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TerraPass expands Renewable Energy Credits to individual customers


TerraPass has announced that it is expanding its Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) portfolio to include individual customers.

The Future Deployment of Biomass Power in the United States


To a casual observer, it might appear that biomass power has become dormant in the U.S. To some degree, that analysis is correct, but the picture is complex.

FERC: All new capacity in July came from renewable sources


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Office of Energy Projects has released an “Energy Infrastructure Update" report, finding that all new electrical generating capacity in the U.S. in July came from renewable energy source.

Biomass plant to reopen in northern Maine


ReEnergy said it would resume operations at its biomass-to-electricity plant in northern Maine, putting 25 people back to work.

Gemma Power Systems syncs biomass facility to grid


Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, Gemma Power Systems, LLC has completed the initial synchronization of the Woodville Renewable Power Project, located in Woodville, Texas, to the electric grid operated by the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO).

NTE Energy announces new CFO


NTE Energy has announced that energy industry veteran Josh Levine will serve as chief financial officer (CFO), leading the company’s financial planning, oversight, capital structure management and project financing activities.

Nonhydro renewables surpassed hydropower generation for 8 months


Nonhydro renewable energy sources have consecutively surpassed hydropower generation in the U.S.

NY Gov. Cuomo: $250M available for renewable energy projects


New York state is setting aside $250 million to invest in wind farms, hydropower and other renewable energy projects.

Saft supplies energy storage system for Hawaiian utility


Industrial battery manufacturer, Saft, was awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Kauai Island Utility Co-operative (KIUC) to provide a Li-ion Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) consisting of 8 Intensium Max 20 M containers to stabilize the Kauai island electrical grid.

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.