The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding two public hearings Tuesday on a proposal by Sierra Pacific Industries to build a wood-fired power plant in Anderson.
A company that recently started a mulch processing operation and road millings storage area on the former landfill on DePaolo Drive now hopes to establish a waste-to-energy facility.
The rich forest growth characteristic of North Carolina and other East Coast states is feeding a worldwide need for biomass energy facilities, but a study released this week asks, “At what cost?”
Wood waste is being tested U.S. coal-fired power plants, as utilities look to cut carbon dioxide output quickly to meet likely restrictions on CO² by the Environmental Protection Agency.
University power plant mixes coal with wood chips from downed trees.
A new draft consultant report commissioned by the city recommends hot water biomass—burning wood waste from sawmills to heat water— as a heat source for Nelson’s buildings.
Work on a Hawaii biomass facility that was expected to generate 10 percent of the Big Island’s electricity needs has been halted until developer, Hu Honua Bioenergy, receives the final regulatory permits and approvals.
Instead owners of the Kronospan factory will submit a new planning application to build a much smaller plant that will generate heat only.
EDF Renewable Energy and Santee Cooper today dedicated the Pinelands Biomass project which consists of two nominal 17.8 MW generating facilities located in Allendale and Dorchester counties in South Carolina.
The $178 million plant will meet more than 6 percent of Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative’s energy needs in 2014.
Landowners on the eastern end of the county, particularly in the Holly Hill and Eutawville areas, and those closest to the plants will benefit the most.
The Green Energy Project is a biomass-fired electricity generation station operated by Dalkia Energy with a purchase agreement through BC Hydro, and is expected to generate enough electricity to power 40-thousand local homes.
The Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre is looking at the economic spin-offs that could come from taking part in the biomass industry.
The Ontario plant will become the first advanced biomass station in the world that was formerly used as a coal plant.
The new tool assists leaders in need of ways to quickly and realistically clarify potential project impacts and payback for their specific communities.
One of four wood-fired power plants approved in 2011 under a BC Hydro program to use mountain-pine-beetle-killed timber in British Columbia’s interior has lined up construction financing, aiming to deliver electricity onto the provincial grid by the summer of 2016.
The heat is on: Wood Stove Decathlon held on National Mall to inspire a new wave of renewable energy innovation
Modeled after the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, the Wood Stove Decathlon, taking place on the National Mall in Washington D.C. from November 15-19, is the final event of a technology challenge for teams to design and build next-generation clean burning wood stoves.
Burgess BioPower delivered an update Friday to Berlin officials on the commissioning activities at its $275 million biomass power plant, which will be delivering clean, renewable electricity commercially to the New England power grid before the end of the year.
We Energies announced today that the biomass-fueled power plant on the site of Domtar Corporation’s Rothschild, Wis., paper mill was placed into commercial operation Friday, Nov. 8.
Tom Childs was looking for an alternative method to heat his greenhouses, and the answer came in the form of a new building, a new tractor and a very large boiler equipped with electronic controls.