Biomass Power

March 13, 2018

Connecticut bill aims to create RPS for RNG

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasPending legislation in Connecticut aims to create a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) requiring gas companies to ensure that renewable natural gas (RNG) comprises at least 5 percent of their output by 2033. READ MORE

March 12, 2018

Orsted increases the efficiency of Herning Power Station

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalOn March 5, Orsted broke ground on a project that aims to increase the efficiency of its Denmark-based Herning Power Station, a combined-heat-and-power facility that was converted to biomass fuel in 2009. READ MORE

March 12, 2018

Stobart on track to deliver 2 million metric tons of biomass fuel

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerOn March 8, Stobart Group released preliminary financial results for 2017 and provided an update on the operations of its energy division, which supplies biomass fuel to power plants in Europe. Full results are expected to be released in May. READ MORE

March 09, 2018

EIA revises short-term bioenergy, residential wood heat forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the March edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that non-hydropower renewables will provide 10 percent of U.S. electricity generation in 2018 and nearly 11 percent in 2019. READ MORE

March 09, 2018

Rockwell invests in Ecoremedy technology

BY Rockwell Venture Capital Found In:Power, ThermalRockwell Venture Capital recently announced an asset purchase of Ecoremedy, an innovative waste conversion technology that repurposes problematic municipal, agricultural, and industrial byproducts into renewable energy and recovered nutrients. READ MORE

March 08, 2018

BPA welcomes new members Granite Shore Power, Veolia

BY Biomass Power Association Found In:PowerGranite Shore Power, the owner of the biomass power facility Schiller Station in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Veolia, a multinational firm with expertise in energy operations, technology and engineering, have joined the Biomass Power Association. READ MORE

March 07, 2018

Letter urges reauthorization of energy title in next Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn March 6, a group of more than 200 companies and trade associations sent a letter to House and Senate Agricultural Committee leaders urging them to reauthorize and fund energy title programs in the next Farm Bill. READ MORE

March 07, 2018

Secretary Perdue administers oath of office to Bill Northey

BY USDA Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsU.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue administered the oath of office to Bill Northey March 7 at the Annual Iowa Ag Leaders Dinner. Northey previously served as Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture, a position he had held for more than 11 years. READ MORE

March 07, 2018

Scania engines being tested with raw untreated biogas

BY Scania Found In:Power, BiogasIn collaboration with Linköping-based energy recovery specialists Tekniska verken, Scania Engines is currently testing one of its engines using raw biogas that is not cleaned or upgraded to remove wastewater, carbon dioxide and other particles. READ MORE