Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

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Vanguard selects Kinsley system to power Vermont RNG project

BY Kinsley Energy Systems Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsVanguard Renewables has selected Kinsley Energy Systems to supply high-efficiency CHP for for a groundbreaking renewable energy project. Kinsley will provide an 800 kW TEDOM CHP system to power a new RNG production facility in Salisbury, Vermont. READ MORE

October 11, 2019

EIA: Densified biomass sales reach 780,000 tons in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced 770,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in June, with sales reaching 780,000 tons. Exports reached more than 648,000 tons for the month. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

EIA: 2 million households to heat with wood this winter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that nearly 2 million, or approximately 2 percent, U.S. households will use cord wood or wood pellets as a primary residential space heating fuel for the 2019-’20 winter. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Future Forests + Jobs initiative combats biomass misinformation

BY Future Forests + Jobs Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalFuture Forests + Jobs launched Oct. 8 to advance a fact-based conversation around renewable wood energy and hold those who spread misinformation about the industry to account. The initiative is supported by the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association. READ MORE

October 08, 2019

Midwest Biomass Exchange now online

BY Midwest Biomass Exchange Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsIndividuals and companies seeking outlets for selling agricultural residues have a new option at their fingertips. Access is available to a new web-based resource, called the Midwest Biomass Exchange, created and supported by the USDA Forest Service. READ MORE

October 04, 2019

DOE awards $3 million for R&D to wood stove manufacturers

BY Alliance for Green Heat Found In:Pellets, ThermalThe U.S. Department of Energy selected two companies—MF Fire and ISB Marketing—to receive $3 million for research and development (R&D) on smart, automated wood stoves through the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. READ MORE

October 02, 2019

DOE awards $75 million to 35 bioenergy R&D projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy announced Oct. 1 it is awarding $73 million to 35 bioenergy research and development projects that aim to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower and enable the production of biomass products. READ MORE

September 25, 2019

Senate bill provides tax incentives for biogas investments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Pat Roberts, R-Kan., introduced the Agricultural Environmental Stewardship Act on Sept. 24. The bill provides a 30 percent investment tax credit to help offset the upfront costs associated with building a biodigester. READ MORE

September 25, 2019

USDA: Final rule to speed development of infrastructure projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA published a final rule Sept. 23 that allows agency administrators additional flexibility to obligate federal funds associated with certain infrastructure projects, including those associated with several of its rural development programs. READ MORE