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12 hours ago

Letter urges recognition of the carbon neutrality of bioenergy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalOn July 31, 154 members of the U.S. House of Representatives issued a letter to the USDA, U.S. Department of Energy, and U.S. EPA urging the recognition of carbon neutrality of biomass energy. READ MORE

14 hours ago

EPC announces new version of the ENplus Handbook

BY European Pellet Council Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe European Pellet Council has announced the release of an updated version of the ENplus Handbook, which which defines the rights, responsibilities and obligations of all the participants in the certification program. READ MORE

14 hours ago

ASABE announces progress in solid biofuel standards development

BY American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalDevelopment of international standards for solid biofuels has been ongoing since 2007; with seven of the 12 published ISO standards being completed within the past year, and another 26 standards at various stages of development. READ MORE

14 hours ago

Everbright International, DP to develop bioenergy plant in China

BY DP CleanTech Found In:PowerDP CleanTech and China Everbright International have announced the development of a new 30 MW straw-fired biomass power plant in Nanqiao City, Anhui, China. This marks the fourth project for DP and Everbright International in 2015. READ MORE

August 03, 2015

EPA releases Clean Power Plan, uncertainty for biomass remains

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, PowerThe U.S. EPA has released the final Clean Power Plan rules, which contain some key changes from the original rule, as well as vague language related to using certain kinds of biomass fuel as a carbon reduction method. READ MORE

July 31, 2015

Opinion: Opportunity to Showcase Bioenergy

BY Carrie Annand Found In:PowerOct. 21 will mark the third annual National Bioenergy Day, a day that helps those involved in bioenergy educate their communities on the need to support energy—power, heating, cooling and fuels—from organic materials. READ MORE

July 31, 2015

DOE solicits applications for loan guarantee program

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced it is soliciting applications for up to $4 billion in loan guarantees to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. READ MORE

July 31, 2015

Wisconsin program offers funding for small-scale farm AD systems

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasWisconsin-based Focus on Energy, a statewide program for energy efficiency and renewable energy, recently announced it is soliciting proposals for a program focused on small, farm-scale anaerobic digestion (AD) systems. READ MORE

July 31, 2015

Opinion: Well-Equipped

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsWhile bioenergy facilities are not built to optimize development of their components, this issue of Biomass Magazine makes clear that they are great incubators of innovation. READ MORE