Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

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BIC wins $1.8M to support development of biomass standards

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Canadian government on Aug. 3 awarded $1.8 million under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s AgriAssurance Program to Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, a nonprofit group that supports the commercialization of sustainable technologies. READ MORE

August 09, 2022

EIA updates bioenergy capacity, production forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasRenewable electricity is expected to account for 22 percent of U.S. generation this year, increasing to 24 percent in 2023, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Aug. 9. READ MORE

August 08, 2022

Senate passes bill with new SAF, clean fuel, hydrogen tax credits

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Senate on Aug. 7 passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 by a vote of 51 to 50 along party lines. Vice President Kamala Harris cast the tie-breaking vote. The bill includes a range of provisions benefiting biofuel and bioenergy prodcution. READ MORE

August 04, 2022

USDA: US wood pellet exports at 832,092 metric tons in June

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. exported 832,092.2 metric tons of wood pellets in June, up from both 740,605 metric tons in May and 603,794.9 metric tons in June 2021, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Aug. 4. READ MORE

August 04, 2022

UK funds biomass feedstock, biobased hydrogen projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, ChemicalsThe U.K. government on Aug. 4 awarded £32 million to 12 projects that aim to increase production of sustainable biomass. An additional £5 million was awarded to 22 projects to support new technologies that generate hydrogen from biomass and waste. READ MORE

August 03, 2022

Archaea signs 5-Year RNG agreement with UGI Utilities

BY Archaea Energy Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasArchaea Energy Inc. announced on July 27 that its wholly-owned subsidiary Archaea Energy Marketing LLC has entered into a medium-term RNG purchase and sale agreement with UGI Utilities Inc., a Pennsylvania-based natural gas and electric utility. READ MORE

July 31, 2022

In Depth: Improving Early Warning Fire Detection: Thermal Imaging and the Internet of Things

BY David Bursell Found In:Power, ThermalBy warning earlier on the pathway to ignition, managers of facilities that store biomass can avert costly and potentially life-threatening fires before they are permitted to start and spread. READ MORE

July 30, 2022

In Depth: Efficient Cleaning of Sustainable Biomass Boilers

BY Asaël Hervet-Binois Found In:Power, ThermalDespite its environmental benefits, one significant challenge that comes with biomass combustion is soot and dust buildup READ MORE

July 29, 2022

Opinion: North American Wood Fiber Pricing, Supplies and Sawmill Capex

BY Brooks Mendel Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalOverall, demand for fiber in the first half of 2022 remained strong, supporting the industry sentiment that North American forest products are well positioned for the near-term. READ MORE