Pellets & Densified Biomass

November 15, 2018

Report finds biomass can play bigger role in UK energy production

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasOn Nov. 15, the U.K. Committee on Climate Change published a report on biomass that has determined sustainably sourced biomass feedstocks can play a fundamental role in decarbonizing the U.K. economy. READ MORE

November 13, 2018

European Parliament approves REDII

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe European Parliament approved new targets for renewables, energy efficiency and second-generation biofuels when it voted to confirm a provisional agreement reached with the European Council in June on a revised Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). READ MORE

November 13, 2018

Canadian government awards funding to Quebec pellet project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsThe Canadian government has announced it will provide financial support to aid the development of a fully integrated industrial wood pellet and sawmill complex under development by Granule 777 Inc. in Quebec adjacent to its Barrette-Chapais sawmill. READ MORE

November 12, 2018

Enviva to expand capacity at Northampton, Southampton plants

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsEnviva Partners has released third quarter financial results, reporting increased revenue, net income and gross margin. The company also announced plans to expand its operations, including the addition of new capacity at two existing pellet plants. READ MORE

November 12, 2018

Drax generates £1.6 billion and supports over 17,500 UK jobs

BY Drax Group Found In:Pellets, PowerBased on Drax’s operations in the energy sector and its use of British businesses across its supply chain, an analysis by Oxford Economics estimates that the company contributed £1.65 billion to the economy and supported 17,500 jobs last year. READ MORE

November 08, 2018

Renewables account for more than 50% power capacity in Britain

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, BiogasThe latest Drax Electric Insights report shows Britain’s power system hit a new milestone during the third quarter of 2018, with installed capacity from renewables overtaking capacity from fossil fuels for the first time. READ MORE

November 07, 2018

EIA updates bioenergy production, capacity forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. EIA has released the November edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provided more than 10 percent of electricity generation in 2018, increasing to nearly 11 percent in 2019. READ MORE

November 07, 2018

Atlantis releases update on Uskmouth conversion, pellet plant

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerSIMEC Atlantis Energy Ltd. has announced the conversion of its U.K.-based Uskmouth Power Station is expected to be complete by the end of 2020. Once operational, the facility will generate 220 MW of power using energy pellets made from waste. READ MORE

November 07, 2018

US ambassador visits Drax Power Station

BY Drax Group Found In:PelletsU.S. Ambassador Robert Wood Johnson recently visited Drax Power Station to learn more about the U.K.’s largest power station. About 60 percent of the biomass used to fuel the power station comes from the U.S. South. READ MORE