Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

14 hours ago

Konza Renewable Fuels commercializing wood torrefaction in Kansas

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalA group of companies in Kansas created Konza Renewable Fuels to focus on commercializing wood torrefaction technology five years ago and are now in the process of fabricating the equipment for their first sale. READ MORE

14 hours ago

UK scientists developing ways to produce green fuel faster

BY Aberystwyth University Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences Found In:Power, ThermalAberystwyth University scientists are playing a pivotal role in a £1.8 million ($2 million) project to develop the technology required to plant the energy crop miscanthus from seed. READ MORE

15 hours ago

IEA releases mid-term forecast for biofuels, renewable energy

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe International Energy Agency recently released its annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report at a Group of 20 leaders’ meeting in Turkey. The report forecasts global market trends and developments for renewable energy and biofuels to 2020. READ MORE

15 hours ago

IRENA report indicates renewable energy potential in Africa

BY International Renewable Energy Agency Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe African continent could generate nearly a quarter of its energy needs through the use of indigenous, clean, renewable energy by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency. READ MORE

October 02, 2015

Model Neighborhood Wood Heat Initiative reports great success

BY Northern Forest Center Found In:Pellets, ThermalParticipants in the Model Neighborhood Wood Heat Initiative gathered Oct. 1 to celebrate the program’s success. So far, the program has helped install state-of-the-art, high efficiency wood pellet boilers in 23 homes and 8 non-residential buildings. READ MORE

October 02, 2015

An Option For Coal Plants

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalA few weeks ago, I wrote a story about the 2,000-MW Eggborough Power Station in North Yorkshire, England, and how it had officially decided that it would close, and not convert to biomass, which was once quite a viable option. READ MORE

October 01, 2015

Lignetics acquires Geneva Wood Fuels

BY Lignetics Inc. Found In:Pellets, ThermalLignetics Inc. has announced the acquisition of the assets of GF Funding LLC, formerly known as Geneva Wood Fuels, expanding its footprint into Maine and upper New England. READ MORE

September 30, 2015

U.S. DOE publishes roadmap to double energy productivity by 2030

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThis month, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced a roadmap in support of President Obama’s goal to double U.S. energy productivity by 2030. The report lays out a path businesses, state and local governments, consumers and others can use. READ MORE

September 30, 2015

U.S. DOE requests information on clean energy for remote Alaska

BY U.S. DOE Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. DOE is proposing a new initiative to significantly accelerate adoption of sustainable clean and energy efficiency strategies in remote rural Alaskan communities. READ MORE