Biomass Power

September 29, 2022

Study: Half of Danes don’t know what biomass is

BY University of Copenhagen Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalNearly half of Danes have never heard of Denmark’s largest source of renewable energy. The finding, reported in a study from the University of Copenhagen, is the first to explore Danish attitudes to woody biomass as an energy source. READ MORE

September 29, 2022

Mainspring announces 100% landfill biogas pilot project

BY Mainspring Energy Inc. Found In:Power, BiogasClean power generation provider Mainspring Energy announced on Sept. 28 that it has entered into an agreement with Yolo County, California, to pilot a Mainspring Linear Generator running biogas at the Yolo County Central Landfill. READ MORE

September 29, 2022

TrustBIX, BQNC launch biomass traceability pilot project

BY TrustBIX Inc. Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsTrustBIX Inc. is launching a biomass traceability pilot project with members of the BQNC. The project will demonstrate importance of biomass traceability for assuring product quality and important production attributes throughout the supply chain. READ MORE

September 28, 2022

IRENA: Global biofuel, bioenergy jobs at 12.7 million in 2021

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsWorldwide renewable energy employment reached 12.7 million last year, according to a report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency. Liquid biofuels, solid biomass and biogas accounted for a combined 3.44 million of those jobs. READ MORE

September 28, 2022

Drax contributes C$1 billion to Canadian economy

BY Drax Group Found In:Pellets, PowerIndependent analysis by Oxford Economics has shown that last year renewable energy leader Drax contributed CA$1.1 billion towards the Canadian economy. The company has 10 wood pellet plants in British Columbia and Alberta. READ MORE

September 26, 2022

Canada seeks proposals for biomass supply chain projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Canadian government is seeking proposals for projects that will support the establishment of biomass supply chains to ensure that a steady and usable supply of sustainable feedstock is available to clean fuel production facilities. READ MORE

September 26, 2022

New research outlines Drax’s contribution to the UK economy

BY Drax Group Found In:Pellets, PowerIndependent analysis by Oxford Economics has shown that Drax contributed £1.8 billion towards the U.K. economy and supported 17,800 jobs across the U.K in 2021. The company's operations in the U.K., U.S., and Canada generated £3.1 billion in GDP. READ MORE

September 21, 2022

Experts confirm BC wood pellets are responsibly sourced

BY Wood Pellet Association of Canada Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalA new study confirms that wood pellets in British Columbia are sourced entirely from sawmill and harvest residuals or from low-quality logs and bush grind rejected by other industries, according to the Wood Pellet Association of Canada. READ MORE

September 21, 2022

Drax announces world’s biggest carbon removals deal

BY Drax Group Found In:Pellets, PowerDrax has signed an MOU with Respira under which Respira will be able to purchase up to 2 million metric tons of carbon dioxide removals (CDRs) from Drax over a five year period. The CDRs would be linked to a future BECCS project in North America. READ MORE