Industrial Thermal Energy & District Heating

September 18, 2018

HPBA: Wood stove manufacturers need more time to meet EPA regs

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, ThermalThe Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association is speaking out in support of a bill that aims to push back the effective compliance date of new source performance standards for residential wood heaters, hydronic heaters and forced-air furnaces. READ MORE

September 18, 2018

PFI launches pellet heat social media beta test

BY Pellet Fuels Institute Found In:Pellets, ThermalBeginning Sept. 18, and continuing for the next four months, social media ads carrying messages extolling the benefits of using wood pellets for residential heat will be delivered to consumers in eight markets across the United States. READ MORE

September 17, 2018

UK bioenergy plant begins commercial operations

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Power, ThermalOn Sept. 14, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners announced that Kent Renewable Energy, a 27 MW wood-fired combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant located in Sandwich, U.K., has successfully commenced operations. READ MORE

September 12, 2018

EPA’s SAB to address biogenic CO2 framework at Sept. 26 meeting

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. EPA has announced its Chartered Science Advisory Board will hold a teleconference Sept. 26 to address several issues, including a new draft SAB review of EPA’s Framework for Assessing Biogenic CO2 Emissions from Stationary Sources. READ MORE

September 12, 2018

Valmet to deliver BioTrac system for black pellet plant in France

BY Valmet Oyj Found In:Pellets, Power, ThermalValmet has agreed with FICAP on the delivery of a continuous steam explosion system, BioTrac, for production of black pellets at a facility in France. Black pellets produced at the plant will be used for district heating and in coal power plants. READ MORE

September 11, 2018

EIA updates bioenergy forecasts in September outlook

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, BiogasThe U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the September edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, predicting that nonhydropower renewables will provide more than 10 percent of electricity generation this year, up slightly from 2017. READ MORE

September 06, 2018

UK government reduces GHG threshold for new biomass CHP projects

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.K. government has issued its response to a consultation on its Contracts for Difference scheme, announcing its decision to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) threshold for new biomass projects. READ MORE

September 06, 2018

Study: RNG can aid California’s low-carbon buildings strategy

BY Southern California Gas Co. Found In:Power, ThermalSouthern California Gas Co. has announced results of a new study that advises policymakers to consider renewable natural gas for California's low carbon building strategy as a pathway for California to achieve its greenhouse gas reduction goals. READ MORE

September 03, 2018

In Depth: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

BY Ron KotrbaFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced FuelsSustainable Resources Group, a firm dedicated to helping organizations turn costly waste into revenue-generating income streams, is embarking on a new project that has the potential to be the biggest initiative in company history. READ MORE