Biomass Power

May 07, 2021

US Forest Service funds wood energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe USDA on May 7 awarded more than $15 million to fund grant proposals to develop and expend the use of wood products, strengthen emerging wood energy markets and protect community forests. A portion of that funding will support bioenergy projects. READ MORE

May 06, 2021

Drax to kickstart development of 3 Arkansas pellet plants

BY Drax Found In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group,will begin constructing the first of three new “satellite” pellet plants in Arkansas, the company announced on May 6. The three plants are together expected to produce around 120,000 metric tons of sustainable biomass pellets a year. READ MORE

May 06, 2021

Southern Company Gas assumes launches RNG subsidiary

BY Southern Company Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSouthern Company Gas announced that it has taken ownership of the Meadow Branch Landfill Methane Recovery Facility, the renewable natural gas facility located at the Meadow Branch Landfill in Athens, Tennessee, from sister company PowerSecure. READ MORE

May 05, 2021

Canada funds 8 bioenergy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe Canadian government in mid-April announced an C$8.4 million investment in nine community-led Indigenous clean energy projects across British Columbia. Eight of those projects focus on the use of biomass and bioenergy. READ MORE

May 05, 2021

UGI, Global Common Energy Partner to develop RNG

BY Cayuga RNG Holdings LLC Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsCayuga RNG Holdings LLC announced on May 4 that it has entered into definitive agreements to develop dairy farm digester projects to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) in upstate New York. The first project is scheduled to be complete in 2022. READ MORE

May 04, 2021

FutureMetrics: Pellets, CCS offer a future for coal power plants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerFutureMetrics LLC on May 3 released a new white paper that emphasizes the carbon-negative potential of deploying CCS technology at pulverized coal (PC) power stations that are modified to use sustainably produced wood pellet fuel. READ MORE

May 04, 2021

Carbon-50: Leaders push for 50-state solution to climate change

BY Carbon-50 Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsA new network of former lawmakers, farm leaders, and clean energy advocates has gathered under the banner of Carbon-50 to support an inclusive, 50-state strategy to address climate change, and has outlined principes for its a 50-state carbon plan. READ MORE

May 04, 2021

Brightmark breaks ground on Caballero RNG project in Arizona

BY Brightmark Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBrightmark on May 4 broke ground on the Caballero renewable natural gas (RNG) project, which includes the construction of new anaerobic digesters at Caballero Dairy Farms, an 8,800 animal farm in Eloy, Arizona. READ MORE

May 03, 2021

Covanta provides update of UK waste-to-energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerOfficials from Covanta Holding Corp. discussed the company’s ongoing strategic review and provided an update on the development of the company’s U.K. waste-to-energy projects during a first quarter earnings call, held April 30. READ MORE