Biofuel

The new bio-boiler plant has been put into operation at UPM Joensuu plywood mill in Finland. It replaces the combined heat and power plant which was built in 1962. The modern bio-boiler plant not only improves the mill's energy efficiency but also environmental performance, occupational safety and fire safety.

Ence opened in Puertollano, Spain its new renewable energy generation plant with low emission biomass of 50 MW. It will produce an estimated 325,000 MWh / year, equivalent to the energy needs of more than 60,000 people. To do this, it will consume around 238,000 tons / year of biomass, among which is pomace, vine shoot...

The Port of Stockton announced that the first wood pellet shipment from the Port was successfully loaded to the M/V Global Serenity in December. National Carbon Technologies shipped the pellets from Michigan. The shipment was roughly 2,000 M/Ts of torrefied wood pellets destined for Japan as a trial shipment.

London-based Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) has announced that its certification system now offers the complete solution for compliance with the biomass sustainability requirements of the Netherlands’ SDE+ subsidy programme.

The Board of Directors of Ence - Energía y Celulosa has appointed Reyes Cerezo as General Director of Sustainability. Reyes Cerezo joined Ence Energía y Celulosa in July 2017 as Director of the company’s General Secretariat.

Forisk Consulting, a leader in North American forest industry and timber market research, has acquired the North American Wood Fiber Review from Wood Resources International of Bothell, Washington. The Review will be published by Forisk as the Forisk Wood Fiber Review beginning in 1Q 2020.

Pinnacle Renewable Energy has entered into a three-year fibre supply agreement with Alkali Resource Management Ltd. ("ARM") whereby ARM will process, store and deliver biomass from harvest residuals to Pinnacle for use at its Williams Lake facility in British Columbia, Canada.

E.ON is planning to build a biomass power plant on a paper mill site provided by UPM in Hürth, Germany. The new plant is designed for an electrical output of 20 megawatts (MW) and a thermal firing capacity of 87 MW. E.ON is planning to invest around Euro 110 million in the project that could create more than 30 new job...

Enviva issued a statement thanking the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) for its approval of a permit allowing Enviva to construct a wood pellet facility in Sumter County. This permit paves the way for 85 full-time jobs and an estimated 180 additional jobs in logging, transportation, and local servi...

Active Energy Group Plc has agreed terms for the issuance of its first CoalSwitchTM Licence Agreement to RMD Environmentals, Inc., a British Columbia based forestry management and environmental engineering and consultancy business, to develop and manage projects involving the use of CoalSwitchTM technology in each of ...

Lenzing successfully places sustainable bonded loan of over Euro 500 million. The initial Euro 200 million bond was of such interest to investors from Europe and Asia that the decision was made to increase it to Euro 500 million. Nearly 12% of this ($65 million) was tendered in US dollars.