Tag: biomass

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Study: U.S. Urban Biomass Has $786 Million Potential in a Circular System

September 19, 2022

Via: Waste360

Urban forests – street trees, municipal parks – in the United States are estimated to span 51.5 million hectares of land and hold 800 million metric tons of carbon. In a new study published in One Earth and funded by […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Biden Signs Bill to Transform U.S. Energy, Combat Climate Change

August 16, 2022

Via: PowerMag

President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) should provide further impetus for growth of U.S. renewable energy, coming on the heels of a report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that installations of solar and wind power […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Are renewables really sustainable?

July 13, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

This is not about naming and shaming, as clearly an inclusive energy mix is desirable and renewables, as well as nuclear energy offer much cleaner options than their dirtier generation counterparts. However, it is vital that in our haste to […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

ENGIE produces renewable gas from solid non-recyclable waste

February 15, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The milestone was reached at the utility’s GAYA semi-industrial Research & Development facility in Saint-Fons (Rhône), France. Since its launch in 2010, the project has been supported by the French agency for ecological transition ADEME. As part of the project, […]

Basic Services, Civil Service, Electric Utility, Public Utilities

As Renewables Surge Ahead of Coal, Lawmakers Introduce National Renewable Standard 

June 27, 2019

Via: PowerMag

A bill introduced by Senate Democrats on June 26 establishes a national electricity standard that would require large retail suppliers to source at least 1.5% of their power from renewables by 2020 and gradually grow that share through 2035. The […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Arizona Regulator Proposes Biggest Storage and Clean Energy Target Yet

January 30, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Arizona is setting out to prove clean energy leadership doesn’t exist solely in coastal states like California and New York. Andrew Tobin, a member of the Arizona Corporation Commission, proposed a clean energy overhaul Tuesday that would put the state […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Meridian Waste Solutions Attains Exclusive Licensing for Bio-Refining Technology

November 13, 2017

Via: Waste360

Meridian Waste Solutions Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Meridian Innovations LLC, announced exclusive licensing of the AST-Organosolv Process Technology from American Science and Technology Corp. Under the terms of its agreement, Meridian Innovations will have an exclusive commercial license to […]

Waste Management

Oregon utility delays test for biomass conversion project at coal plant

January 6, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

Portland General Electric has delayed a test designed to demonstrate the viability of converting its Boardman power plant in Oregon to burning biomass instead of coal. The utility had intended to run the plant using 100% biomass by year end, […]