Biomass Power

15 hours ago

Massachusetts bills aim to eliminate wood biomass from RPS, APS

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerTwo bills pending in the Massachusetts legislature aim to prevent woody biomass energy from participating in the state’s renewable energy portfolio standard (RPS) and alternative energy portfolio standard (APS). READ MORE

15 hours ago

FutureMetrics paper addresses the biomass carbon debt fallacy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalFutureMetrics on Sept. 9 published a new white paper revisiting the flawed assumption that there is a carbon debt after wood is harvested and explaining why some academics continue to perpetuate the carbon debt fallacy. READ MORE

16 hours ago

Drax urges businesses to join BECCS supplier engagement program

BY Drax Found In:Pellets, PowerDrax is calling on U.K. businesses of all sizes to join the U.K.’s first bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) supplier engagement program. The company will host a series of nationwide events next year focused on the BECCS supply chain. READ MORE

September 15, 2021

UK to launch fourth round of CfD energy scheme

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerU.K. has announced the fourth round of its Contracts for Difference (CfD) energy scheme. Landfill gas, sewage gas, energy-from-waste with CHP, large-scale anaerobic digestion, and dedicated biomass with CHP are among the eliglbe technologies. READ MORE

September 15, 2021

FortisBC to reopen its RNG program on Oct. 15

BY FortisBC Energy Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasFortisBC Energy Inc. has announced it will reopen its renewable natural gas (RNG) program to its natural gas customers on Oct. 15, 2021. The RNG program was launched in 2011, with approximately 10,000 customers currently subscribed. READ MORE

September 08, 2021

EPA opens comment period related to pyrolysis, gasification regs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. EPA on Sept. 8 issued an ANPRM seeking public comments to assist in the potential development of regulations for pyrolysis and gasification units that are used to convert solid or semi-solid feedstocks into useful products, such as fuels. READ MORE

September 08, 2021

Feenstra introduces Biofuel Cell Research Act

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsRep. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa, on Aug. 24 introduced a bill that aims to establish a research, development and demonstration program for a commercially viable fuel cell system that uses biofuels as the main fuel source. READ MORE

September 08, 2021

EIA updates 2021, 2022 bioenergy forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration currently predicts renewables will account for 20 percent of U.S. electricity generation this year, according to the agency’s latest Short Term Energy Outlook, released Sept. 8. READ MORE

September 08, 2021

Clarke Energy, BioTown Biogas announce RNG project

BY Clarke Energy USA Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsClarke Energy USA Inc. has announced an agreement with BioTown Biogas to design, supply and install a biogas upgrading plant in India. The project will inject RNG into the gas grid and includes a biogas-fired cogeneration facility. READ MORE