Pellets & Densified Biomass

November 23, 2022

Thomas Meth appointed CEO of Enviva

BY Enviva Found In:PelletsEnviva Inc. on Nov. 14 announced that Thomas Meth, Enviva’s president, has been appointed the company’s CEO and will become a member of Enviva’s board of directors while retaining his title as president. READ MORE

November 22, 2022

USDA seeks comments on implementation of climate-smart ag funds

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Inflation Reduction Act, signed by President Joe Biden in August, allocated nearly $20 billion to support climate-smart agriculture. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is now seeking comments inform how it will implement those funds. READ MORE

November 21, 2022

EPA announces members of ag, rural communities advisory committee

BY U.S. EPA Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsU.S. EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan has announced the appointment of 20 members, including the new committee chair and committee vice-chair to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Federal Advisory Committee. READ MORE

November 17, 2022

US Forest Service offers $12.5M under Wood Innovations Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe USDA on Nov. 17 announced that the U.S. Forest Service is now accepting applications for $12.5 million in available funds under the Wood Innovations Program. The funding was allocated uner the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. READ MORE

November 16, 2022

ENplus fraud management reinforced by special actions in Italy

BY ENplus Found In:Pellets, ThermalA a special operation was recently executed by the ENplus National Licenser for Italy – AIEL Italian Agroforestry Energy Association, and Guardia di Finanza (Italian Fiscal Police). The action uncovered 5,000 metirc tons of counterfeit wood pellets. READ MORE

November 15, 2022

Senate Ag Committee holds hearing on Farm Bill energy programs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Senate Ag Committee on Nov. 15 continued its work to develop the 2023 Farm Bill with a hearing focused on rural development and energy programs, including HBIIP, REAP, the BioPreferred Program, and 9003 loan guarantee program. READ MORE

November 14, 2022

Enviva helps DU return ancestral land to Nansemond Indian Nation

BY Ducks Unlimited Found In:PelletsDucks Unlimited has acquired more than 500 acres of ancestral land of the Nansemond Indian Nation and returned it to the Tribe for protection and stewardship. The project recieved support from the Enviva Forest Conservation Fund. READ MORE

November 11, 2022

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales at 740,000 million tons in July

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 860,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in July, with sales reaching 740,000 million tons. READ MORE

November 11, 2022

$1.5 billion in IRA funding strengthens DOE national laboratories

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy, on Nov. 4 announced $1.5 billion from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act to build and upgrade America’s national laboratories. READ MORE