Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

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Opinion: Hurry Up and Wait

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe U.S. DOD is the single largest user of energy in the world, spending nearly $20 billion annually on heat, power and liquid fuels. READ MORE

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In Depth: Contract Vehicle in the DOD Driveway

BY Katie Fletcher Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe U.S. Army is equipped with the tools it needs to fulfill renewable energy targets, but project approval processes are lengthy. READ MORE

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Opinion: Maintaining Industry Stability

BY Bill Bell Found In:Pellets, ThermalAll looks good for Maine’s pellet industry. Spurred by $5,000-per-unit consumer rebates from the state’s Efficiency Maine energy agency, pellet boiler firms are installing at a combined rate of one unit per day. READ MORE

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In Depth: Cautious Optimism

BY Tim PortzFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalMarkets that gave rise to the pellet industry will begin to plateau, but the promise and growth of new market opportunities are very real. READ MORE

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Opinion: Perfect Storm for a Pellet and Firewood Shortage

BY John Ackerly Found In:Pellets, ThermalAs winter approaches, the groundwork is being laid for a perfect storm of unprecedented firewood shortages in the Northeast and Great Lake states. READ MORE

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In Depth: Sweetening Wood Heat

BY Anna SimetFound In:ThermalUsing wood to heat homes and businesses offers plenty of perks, but spreading state incentives are further enticing installations. READ MORE

October 30, 2014

CRDC announces grant for biomass-fueled district heating system

BY Capital Regional Development Council Found In:ThermalCapital Regional Development Council recently announced it has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Forest Service to support the development of a wood-fired district heating system in Claremont, New Hampshire. READ MORE

October 29, 2014

Opinion: Engaging Communities Nationwide with Bioenergy

BY Bob Cleaves Found In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasOct. 22 marked the second annual National Bioenergy Day. What started as a grassroots effort to help bioenergy organizations engage better with their communities is becoming a widespread recognition of the benefits of the many types of bioenergy. READ MORE