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California Ethanol & Power wins $10 million tax credit

BY California Ethanol & Power LLC Found In:Power, Advanced FuelsOn April 17, California Ethanol & Power LLC (CE&P) announced that it was awarded a $10 million income tax credit as part of the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) California Competes program. READ MORE

April 16, 2019

EU approves state aid for Irish heat scheme, Polish WtE plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasThe European Commission announced April 15 that it has approved state aid for an Irish scheme for renewable heat generation and for a waste-to-energy (WtE) cogeneration plant under development in Poland. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

USDA: Eligibility criteria released for tribal biomass program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe Forest Service has released eligibility criteria for Indian tribes and Alaska tribal organizations that want to develop demonstration projects to promote biomass energy production under amendments made to the Tribal Forest Protection Act of 2004. READ MORE

April 15, 2019

Increases in biomass power generation stop after decade of growth

BY U.S. Energy Information Administration Found In:Power, BiogasExpansion in electricity generation from biomass and waste has ended in recent years, after growing from 2004 through 2014, and in 2018 was 2 percent below its peak generation of 71.7 million MWh in 2014, according to the EIA. READ MORE

April 11, 2019

DSM: Biomass CHP project reduces CO2 emissions at vitamin plant

BY DSM Found In:Power, ThermalRoyal DSM is reducing carbon dioxide emissions at its vitamin production facility in Sisseln, Switzerland, through a new biomass combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant on the site. The new CHP plant opened April 9. READ MORE

April 09, 2019

EPA to propose rule on biomass carbon neutrality this summer

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasU.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler recently informed federal lawmakers that the agency is working on a rulemaking that will define biomass as carbon neutral. A proposed rule is expected to be released this summer. READ MORE

April 09, 2019

Andritz to supply biomass handling system for Brazil power plant

BY Andritz Found In:PowerInternational technology Group Andritz has received an order from Eldorado Brasil to supply a biomass handling system for its new Onça Pintada plant in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020. READ MORE

April 05, 2019

EIA: 790,000 tons of densified biomass sold in December

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 710,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in December, with sales reaching 790,000 metric tons. READ MORE

April 04, 2019

Sustainability requirements in Japan could increase pellet demand

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerThe Japanese government is reportedly considering enacting a policy that would require palm kernel shells (PKS) to be meet sustainability criteria. A new FutureMetrics whitepaper predicts the policy could increase demand for wood pellets. READ MORE