Biomass Power

October 11, 2019

EIA: Densified biomass sales reach 780,000 tons in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced 770,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in June, with sales reaching 780,000 tons. Exports reached more than 648,000 tons for the month. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

EIA: 2 million households to heat with wood this winter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that nearly 2 million, or approximately 2 percent, U.S. households will use cord wood or wood pellets as a primary residential space heating fuel for the 2019-’20 winter. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

UK: Energy production from biomass, waste up 10% in Q2

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, BiogasThe U.K. government has announced energy production from bioenergy and waste was up 10.4 percent during the second quarter of 2019 when compared to the same period of 2018. The growth is attributed to increased capacity. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Future Forests + Jobs initiative combats biomass misinformation

BY Future Forests + Jobs Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalFuture Forests + Jobs launched Oct. 8 to advance a fact-based conversation around renewable wood energy and hold those who spread misinformation about the industry to account. The initiative is supported by the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Midwest Biomass Exchange now online

BY Midwest Biomass Exchange Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIndividuals and companies seeking outlets for selling agricultural residues have a new option at their fingertips. Access is available to a new web-based resource, called the Midwest Biomass Exchange, created and supported by the USDA Forest Service. READ MORE

October 07, 2019

Bloom Energy announces biogas-to-electricity project in India

BY Bloom Energy Found In:Power, BiogasBloom Energy and EnergyPower are deploying an integrated solution for supplying clean, reliable power to local Indian businesses. Once complete, the project will be Bloom’s first commercial scale on-site biogas to electricity project in India. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

DOE awards $75 million to 35 bioenergy R&D projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy announced Oct. 1 it is awarding $73 million to 35 bioenergy research and development projects that aim to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower and enable the production of biomass products. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

Ence’s 46 MW biomass plant in Huelva generates electricity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerEnce announced Sept. 27 that its new 46 MW biomass generation plant in Huelva, Spain, recently joined the national electricity grid and has generated its first megawatt of renewable energy from biomass. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

STB renews charter of RETAC

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Advanced FuelsThe STB published a notice Sept. 25 announcing it intends to renew the charter of the Rail Energy Transportation Advisory Committee. RETAC was established in 2008 and provides advice to the STB regarding the rail transportation of energy resources. READ MORE