Mass. DOER releases proposed final RPS regulations for biomass

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources has released its months-overdue proposed final regulations for the qualification of woody biomass under the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS).
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Md. to launch wood stove rebate pilot program

The Maryland Energy Administration is allocating $50,000 to a pilot program that will provide rebates for partial payment of qualifying residential wood and pellet stoves.
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Bioenergy companies share project groundbreaking stories

Panelists in the second-day general session discussion at the International Biomass Conference & Expo shared their inspirational groundbreaking stories with attendees
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Conference speaker addresses MACT rules

David Minott, senior consultant for Environmental Resources Management, has a lot to say regarding the future repercussions of the U.S. EPA's impending rulemaking on Maximum Achievable Control Technology provisions for biomass boilers.
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Summit keynote: let's turn a sow's ear into a silk purse

USDA Department of Natural Resources and Environment Deputy Under Secretary Arthur "Butch" Blazer kicked off the Rocky Mountain Forest Restoration & Bioenergy Summit in Denver, Colo., on April 16 with a keynote address.
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SMUD co-digestion facility under construction

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District and the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District have begun construction of a co-digestion facility at the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant in Elk Grove, Calif.
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Funding available for biomass through U.S. DOE

The U.S. DOE has announced a pool of $9 million for up to 50 small business projects designed to improve manufacturing processes, boost the efficiency of buildings, reduce reliance on oil, and generate electricity from renewable energy sources.
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Mass. DOER report includes biomass thermal

Following a request from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, Meister Consultants Group completed a study that evaluates renewable heating and cooling impacts and opportunities in the state.
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Alaska bill proposes low-interest loans for home heat conversions

The Alaska House Finance Committee has approved a bill that would provide low-interest loans to homeowners who wish to convert their homes to biomass, district heating or electric heat, natural gas or propane.
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Biomass energy studies underway at 10 Vt. Facilities

The U.S. Forest Service and Vermont have teamed up to conduct preliminary feasibility studies for small-scale biomass energy systems at 10 public buildings across the state.
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Report shows business case for purpose-grown biomass in Ontario

Ontario will benefit from greater use of purpose-grown biomass, according to a study released by the Western University Research Park, Sarnia-Lambton campus.
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North American wood pellet exports to Europe reach record level

According to analysis by Wood Resources International, more than 2 million tons of wood pellets were shipped in 2011, a 300 percent increase from 2008. Shipments have increased every quarter for four years.
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