Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

16 hours ago

UK announces plans to extend, reform Renewable Heat Incentive

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalOn Nov. 25, the U.K. government published its spending review, which includes details of the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s budget for the next four years. The budget includes calls for extension and reform of the Renewable Heat Incentive. READ MORE

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Rentech restarts Wawa plant, achieves record week at Atikokan

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalRentech Inc. has released operational updates on its Canadian pellets plants. According to the company, the Wawa, Ontario, plant is back online, while the Atikokan, Ontario, facility recently achieved record weekly production volumes. READ MORE

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Energex qualifies as eighth member of PFI standards program

BY Pellet Fuels Institute Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe Pellet Fuels Institute has announced Energex has qualified its Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, and Lac-Megantic, Quebec, facilities under the PFI Standards Program. The pellet producer is the eighth company to qualify under the program. READ MORE

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Export of wood pellets more environmentally friendly than coal

BY University of Illinois Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalAccording to a University of Illinois expert in environmental economics, even after accounting for factors ranging from harvesting to transportation to the U.K., wood pellets still trump coal by a wide margin in carbon emissions savings. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Zeroing in on the Global Pellet Market

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe Global Pellet Market Outlook Summit will be held on April 11 in Charlotte, North Carolina. It’s a really nice compliment to the largest annual gathering of biomass professionals in the U.S., an event that already has plenty of content dedicated t READ MORE

November 24, 2015

REA: Top 10 things UK Green CSR would do to support renewables

BY Renewable Energy Association Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Nov. 25, the U.K. government will announce the contents of its long-awaited Comprehensive Spending Review. This document effectively sets the budgets of many departments and agencies, including the Department for Energy and Climate Change. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

Opinion: Industry Challenges Lead to Change, Growth

BY Bill Bell Found In:Pellets, ThermalThere will be additional modifications in the wood pellet industry as ridiculously low oil prices continue. We are fortunate for our system in which stress creates change and then growth. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

Report concludes US pellet exports no threat to southern forests

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalA report commissioned by the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, NAFO and USIPA, finds the U.S. export of industrial wood pellets to meet renewable energy goals in the EU is not a threat to the sustainability of southern U.S. forests. READ MORE

November 23, 2015

In Depth: An Appetite for Acquisition

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, ThermalCurrently focused on converting a shuttered ethanol facility into a pellet plant, Northeast Wood Products is well on its way to reaching its five-year goal of 1.5 million tons of annual capacity. READ MORE