Biomass Magazine

Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S, a global independent shipping company founded in 1871, has contracted with the Enviva family of companies to transport 11 million tons of wood pellets from the U.S. to Europe over a 15-year period. more »

Aug 24, 2016 8:29 AM News

A report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union’s biofuel market, including data on wood pellets and biogas. more »

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 AM , News

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., recently introduced the Carbon Capture and Utilization Act of 2016, which aims to spur investment in next-generation carbon capture, utilization and storage technologies. more »

Jul 28, 2016 8:31 AM , News

The Agricultural Utilization Research Institute has announced the availability of a new feasibility study that shows biomass cooling can be a viable option for small-to-medium sized commercial, industrial and residential units. more »

Jul 4, 2016 4:16 PM , News

Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator has announced it is offering 396 long-term contracts for 241.43 MW of small-scale renewable generation, including 14 contracts for 3.45 MW of bioenergy. more »

Jul 4, 2016 9:58 AM , News

The European Investment Bank has announced a loan agreement with an energy utility company in Finland for the deployment of a biomass-fired combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant. more »

Jun 19, 2016 8:37 PM , News

Estonia-based Hekotek has made two announcements regarding the development of pellet plants in recent months. more »

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM , News

On April 26, Covanta Holding Corp. released first quarter financial results, reporting that the company’s biomass assets have recently been idled. more »

May 2, 2016 9:23 AM , News

Viridis Energy Inc. recently announced that due to recent structural concerns at its Okanagan Pellet Co. plant and a combination of factors, it has decided to cease operations at its West Kelowna, British Columbia, plant. more »

Apr 18, 2016 7:52 AM , News

Legislation recently introduced in Maine aims to support local pellet producers by encouraging public postsecondary educational institutions to give preference to Maine producers when entering into heating fuel contracts. more »

Mar 10, 2016 4:00 PM , News