Biomass Power

August 28, 2015

PHG Energy to build biomass gasification plant in Tennessee

BY PHG Energy Found In:Power, ThermalSolid Waste in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has engaged PHG Energy to build a new biomass gasification plant capable of cleanly converting more than 30 tons of composted material daily into thermal energy while producing a valuable high-carbon biochar. READ MORE

August 28, 2015

Partnership focuses on renewable fuel sources in Missouri

BY Ameren Missouri, Enginuity Worldwide, ECAP LLC Found In:PowerAmeren Missouri, Enginuity Worldwide and ECAP LLC partner to focus on development of renewable fuel sources that may provide a new revenue opportunity for rural businesses and help diversify power generation fuel sources in Missouri. READ MORE

August 28, 2015

Is Coal-Derived Methane Power Renewable?

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, BiogasThis week, I learned of an operating project by Hoosier Energy that converts coalbed methane into electricity. The company has it listed in its renewable energy project portfolio and titles it thusly—the Osprey Point Renewable Energy Station. READ MORE

August 27, 2015

Opinion: Getting It Right

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSo often in this industry, our gaze falls to the moment biomass is converted into power, thermal energy, biofuels or pellets. READ MORE

August 26, 2015

Opinion: Biomass’s Role in Clean Power Plan

BY Bob Cleaves Found In:PowerOn Aug. 3, the Obama administration released the final version of its Clean Power Plan, an ambitious state-by-state roadmap for reducing carbon emissions from all sources. READ MORE

August 25, 2015

UK releases Digest of Energy Statistics 2015

BY Katie FletcherFound In:PowerThis summer, the Department of Energy and Climate Change released the Digest of U.K. Energy Statistics 2015 and three other key publications—U.K. Energy in Brief, Energy Flow Chart and Energy Consumption in the U.K. READ MORE

August 25, 2015

In Depth: California's Homeless Biomass Problem

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:PowerBiomass power generation in California is threatened by expiring contracts, low energy prices and an unlevel playing field, leaving millions of tons of biomass fuel without a use. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Largest grid-connected African biogas plant comes online

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, BiogasTropical Power has brought online a 2.4-MW biogas power plant in Kenya, reportedly the largest grid-connected biogas plant built in Africa to date. READ MORE

August 23, 2015

In Depth: Master of Logistics

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalBy securing advantageous points of distribution in the Southeast and fine-tuning its transport and storage tactics, wood pellet giant Enviva is well-positioned to satisfy growing overseas demand. READ MORE