Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

June 29, 2022

USIPA: EU Council affirms support for biomass

BY U.S. Industrial Pellet Association Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) on June 28 welcomed continued support for sustainable sourcing of ‘primary woody biomass’ by the EU Council’s General Approach for revising the Renewable Energy Directive (REDIII). READ MORE

June 29, 2022

CHAR provides biocarbon and green hydrogen to RNG update

BY CHAR Technologies Ltd. Found In:Power, Thermal, ChemicalsCHAR Technologies Ltd. announced that the City of Saint-Félicien, Québec, has received $CDN 2.8 million in government funding to support their waste heat recovery system from the forest biomass cogeneration plant in Saint-Félicien. READ MORE

June 29, 2022

Vilsack announces bioproduct pilot program

BY USDA Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA is accepting applications for a new pilot program created under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the development of biobased products that have lower carbon footprints and increase the use of renewable agricultural materials. READ MORE

June 28, 2022

ITA seeks nominations for REEEAC

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration on June 16 published a notice renewing its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee and soliciting nominations for membership. READ MORE

June 28, 2022

US Gain partners with utility to expand focus on renewable energy

BY U.S. Gain Found In:Power, Thermal, BiogasU.S. Gain has announced it will supply renewable natural gas (RNG) to a large Midwest utility that is offering customers the ability to lower thier greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions via a voluntary RNG program. READ MORE

June 23, 2022

Vilsack’s Forest Service memorandum addresses wood-based SAF

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on June 23 issued a memorandum to the U.S. Forest Service directing the agency to take bold actions to restore forests, improve resilience, and address the climate crisis. READ MORE

June 23, 2022

Biofuel, ag groups comment on SEC climate disclosures rulemaking

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsGrowth Energy, RNG Coalition, NCGA, and ASA are among the ag and biofuel groups that have weighed in on a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rule that focuses on climate-related disclosures. READ MORE

June 22, 2022

BNDES finances 4 biomass power plants in Brazil

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, ThermalThe Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) on June 21 announced financing for four biomass thermoelectrical plants and associated transmission systems. The four facilities have a combined capacity of 40 megawatts (MW). READ MORE

June 21, 2022

Nova Scotia community works to implement biomass district heating

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:ThermalNatural Resources Canada on June 6 announced a $515,000 investment in TorchLight Bioresources to support a feasibility study on a proposed district heat network in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, that would be fueled with biomass and wind energy. READ MORE