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BGL announces the recapitalization of Musser Biomass and Wood Products by Watermill Group

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By Brown Gibbons Lang & Company

May 24, 2024

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Brown Gibbons Lang & Company has announced the recapitalization of Musser Biomass and Wood Products, a producer of wood fiber, biochar, wood pellets, and wood briquettes, by the Watermill Group.

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U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 890,000 tons of densified biomass fuels in February, according to the May edition of the U.S. EIA’s Monthly Densified Biomass Fuels Report. Sales of densified biomass fuel reached 840,000 tons.

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The U.K. Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) on May 15 released a statement highlighting the ongoing importance of biomass power in reaching the U.K.’s net zero goals.

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Drax Group, NYK Line, NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers, and TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co. Ltd. have signed a MOU to develop both the world’s first biomass-fueled ship (bioship) and the technology that could power it.

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And the Survey Says…

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By Anna Simet

May 21, 2024

Editor's note from the Issue 2, 2024, edition of Pellet Mill Magazine.

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Timing is Everything

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By Tim Portz

May 21, 2024

While the Pellet Fuels Institute considered its federal policy strategy for 2024, we were committed to once again executing an in-person fly-in to build upon the relationships that we’ve been working to establish, and to expand our reach by finding new super fans within the House and Senate.

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BTEC will henceforth be doing business as the BioThermal Energy Council.

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The biomass market’s fire detection landscape has significantly advanced.

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Survey results indicate overall job satisfaction is high in the wood pellet industry, career duration is long and many facilities are seeing growth and new opportunities.

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India’s Ministry of Power on May 14 issued a revised policy on biomass cofiring, announcing it will now require certain coal-based thermal power plants to begin cofiring 5% biomass within one year. The requirement ramps up to 7% two years later.

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The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will hold a meeting May 22 in Washington, D.C.

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The Alliance for Green Heat has designed a new survey to gain insight into how and why people use pellet stoves, and what they like and don’t like about them. The survey is open to anyone who has used a pellet stove for home heating in the past year.

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration currently predicts renewables will account for 23% of U.S. electricity generation this year, increasing to 25% next year, according to the agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released May 7.

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The U.S. exported 938,662.3 metric tons of wood pellets in March, up from 696,692.9 metric tons in February and 909,787.1 metric tons in March of last year, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on May 2.

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U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 830,000 tons of densified biomass fuels in January, according to the April edition of the U.S. EIA’s Monthly Densified Biomass Fuels Report. Sales of densified biomass fuel reached 650,000 tons.

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The U.S. Department of Energy 2023 Billion-Ton Report: An Assessment of U.S. Renewable Carbon Resources identifies sustainable forestry as a key pillar in the effort to increase the nation’s biomass production.

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Drax issues Q1 trading update

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By Erin Voegele

April 25, 2024

Drax Group plc on April 25 released a first quarter 2024 trading update, reporting that the company’s wood pellet production business has started the year well despite challenges. Drax Power Station also performed well during the quarter.

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Drax Group on April 18 announced a carbon removals deal with C-Zero Markets, an environmental consultancy. Under the deal, C-Zero will purchase carbon dioxide removals credits from Drax representing 2,000 metric tons of permanently stored carbon.

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A bill introduced by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., would require the U.S. EPA to alter the way it assesses lifecycle GHG emissions from forest biomass. ABEA stresses that any accurate assessment must account for the alternative fate of biomass fuels.

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Moisture in wood and biomass operations impacts product as well as equipment, energy usage, production efficiency, downtime and more.

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The U.S. DOE has opened a funding opportunity making up to $25 million available to support clean energy technology deployment on Tribal lands. Projects fueled by biomass, biogas, RNG or renewable hydrogen are among those eligible for the funding.

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The International Biomass Conference & Expo was held in Richmond, Virginia, in early March.

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Meeting net-zero objectives will require operators to increasingly leverage modern technologies and adopt innovative processes.

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TEXEL Energy has announced it has signed an agreement with Jord AB to adapt TEXEL's energy production technology to generate electricity from Jord's pellets and briquettes, made from C4 grass.

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A new player in the wood pellet industry, Peak Renewables has fired up its Dothan, Alabama, plant, with more projects in the works.

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration currently expects renewables to account for 24% of U.S. electricity generation this year, increasing to 25% in 2025, according to the agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released April 9.

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The U.S. exported 696,692.9 metric tons of wood pellets in February, down from 742,824.6 metric tons in January, but up from 632,043.8 metric tons in February 2023, according to data released by the USDA on April 4.

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Japan-based Renova Inc. on March 28 announced its 75-megawatt (MW) Ishinomaki Hibarino Biomass Power Plant has commenced operations. The facility is fueled by wood pellets and palm kernel shells (PKS).

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Japan Petroleum Expansion Co. Ltd. (JAPEX) on March 29 announced that the initial 25,000-metric-ton shipment of wood pellets that will be used to fuel the Ozu Biomass Power Plant arrived at the Nagahama Port on March 25.

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