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Ontario launches $20M Forest Biomass Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Government of Ontario on May 26 launched a new $19.6 million Forest Biomass Program. The application-based program aims to help develop untapped economic potential and environmental benefits offered by new and emerging uses of forest biomass. READ MORE

May 26, 2023

Raven SR bioenergy project receives environmental approval

BY Raven SR Inc. Found In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsRaven SR Inc. announced on May 24 the unanimous approval of its California Environmental Quality Act permit by the Richmond City Council for Raven SR’s first organic waste-to-hydrogen bioenergy project. READ MORE

May 25, 2023

Dow, New Energy Blue develop biobased plastics from corn stover

BY New Energy Blue Found In:ChemicalsNew Energy Blue and Dow on May 25 announced a long-term supply agreement under which New Energy Blue will produce biobased ethylene from corn stover. Dow will purchase the biobased ethylene for use in plastics production. READ MORE

May 24, 2023

DOE launches Clean Fuels & Products Shot

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy on May 24 launched the Clean Fuels & Products Shot, which aims to significantly reduce GHG emissions from carbon-based fuels, including though the increased use of biomass and waste feedstocks. READ MORE

May 22, 2023

Federal agency launches effort to improve data on the bioeconomy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe White House OMB has opened a public comment period as part of a federal effort that aims to improve how to identify, classify and measure bioeconomy manufacturing, technology and products, including biobased fuels, chemicals and materials. READ MORE

May 08, 2023

CHAR Technologies signs MOU to build RNG, biocarbon facility

BY CHAR Technologies Ltd. Found In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsCHAR Technologies Ltd. has signed an MOU with the First Nations co-operative Lake Nipigon Forest Management Inc. to collaboratively develop, build, own and operate a wood waste and residues to RNG and biocarbon facility in Ontario. READ MORE

May 03, 2023

FRA seeks information on conversion of railroad ties to biochar

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:ChemicalsThe U.S. DOT's Federal Railroad Administration is seeking information on the potential uses and options for disposal or repurposing used creosote-treated railroad ties (CTRTs), including processing via a pyrolysis process to create biochar. READ MORE

April 21, 2023

West Biofuels breaks ground on California bioenergy plant

BY West Biofuels LLC, Found In:Power, Thermal, ChemicalsWest Biofuels LLC has broken gournd on a critically needed 3-megawatt (MW) bioenergy plant in Burney, California, that will convert forest waste and sustainably sourced wood to renewable electricity, heat, and biochar. READ MORE

April 18, 2023

Next Renewables Fuels acquires assets of Red Rock Biofuels

BY Next Renewable Fuels Found In:Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsLakeview RNG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Next Renewable Fuels, has acquired assets associated with the Red Rock Biofuels development in Lake County, Oregon, and announced plans to convert the project to RNG and clean hydorgen production. READ MORE