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Nov 25, 2021
FESBC helps community recover burned wood for bioenergy
Pellets News
Nov 24, 2021
Drax is considering building a biomass plant in the US whose power generation will absorb more emissions than it creates. The announcement came from Drax’s CEO, Will Gardiner, who was speaking at the Reuters Events Energy Transition Europe Summit on 23 November. Drax is currently developing bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) technology for its plant... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 23, 2021
Aries Clean Technologies has achieved the mechanical completion of the Aries Linden Biosolids Gasification Plant in New Jersey. This fluidised bed gasification plant in Linden is currently the largest facility of its type in the world. Commissioning is currently underway and is expected to be completed in the next few months. At full capacity, the facility will process... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 22, 2021
Bruks Siwertell will supply a mobile chipper for J.D. Irving’s Irving Woodland’s division – one of the largest forestry landholders in Canada. The chipper will process forest residues into mini chips for pellet production at J.D. Irving’s Grand River Pellet Plant in Saint Leonard, New Brunswick. Irving Woodlands will benefit from the ability to turn existing... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 19, 2021
Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor has unveiled Australia’s Bioenergy Roadmap. The Roadmap marks the first of its kind in Australia and a record commitment from the Australian Government to bioenergy. It includes new analysis which confirms the adoption of key technologies, which would see $10 billion (€6.7 billion) added to Australia’s GDP... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 18, 2021
Wood pellets remain a reliable and affordable solution for the decarbonisation of the EU economy, according to a new report. Bioenergy Europe has published the fifth chapter of its Statistical Report 2021, focusing on wood pellets and their key role in achieving sustainability targets. Global pellet production remains on the path of constant and stable growth, with... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 18, 2021
Lynemouth Power Station joined other leading bioenergy organisations in launching the ‘Glasgow Declaration on Sustainable Bioenergy’ at COP26 in Glasgow. The signed declaration outlines the important role that bioenergy will play in net-zero ambitions agreed by the international community during the summit, a conclusion backed up by independent analysis from the... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 18, 2021
Enviva will supply wood biomass from its manufacturing facilities in the US Southeast to Electric Power Development Co’s (J-Power) coal-fired power plants in Japan. Through a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with Tokyo-based J-Power, Enviva will build new infrastructure to produce and deliver up to 5 million tonnes of sustainable wood pellets to permanently... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 17, 2021
Bioenergy accounted for around 3.52 million of the total 12 million global renewable energy jobs in 2020, down from 3.58 million in 2019. Figures released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) showed that the renewable energy sector employed 12 million people, directly and indirectly, in 2020. The number has continued to grow globally, with the solar... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 17, 2021
North East England Chamber of Commerce has called on the UK Government to support the region’s potential to be a world leader in energy production as part of its ‘levelling-up’ policy. Chamber members Northumbrian Water, EDF Energy, and Lynemouth Power, a biomass facility, all contributed to the Chamber report. Expertise from these three companies included generating... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 16, 2021
In 2020, wood pellet production in Europe was up 4% from the previous year, and was 34% higher than in 2016, according to recent figures. Data released by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe revealed that despite the increase, production has not kept up with consumption, resulting in higher net imports to the continent over the past few years. To fill... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 16, 2021
Workers at the MGT Teesside biomass plant in the North of England were told to stay away from the site as fire crews tackled a major blaze yesterday. Smoke was seen pouring from one of the silos at Tees Renewable Energy Plant. The plant owner, MGT Teesside, said the fire was caused by ‘smouldering fuel’. According to Teesside Live, Cleveland Fire Brigade is now... [Read More]

Biomass News
Nov 10, 2021
The RFS Power Coalition commended Representative John Garamendi for introducing the ‘Biomass and Biogas for Electric Vehicles Act’ late last week. If passed, this bill will require the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to finally process the outstanding project and pathway applications for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) which have been waiting for the... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 9, 2021
Arbaflame has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the Romanian state to phase out the country’s coal consumption. The transition will reduce the power plants’ CO2 emissions by more than 90% and the company plans to build a ‘high number’ of factories in Romania. Romania’s Energy Minister Virgil Popescu and Bjørn Knappskog, CEO of Arbaflame, signed an LOI... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 5, 2021
Enviva has announced its financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2021, highlighting a net revenue increase of 5.2% and progress at several of its new production sites. Construction of the Lucedale plant is nearing completion, and commissioning is expected to commence later this year. Enviva’s terminal at the Port of Pascagoula also remains on track... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 4, 2021
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has welcomed the publication of a Biomass Policy Statement (BPS), noting that the announcement on COP26 Energy Day recognises the critical role of bioenergy in delivering net-zero targets. The BPS comes alongside the recent biomass call for evidence to help develop the policies needed to make the best use... [Read More]


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