June 4, 2017
BY Stan Elliot
Drax has become the latest founder member of the University of Sheffield’s newly-launched Energy Innovation Centre. The new partnership will drive forward research into next-generation carbon capture technology, including innovations in BECCS.
Moisture and wood fuel biomass are vital to each other for minimizing cost, proper operation of biomass boilers, and genuine fuel load assessment. Near-infrared technology is a great non-contact way to measure moisture content.
New independent analysis by Public First, ‘Mind the gap: Exploring Britain’s energy crunch’, commissioned by Drax Group, reveals that the U.K. will hit an energy security “crunch point” in 2028.
U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 870,000 tons of densified biomass fuels in November, according to the February edition of the U.S. EIA’s Monthly Densified Biomass Fuels Report. Sales of densified biomass fuel reached 790,000 tons.
The U.S. DOE announced at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo in Nashville, Tennessee, up to $2 million in Phase 1 funding for six projects to accelerate wood heater innovation and develop the next generation of efficient and clean wood heaters.
May 28-29, 2024
On 28 May 2024, the 2nd edition of the European Pellet Forum (EPF) will take place in Nantes, France as part of the Carrefour International du Bois. Organized by Propellet France in collaboration with Bioenergy Europe and the European Pellet Council, EPF will welcome about 300 professionals from the French and international wood pellet sector and discuss a wide range of topics, from market opportunities and challenges, to technical innovations, sustainability, marketing and others. View More