Tag: woody biomass

Georgia Institute of Technology-led study looks at impacts of woody biomass demand

Georgia Institute of Technology-led study looks at impacts of woody biomass demand

April 16, 2020 |

In Georgia, incentivizing both sequestration and avoidance of emissions— using a carbon rental or carbon tax and subsidy approach — versus only a carbon tax encourages protection of natural forests by valuing the standing stock, according to a new study led by Georgia Institute of Technology. In their study, the research team addressed the impacts […]

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Converting Biomass Plant into RNG – Costs, LCA: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas from Wood Wastes – Part 2

Converting Biomass Plant into RNG – Costs, LCA: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas from Wood Wastes – Part 2

April 15, 2020 |

Part 1 Slide Guide looked at the GTI study’s resource analysis, site layout catalysts requirements, but for today’s Part 2, we are focusing on the money and the charts. Dive into the details on project development costs and spend profile, CAPEX and OPEX, economic, operational and pricing assumptions used for the model, LCA inputs for […]

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Converting Biomass Plant into RNG – Site Layout, Catalysts Requirements: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas from Wood Wastes – Part 1

Converting Biomass Plant into RNG – Site Layout, Catalysts Requirements: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas from Wood Wastes – Part 1

April 14, 2020 |

California needs facilities that can dramatically reduce GHG emissions and black carbon production by using wood waste, according to GTI. The closing of biomass power plants is leading to open burning of the excess of these wastes. Dive into the details and graphics of the resource analysis, site and equipment layout, the chemicals and catalysts […]

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Red Rock Biofuels facility breaks ground in Lakeview

Red Rock Biofuels facility breaks ground in Lakeview

July 29, 2018 |

In Oregon, Red Rock Biofuels broke ground on the $320 million renewable fuels facility last week, a step forward towards taking woody biomass waste and converting it to an estimated 15 million gallons of jet fuel. After seven years in progress, the groundbreaking provided a monumental day for Red Rock and those who have contracts […]

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Velocys picks up velocity while rockin’ with red rock

Velocys picks up velocity while rockin’ with red rock

May 6, 2018 |

In the United Kingdom, renewable fuels company, Velocys, received a “notice to proceed” action to commence manufacturing of the Fischer-Tropsch reactors and catalyst for the Red Rock Biofuels biorefinery that will be located in Lakeview, Oregon. RRB has commenced construction of the biorefinery, which will incorporate Velocys’ technology, and produce low- carbon, renewable diesel and […]

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Steeper Energy in licensing deal with Silva Green Fuel advanced biofuel project

Steeper Energy in licensing deal with Silva Green Fuel advanced biofuel project

January 14, 2018 |

In Denmark, Steeper Energy, a Danish-Canadian clean-fuel company, is partnering with Silva Green Fuel, a Norwegian-Swedish joint venture, to construct a EUR 50.6 M (nearly $62 million) industrial scale demonstration plant at a former pulp mill located in Tofte, Norway leading to a future commercial scale project. Steeper will license its proprietary Hydrofaction technology to […]

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March Madness 2017: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Woody Biomass and its prospects and markets

March Madness 2017: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to Woody Biomass and its prospects and markets

April 4, 2017 |

When they write the story of the advanced bioeconomy one day, they might just title it “Put Another Log on the Fire” because consistently you tell us that the near-term feedstock opportunities are in waste residues and in woody biomass. In the March Madness webinar “Woody biomass and its prospects and markets,” Bob Kodrzycki gave us this […]

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Sundrop selects developer for Lousiana plant, to begin construction this year

Sundrop selects developer for Lousiana plant, to begin construction this year

July 15, 2013 |

In Louisiana, Sundrop Fuels has selected IHI E&C International Corp as their contractor for their $450 million plant outside of Alexandria. The plant, which will use natural gas to produce about 60 million gallons of gasoline each year, will provide the platform to test its gasification technology for woody biomass-based “green gasoline.” Sundrop Fuels has […]

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The Biofuels Center completes North Carolina woody biomass census

The Biofuels Center completes North Carolina woody biomass census

June 6, 2013 |

In North Carolina, the Biofuels Center of North Carolina has completed its statewide woody biomass assessment—the first report of its kind. The Center coordinated with Raleigh-based Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph (GFR) Forestry Consultants and the state’s seven economic development regions in 2011 to undertake the now-complete, three-part analysis of the state’s wood resources as foundation […]

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Minnesota biofuels company fined for air pollution

Minnesota biofuels company fined for air pollution

November 12, 2012 |

In Minnesota, Fibrominn has been fined $14,000 by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for violating air pollution limits. The biomass company, which burns wood and turkey waste to produce electricity, has been burning treated wood whose resins can be harmful to the air. More on the story.

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