SOURCE: USDA FAS GAIN
January 17, 2024
BY Erin Voegele
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 government of Singapore has unveiled an action plan that aims to decarbonize the country’s aviation sector. The program will, in part, require flights departing Singapore to be fueled with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) starting in 2026.
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.
The Government of Ontario is supporting economic growth and creating jobs with the second phase of funding under the new Forest Biomass Program. The $9.4 million investment support 14 initiatives, including several bioenergy projects.
New analysis by Baringa and commissioned by Drax Group finds that Drax’s proposals for bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) could save the U.K. up to £15 billion in whole economy costs between 2030 and 2050.
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