Biomass Power

32 minutes ago

Colorado approves waste diversion goals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Colorado Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission has approved statewide waste division goals, aiming to achieve a 45 percent diversion rate by 2036. Waste diversion is defined to include recycling, composting and anaerobic digestion. READ MORE

36 minutes ago

RNG Coalition welcomes federal affairs manager

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gashas added Sanjay Srikantiah as its new federal affairs manager in Washington, D.C. He will further strengthen the RNG Coalition's advocacy and education efforts on behalf of the North American RNG industry. READ MORE

August 16, 2017

FutureMetrics publishes analysis of Japanese pellet market

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalFutureMetrics has published a new white paper on the Japanese industrial wood pellet market. The report predicts most of demand growth for industrial wood pellets after 2019 will come from Japan and South Korea. READ MORE

August 16, 2017

Study to measure impact of biofuels on climate

BY Clemson University Found In:PowerClemson University scientists have received a federal grant to evaluate the effectiveness of producing biofuels to mitigate climate change.The research will quantify the impact that growing feedstock has on local temperature and carbon sequestration. READ MORE

August 15, 2017

RWE discusses plans to cofire biomass at 2 Dutch power plants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerOn Aug. 14, Germany-based RWE AG released second quarter financial results. A quarterly financial report released by the company briefly discusses plans to cofire biomass at two coal-fired power plants. READ MORE

August 14, 2017

Report provides updated EU pellet data

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalA report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network notes wood pellet production in the EU reached approximately 14.8 million metric tons in 2016, accounting for about half of global production. READ MORE

August 11, 2017

Rentech: Challenges continue in second quarter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalOn Aug. 10, Rentech released second quarter financial results, reporting the quarter continued to be challenging. During an investor call, Keith Forman, president and CEO of Rentech, discussed factors resulting in lower quarterly revenues. READ MORE

August 10, 2017

Legislation aims to repeal Energy Title of 2014 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIn late July, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., introduced legislation that aims to repeal bioenergy programs contained under Title IX of the 2014 Farm Bill. A total of 10 programs, including the Rural Energy for America Program, would be eliminated. READ MORE

August 10, 2017

Researchers help Idaho find a use for tainted alfalfa

BY Idaho National Laboratory Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalA collaboration between the state of Idaho and Idaho National Laboratory could help turn 6,000 tons of alfalfa containing elevated levels of bromide into biopower used for industrial heat and electricity. READ MORE