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WPAC releases report on pellet co-firing
July 31, 2012, Prince George, BC - The Wood Pellet Association of Canada (WPAC) has released a report on the potential for co-firing wood pellets in coal-fired power generating plants in Canada.
Wood pellet plant breaks ground in Virginia
July 30, 2012, Courtland, VA - Enviva broke ground on its Southampton wood pellet facility in Virginia, which will have a capacity of 500,000 tonnes per year.
No extension to Roc banding period - UK's Decc
July 30, 2012, London, UK — UK biomass developers will not see an extension of the upcoming renewable obligation certificate (Roc) banding period past 2017, according to the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc).
Ontario increases support for Aboriginal energy projects
July 30, 2012, Toronto, ON - Ontario is expanding the Aboriginal Loan Guarantee Program to encourage First Nation and Métis participation in the province's clean energy economy.
AREVA invests in bio-coal
July 27, 2012, Paris, FR – The AREVA group announced the acquisition of a technology enabling the production of bio-coal.
Forest Service funds wood-to-energy initiatives
July 27, 2012, Washington, DC – The U.S. Forest Service announced the award of nearly $4 million in grants for wood energy projects around the country to help expand regional economies and create new jobs.
UK biomass support to create U.S., Canadian supply race
July 27, 2012, New York, NY — New UK government subsidies that provide a more attractive incentive for dedicated biomass units than for those co-firing with mixed fuels could create a contest to lock in North American supply of industrial wood pellets.
Canada and NWT partner to support biomass industry
Jul 27, 2012, Yellowknife, NWT – The federal government announced a multi-year investment of over $5.7 million to create opportunities for a sustainable wood biomass industry in the Northwest Territories (NWT).
EPA to propose biofuel reforms soon
July 26, 2012, Washington, DC — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to release in early August a tentative plan for implementing new protections in the market for federal biofuel credits, known as renewable identification numbers (RINs).
U.S. government pumps $41 million into biomass research
July 26, 2012, Washington, D.C. – The U.S. federal government announced a $41 million investment in developing economically and environmentally sustainable sources of renewable biomass and increase the availability of renewable fuels and bio-based products.