Biomass Power

March 22, 2023

BioTown Biogas activates digester, processing facility in Indiana

BY BioTown Biogas Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBioTown Biogas on March 22 celebrated the commissioning of its on-farm biodigester in Reynolds, Indiana. The project will convert food waste, dairy manure, beef manure and other agricultural waste into RNG and renewable electric power. READ MORE

March 21, 2023

Drax pauses BECCS investment while waiting for government clarity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group plc on March 21 announced it is pausing its investment in its U.K. bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECSS) project while it awaits clarity regarding the U.K. government’s commitment to support BECSS. READ MORE

March 21, 2023

Biden, Vilsack and Regan celebrate National Agriculture Day

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsPresident Joe Biden has proclaimed March 21 as National Agriculture Day. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and EPA Administrator Michael Regan issued comments recognizing the ag community for it work to provide the U.S. with food, fuel and fiber. READ MORE

March 21, 2023

HASI invests in Bioenergy Devco

BY Bioenergy Devco Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBioenergy Devco, the North American division of BTS Bioenergy LLC, on March 20 announced a $30 million investment by Annapolis-based HASI, a leading investor in climate solutions. The investment will support the development of biogas projects. READ MORE

March 20, 2023

Montauk: 2022 revenues up on higher RNG, RIN pricing

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Biogas, Advanced FuelsMontauk Renewables Inc. released fourth quarter results on March 16, reporting that full-year revenues were up in 2022 due to increased RNG and RIN pricing. RNG production was down slightly, but renewable power production increased. READ MORE

March 17, 2023

DOE announces $590 million to increase bioenergy research

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. DOE has announced $590 million to renew its four existing Bioenergy Research Centers. This funding will help support the DOE's research into the next generation of sustainable, cost-effective bioproducts and bioenergy. READ MORE

March 16, 2023

Hawaii Supreme Court denies appeal filed by Hu Honua Bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerThe Hawaii Supreme Court on March 13 rejected an appeal filed by Hu Honua Bioenergy LLC challenging a May 2022 order issued by the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission denying the company’s PPA with Hawaiian Electric Light Co. Inc. READ MORE

March 14, 2023

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales at 850,000 tons in November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 900,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in November, with sales reaching 850,000 tons. READ MORE

March 10, 2023

Drax partners with Federation of Southern Cooperatives

BY Drax Group Found In:Pellets, PowerDrax is partnering with the Federation of Southern Cooperatives that will help minority and underserved small landowners in the U.S. South with greater access to the biomass market, further encouraging sustainable forestry management. READ MORE