Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

March 21, 2019

DOE: Biomass R&D advisory committee to meet March 27-28

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. Department of Energy has announced its Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee will meet March 27-28 in Arlington, Virginia. The event is open to members of the public. READ MORE

March 19, 2019

Report: Maine can benefit by encouraging switch to pellet heat

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalFutureMetrics has released a new white paper that states Maine could dramatically improve its economy by enacting a policy that helps reduce dependence on heating oil by supporting the use of locally produced wood pellets as heating fuel. READ MORE

March 15, 2019

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts, predicts capacity increase

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the March edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provide 11 percent of U.S. electricity generation this year, increasing to 13 percent next year. READ MORE

March 14, 2019

EIA: 800,000 tons of densified biomass fuel sold in November

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing that 82 operating U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 730,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in November, with sales reaching 800,000 metric tons. READ MORE

March 08, 2019

Natural Resource Canada funds study for potential pellet project

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalOn March 5, Natural Resources Canada announced plans to invest $220,000 to support a study that could result in the development of a wood pellet project in the Beaufort Delta region of the Northwest Territories. READ MORE

March 08, 2019

RNG Coalition announces scholarship awards for 2019

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) has notified five applicants that they will receive financial scholarships from the RNG Coalition - Tudor Williams Academic Scholarship Fund. READ MORE

March 07, 2019

In Depth: From the Ground Up

BY Anna Simet Found In:Pellets, ThermalNew York pellet producer Curran Renewable Energy and its associated businesses have deep roots in forestry, and long-term plans for further growth. READ MORE

March 06, 2019

Federal agencies release framework for advancing the bioeconomy

BY USDA Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe federal Biomass Research and Development (BR&D) Board unveiled a multi-agency strategy March 5 to accelerate innovative technologies that harness the nation’s biomass resources for affordable biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. READ MORE

March 04, 2019

BTU Act reintroduced in House, Senate

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalA bipartisan group of lawmakers renewed efforts to establish an investment tax credit for high-efficiency wood heating installations in late February with the reintroduction of the Biomass Thermal Utilization (BTU) Act. READ MORE