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Jan 6, 2022
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Pellets News
Jan 5, 2022
Valmet will supply a biomass boiler and flue gas cleaning system to Tahara Biomass Power in Japan, valued at approximately €70 million. The new circulating fluidised bed (CFB) boiler will enable Tahara Biomass Power Plant to achieve a stable power supply at high thermal efficiency while significantly reducing CO2 emissions. Valmet’s delivery includes a biomass-fired... [Read More]

Pellets News
Dec 15, 2021
Drax has selected Worley to begin the front-end engineering design (FEED) work on its BECCS project at the start of next year. The company is also planning capital investments of around £40 million (€47 million) at its power station in North Yorkshire next year on the first phase of the BECCS project. Drax may also work with Worley on the subsequent design and build... [Read More]

Pellets News
Dec 14, 2021
Drax’s subsidiary Pinnacle Renewable Energy will acquire Pacific BioEnergy Corporation’s pellet sales contract book. In doing so, 2.8 million tonnes (Mt) of orders will be added for sustainable biomass supply to counterparties in Japan and Europe. These contracts are for delivery between 2022 and the mid-2030s, of which 0.3 Mt is for delivery next year. The total... [Read More]

Pellets News
Dec 10, 2021
Gasum and Metsä Fibre have teamed up to produce biogas at Metsä Fibre’s Äänekoski bioproduct mill in Finland. Under the agreement, Metsä Fibre will be responsible for the plant’s overall operations while Gasum will take care of daily remote operation and maintenance of biogas processing. Gasum will buy the biogas produced at Metsä Fibre’s plant for use as... [Read More]

Pellets News
Dec 8, 2021
Selby College in North Yorkshire, UK has secured funding to develop an education programme that will enable Drax employees to develop the skills needed to operate climate-saving technologies. The £272,000 (€320,000) grant from the Department for Education’s Strategic Development Fund, will allow the college to develop a new training course in carbon capture and... [Read More]

Pellets News
Dec 7, 2021
International biomass exchange BALTPOOL is introducing a new solution for its clients to determine the precise origin of biomass and the raw materials used. The launch of the biomass traceability tool means that, from now on, before selling biomass, the seller will have to provide detailed information about its products. The tool will indicate the exact location from... [Read More]

Pellets News
Dec 2, 2021
Drax aims to double its production and sales of biomass pellets by 2030, the company revealed. Drax announced a target to double its production of biomass pellets from 4 million tonnes per annum (tpa) to 8 million tpa by 2030. The company also aims to boost pellet sales to third parties, targeting 4 million tpa by 2030 – currently, sales are at 2 million tpa. Strategic... [Read More]

Pellets News
Dec 1, 2021
Drax has denied risking workers’ health by exposing them to wood dust. In September, it was revealed that the owner of Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire has been accused of two breaches of health and safety legislation and facing criminal prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive. During a short hearing at Leeds Magistrates’ Court, the energy producer... [Read More]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]


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