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May 18, 2021
New Scottish distillery to use bioenergy
Biomass News
May 18, 2021
Several UK bioenergy projects under the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will be granted a 12-month extension, in a move that supports the nation’s decarbonisation goals. The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy has increased the budget cap for non-Tariff Guarantee Extensions under the Non-Domestic RHI. Welcomed by the Association... [Read More]

Pellets News
May 18, 2021
International biomass exchange Baltpool has started selling sustainable biomass programme (SBP)-certified sustainable biomass that is in high demand in the market. From now on, exchange participants can trade in biomass that meets the requirements of sustainability and has a SBP certificate, which is particularly relevant to Scandinavian and Baltic companies. The certificate... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 13, 2021
INNIO Jenbacher will supply two gas engines for SynCraft’s wood gas power plants in Austria. SynCraft biomass power plants equipped with Jenbacher gas engines are already in operation in Austria, Germany, Italy, Croatia, Switzerland, and Japan. INNIO will supply two Jenbacher J412 gas engines, each with an electrical output of 500 kW, for the two new SynCraft wood... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 12, 2021
On 29 April, Clean Energy Technologies (CETY) announced it had entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ashfield Ag Resources to co-develop its initial biomass processing facility using the high temperature ablative fast pyrolysis reactor. Located in Massachusetts, US, this project will convert forest biomass waste products into renewable electricity and... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 12, 2021
Mitsubishi Power has received a turnkey order for a 50 MW woody biomass-fired power generation facility in Japan. Mitsubishi Power, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, will provide the full turnkey solution for the plant, handling engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), with commercial operation scheduled to commence in November 2024. The EPC work... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 11, 2021
Taaleri will have the right to license NextFuel’s new torrefaction technology in its planned biocoal project in Joensuu, Finland, under a new agreement. NextFuel’s new torrefaction technology makes it possible to produce a clean version of coal in less than 30 minutes, using biomass. The fuel can be produced from a variety of abundant biomass raw materials, including... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 10, 2021
Ontario’s government has released a draft Forest Biomass Action Plan for public review and comment. The plan examines innovative uses of forest biomass, mill by-products and other wood matter, with applications from heat and power generation to sustainable, low-carbon consumer products. Developing the action plan is a key commitment of Sustainable Growth: Ontario’s... [Read More]

Pellets News
May 7, 2021
Drax Group will begin constructing the first of three new ‘satellite’ pellet plants in Arkansas. The three plants are together expected to produce around 120,000 tonnes of sustainable biomass pellets annually from sawmill residues, supporting the company’s plans to increase self-supply to its power station in Yorkshire, UK. Drax will begin construction of the... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 7, 2021
Renewable Energy Ireland (REI) has published 40by30, a roadmap to achieve 40% of heat from renewable sources in Ireland by 2030. The plan was developed by XD Consulting on behalf of REI with advice from organisations working in district heating, bioenergy, heat pumps, renewable gas, and geothermal. The plan would reduce Ireland’s CO2 emissions by 7% annually, in line... [Read More]

Biomass News
May 5, 2021
New Zealand Forest Service said it aims to turn forestry waste into a potential biomass source. The government agency will also be working on a business case with help from global investment consulting service Indufor Asia Pacific Ltd. “Establishing a biofuels industry in New Zealand will require significant investment, so we’re moving ahead with developing the business... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 30, 2021
On 19-20 October, we will be hosting the International Biomass Congress & Expo in Brussels, alongside the International Biogas Congress & Expo and the Biofuels International Conference. Ahead of the event, we caught up with some of the speakers and asked them to share a bit about themselves and the area of the industry they are focused on. Here, we speak to... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 30, 2021
ReEnergy Biomass Operations and Ember Infrastructure have entered into a joint venture to create a new bioenergy platform. The new company will be named ReGenerate Energy and will be led by experienced team members from both ReEnergy and Ember. The company will acquire an ownership interest in ReEnergy’s two biomass plants in Maine – ReEnergy Stratton and ReEnergy... [Read More]

Pellets News
Apr 29, 2021
Enviva has published its 2021 Implementation Plans – a detailed proposal of the company’s goals and initiatives designed to deliver on its commitment to responsible, sustainable wood sourcing. The company operates according to its global Responsible Sourcing Policy (RSP) – its standing environmental pledge that ensures its wood is sourced according to its strict... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 29, 2021
Octopus Renewables, the specialist clean energy investor arm of Octopus Group, has acquired two operational UK biomass power plants. The plants, with a combined capacity of 85.7 MW, were acquired from a joint venture by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC), in one of the largest deals of its kind in the UK. The... [Read More]

Biomass News
Apr 29, 2021
LT Foods, a 70-year-old global food company has partnered with Humankind Group USA (HKG) to develop commercial-scale biomass plants in India. The two companies will seek to develop biomass facilities that recycle rice paddy straw into green energy and bio-fertiliser in India under its Environment Sustainability Programme. Air pollution in India is among the highest... [Read More]


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