Biomass Power

December 01, 2021

Drax announces plans to double pellet production capacity by 2030

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group plc on Dec. 1 announced plans to double its biomass pellet production to 8 million metric tons per year by 2030. The company also announced commissioning is nearly complete at its facility in Demopolis, Alabama. READ MORE

November 30, 2021

EQT completes acquisition of Covanta

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerCovanta Holding Corp. on Nov. 30 announced the completion of its $5.3 billion acquisition by the EQT Infrastructure V fund and released a new sustainability report that includes an overview of 2020 achievements. READ MORE

November 29, 2021

REEEAC schedules meeting for Dec. 9

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Dec. 9. The event is open to the public, but registeration is required. READ MORE

November 29, 2021

In Depth: Assessing the Global Supply Landscape

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalHawkins Wright weighs in on what might be in store for the broader wood pellet industry. READ MORE

November 26, 2021

In Depth: Conveyor Technology:Designing for the Future by Innovating the Present

BY Todd Swinderman Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalBulk handling is evolving when it comes to safety, efficiency and automation. READ MORE

November 25, 2021

In Depth: A Rational, Pragmatic Off-Ramp to Decarbonization

BY William Strauss Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalUsing sustainably sourced wood pellet fuel in place of coal is an essential part of the low-carbon energy transition. READ MORE

November 23, 2021

USDA amends scoring provisions for REAP applications

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsUSDA Rural Development on Nov. 22 issued a notice announcing amended scoring provisions for the Rural Energy for America Program. Applications will now receive priority points for advancing key priorities under the Biden-Harris administration. READ MORE

November 17, 2021

Feenstra amendment bolsters use of woody biomass for bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Nov. 16 approved an amendment to the National Wildlife Fire Risk Reduction Program Act offered by Rep. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa, that aims to bolster bioenergy and biofuels production. READ MORE

November 17, 2021

Enviva, J-Power sign MOU for long-term supply of wood pellets

BY Enviva Found In:Pellets, PowerEnviva Partners LP and Tokyo-based utility Electric Power Development Co. Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the long-term, large-scale supply of sustainable wood biomass from Enviva's manufacturing facilities in the U.S. READ MORE