DOE previews 2016 Billion-Ton Update in webinar A recent U.S. Department of Energy webinar included preview of the 2016 U.S. Billion-Ton Study update, which is currently scheduled for release in June 2016. The event was presented by DOE's Bioenergy Technologies Office.READ MORE SHARE
UMF breaks ground on biomass heating plant The University of Maine at Farmington broke ground on a new 5,885-square-foot biomass central heating plant on May 26. The plant is expected to replace 390,000 gallons of heating oil now used to heat the buildings through individual systems.READ MORE SHARE
Report highlights Mexico’s renewable growth potentialMexico has the potential to quadruple its use of renewable energy over the next 15 years, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency. Biomass shows potential for use in the electricity, heat and transportation sectors. READ MORE SHARE
DOE hosts webinar on biofuel affordability The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office has announced it will host a webinar on biofuel affordability on May 27. The event, titled "A Changing Market for Biofuels and Bioproducts," will address research related to biomass supply.
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Coalition announces Biomass101 campaignA leading coalition of forest owners, wood suppliers and manufacturers of pulp and paper goods have announced the creation of Biomass101.org, a clearinghouse for scientifically sound information on carbon-neutral bioenergy. READ MORE SHARE
Drax’s Haven Power signs deal with Thames WaterHaven Power, the specialist electricity supplier to U.K. businesses and part of Drax Group plc, has signed a deal with Thames Water to supply their electricity requirements in a deal worth more than GBP 500 million ($769.31 million) over five years.READ MORE SHARE