Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

2 hours ago

Swedish pulp company invests $7 million in biomass boiler

BY Waggeryd Cell Found In:Power, ThermalWaggeryd Cell in Sweden has invested 60 million SEK ($7.1 million) in a biomass boiler in order to replace liquid propane gas (LPG)with bioenergy as energy source for the flash dryer. READ MORE

8 hours ago

Halted particleboard plant working toward pellet conversion

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, ThermalThis week, a full consultation report for the conversion of Northern Engineered Wood Products’ particleboard facility to a wood pellet plant in Smithers, British Columbia, is expected to be submitted to the Ministry of Environment. READ MORE

August 31, 2015

Bruks Rockwood to install wood pellet ship loader for Enviva

BY BRUKS Rockwood Found In:Pellets, ThermalBruks Rockwood is designing a Traveling, Luffing and Shuttling Ship Loader for Enviva Biomass at the Port of Wilmington in North Carolina. The ship loader will load wood pellets produced at Enviva’s Sampson plant. READ MORE

August 31, 2015

Wood pellet boiler rebates available in Vermont

BY Renewable Energy Vermont Found In:Pellets, ThermalVermonters can get up to $5,500 to help switch from fossil fuel to local wood heating. Cash incentives are available from the Clean Energy Development Fund and Efficiency Vermont. READ MORE

August 28, 2015

PHG Energy to build biomass gasification plant in Tennessee

BY PHG Energy Found In:Power, ThermalSolid Waste in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, has engaged PHG Energy to build a new biomass gasification plant capable of cleanly converting more than 30 tons of composted material daily into thermal energy while producing a valuable high-carbon biochar. READ MORE

August 27, 2015

Opinion: Getting It Right

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSo often in this industry, our gaze falls to the moment biomass is converted into power, thermal energy, biofuels or pellets. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Opinion: Insight on Incentives

BY Bill Bell Found In:Pellets, ThermalAs this year’s harsh Maine winter drew to a close, pellet boiler systems benefiting from Efficiency Maine’s $5,000 rebate incentive were being installed at the rate of one per day. In June, only 15 were installed. READ MORE

August 23, 2015

In Depth: Master of Logistics

BY Katie FletcherFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalBy securing advantageous points of distribution in the Southeast and fine-tuning its transport and storage tactics, wood pellet giant Enviva is well-positioned to satisfy growing overseas demand. READ MORE

August 22, 2015

Opinion: Localizing Energy Downsides

BY John Ackerly Found In:Pellets, ThermalToo often, states export the energy impacts of their decisions to other states. This is not just an issue for U.S. states, but for countries like Germany, which ended its domestic nuclear program only to buy nuclear energy from France. READ MORE