B&W, Kiewit partner to deliver 200 MW biomass plant in Louisiana


Babcock & Wilcox is partnering with Kiewit Industrial to deliver a 200 MW biomass power plant in Lousiana. The facility will provide power for the planned Grön Fuels plant, which will produce renewable diesel, SAF and other products.
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Drax opens new pellet plant in Demopolis, Alabama


Drax Group has opened a new pellet plant at Demopolis in Alabama. At full capacity the plant at Demopolis, which is Drax’s second production facility in Alabama, will produce 360,000 metric tonnes of sustainable biomass pellets a year.
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Enviva to build a new wood pellet plant in Bond, Mississippi


Enviva Inc. has announced it will invest approximately $250 million in Bond, Mississippi, to build a wood pellet production plant with an annual capacity of more than 1 million metric tons per year. Construction is expected to begin in early 2023.
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EPA discusses RFS plans in FY 2023 budget request justification


The U.S. EPA has released its FY 2023 congressional budget justification, outlining the agency’s plans for $11.88 billion in requested funding. Initiatives related to the RFS are among those discussed by the EPA in the 1,000-plus page document.
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Twain closes $136 million ground lease for renewable diesel plant


Twain Financial Partners has closed a $136 million ground purchase and leaseback arrangement for a renewable diesel plant under development in Reno, Nevada, by New Rise Renewables Reno LLC. The faciltiy is expected to be complete in November 2022.
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European Commission funds BECCS, MSW-to-chemical projects


A Sweden-based BECSS project and a Spain-based project that aims to convert MSW into chemicals and biofuels will each receive a share of EUR 1.1 billion ($1.21 billion) in grants awarded by the European Commission on April 1.
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Canadian government funds biofuel, bioenergy projects


The Canadian government on March 30 awarded funding to several biofuel and bioenergy projects, including those focused on liquid transportation fuels, biocarbon, renewable natural gas (RNG), and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
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EIA: US biofuel capacity up in January, feedstock use down


U.S. operable production capacity for fuel ethanol, biodiesel, and renewable diesel all increased in January, according to data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration on March 31. Feedstock use was down when compared to December.
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USDA: US farmers to plant record soybean acreage in 2022


U.S. farmers are expected to plant a record 91 million acres of soybeans in 2022, up 4 percent when compared to 2021, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistic Service’s Prospective Plantings report, released March 31.
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GIP signs definitive agreements for dairy RNG project in Iowa


Green Impact Partners has secured long-term feedstock agreements with two dairies near its proposed renewable natural gas (RNG) project in Iowa. Construction is expected to start later this year, with RNG production commencing in late 2023.
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Mitsubishi Power advocates for biomass cofiring in Indonesia


Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., has presented a policy proposal to the Government of Indonesia to promote the adoption of biomass cofiring at the country's thermal power plants.
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British Airways takes delivery of first SAF from Phillips 66


British Airways has taken delivery of the first batch of sustainable aviation fuel produced by Phillips 66 Ltd., making it the first airline in the world to start using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) produced on a commercial scale in the U.K.
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