Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

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Ontario launches $20M Forest Biomass Program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Government of Ontario on May 26 launched a new $19.6 million Forest Biomass Program. The application-based program aims to help develop untapped economic potential and environmental benefits offered by new and emerging uses of forest biomass. READ MORE

May 30, 2023

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales at 630,000 tons in February

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 840,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in February, with sales reaching 630,000 tons. READ MORE

May 25, 2023

Ductor, TotalEnergies announce biogas joint venture

BY Ductor Oy Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsDuctor and TotalEnergies have announced aa new commercial and financial partnership with joint development of production facilities and TotalEnergies equity ownership in Ductor. The joint venture is expected to develop 15 to 20 biogas projects. READ MORE

May 22, 2023

Federal agency launches effort to improve data on the bioeconomy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe White House OMB has opened a public comment period as part of a federal effort that aims to improve how to identify, classify and measure bioeconomy manufacturing, technology and products, including biobased fuels, chemicals and materials. READ MORE

May 22, 2023

Valmet converts district heat plant in Finland to wood pellets

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalValmet on May 5 announced has received an order from Helen Ltd. to convert a coal-fired district heat boiler at its Salmisaari ‘A’ power plant in Helsinki, Finland, to a bubbling fluidized bed (BFB) boiler that can be fueled with wood pellets. READ MORE

May 17, 2023

In Depth: From the History Books

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, ThermalEnergex Inc. is one of the longest-running fuel pellet plants in North America. Former owner Bruce Lisle chats with Pellet Mill Magazine about the early industry, the plant’s history and how he came to buy it. READ MORE

May 15, 2023

Vermont Affordable Heat Act becomes law

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Vermont House on May 11 voted 107 to 42 to override Gov. Phil Scott’s veto of the Affordable Heat Act, which is designed to reduce GHGs in the state’s thermal sector, including through the use of advanced wood heating and sustainable biofuels. READ MORE

May 15, 2023

ENplus certification continues to grow

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalENplus on April 25 reported that 3.3 million metric tons of wood pellets were certified under its program in 2022. Certified production is expected to exceed 14 million metric tons this year, according to the organization. READ MORE