Wood Stove Design Challenge announces initial round of finalists

Inventors, universities, and manufacturers are competing to design an integrated thermoelectric generator and wood stove that is optimized for both home heat and electrical power output as part of the fourth Wood Stove Design Challenge.
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Quantum Biopower commissions 1.2 MW CHP unit

Quantum Biopower recently started its 1.2 MW combined-heat-and-power (CHP) unit, adding a new source of renewable power to Southingto, Connecticut. Officials from the Town of Southington were on hand for the official start of the generating unit.
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Dalhousie University biomass heat plant replacement in full swing

A $24.2 million project to replace the aging thermal plant at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is well underway, and has potential for an early startup.
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EPA sets 2018 cellulosic waiver credit price at $1.96

The U.S. EPA has published a notice on its website setting the cellulosic waiver credit (CWC) price for 2018 at $1.96. The price is slightly lower than the CWC price for 2017, which was set at $2.00 in December 2016.
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FutureMetrics paper discusses fighting, preventing storage fires

FutureMetrics has released a new white paper focused on best practices for fighting and preventing fires in wood pellet storage domes and silos. The paper is authored by John Swaan, senior operations expert at FutureMetrics.
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Pruitt discusses administration of RFS program during hearing

On Dec. 7, U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt appeared before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Commerce to provide testimony the mission of the EPA. The Renewable Fuel Standard was among the topics discussed during the hearing.
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Aria Energy expands RNG business

Aria Energy recently announced that it has purchased a 50 percent interest in Mavrix LLC, from BP, and will work with the global oil and gas company to market and distribute renewable natural gas (RNG) to U.S. customers.
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Biodiesel Magazine hosts free cold flow improver webinar Dec. 20

With more private and government fleets using biodiesel than ever before, it has never been more important to learn about the basics of cold flow improvers—why they are needed, how they work, and the various options for different applications.
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ECN develops high-yielding biomass fractionation process

The Energy Research Center of the Netherlands has developed a novel process to fractionate biomass such as hardwood chips and wheat straw.
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California’s LCFS: Unlocking value in low-carbon liquid fuels

Propel Fuels recently announced new research has shown that low carbon liquid fuels must play a more significant role to meet California’s 2020 and 2030 carbon reduction goals under the Low Carbon Fuel Standard.
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EKAE, Pearson Fuels announce exclusive marketing agreement

East Kansas Agri-Energy of Garnett, Kansas, and Pearson Fuels of San Diego, California, announce the signing of an exclusive West Coast marketing agreement for the distribution of renewable diesel from EKAE’s recently commissioned plant in Garnett.
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