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September 16, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Webinar: Improving pellet plant operation efficiencies
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EU extends import duties on U.S. biodiesel to 2020

The European Union is extending anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties imposed on U.S. biodiesel imports for a further five years, until September 2020… >> Read full article

USDA announces finalists for BIP grants

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that 21 states would receive grants through the Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership to add infrastructure needed to supply more renewable fuel to America's drivers… >> Read full article

U.K.’s Drax confirms unit 4 capacity market omission

U.K. utility Drax confirmed that it has chosen not to pre-qualify the 645MW coal-fired unit 4 at its Selby-based power plant for this year's capacity market auction… >> Read full article

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Webinar: Improving pellet plant operation efficiencies

Canadian Biomass has teamed with FutureMetrics president William Strauss and world leading expert in pellet plant operations John Swaan to bring you a webinar focused on optimizing production at pellet plants through the use of audits… >> Learn More…


Webinar: Tips to control energy costs

Join Bruce Power Direct’s Chris Loughren and Kate Bagshaw as they explain what has been affecting electricity prices, what’s on the horizon, and the tools and tactics you can implement to tackle runaway energy expenses… >> Read full article

RWE's Eemshaven receives environmental permits

The Dutch Council of State has granted German utility RWE's 1.6GW Eemshaven coal-fired power plant the environmental licences that it needs to continue operations… >> Read full article

Queensland pushes ahead with biofuels mandate

Australia's Queensland state has introduced a bill into its parliament to mandate targets for the use of ethanol-based gasoline and biodiesel… >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

WEBINAR: Improving efficiencies at pellet plant operations

September 16, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m. EST >> More Info

Mid-Atlantic Logging & Biomass Expo

September 18-19, 2015
Location: Selma-Smithfield, N.C. >> More Info

Webinar: Tips to control energy costs

September 22, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m. EST >> More Info

WPAC AGM 2015: Fuelling the future

November 3-5, 2015
Location: Halifax, N.S. >> More Info