Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

January 22, 2021

Aires Clean Energy rebrands, focuses on biosolids conversion

BY Aries Clean Technologies Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAries Clean Energy, a leader in the biomass gasification solutions sector, announced it has changed its name to Aries Clean Technologies, with a refined focus on the clean conversion of wastewater biosolids. READ MORE

January 21, 2021

USDA, DOE announce appointments to senior posts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA and U.S. Department of Energy on Jan. 21 announced appointments to several senior posts, including USDA undersecretary for Rural Development and chief of staff for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at DOE. READ MORE

January 19, 2021

AFCC announces cost breakthrough in DOE loan guarantees

BY Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coalition Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coalition has announced legislation recently signed by President Trump makes important changes to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Title XVII Innovative Technology Loan Guarantee Program. READ MORE

January 18, 2021

California awards grants to biomass, bioenergy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe California Energy Commission on Jan. 14 announced it is awarding nearly $2 million to eight projects through the Tribal Government Challenge Grant Program. A portion of that funding will support biomass and bioenergy projects. READ MORE

January 18, 2021

USDA releases AIA research strategy summary, dashboard

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA on Jan. 12 released a report and online dashboard that integrates the information collected by the agency as part of its Agriculture Innovation Agenda, an initiative that aims to help the U.S. agricultural industry meet future demands. READ MORE

January 18, 2021

Ameresco reaches mechanical completion of RNG plant

BY Ameresco Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsAmeresco Inc. on Jan. 12 announced that it achieved mechanical completion at its McCarty Road landfill gas to renewable natural gas plant located in Houston, Texas. The project is expected to reach commercial operations in early 2021. READ MORE

January 15, 2021

NW Natural, BioCarbN partner on RNG with Tyson Foods

BY NW Natural Found In:Thermal, BiogasNW Natural, a subsidiary of NW Natural Holding Co., is partnering with BioCarbN, a developer and operator of sustainable infrastructure projects, to convert methane from some of Tyson Foods facilities into renewable natural gas (RNG). READ MORE

January 14, 2021

EIA releases 2021, 2022 bioenergy forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. EIA on Jan. 12 released is Short-Term Energy Outlook for January, which features the agency’s first short-term predictions for 2022. The EIA currently predicts electricity generation from renewables will continue to increase. READ MORE

January 13, 2021

DMT Clear Gas Solutions: Iowa RNG plant begins operations

BY DMT Clear Gas Solutions Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsIowa’s second renewable natural gas (RNG) plant at Sioux City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant is operational thanks to Bartlett & West and DMT Clear Gas Solutions. The project converts 800 SCFM of biogas to RNG for injection in the natural gas pipeline. READ MORE