Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

July 10, 2020

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales reach 790,000 tons in March

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 770,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in March, with sales reaching 790,000 tons. READ MORE

July 09, 2020

EPA proposes to amend regulations for certain industrial boilers

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalThe U.S. EPA on July 9 released a proposed rule that aims to amend emission standards for certain categories of boilers based on the maximum achievable control technologies (MACT). The AWC said it is encouraged by the clarity the rule provides. READ MORE

July 08, 2020

Nature Energy, Shell sign biomethane deal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsDenmark-based Nature Energy on July 1 announced it has entered into a long-term agreement to sell biomethane to Shell Energy Europe Ltd. Nature Energy currently operates 12 biogas plants, 10 of which are located in Denmark. READ MORE

July 07, 2020

EIA predicts growth in renewable electricity generation

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration currently predicts electricity U.S. generation from renewable energy sources will reach 20 percent in 2020 and 22 percent in 2021, according to agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released July 7. READ MORE

July 07, 2020

Valmet to supply a hot water plant to Göteborg Energi in Sweden

BY Valmet Corp. Found In:Pellets, ThermalValmet will supply a complete plant for the production of district heat to Göteborg Energi AB in Gothenburg, Sweden. The new hot water plant will reduce CO2 emissions and allowed for increased use of wood pellets. READ MORE

July 06, 2020

USDA: US exports 572,500 tons of wood pellets in May

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. exported 572,499.8 metric tons of wood pellets in May, up from 553,885.4 metric tons exported during the same month of last year, but down from the 595,166.2 metric tons exported in April, according to data released by the USDA on July 2. READ MORE

July 02, 2020

Eqtec, Carbon Sole partner on waste-to-energy projects in Ireland

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsEqtec, a technology supplier for gasification projects, announced on June 29 that its wholly owned subsidiary Eqtec Iberia SLU has signed a collaboration framework agreement with Ireland-based Carbon Sole Group Ltd. READ MORE

July 01, 2020

UK BEIS provides COVID-19 extensions to non-domestic RHI projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Thermal, BiogasThe U.K. government has announced that applicants to the non-domestic RHI scheme will have an extra 14 months to complete projects delayed by COVID-19. The government also confirmed that a third allocation for the non-domestic RHI will open in July. READ MORE

June 30, 2020

Report: Biomass, biofuels can help US meet net-zero goal

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on June 30 unveiled a climate crisis action plan that aims to serve as a congressional roadmap to help the U.S. reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Biomass, biogas and biofuels will help meet that goal. READ MORE