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Nov 5, 2021
Enviva reports Q3 2021 results, shares plant updates
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]

Pellets News
Nov 3, 2021
Glennon Brothers, a timber processing company based in Longford, Ireland, has completed its acquisition of Balcas from parent company SHV Energy Holding. The transaction, which includes two CHP plants, was subject to approval from the Competition and Markets Authority in the UK and the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission in Ireland. Balcas, based in Enniskillen,... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 2, 2021
Drax has welcomed Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards to Drax Power Station in North Yorkshire. The State of Louisiana is central to Drax’s global operations, with its wood pellet production industry helping to keep the lights on for millions of UK homes and businesses. By value, Drax is the largest agricultural importer from the US to the UK and a ‘critical’... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 22, 2021
Enviva Partners and GreenGasUSA, an integrated RNG solutions provider, have announced 10-year offtake agreement to decarbonise natural gas-related emissions in Enviva’s operations. The agreement is expected to eliminate more than 64,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent from the atmosphere every year – equivalent to 14,000 passenger cars removed from the road. Enviva’s... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 21, 2021
Drax is beginning a major planning consultation to seek the public’s views on its bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) proposals. The announcement follows the publication of the Government’s Net Zero Strategy, which outlined how vital engineered greenhouse gas removal (GGR) technologies, such as BECCS, could be in delivering the UK’s decarbonisation... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 20, 2021
Enviva has welcomed a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) for a more rapid transition to net-zero carbon emissions, a tripling of public investments in clean energy technology, and a growing role for ‘modern bioenergy’. The IEA World Energy Outlook report, released last week, is designed to provide independent, objective, scientific assistance... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 19, 2021
The East Coast Cluster (ECC) has been named as one of the UK’s first carbon capture, storage and utilisation clusters following a successful bid to the UK Government. The ECC is made up of both Zero Carbon Humber and Net Zero Teesside, supported by the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) - a collaboration between bp, Eni, Equinor, National Grid, Shell and Total.... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 19, 2021
The UK’s biomass heat industry has urged the government to stop ignoring and excluding rural off-grid communities in heat decarbonisation plans. The urgent call was made by the UK Pellet Council (UKPC) and Biomass Heat Works! following the announcement of the government’s Heat and Buildings Strategy was announced, including a £450 million (€533 million) boiler... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 15, 2021
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) and the US Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) have slammed a recent report by think tank Chatham House, which the organisations claim misrepresents well-established carbon accounting methodologies for the use of biomass in energy. The report found that US-sourced wood pellets burned in the UK were responsible... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 7, 2021
Drax is just one of 12 companies selected to take part in the UK Government’s Global Investment Summit next week. The event, hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Royal Family, will showcase the opportunities for investment in the UK, demonstrating the government’s commitment to ‘building back better’ post-COVID. Drax will showcase its multi-million-pound... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 5, 2021
Panama City Commission in Florida has approved Panama City Port Authority’s $26 million budget for major projects, including wood pellet storage. The projects will focus on expansion, economic development, and job creation, with Mayor Greg Brudnicki voicing his support for the projects. “The port is a real economic engine for the city, it has been for years,”... [Read More]

Pellets News
Sep 29, 2021
Scientists at the University of Wyoming (UW) have examined the impact of water consumption when combining bioenergy production with carbon capture and sequestration, also known as BECCS. BECCS is a carbon removal technique in which organic material is converted into heat, electricity, or liquid or gas fuels, with the carbon emissions from this bioenergy conversion captured... [Read More]

Pellets News
Sep 27, 2021
Sulzer Chemtech’s separation equipment will play a key role in Arbaflame’s pellet production process. The EU-funded Arbaflame project, located just outside of Oslo, Norway, aims to produce 70,000 tonnes of biomass-based combustibles annually for clean power generation. The pellets are made of wood and can be used as a 100% sustainable alternative to coal in power... [Read More]

Pellets News
Sep 24, 2021
Drax said it aims to source 80% of the construction materials and services needed to deliver its bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) technology from the UK supply chain. The ambition includes all construction materials needed as part of the development of the multi-billion-pound project, such as steel, pipes, heat pumps, electricals, and insulation, as... [Read More]

Pellets News
Sep 24, 2021
Eleven thermal plants around Delhi, India, have been directed to co-fire with biomass pellets. The Centre’s air quality commission has directed all 11 thermal power plants within a 300-kilometre (km) radius of Delhi to co-fire biomass pellets with coal, noting this could utilise millions of tonnes of biomass, helping to address the issue of stubble burning. Paddy... [Read More]


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