Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

February 19, 2019

Massachusetts awards $2.89 million to support biomass heating

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources recently awarded nearly $2.89 million in grants to five infrastructure projects that aim to increase the availability of low-carbon, renewable heating fuels, including wood chips and biofuels. READ MORE

February 19, 2019

Calgren Dairy Fuels injects RNG into SoCalGas pipelines

BY Southern California Gas Co. Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasSouthern California Gas Co. and biogas producer Calgren Dairy Fuels announced Feb. 14 that renewable natural gas produced at Calgren's dairy digester facility in Pixley, California, is being injected into SoCalGas pipelines. READ MORE

February 15, 2019

EIA: 900,000 tons of densified biomass fuel sold in October

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing that U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 750,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in October 2018, with sales reaching 900,000 tons. READ MORE

February 15, 2019

Canadian government funds new biomass research cluster

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe government of Canada has announced it will invest up to $7 million in a new biomass research cluster. An additional $3.1 million is contributions is expected from industry, bringing the total investment to $10.1 million. READ MORE

February 13, 2019

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts in February STEO

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released the February edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provide 11 percent of U.S. electricity generation this year and 13 percent next year. READ MORE

February 11, 2019

Opinion: The Big Picture

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, ThermalAs our team at Pellet Mill Magazine works to send this issue to print, we’re also in the throes of gathering and organizing data for our annual North American Pellet Producer Map READ MORE

February 09, 2019

Opinion: Our Version of Groundhog Day

BY Tim Portz Found In:Pellets, ThermalThe inclusion of minimum pellet fuel requirements in a piece of federal regulation is misguided. READ MORE

February 08, 2019

Opinion: Coming Together in the Name of Wood Heat

BY Maura Adams Found In:Pellets, ThermalIn January, nearly 60 wood heat leaders from the Northeast came together at the University of Vermont to reflect on and strategize about their work. READ MORE

February 07, 2019

Simmons sworn in as assistant secretary of DOE’s EERE

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has a new leader. Daniel Simmons was recently sworn in assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy. READ MORE