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  • Aries gets permits for New Jersey plant, launches biochar sales
    on 2019-07-17 at 21:18:45

    Aries Clean Energy has completed environmental permitting for a large-scale biosolids gasification facility to be built in New Jersey. The company has also launched retail sales of its Aries Green biochar product. […]

  • B&W Vølund turns over biomass energy project to customer in UK
    on 2019-07-17 at 21:16:29

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. announced July 15 that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S, has successfully turned over a biomass-to-energy plant in Margam, Wales, to Margam Green Energy Ltd. […]

  • Biofuels, carbon offsets power carbon-neutral flights for Delta
    on 2019-07-17 at 21:14:20

    The newest A321 in Delta’s fleet made its initial flight completely carbon-neutral in July using biofuels and carbon offsets, a first for Delta as it continues to make strategic moves to bolster its ongoing sustainability commitments. […]

  • Pinnacle to build pellet plant in Alberta, signs 2 new contracts
    on 2019-07-16 at 22:16:49

    Pinnacle Renewable Energy announced plans in early July to build a new pellet plant in Alberta. Later in the month, the company said it has entered into two new long-term, take-or-pay off-take contracts with customers in Japan and South Korea. […]

  • New York bioenergy plant to be dismantled
    on 2019-07-16 at 22:14:41

    An announcement issued by Lewis County, New York, indicates ReEnergy’s 22-megawatt (MW) Lyonsdale Biomass energy facility will be dismantled this summer, with the 46-acre property then transferred to the Lewis County IDA. […]

  • Green Biologics to cease operations
    on 2019-07-16 at 22:11:26

    A former Little Falls, Minnesota, ethanol plant that was converted to biobased butanol and acetone production in 2016 it ceasing operations. Green Biologics Ltd. recently announced it has begun “an orderly closure of operations.&rdquo […]

  • Mississippi DEQ approves permit for Enviva’s Lucedale plant
    on 2019-07-16 at 22:08:58

    The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Permit Board has approved Enviva’s permit to begin construction on its Lucedale wood pellet plant. Enviva Chairman and CEO John Keppler thanked the community of Lucedale for its support. […]

  • Bill provides tax incentives for investments in biogas projects
    on 2019-07-15 at 21:37:07

    Reps. Ron Kind, D-Wisc., and Tom Reed, R-N.Y., reintroduced the Agricultural Environmental Stewardship Act on July 12. The bill aims to provide tax incentives for farmers and rural electric cooperatives who invest in biogas technology. […]

  • Orsted: Biomass unit at Asnæs Power Station begins commissioning
    on 2019-07-15 at 21:34:01

    Orsted announced July 5 that the biomass conversion of its Asnæs Power Station is nearly complete. The first shipment of wood chips has arrived onsite and the project team is preparing to fire up the boilers with wood chips for the first time. […]

  • Xebec partners in DOE project on composite sorbent technology
    on 2019-07-15 at 21:30:34

    Xebec Adsorption Inc. has announced it is a supporting industrial partner on a project led by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to commercialize a composite sorbent technology to more effectively remove CO2 from biogas. […]

  • ITA committee focused on renewable energy exports to meet July 25
    on 2019-07-12 at 18:02:53

    The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration has announced an opening meeting of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee will be held July 25 in Washington, D.C. […]

  • LyondellBasell, Neste produce biobased plastics
    on 2019-07-12 at 18:00:51

    LyondellBasell and Neste recently announced the first parallel production of biobased polypropylene and biobased low-density polyethylene at a commercial scale. The joint project used Neste's renewable hydrocarbons. […]

  • Duke Energy offers Bloom Energy fuel cell technology to customers
    on 2019-07-12 at 17:58:20

    A subsidiary of Duke Energy plans to acquire a portfolio of distributed fuel cell technology projects from Bloom Energy Corp. The company will purchase approximately 37 MW of Bloom Energy Servers, which can be fueled with biogas or natural gas. […]

  • EPA to hold hearing on 2020 RFS proposal July 31 in Michigan
    on 2019-07-11 at 21:17:23

    The U.S. EPA has announced plans to hold a public hearing July 31 in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on its proposed rule to set 2020 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) and the 2021 RVO for biomass-based diesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard. […]

  • Clean Energy opens RNG fueling station in NYC
    on 2019-07-11 at 21:14:57

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced the opening of its newest natural gas fueling station in Hunts Point—the first station in New York City to exclusively offer renewable natural gas (RNG) for medium- and heavy-duty vehicle fleets. […]

  • Attis Industries joins the Advanced Biofuels Association
    on 2019-07-11 at 21:12:47

    Attis Industries Inc. announced July 10 it has joined the Advanced Biofuels Association. The company owns a corn ethanol plant in Fulton, New York, and plans to produce second-generation biofuels in the future. […]

  • FERC: Up to 624 MW in bioenergy editions proposed by June 2022
    on 2019-07-10 at 20:40:46

    Data released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission July 5 shows that the U.S. could add up to 61 biomass generation units with a combined capacity of 624 MW by June 2022. The U.S. currently has 16.04 GW of bioenergy capacity in place. […]

  • IRENA: Bioenergy employed 3.18 million people globally in 2018
    on 2019-07-10 at 20:38:37

    IRENA recently released the sixth edition of it Renewable Energy and Jobs report, announcing the renewable energy sector employed at least 11 million people last year, directly and indirectly. Bioenergy employed approximately 3.18 million people. […]

  • Bergs Timber acquires 100,000-ton-per-year pellet plant
    on 2019-07-10 at 20:34:56

    Sweden-based Bergs Timber signed an agreement June 27 to acquire all shares in wood pellet producer Fågelfors Hyvleri AB. The acquired business primarily consists of a new 100,000-metric-ton-per-year pellet plant located in southeast Sweden. […]

  • Electricity excluded from EPA’s proposed 2020 RFS fuel targets
    on 2019-07-09 at 22:02:22

    The U.S. EPA released proposed 2020 RFS RVOs on July 5. More than 11 years have passed since Congress included electricity from renewable feedstocks as a qualifying fuel in the program, and yet again EPA has ignored electricity in its rulemaking. […]