Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

August 14, 2019

Bioenergy DevCo receives $106 million investment, buys BTS Biogas

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBioenergy DevCo announced Aug. 8 it has received a $106 million investment from Newlight Partners LP to grow anaerobic digestion (AD) technology in North America. The following day, the company announced the acquisition of BTS Biogas. READ MORE

August 14, 2019

EIA updates bioenergy generation, capacity forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration currently expects nonhydro renewables to provide 10 percent of U.S. utility-scale generation in 2019, increasing to 12 percent in 2020, according to the agency’s latest Short Term Energy Outlook. READ MORE

August 13, 2019

DOE seeks input on its FY 2019 EERE, BETO research priorities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Department of Energy’s Office of Efficiency and Renewable Energy is seeking public input on its EERE and Bioenergy Technologies Office research priorities, including those focused on corn fiber biofuel, food waste, data efforts and algae biomass. READ MORE

August 05, 2019

Oregon governor signs RNG bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOregon Gov. Kate Brown recently signed SB 98 into law. The bill sets voluntary renewable natural gas (RNG) goals for the state’s natural gas utilities, creating a path for RNG to become an increasing part of Oregon’s energy supply. READ MORE

August 05, 2019

Report: EU demand for wood pellets continues to grow

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalA recent report filed with the USDA FAS's GAIN predicts the EU market for wood pellets will likely grow this year but cautions future expansions could be limited by sustainability requirements introduced by individual member states. READ MORE

August 01, 2019

Engie to build, operate 29 MW biomass heating plant in Spain

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:ThermalEngie announced July 24 it has been awarded a contract to construct and operate a new biomass heating plant in Pamplona, Spain, that will supply heat to 4,500 homes and several public buildings. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

UK renewable electricity generation set record in 2018

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasRenewables accounted for a record 33 percent of U.K. electricity generation last year, up 3.8 percent from 2017, according to updated data released by the U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy July 25. READ MORE

July 30, 2019

Republic Services aims to increase biogas use

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsRepublic Services Inc. released its next generation sustainability strategy in mid-July. The strategy outlines seven long-term goals, including one that aims to significantly increase the volume of biogas sent to beneficial reuse. READ MORE

July 29, 2019

Covanta reports progress with UK waste-to-energy projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, ThermalCovanta officials discussed the company’s U.K. waste-to-energy development activities during a second quarter earnings call July 25. While no new major projects were announced, progress is being made on several previously announced facilities. READ MORE