Biomass Power

21 hours ago

Drax to convert fourth unit to biomass following BEIS action

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerThe U.K. government issued its response to a consultation on cost control for additional biomass conversions under the RO, noting it will introduce a generator cap. Drax said the government's action will allow it to convert a fourth unit to biomass. READ MORE

21 hours ago

MEPs approve renewable energy, biofuel targets under RED II

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsMembers of the European Parliament endorsed a set of proposals Jan. 17 that set new goals for renewable energy, energy efficiency and renewable transportation fuels. The proposals also cap first-generation biofuels and phase-out the use of palm oil. READ MORE

January 16, 2018

FuelCell Energy: Project using biogas earns CARB certification

BY FuelCell Energy Inc. Found In:Power, BiogasFuelCell Energy Inc. recently announced that the SureSource 3000 fuel cell power plant operating on anaerobic digester gas has received the California Air Resources Board’s Distributed Generation Certification to the 2013 Waste Gas Standard. READ MORE

January 15, 2018

PPCR seeks strategic partner for biomass CHP project in Greece

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, ThermalPPC Renewables S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Public Power Corp. S.A., has announced it is seeking a strategic partner to develop, finance, construct and operate a biomass combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant in Greece. READ MORE

January 15, 2018

PES: New combustions systems benefit 2 Toronto-area paper mills

BY Precision Energy Services Inc. Found In:Power, ThermalPrecision Energy Services Inc. has supplied sludge-to-energy systems for facilities owned by Atlantic Packaging. Most recently, PES received a contract to supply a complete biomass energy system incorporating its fluid bed combustion system. READ MORE

January 12, 2018

Veolia acquires Hungary-based Ajka power plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, ThermalVeolia recently acquired Bakonyi Erőmű Zrt., which operates the Hungary-based Ajka power plant. The facility fires biomass and coal to produce electricity, residential district heat and industrial steam. READ MORE

January 12, 2018

Biochar could benefit anaerobic digestion of animal manure

BY Texas A&M AgriLife Research Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsNew research by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists shows biochar has potential to make anaerobic digestion of animal manure a more efficient method to rid farms of waste while producing methane for energy. READ MORE

January 11, 2018

NV Energy opens RFP for 330 MW of renewable power capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasNV Energy is seeking proposals for up to 330 MW of new renewable energy projects to be built in Nevada. Eligible technologies include biomass, biogas, solar, geothermal and wind. Bids must be submitted by Feb. 2. READ MORE

January 11, 2018

WM sustainability report highlights waste-to-energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasWaste Management recently published its 2017 Sustainability Report, which provides a brief overview of the company’s landfill gas-to-energy operations and waste-to-energy goals. READ MORE