Biomass Power

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

In Depth: A Foot in the Door

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, BiogasAfter a decade-plus pursuit, some biomass-based power generators will have the opportunity to participate in the federal Renewable Fuel Standard program. READ MORE

January 16, 2023

In Depth: A Powerful Community Partner

BY Keith Loria Found In:Power, ThermalBerlin, New Hampshire, is working with its local biomass plant on a project to make use of the facility’s abundant waste heat. 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

January 15, 2023

In Depth: Bioenergy Project Development: Sometimes, it’s Okay to Teach to the Test

BY Ted Niblock Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe development of bioenergy projects is so variable and filled with uncertainty that it’s easy to give up on any kind of organization or structure in the process. READ MORE

January 13, 2023

In Depth: SPOTLIGHT: Five Questions with Mid-South’s Chris Brown

BY Five Questions with Chris Brown Found In:Pellets, PowerMid-South has provided engineering services for many large pellet facilities in the U.S., projects ranging from minor upgrades and troubleshooting to complete facility design on both greenfield and brownfield projects READ MORE

January 12, 2023

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales at 1.11M tons in September

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 950,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in September, with sales reaching 1.11 million tons. READ MORE