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December 9, 2015
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Drax’s U.K. conversion aid faces EU probe

According to an article on Bloomberg Business, the European Union is planning on investigating the U.K.’s plans to support conversion of a coal-powered unit to burn wood pellets at a coal plant in Selby, England. >> Read full article

Czech EPH buys U.K.’s Lynemouth Power

German utility RWE has sold its subsidiary Lynemouth Power, operator of the U.K.’s 420MW coal-fired Lynemouth power plant, to Czech utility EPH. Full biomass conversion is intended, RWE said. >> Read full article

Two Maine bioenergy plants closing

The biomass and forest industries in central Maine has taken a hit with the announcement that Covanta Holding Corp. will close two biomass plants in the coming months. >> Read full article

 
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    Factors for poor pellet project performance

    The newest white paper from the team at FutureMetrics focuses on why some pellet projects fail to perform as expected. Authored by FutureMetrics operations consultant John Swaan, this white paper highlights several critical areas in the process of converting wood to wood pellets. >> Learn More…

     
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    Energy grasses for AD production

    Biogas is one of the fastest growing areas of renewable energy generation. One of the reasons for the expansion is that anaerobic digestion (AD) plants use proven and bankable technology that can be used for single farm AD plants through to large scale projects. >> Read full article

    Report released on biomass boiler market

    A new report suggests that the global biomass boiler market will log 19.9 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2014 to 2022. >> Read full article

    Blue Sphere buys biogas facilities in Italy

    Blue Sphere Corp. recently announced that the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, has completed the acquisition of four operating biogas facilities in Italy, a major milestone in the company’s history. >> Read full article

     
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    Pellets 2016

    February 2-3, 2016
    Location Uddevalla, Sweden >> More Info

    4th International Pellet Forum

    February 23, 2016
    Location: Verona, Italy >> More Info

    European Pellet Conference 2016

    February 24-26, 2016
    Location: Wels, Austria >> More Info

    World Bio Markets 2016

    March 14-17, 2016
    Location:Amsterdam, Netherlands >> More Info