Biomass Power

14 hours ago

EPA to reconsider rules to reduce methane emissions at landfills

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn May 23, the U.S. EPA announced a 90-day administrative stay of two final rules announced in mid-2016 that aim to reduce methane emissions from MSW landfills. The stay will allow the agency to reconsider certain aspects of these regulations. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Lignetics acquires the Marth Companies

BY Lignetics Inc. Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalLignetics Inc. recently announced the acquisition of the Marth Companies LLC which includes manufacturing plants in Marathon, Athens, and Peshtigo, Wisconsin, as well as the Marth Transportation trucking assets. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Dalhousie University to update biomass energy plant

BY Dalhousie University, Mary Jane Webber Found In:Power, ThermalNova Scotia-based Dalhousie University has announced plans to update its 30-year old biomass energy plant and steam distribution system. The $24.2 million project is expected to be complete by May 2018. READ MORE

May 22, 2017

USDA funding supports AD research at Clarkson University

BY Clarkson University Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasU.S. Sens. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., recently announced $500,000 in new federal funding for Clarkson University. The funding will advance anaerobic digestion techniques for small-to-medium-scale dairy farmers. READ MORE

May 19, 2017

California dairy digester program open for applications

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasThe California Department of Food and Agriculture is accepting applications for project funding through its Dairy Digester Research and Development Program, which has enabled construction of numerous California digester energy projects. READ MORE

May 19, 2017

UK biomass power sets new quarterly record

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerIn the U.K., the latest Electrical Insights Report, produced by researchers at Imperial College London in collaboration with Drax, shows biomass generation hit a new high of 4.4 TWh during the first quarter of this year. READ MORE

May 19, 2017

Siwertell signs unloader order for UK biomass-fueled power plant

BY Cargotec Corp. Found In:Pellets, PowerSiwertell, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract with the Spanish-Korean consortium, TR-Samsung, for a Siwertell ship unloader to support a new biomass-fueled power plant under construction in Teesside, Middlesbrough, U.K. READ MORE

May 18, 2017

New York announces plan to reduce methane emissions

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasOn May 17, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a methane reduction plan that, in part, supports energy production from biogas at farms and landfills across the state. It targets three sectors: oil and gas, landfills and agriculture. READ MORE

May 18, 2017

UK REA launches landfill gas group

BY U.K. Renewable Energy Association Found In:Power, BiogasIn response to demand from its members, the U.K. Renewable Energy Association has set up a group to cater for the landfill gas sector. The group has elected Ian Morrish of Viridor as its chair and Chris Parry of Biffa as vice-chair. READ MORE