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2012-08-09 02:31:06

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollcast Energy, (www.RollcastEnergy.com), a developer of clean, renewable bioenergy projects, announced today that its Greenway Renewable Power project in LaGrange, GA has been awarded a $250,000 grant as part of the US Forest Service Woody Biomass Utilization Grant Program. "We're excited about the award and about working with the Forest Service to move forward our second woody biomass project in Georgia," says Penn Cox, President of Rollcast....

2011-10-19 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enviva LP ("Enviva"), a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, today announced that it has signed a contract with Richmond, Va.-based Dominion Virginia Power ("Dominion"), one of the U.S.'s largest energy producers, to supply biomass to two power facilities in southeast Virginia. In April, Dominion announced plans to convert three 63-megawatt coal burning peaking plants to 50-megawatt continuous power...

2011-07-05 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF), today reported that Giant King Grass was made into energy pellets by a large pellet mill equipment manufacturer as part of a test run to validate the equipment, and to provide pellet samples for potential customers. The Giant King Grass...

2011-02-09 15:06:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the publication of the North American Bioenergy Review. This new study updates findings and provides expanded analysis from RISI's 2008 report, Emerging Biomass Industry: Impact on Existing Woodfiber Markets. The global recession has created a different environment from 2008, with renewable energy providers and suppliers seeing slowed demand growth and...

2011-01-21 00:00:51

The Biomass Trade & Power Americas scheduled on 23-25 February 2011 in Atlanta, USA, is a one time opportunity to meet and hear from professionals in the biomass industry. The conference will feature speakers from the USDA and DOE in Washington that will provide invaluable information on US biomass policy and programs. EU biomass industry leaders will discuss the specific need for wood and agricultural based biomass products from the Southeast. Key industry experts will create a step by...

2010-06-03 09:24:00

CANTON, Mich., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A biomass power station generates electric power by burning biomass like wood chips, bark and untreated wood. This is based on a high-tech process which has been modified in Oberwart, Austria. Here, the biomass is gassed under high temperatures in order to generate energy. Safety technology from Pilz makes sure that everything happens according to plan. The technology behind wood gasification is not fundamentally new. Times during which there was a...

2009-11-17 13:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Biomass, Biomass And Waste-To-Energy - Worldwide Market Challenges & Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164553/Biomass-Biomass-And-Waste-To-Energy---Worldwide-Market-Challenges--Opportunities.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Rising concerns about global warming, volatile oil prices, and the need for energy...

2009-03-31 18:13:00

Will Greatly Reduce Region's Dependence on Foreign Oil JAFFREY, N.H., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- New England Wood Pellet, LLC, the largest manufacturer and distributor of wood pellets in the Northeastern United States, has announced the formation of Propell Energy (www.propellenergy.com). This wholly owned subsidiary imports, sells, and services state-of-the-art European pellet boiler systems for municipal and commercial applications. Not only are these heating systems environmentally...

2008-11-06 18:00:18

The nation's leading biopower association, USA Biomass, used today's national Platts Biomass Power Forum to announce it will be changing its name to the Biomass Power Association -- but not changing its commitment to promoting clean, renewable, sustainable biomass power throughout the country. "Generating clean, renewable power is what our members do, so we thought it was high time that 'power' be a prominent part of our association's name and identity," said Robert Cleaves, Chairman of the...

2008-11-03 18:00:17

While Congress took a major step in extending tax credits for our nation's new biomass facilities in this month's "bailout" bill, it overlooked a major segment of the industry -- existing biopower plants, which generate over 1,700 MW of electricity and light 1.5 million American homes. Tax credits for existing biopower plants are set to expire in December 2009 unless Congress takes action "to reinforce its commitment to clean, renewable energy." "In the new 'green' economy, creating new...