FERC: US adds 268 MW of biomass capacity in 2017Data released by the federal government shows the U.S. added 268 MW of biomass capacity last year, more than double the 110 MW of biomass capacity that was installed in 2016. An additional 890 MW of biomass capacity is proposed to be added by 2021.
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Pinnacle Renewable Holdings completes IPO in CanadaCanadian pellet producer Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. announced the successful closing of its initial public offering (IPO) and secondary offering of its common shares. The common shares began trading Feb. 6 on the Toronto Stock Exchange. READ MORE SHARE
BP Verenium Biofuels plant up for sale The BP Verenium Biofuels plant in Jennings, Louisiana, is being offered for sale. The 1.4 MMgy demonstration-scale facility celebrated its grand opening in 2008, and was acquired by BP Biofuels North America in mid-2010.
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Japanese facility to use Anaergia technology Anaergia Inc. has announced the start of construction at a facility in Japan that will convert farm waste and food waste into renewable energy. The facility will use Anaergia’s advanced solid waste processing and wastewater treatment equipment. READ MORE SHARE
Biogen acquires Scottish AD plantBiogen has expanded its operations into Scotland through the addition of a 1.5 MW anaerobic digestion facility in Millerhill, Edinburgh. The acquisition has been completed by Ancala Partners LLP from Kelda Water Services for an undisclosed sum.READ MORE SHARE
UPM considers developing a biorefinery in FinlandUPM is studying biofuels development opportunities by starting an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a possible biorefinery in Mussalo, Kotka, in south-eastern Finland. The EIA process is expected to take approximately one year. READ MORE SHARE