Photo: Drax Power Station
February 3, 2012
BY Luke Geiver
Xcel Energy—Colorado on Sept. 19 announced plans to develop a new 19 megawatt (MW) biomass power plant as part of its Clean Energy Plan, which outlines plans to invest $15 billion across the state to double the supply of renewable energy.
Drax has announced the appointment of Miguel Veiga-Pestana to the new executive committee role of chief sustainability officer, reporting into Drax Group CEO Will Gardiner. Veiga-Pestana is a seasoned leader of strategic sustainability.
September 27, 2023
The Vermont Climate Council discussed revised recommendations regarding the use of biomass to generate electricity during a Sept. 25 meeting. A formal decision on the revised document is expected at the next council meeting..
Carbon Streaming Corp. on Sept. 20 announced it will provide Microsoft with carbon removal credits from the Waverly Biochar project, which will be collocated at a wood pellet production facility in Waverly, Virginia.
U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 910,000 tons of densified biomass fuels in June, according to the September edition of the U.S. EIA’s Monthly Densified Biomass Fuels Report. Sales of densified biomass reached 870,000 during the month.
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