Pellets & Densified Biomass

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EPA funds development of biomass-fueled thermoelectric stoves

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalIn mid-March, the U.S. EPA awarded $1.8 million to six small businesses to develop technologies that provide solutions for environmental issues. Two of the six companies are developing biomass-fueled thermoelectric stoves. READ MORE

March 20, 2018

USDA solicits applications for REAP funding

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe USDA is soliciting applications for fiscal year 2018 Rural Energy for America Program funding. The program helps agricultural producers and rural small businesses install renewable energy systems and make energy efficiency improvements. READ MORE

March 20, 2018

In Depth: The Word on the Heat

BY Patrick C. Miller Found In:Pellets, ThermalWith every new installation it helps guide to success, the Northern Forest Center is demonstrating that automated wood heat is a stable, affordable option that benefits both the environment and the local economy. READ MORE

March 19, 2018

In Depth: Awaiting the Signal

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Pellets, ThermalCanada’s wood pellet industry stands patiently ready to deliver domestic supply as a federal Clean Fuel Standard and complementary support mechanisms develop. READ MORE

March 18, 2018

In Depth: Pellet Stove Prowess

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, ThermalScott Williamson, the "Pellet Guy," shares insight based on his extensive knowledge and experience in pellet stove installation, service and repair. READ MORE

March 17, 2018

In Depth: Best Practices for Fighting and Preventing Wood Pellet Storage Fires

BY John Swaan Found In:Pellets, ThermalBest practices and lessons learned from decades of experience were recently used to resolve a major pellet silo fire. READ MORE

March 16, 2018

Pinnacle provides update of Entwistle, Smithers pellet plants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsOn March 15, Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. released fiscal year 2017 financial results and provided an update of its planned expansion and acquisition projects. The company completed an initial public offering (IPO) on Feb. 6. READ MORE

March 13, 2018

Pinnacle to convert particle board facility to wood pellet plant

BY Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. Found In:PelletsPinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. has announced plans to redevelop an existing particle board facility in Smithers, British Columbia, to a wood pellet production facility. The project will be completed by Smithers Pellet Limited Partnership. READ MORE

March 12, 2018

Orsted increases the efficiency of Herning Power Station

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalOn March 5, Orsted broke ground on a project that aims to increase the efficiency of its Denmark-based Herning Power Station, a combined-heat-and-power facility that was converted to biomass fuel in 2009. READ MORE