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B&W Vølund awarded $80M contract for biomass boiler system in Denmark


Charlotte-based Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W, NYSE:BWC) announced that Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S has been awarded a contract from DONG Energy Thermal Power A/S for a 280-MWth biomass boiler system for the Skærbækværket power plant near Fredericia, Denmark.

Himark BioGas to build three renewable projects


Himark BioGas International has signed an agreement with NEO Energy LLC for the design, construction, and start-up of three (3) integrated anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in Massachusetts and Rhode Island that will recycle food waste to produce organic-based fertilizer and renewable electricity.

Consumers Energy selects Michigan farms to produce renewable energy


Consumers Energy, a subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), has selected four Michigan farms to produce renewable energy with anaerobic digesters.

Letter to Editor:


Your latest op-ed piece, "The Integrated Grid," is a good one. Perhaps some of the old line utilities will wake up and shed their vision of big centralized power plants, and look to all the other options out there.

Walmart, HP, Facebook and GM want to change how renewable energy is purchased


More than a dozen U.S. companies have joined together to create an initiative that makes purchasing renewable energy from utilities more accessible, according to Computer World.

DOE opens $4bn loan guarantee for renewables, energy efficiency projects


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) made up to $4 billion in loan guarantees available for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in the U.S. that avoid, sequester or reduce greenhouse gases.

Report: Waste technology to reach $6.5B by 2023


Navigant Research has released a new report, “Smart Waste”, finding global revenue from smart municipal solid waste (MSW) technology will grow from $2.3 billion annually in 2014 to $6.5 billion in 2023.

GE to acquire wastewater treatment, biogas-to-energy business


GE (NYSE: GE) Power & Water will acquire Monsal, a private U.K.-based water, waste, advanced anaerobic digestion and integrated biogas-to-energy business.

North Carolina waste-to-energy facility enters operations


The 600-kW Storms Hog Power (SHP) facility, near Bladenboro, North Carolina, has entered operations and is the state’s largest swine waste-to-energy system.

VIASPACE, Tibbar Energy progress on St. Croix biogas power plant


VIASPACE Inc. and Tibbar Energy announced that its 7-MW Giant King Grass (GKG) biogas power plant, in St. Croix, has received approval from the Public Services Commission (PSC) for a 25 year power purchase agreement with the Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA).

Energy-from-waste project to use waste from city of Boston


Covanta (NYSE: CVA) signed a five-year contract with the city of Boston to send waste to an energy-from-waste plant in Massachusetts, effective July 1.

FERC: Renewables accounted for 88.2% of U.S. installed generating capacity in May


A report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects said the addition of wind, solar, biomass and hydropower accounted for 88.2 percent of U.S. installed generating capacity in May.

NRG Energy Services to restart woody biomass power plant in Texas


InventivEnergy LLC selected NRG Energy Services LLC to restart, operate and maintain the 50-MW Aspen Power biomass plant in Texas.

Solar project at former Forbes Street landfill completed


The former site of the Forbes Street municipal landfill is now the home to a 3.7 MW-DC solar power project.

Pennsylvania offers grant, loan program for renewable development


Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and the state's Department of Environmental Protection have announced a new grant and loan program to further the development of renewable energy technologies.

Company to co-develop waste-to-energy power plant in Massachusetts


Bluesphere Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding to co-develop a 5.2-MW waste-to-energy project in Massachusetts.

Waste-to-energy power plant in the works in Ontario


UK-based Advanced Plasma Power signed a $33.6 million contract to supply its technology to a waste-to-energy power plant in Ontario, Canada.

Carbon processing facility, biomass power plant assets up for auction


Tiger Group's Remarketing Services Division and Aaron Equipment Company Inc. will auction off the assets activated carbon processing facility and a biomass power plant here formerly owned by Big Island Carbon LLC. in Hawaii, by order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Biomass power plant could be sited at Vermont Yankee nuclear plant


As part of the decommissioning of Entergy’s (NYSE: ETR) Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, a biomass power plant could be built on the site.

Bluesphere receives emissions permit for waste-to-energy project in North Carolina


Mecklenburg County, North Carolina has issued an emissions permit for Bluesphere Corp.'s 5.2-MW waste-to-energy project in Charlotte.