Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

October 17, 2018

PWU urges OPG to reconsider decision to close Thunder Bay plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe Canada-based Power Workers’ Union is speaking out against the recent decision by Ontario Power Generation to close its biomass-fired Thunder Bay Generation Station. The PWU called the decision “short-sighted." READ MORE

October 17, 2018

Global Pellet Inc. to launch pellet brokering platform

BY Global Pellet Inc. Found In:Pellets, ThermalGlobal Pellet Inc. has launched a website aimed at connecting buyers and sellers of wood pellets. On the website, wood pellet producers can register their businesses and products, and then will be matched with requests from registered buyers. READ MORE

October 15, 2018

Bioenergy projects awarded EPA’s Green Power Leadership Awards

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. EPA announced its 18th annual Green Power Leadership Awards on Oct. 10, recognizing 10 Green Power Partners for excellence in green power use. Bioenergy projects were among those recognized by the EPA. READ MORE

October 12, 2018

NIB funds biofuel CHP to power Helsinki metropolitan area

BY Nordic Investment Bank Found In:ThermalNordic Investment Bank has signed a loan agreement with Vantaan Energia Oy to finance the retrofitting of its K1 boiler to use biofuel at the Martinlaakso combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant in Vantaa, Finland. READ MORE

October 10, 2018

EIA predicts higher winter heating costs for most energy sources

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the October edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook and 2018-2019 Winter Fuels Outlook, predicting that average household bills for most energy sources of home heating will rise this winter. READ MORE

October 10, 2018

Dürr buys industrial environmental technology business of B&W

BY Dürr Found In:Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsDürr has completed the previously announced acquisition of the industrial environmental technology business of the U.S. company Babcock & Wilcox as of Oct. 5. READ MORE

October 08, 2018

IEA forecasts growth in bioenergy production through 2023

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsIn its latest market forecast, the International Energy Agency predicts modern bioenergy will represent the biggest growth in renewable energy sources between 2018 and 2023, with bioenergy in the power sector alone increasing by 37 gigawatts (GW). READ MORE

October 05, 2018

EIA: 700,000 tons of densified biomass fuel sold in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing that U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 700,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in June, with sales also reaching 700,000 tons. READ MORE

October 04, 2018

Valmet to deliver biomass boilers to projects in Spain, Chile

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, ThermalOn Oct. 3, Valmet announced plans to supply biomass boilers and other equipment to a power plant project under development by Greenalia in Spain and a pulp mill project being completed by Arauco in Chile. READ MORE