Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

December 07, 2018

EIA: 760,000 tons of densified biomass fuel produced in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing that U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 760,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in August, with sales reaching 730,000 tons. READ MORE

December 05, 2018

UK government publishes bioeconomy strategy for 2018-2030

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.K. BEIS has published a national bioeconomy strategy for 2018 to 2030. The U.K. REA spoke out in support of the strategy, noting it endorses the use of biobased resources as fundamental to U.K. goals for decarbonization and economic growth. READ MORE

December 05, 2018

Efficiency Vermont offers $650 rebate for wood, pellet stoves

BY Efficiency Vermont Found In:Pellets, ThermalEfficiency Vermont is partnering with participating stove dealers around the state to apply a $650 discount at the point of purchase for select stove models. To qualify for the rebate the stoves must be professionally installed. READ MORE

December 04, 2018

North American RNG industry celebrates new 2018 production plants

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas kicked off its annual conference by recognizing 12 companies for their development roles in eight of the RNG production facilities completed across the U.S. in 2018. READ MORE

December 03, 2018

EPA opens comment periods on residential wood heater proposals

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalOn Nov. 30, the U.S. EPA published its recently announced proposed rule to amend new source performance standards (NSPS) for residential wood heaters in the Federal Register, officially opening a 45-day comment period. READ MORE

December 03, 2018

Years-long biomass study shows promising results

BY Humboldt State University Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe results are in from a four-year, $5.88-million biomass study led by researchers at Humboldt State University. The research project, called Waste to Wisdom, found strong near-term potential for biochar production. READ MORE

December 02, 2018

Opinion: Charting Our Strategic Direction

BY Tim Portz Found In:Pellets, ThermalLast month, the Pellet Fuels Institute’s board of directors met in Indianapolis for its final meeting of 2018. READ MORE

December 02, 2018

Opinion: Performance Despite Pests

BY Holger Streetz Found In:Pellets, ThermalThe performance of a pellet plant greatly depends on feedstock quality and pretreatment. READ MORE

December 01, 2018

In Depth: Maintaining Momentum

BY Anna Simet Found In:Pellets, ThermalThe U.S. Industrial Wood Pellet Association’s Seth Ginther discusses a decade of growth, and what’s on the horizon for the still-expanding industry. READ MORE