Drax announces plans to double pellet production capacity by 2030


Drax Group plc on Dec. 1 announced plans to double its biomass pellet production to 8 million metric tons per year by 2030. The company also announced commissioning is nearly complete at its facility in Demopolis, Alabama.
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REEEAC schedules meeting for Dec. 9


The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Dec. 9. The event is open to the public, but registeration is required.
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Enviva, J-Power sign MOU for long-term supply of wood pellets


Enviva Partners LP and Tokyo-based utility Electric Power Development Co. Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the long-term, large-scale supply of sustainable wood biomass from Enviva's manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
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USDA amends scoring provisions for REAP applications


USDA Rural Development on Nov. 22 issued a notice announcing amended scoring provisions for the Rural Energy for America Program. Applications will now receive priority points for advancing key priorities under the Biden-Harris administration.
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Enviva honored for conservation efforts by Ducks Unlimited


Enviva Partners LP on Nov. 15 announced it was the recipient of the “Benefactor’s Roll of Honor” award by Ducks Unlimited. The distinguished award was presented to Enviva at a recent Raleigh DU event.
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Feenstra amendment bolsters use of woody biomass for bioenergy


The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Nov. 16 approved an amendment to the National Wildlife Fire Risk Reduction Program Act offered by Rep. Randy Feenstra, R-Iowa, that aims to bolster bioenergy and biofuels production.
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TORXX expands into U.S. market


TORXX Kinetic Pulverizer Ltd. has increased its commitment to the U.S. market through its recently formed, wholly owned subsidiary, TORXX Kinetic Inc. The new subsidiary is based out of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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UK REA names new chair of Wood Heat Forum


The U.K. Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology has announced Terence McCracken as the new chair of its Wood Heat Forum. McCracken currently serves as U.K. and Ireland director of sales for Innasol, a distributor of biomass boilers.
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