Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

August 13, 2020

EPA publishes report on RNG

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program in July published a report on RNG that aims to provide biogas stakeholders and other interested parties with a resource to promote and potentially assist in the development of RNG projects. READ MORE

August 11, 2020

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe Energy Information Administration currently expects electricity generation from renewable energy sources to increase from 17 percent in 2019 to 20 percent in 2020 and 22 percent in 2021, according to the agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook. READ MORE

August 10, 2020

CoBank: Incentives spur dairy digester development in California

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsA report issued by CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange on Aug. 5 explains how California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard and Cap-and-Trade programs have helped successfully spur the development of dairy digester projects within the state. READ MORE

August 10, 2020

PNNL waives fee to test-drive portfolio of intellectual property

BY Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAs businesses of all sizes weather today’s tough economy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is offering its entire portfolio of patented technologies on a research trial basis—at no cost—to spur economic development and create new jobs. READ MORE

August 04, 2020

Blue Flint granted $155,000 to consider biomass conversion

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe North Dakota Agricultural Products Utilization Commission has awarded Blue Flint $155,000 to research and conduct a feasibility study on the utilization of biomass as a fuel and power source for its 70 MMgy ethanol plant. READ MORE

August 04, 2020

Australian demonstration project will convert biogas to hydrogen

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsAustralia-based Hazer Group on July 31 announced its board has made a final investment decision to proceed with the development of a commercial demonstration plant (CDP) that will convert biogas to hydrogen and graphite. READ MORE

August 03, 2020

CleanBay partners with Kiewit on Maryland AD plant

BY Kiewit Corp. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsCleanBay Renewables Inc. has partnered with Kiewit Corp. to develop an anaerobic digestion project in Maryland that will recycle more than 150,000 tons of chicken litter annually and convert it into RNG, renewable electricity and fertilizer. READ MORE

July 31, 2020

DOE announces $97 million for bioenergy R&D

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy on July 31 announced more than $97 million in funding for 33 projects that will support high-impact technology research and development to accelerate the bioeconomy, including biofuels, biopower and bioproducts. READ MORE

July 30, 2020

ENplus: Many European pellet producers impacted by COVID-19

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalA recent survey completed by ENplus found that 75 percent of ENplus certified wood pellet producers and traders have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, many by reduced demand from end users. READ MORE