Biomass Power

December 13, 2018

EIA updates 2018, 2019 bioenergy production, capacity forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. EIA has released the December edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provide 10 percent of U.S. utility-scale power generation this year, increasing to 11 percent in 2011. READ MORE

December 12, 2018

House passes 2018 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. House of Representatives passed the $867 billion 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 369 to 47 on Dec. 12. The legislation will now be sent to President Trump’s desk. Trump is expected to sign the bill. READ MORE

December 12, 2018

Anaergia: Construction underway at Rialto Bioenergy Facility

BY Anaergia Inc. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsAnaergia Inc. has announced construction is underway at the Rialto Bioenergy Facility in California. When operational in 2020, the facility is expected to be the largest food waste diversion and energy recovery facility in North America. READ MORE

December 11, 2018

Senate passes 2018 Farm Bill

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn Dec. 11, the Senate voted 87 to 13 to pass the 2018 Farm Bill. The vote came one day after House and Senate ag committee leaders released the text of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report. The bill will now be considered by the House. READ MORE

December 10, 2018

NYSERDA offers $16M in funding for anaerobic digestion projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsOn Dec. 4, the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority announced it is making $19 million available to accelerate the use of clean energy technologies on farms. Most of that funding will support anaerobic digestion projects. READ MORE

December 07, 2018

EIA: 760,000 tons of densified biomass fuel produced in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing that U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 760,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in August, with sales reaching 730,000 tons. READ MORE

December 07, 2018

Doosan Babcock strengthens partnership with Drax Power

BY Drax Group Found In:Pellets, PowerDoosan Babcock and Drax Power Limited have agreed a new long-term contract for the provision of maintenance and outage services to the U.K.’s largest power station. The relationship between the two companies dates back to construction of the plant. READ MORE

December 06, 2018

Surplus assets of former Ineos Bio plant to be sold at auction

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Advanced FuelsSome of the land and equipment associated with the former Ineos Bio Energy 8 MMgy cellulosic ethanol plant and associated 6 MW bioenergy plant in Vero Beach, Florida, is being offered for sale via an auction with Maas Companies. READ MORE

December 05, 2018

UK government publishes bioeconomy strategy for 2018-2030

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.K. BEIS has published a national bioeconomy strategy for 2018 to 2030. The U.K. REA spoke out in support of the strategy, noting it endorses the use of biobased resources as fundamental to U.K. goals for decarbonization and economic growth. READ MORE