SECTIONS

HomeArticlesPodcastsJobs

Valmet supplies 50 MW pellet-fired heating plant to Swedish district heating facility

Article image

By Erin Voegele

June 18, 2024

ThermalPelletsBusiness

Valmet has announced it has been selected to supply a 50-megawatt (MW) pellet-fired heating plant to a district heating facility in Mölndal, Sweden. The new heating plant is expected to begin operations in late 2026.

Read More

Renewables are currently expected to account for 23% of U.S. electricity generation in 2024, increasing to 25% in 2025, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released June 11.

Read More

The government of Quebec has awarded a three-year $1.15 million grant to the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Industrial Bioprocesses in Quebec (CRIBIQ), which will use that funding to provide financial assistance to bioenergy projects.

Read More

In a series of meetings at the annual National Tribal Forum on Air Quality, experts voiced a consistent message: as we install heat pumps in tribal homes, we should also keep wood stoves, according to the Alliance for Green Heat.

Read More

Global mining group Rio Tinto on June 4 announced plans to develop a R&D facility in Western Australia that will use biomass and microwave energy to assess the effectiveness of its low-carbon ironmaking process, referred to as BioIron.

Read More

The U.S. EPA’s OIG on May 22 issued a memorandum outlining gaps in oversight of the agency’s Wood Heater Program. The Alliance for Green Heat is calling on the agency to address systematic enforcement issues impacting the program.

Read More

Stantec has been selected by the Onimiskiw Opitciwan Limited Partnership to design the future 4.8 MW biomass cogeneration plant for the Atikamekw community of Opitciwan in the Mauricie region of Quebec.

Read More

The Alliance for Green Heat has designed a new survey to gain insight into how and why people use pellet stoves, and what they like and don’t like about them. The survey is open to anyone who has used a pellet stove for home heating in the past year.

Read More

The U.S. Energy Information Administration currently predicts renewables will account for 23% of U.S. electricity generation this year, increasing to 25% next year, according to the agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released May 7.

Read More

U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 830,000 tons of densified biomass fuels in January, according to the April edition of the U.S. EIA’s Monthly Densified Biomass Fuels Report. Sales of densified biomass fuel reached 650,000 tons.

Read More

The USDA on April 23 awarded more than $194 million in loans and grants through the agency’s Rural Energy for America Program. Biogas and bioenergy projects were among those selected to receive funding.

Read More

Moisture in wood and biomass operations impacts product as well as equipment, energy usage, production efficiency, downtime and more.

Read More

A bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) project under development in Sweden by Stockholm Energi was awarded planning approval on March 28 by the country’s Land and Environmental Court.

Read More

The U.S. DOE has opened a funding opportunity making up to $25 million available to support clean energy technology deployment on Tribal lands. Projects fueled by biomass, biogas, RNG or renewable hydrogen are among those eligible for the funding.

Read More

The International Biomass Conference & Expo was held in Richmond, Virginia, in early March.

Read More

If you attended the annual International Biomass Conference and Expo in Richmond, Virginia, last month, you were among the first to learn that the Biomass Power Association has changed its name to the American Biomass Energy Association

Read More

The U.S. Energy Information Administration currently expects renewables to account for 24% of U.S. electricity generation this year, increasing to 25% in 2025, according to the agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released April 9.

Read More

Alliance for Green Heat is making over $1 million available to expand and connect the nation’s network of firewood banks thanks to a grant from the USDA Forest Service made possible by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Read More

The USDA On March 28 awarded more than $120 million through the Rural Energy for America Program to 541 projects spanning 44 states. Several bioenergy projects are among those selected to receive funding.

Read More

Renewables are currently expected to account for 24% of U.S. electricity generation in 2024, increasing to 25% in 2025, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released March 12.

Read More

The Government of Ontario is investing $60 million in the Forest Biomass Program, which will make targeted investments in forest sector initiatives to develop the economic potential and environmental benefits of forest biomass.

Read More

The Biomass Power Association has rebranded as the American Biomass Energy Association. The announcement was made by ABEA Executive Director Carrie Annand at the 17th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo.

Read More

U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 870,000 tons of densified biomass fuels in November, according to the February edition of the U.S. EIA’s Monthly Densified Biomass Fuels Report. Sales of densified biomass fuel reached 790,000 tons.

Read More

The U.S. DOE announced at the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Expo in Nashville, Tennessee, up to $2 million in Phase 1 funding for six projects to accelerate wood heater innovation and develop the next generation of efficient and clean wood heaters.

Read More

The Government of Ontario is supporting economic growth and creating jobs with the second phase of funding under the new Forest Biomass Program. The $9.4 million investment support 14 initiatives, including several bioenergy projects.

Read More

The U.S. Energy Information Administration currently expects renewables to account for 24% of U.S. electricity generation in 2024, increasing to 26% in 2025, according to the agency’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released on Feb. 6.

Read More

Biomass Magazine has announced the general session speakers for the 17th Annual International Biomass Conference & Expo taking place March 4-6, 2024 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.

Read More

The USDA on Jan. 22 announced it is investing $207 million in 682 renewable energy and domestic fertilizer projects through the Rural Energy for American Program and Fertilizer Production Expansion Program.

Read More

The U.S. EPA on Jan. 11 proposed to strengthen CAA standards for large facilities that burn MSW. The proposed standards would apply to 57 facilities with 152 units that have the capacity to combust more than 250 tons per day of MSW.

Read More

Renewables are expected to account for 24 percent of U.S. renewable electricity generation this year, increasing to 26 percent in 2025, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Jan. 9.

Read More

Next Page >

Advertisement

Sign up for our e-newsletter!
BBI International Logo

@ Copyright 2024 - BBI International - All rights reserved.