Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

January 24, 2020

Opinion: New Year, New Decade

BY Anna Simet Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsIt’s a new year, and the future is bright for the North American wood pellet industry. This is true for both the domestic and export industry segements. READ MORE

January 23, 2020

DOE offers $96 million for bioenergy R&D projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Department of Energy on Jan. 23 announced it will award up to $96 million for bioenergy research and development to reduce the price of drop-in biofuels, lower the cost of biopower, and enable high-value products from biomass or waste resources. READ MORE

January 23, 2020

Eqtec receives approval for RDF testing at French university

BY Eqtec plc Found In:Power, ThermalEqtec plc announced that its wholly owned subsidiary has received approval from the the University of Lorraine's research laboratory on wood material to carry out tests utilizing refuse derived fuel at an R&D plant located at the university. READ MORE

January 22, 2020

Opinion: A Banner Year

BY Tim Portz Found In:Pellets, Thermal If a sector’s health is determined by the opportunities in front of it, it would be hard to argue that the residential wood pellet industry has ever been healthier. READ MORE

January 22, 2020

BLM issues notice on tribal biomass demonstration projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Advanced FuelsThe Bureau of Land Management has published a notice focused on eligibility and selection criteria for a program that provides woody biomass from BLM and Forest Service lands to support tribal and Alaskan Native biomass demonstraton projects. READ MORE

January 21, 2020

Brightmark Energy announces Florida RNG project

BY Brightmark Energy Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsBrightmark Energy has partnered with four dairy farms in central Florida to build and operate three anaerobic digesters that will convert a total of 230,000 tons of dairy manure per year from 9,900 cows into renewable natural gas (RNG). READ MORE

January 20, 2020

Opinion: Spare Part Reflections

BY Holger Streetz Found In:Pellets, ThermalSpecialized service providers can offer alternatives that save money and outage time while supporting the local economy. READ MORE

January 15, 2020

EIA predicts modest increase for waste biomass power capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasU.S. electricity generation from renewable sources is expected to reach 19 percent in 2020 and 22 percent in 2021, up from 17 percent in 2019, according to the U.S. Energy Information’s latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, released Jan. 14. READ MORE

January 14, 2020

DOE to provide $75 million for bioenergy crops research

BY U.S. Department of Energy Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsOn Jan. 10, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a plan to provide up to $75 million over five years for research to develop sustainable bioenergy crops tolerant of environmental stress and resilient to changing environmental conditions. READ MORE