Biomass Power

6 hours ago

EC adopts new guidelines on renewable energy, biofuel support

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe European Commission recently announced it has adopted new rules on public support for renewable energy projects, including a move to market-based support. A U.K.-based trade association called the guidelines a "huge leap into the unknown." READ MORE

6 hours ago

Washington DNR to hold mobile pyrolysis demo

BY Anna SimetFound In:Power, Thermal, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Washington State Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring a mobile pyrolysis technology demonstration featuring three vendors on May 8 that will include conversion of wood chips into bio-oil, bio-char and syngas. READ MORE

6 hours ago

Moniz testifies on DOE FY 2015 budget request

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsEnergy Secretary Ernest Moniz recently addressed U.S. DOE's fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request at hearings held by the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the House Energy and Commerce Committee. READ MORE

12 hours ago

Ontario's Thunder Bay burns last coal, seeks biomass fuel supply

BY Anna SimetFound In:PowerOfficially earning the province a coal-free status several months prior to its goal of the end of 2014, Ontario Power Generation's Thunder Bay Generating Station has burned its last supply of coal, the utility and the Ontario government reported. READ MORE

April 14, 2014

EPA opens public comment period on rule to amend NHSM regulation

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, ThermalThe U.S. EPA has published its proposed rule to amend its Non-Hazardous Secondary Materials regulation in the Federal Register, officially opening a 60-day comment period. The proposal classifies wood fuel from construction and demolition debris. READ MORE

April 14, 2014

GE engines power landfill gas-to-energy project in Latin America

BY GE Found In:Power, BiogasGE's Distributed Power business has announced that commissioning for three of its Jenbacher gas engines is expected to take place this month at Estre Ambiental's landfill in Guatapara City, Sao Paulo, Brazil. READ MORE

April 11, 2014

UK bioenergy production increased significantly in 2013

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PowerThe U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change recently released provisional annual energy data for 2013. The report shows renewable generation increased 28 percent and bioenergy sources generated 18.7 terawatt hours of electricity last year. READ MORE

April 11, 2014

Ceres announces fiscal and business updates

BY Chris HansonFound In:Power, Advanced FuelsCeres Inc. released its second quarter financial results and an update on its efforts in Brazil during a webcast on April 10. The company said it has increased its planting of sorghum in Brazil, where it is pursuing ethanol and biomass power markets. READ MORE

April 10, 2014

New Hampshire PUC publishes proposed RPS amendments

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, ThermalThe New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission has published a document containing proposed amendments to the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS), including those for new Class I thermal requirements. READ MORE