Enviva Inc. held a ceremonial gathering at its newly opened terminal at the Port of Pascagoula, Mississippi, on June 15 to commemorate the first shipment of sustainably sourced biomass to international power and heat producers. READ MORESHARE
The U.S. exported 659,071 metric tons of wood pellets in April, down from 801,396.9 metric tons in March, but up from the 635,463.4 metric tons exported in April 2021, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on June 7.
The call for speaker presentation ideas is now open for the 2022 National Carbon Capture Conference & Expo (NCCC) taking place Nov. 8-9, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. The NCCC will accept speaker abstracts through July 8.
Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. Ltd. (JAPEX) announced it has broken ground on the Ozu Biomass Power Plant, a 50-megawatt (MW) wood pellet-fueled facility under development in Ozu City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. READ MORESHARE
President Biden on June 8 announced his intent to nominate Doug McKalip to serve as chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). The USDA, USTR and USGC have spoken out in support of his nomination. READ MORESHARE
The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 720,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in February, with sales reaching 870,000 tons.
Renewables are currently expected to account for 22 percent of U.S. electricity generation in 2022 and 24 percent in 2023, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released June 7. READ MORESHARE