total U.S. utility-scale power generation in 2019, increasing to 12 percent in 2020. READ MORE

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Caribou Biofuels, Research Foundation for SUNY sign agreement

BY Caribou Biofuels Inc. Found In:Power, ThermalCaribou Biofuels Inc. has entered into an agreement with the Research Foundation for SUNY, on behalf of SUNY Cobleskill, to develop and commercialize a rotary gasifier that turns combustible waste into biofuel and a soil supplement. READ MORE

12 hours ago

Siemens signs agreement in Sweden to test renewable fuels

BY Siemens Found In:Power, ThermalGöteborg Energi and Siemens are cooperating to test state-of-the-art gas turbine technology that enables the operation of renewable fuels in the Rya combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant in Sweden. The facility is currently powered by natural gas. READ MORE

December 11, 2019

Dominion Energy, Vanguard Renewables partner on dairy RNG

BY Dominion Energy Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsDominion Energy and Vanguard Renewables announced today a more than $200 million, nationwide strategic partnership to convert methane from U.S. dairy farms into clean, RNG that can heat homes, power businesses and fuel vehicles. READ MORE

December 11, 2019

Duke Energy, other utilities secure RECs from poultry waste

BY Duke Energy Found In:Power, ThermalDuke Energy and a consortium of other utilities are securing poultry waste RECs from the Carolina Poultry Power facility, which generates 2 MW of power and 75,000 tons of steam per hour using more than 230 tons of turkey waste per day. READ MORE

December 10, 2019

Drax aims to become carbon negative by 2030

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax group plc CEO Will Gardiner has announced the U.K. energy company plans to be carbon negative by 2030. Gardiner made the announcement on Dec. 10 at the Power Past Coal Alliance event at COP 25 in Madrid, Spain. READ MORE

December 06, 2019

E.ON to construct biomass power plant at UPM site in Hürth

BY E.ON Found In:Power, ThermalE.ON is planning to build a biomass power plant on a paper mill site provided by UPM in Hürth. The new plant is designed for an electrical output of 20 megawatts (MW) and a thermal firing capacity of 87 MW. READ MORE

December 05, 2019

Mitsubishi plans biomass conversion of Japanese power plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerMitsubishi Corp. on Dec. 4 announced plans to convert the Suzukawa Energy Center Ltd. to biomass. The 112-megawatt facility is currently fired with coal. The plant is expected to begin producing renewable energy from wood pellets in April 2022. READ MORE

December 05, 2019

RNG industry launches SMART Initiative

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe RNG Coalition has launched the Sustainable Methane Abatement and Recycling Timeline (SMART) Initiative, under which RNG stakeholders aim to develop an action to plan to capture and use methane more than than 43,000 North American sites by 2050. READ MORE