Pellets & Densified Biomass

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Minnesota governor aims to increase bioincentive program funding

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Thermal, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsMinnesota Gov. Tim Walz has proposed to increase funding for the state's Minnesota’s Bioincentive Program, which aims to spur private investment in the production of advanced fuels, renewable chemicals and biomass thermal energy. READ MORE

February 01, 2023

Origin reports mechanical completion of Ontario facility

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ChemicalsOrigin Materials Inc. on Jan. 27 announced the mechanical completion of Origin 1, a commercial-scale sustainable materials production facility located in Sarnia, Ontario. The company also recently announced progress with financing for Origin 2. READ MORE

January 31, 2023

Canfor announces plans to close Chetwynd pellet plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsCanadian forest products company Canfor Corp. on Jan. 25 announced it will permanently close its pellet plant in Chetwynd, British Columbia, as part of a restructuring of its operations within the province. READ MORE

January 31, 2023

USDA solicits applications for wood energy projects

BY USDA Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe USDA’s Forest Service has announced it will offer $41 million through the 2023 Wood Innovations Grant and 2023 Community Wood Grant programs to spark innovation and create new markets for wood products and renewable wood energy. READ MORE

January 23, 2023

Drax announces $50M expansion to Aliceville facility

BY Drax Found In:Pellets, PowerAs global demand for biomass continues to surge, Drax has announced a $50 million expansion at its Aliceville, Alabama, wood pellet plant that will increase capacity by nearly 50 percent, from 250,000 tons to 380,000 tons. READ MORE

January 18, 2023

Japan proposes default GHG values for solid biobased fuels

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerJapan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has proposed default GHG emissions values and calculation methods for biobased fuels that are eligible to participate the country’s feed-in tariff and feed-in premium (FIT/FIP) programs. READ MORE

January 18, 2023

Opinion: The Future of Biomass is Brighter Than Ever

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasIt’s an exciting time for bioenergy.To close the door on 2022, I decided to look back at the top story in each issue of the 2022 volume of Biomass Magazine. READ MORE

January 17, 2023

Report: Canadian wood pellet exports up 5% in 2022

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsCanadian wood pellet production for 2022 remained stable with the previous year, according to a report filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network. Exports were up an estimated 5 percent. READ MORE

January 16, 2023

In Depth: Filling The Gap

BY Katie Schroeder Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalNearly a year after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Biomass Magazine examines the impact this event has had on global pellet markets, particularly in Europe. READ MORE