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February 14, 2020

Drax’s biomass policy meets highest sustainability standards

BY Drax Found In:Pellets, PowerIn its first report an Independent Advisory Board has found that Drax’s sustainable biomass sourcing reflects recommendations made by Forest Research—the research agency of the Forestry Commission widely considered the industry gold standard. READ MORE

February 14, 2020

15 North Carolina bioenergy, crop farming projects win funding

BY North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Found In:Pellets, BiogasThe North Carolina Bioenergy Research Initiative and the New and Emerging Crops Program recently awarded $1 million in grants for 15 projects aimed at boosting bioenergy opportunities and crop production in the state. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

Oberon Fuels, SHV Energy partner to accelerate use of rDME

BY Oberon Fuels Found In:Advanced FuelsOberon Fuels, a producer of ultra-low-carbon, renewable dimethyl ether, and SHV Energy, the world’s largest distributor of propane fuel, are partnering to accelerate the use of renewable DME to reduce the carbon footprint of transportation fuel. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

Resolute Forest Products to produce cellulose filaments in Quebec

BY Resolute Forest Products Inc. Resolute Forest Products recently announced the construction of a commercial plant specializing in the production of cellulose filaments, a new sustainable biomaterial derived from wood fiber, at its Kénogami paper mill in Quebec, Canada. READ MORE

February 12, 2020

Genomatica produces 1st ton of renewable nylon intermediate

BY Genomatica Found In:ChemicalsEighty years after nylon’s first commercial production, Genomatica achieved a new milestone for the material—its production of the world’s first renewably sourced ton of the key ingredient for nylon-6, made from plants instead of crude oil. READ MORE

February 11, 2020

Indigenous First Nations in Saskatchewan to get biomass power

BY Turboden Found In:PowerTurboden S.p.A. has concluded a contract to provide the Meadow Lake Tribal Council, representing nine Indigenous First Nations in Saskatchewan, Canada, with an 8,000 kW ORC power generation system that uses sawmill residual woody biomass as fuel. READ MORE

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