Pellets & Densified Biomass

16 hours ago

HPBA: Wood stove manufacturers need more time to meet EPA regs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalThe Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association is speaking out in support of a bill that aims to push back the effective compliance date of new source performance standards for residential wood heaters, hydronic heaters and forced-air furnaces. READ MORE

17 hours ago

Enviva reports minimal hurricane damage

BY Enviva Partners LP Found In:PelletsEnviva Partners LP reported Sept. 17 that its facilities have incurred only minor damage from Hurricane Florence. The company's production facility in Sampson County, North Carolina, was briefly idled but has already resumed operations. READ MORE

21 hours ago

PFI launches pellet heat social media beta test

BY Pellet Fuels Institute Found In:Pellets, ThermalBeginning Sept. 18 and continuing for the next four months social media ads carrying messages extolling the benefits of using wood pellets for residential heat will be delivered to consumers in eight markets across the United States. READ MORE

September 14, 2018

EIA: 680,000 tons of densified biomass fuel produced in May

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing that U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 680,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in May, with sales reaching 610,000 tons. READ MORE

September 12, 2018

EPA’s SAB to address biogenic CO2 framework at Sept. 26 meeting

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. EPA has announced its Chartered Science Advisory Board will hold a teleconference Sept. 26 to address several issues, including a new draft SAB review of EPA’s Framework for Assessing Biogenic CO2 Emissions from Stationary Sources. READ MORE

September 12, 2018

Valmet to deliver BioTrac system for black pellet plant in France

BY Valmet Oyj Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalValmet has agreed with FICAP on the delivery of a continuous steam explosion system, BioTrac, for production of black pellets at a facility in France. Black pellets produced at the plant will be used for district heating and in coal power plants. READ MORE

September 11, 2018

Pinnacle discusses entrance into US pellet market

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsDuring a recent investor call, Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. provided details on the company’s entrance to the U.S. pellet market through the acquisition of the majority share in an Alabama pellet plant and indicated plans for continued growth. READ MORE

September 11, 2018

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts in September outlook

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the September edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provide more than 10 percent of electricity generation this year, up slightly from 2017. READ MORE

September 07, 2018

French pellet producer installs second Dieffenbacher ClassiSizer

BY Dieffenbacher Found In:PelletsFrench pellet producer Biozyl recently installed its second ClassiSizer from Dieffenbacher. The ClassiSizer unit can handle heterogeneous raw materials, various chips dimensions and different wood species. READ MORE