Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

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Research finds wood pellets cut home heating GHGs in half

BY Lori Wright, NH Agricultural Experiment Station Found In:Pellets, ThermalUsing wood pellets for home heating fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by more than half over fossil fuels and natural gas, according to new research from the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. READ MORE

November 17, 2017

EBRD supports development of biomass district heating project

BY European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Found In:ThermalIn a significant step forward to boost green energy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is supporting the construction in Banja Luka of a 49 MW district-heating boiler plant fired by wood biomass. READ MORE

November 16, 2017

Canadian pellet exports up 46 percent from 2015 to 2016

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalCanada’s National Energy Board has announced Canadian wood pellet exports increased by 46 percent between 2015 and 2016. The growth is attributed to growing global demand for biomass-fired electricity generation to replace coal-fired generation. READ MORE

November 16, 2017

Researchers reduce CO emissions from stored wood pellets

BY Clarkson University Found In:Pellets, ThermalThe New York State Energy Research and Development Authority recently announced that Clarkson University discovered a new process to eliminate the release of dangerous carbon monoxide (CO) gas from wood pellets in storage. READ MORE

November 15, 2017

EIA: 610,000 tons of densified biomass fuel produced in August

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the November edition of its Monthly Densified Biomass Fuel Report, which includes data for August. The report estimates total U.S. production capacity is nearly 12.71 million tons per year. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Rentech releases third quarter financial results

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalRentech Inc. released third quarter financial results on Nov. 9. The results were released roughly one month after announcing its shares would be removed listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market and be moved the OTCQB market, effective Oct. 16. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

Biofuel tests in Milwaukee Zoo locomotives a success

BY Coalition for Sustainable Rail Found In:Pellets, ThermalTwo steam locomotives at the Milwaukee County Zoo were fueled with a wood-based solid fuel last week, and the test runs were a success, according to the Coalition for Coalition for Sustainable Rail and the Natural Resources Research Institute. READ MORE

November 14, 2017

RNG Coalition adds new members

BY Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas Found In:Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsThe Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition) has announced the addition of several new members, including East Coast gas and electricity provider Duke Energy and Western U.S. gas utility Southwest Gas. READ MORE

November 13, 2017

EIA updates short-term bioenergy, wood heating forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released its Short-Term Energy Outlook for November, providing updated bioenergy forecasts for 2017 and 2018, and updated wood heating forecasts for the 2017-’18 heating season. READ MORE