Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

May 24, 2019

Opinion: Wood Chips, GoodChips

BY Chris Wiberg Found In:Pellets, ThermalBioenergy Europe has brought forward the “GoodChips” program, which is being offered as the first international certification scheme for wood chips as it pertains to their use as a solid biofuel. READ MORE

May 21, 2019

In Depth: Fiber Factors

BY Anna SimetFound In:Pellets, ThermalWet weather, the China trade war and new commercial trucking laws could soon impact fiber supply and prices for some producers, if not already. READ MORE

May 20, 2019

In Depth: Saving the Environment and Bottom Lines by Reducing Emissions

BY Becky Long Found In:Pellets, ThermalOne of the largest sources of emissions is from the creation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), by thermally damaging product in the dryer itself. READ MORE

May 17, 2019

California funds biofuel, renewable gas demonstration projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe California Energy Commission has approved $11 million for clean energy demonstration projects, including those for biofuels, renewable gas and microgrids. One project focuses on catalytic biogas reforming, while two others focus on gasification. READ MORE

May 17, 2019

SoCalGas moves forward with dairy biomethane projects

BY Southern California Gas Co. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSouthern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) announced May 16 the utility has received approval from the California Public Utilities Commission to begin the next phase in construction of four new dairy biomethane projects in California. READ MORE

May 16, 2019

Burgess BioPower wins grant for thermal energy recovery system

BY Burgess BioPower Found In:Power, ThermalBurgess BioPower was recently awarded $500,000 in grant funding from the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission to build a thermal energy recovery system to beneficially utilize energy from Burgess’ steam condenser cooling water circuit. READ MORE

May 15, 2019

Canada invests in national bioeconomy strategy

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Canadian government has announced it invested $200,000 in Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, a not-for-profit business accelerator based in Sarnia, Ontario, to support the development of a national bioeconomy strategy. READ MORE

May 14, 2019

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales reach 610,000 tons in January

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufactures produced approximately 670,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in January, with sales reaching 610,000 tons. READ MORE

May 10, 2019

SoCalGas kicks-off 2019 Environmental Champions Grant Program

BY Southern California Gas Co. Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSouthern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has kicked-off its 2019 Environmental Champions Grant initiative, announcing the company is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations focused on clean air, clean energy and renewable natural gas. READ MORE