Biomass Power

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Camco reaches agreement to sell 2 Idaho biogas projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, BiogasCamco Clean Energy has announced an agreement to sell Idaho-based biogas assets AG Power Jerome LLC and AG Power DCD LLC to Clean Power Holdings LLC. As part of the transaction, Camco will sign long-term service agreements for the facilities. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

UK announces plans to extend, reform Renewable Heat Incentive

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalOn Nov. 25, the U.K. government published its spending review, which includes details of the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s budget for the next four years. The budget includes calls for extension and reform of the Renewable Heat Incentive. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

BPA urges Congress to preserve tax credits for biomass

BY Biomass Power Association Found In:PowerThe Biomass Power Association has strongly urged Congress to preserve Section 45 Production Tax Credits for the biomass industry, rather than phasing out all renewable tax credits. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Rentech restarts Wawa plant, achieves record week at Atikokan

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalRentech Inc. has released operational updates on its Canadian pellets plants. According to the company, the Wawa, Ontario, plant is back online, while the Atikokan, Ontario, facility recently achieved record weekly production volumes. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Energex qualifies as eighth member of PFI standards program

BY Pellet Fuels Institute Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe Pellet Fuels Institute has announced Energex has qualified its Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, and Lac-Megantic, Quebec, facilities under the PFI Standards Program. The pellet producer is the eighth company to qualify under the program. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Export of wood pellets more environmentally friendly than coal

BY University of Illinois Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalAccording to a University of Illinois expert in environmental economics, even after accounting for factors ranging from harvesting to transportation to the U.K., wood pellets still trump coal by a wide margin in carbon emissions savings. READ MORE

November 25, 2015

Zeroing in on the Global Pellet Market

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe Global Pellet Market Outlook Summit will be held on April 11 in Charlotte, North Carolina. It’s a really nice compliment to the largest annual gathering of biomass professionals in the U.S., an event that already has plenty of content dedicated t READ MORE

November 24, 2015

Drax provides update of biomass operations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, PowerDrax Group plc released a trading update on Nov. 24, reporting that trading conditions in the markets in which the company operates have remained challenging. Biomass operations, however, are continuing in line with expectations. READ MORE

November 24, 2015

E.ON to close Ironbridge Power Station

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerE.ON has announced plans to close the Ironbridge Power Station in Shropshire, U.K, following 46 years of service. The facility, previously coal-fired, was converted to run on biomass in 2012. READ MORE