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Phoenix Energy to build California's first forest biomass gasification plant

04/16/2014

Phoenix Energy will build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, Calif.

Ontario shuts down final coal-fired power plant, officially coal-free

04/15/2014

Ontario has become the first jurisdiction in North America to eliminate electricity produced from coal-fired power plants.

FERC okays waiver related to shutdown of six Virginia Electric coal units

03/26/2014

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on March 26 granted a waiver to Virginia Electric and Power d/b/a Dominion Virginia Power related to the upcoming deactivation by the end of this year of coal-fired units at the Chesapeake and Yorktown power plants.

Bluesphere signs letter of intent for biogas plant

03/14/2014

Bluesphere Corp. (OTCBB: BLSP), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, has signed a Letter of Intent with Organic Waste Management LLC.

DTE Energy's biomass plant begins operations

03/14/2014

DTE Energy Services Inc. has successfully converted a former coal-fired power plant to a biomass facility.

Xcel renewable energy fund awards $42mn for solar, wind, biomass projects

03/12/2014

Minnesota regulators approved 29 renewable energy projects to receive $42 million in grants from Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL)’s Renewable Development Fund.

Waste-to-energy joint venture to be formed

03/03/2014

Bluesphere Corp., a waste-to-energy developer, announced its wholly-owned subsidiary has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with New York-based Alfa Eco Corp. to form a joint venture that will develop turnkey waste-to-energy projects around the world.

Army awards additional contracts to renewable energy companies

02/21/2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force (EITF), awarded 20 base contracts to companies part of the $7 billion large-scale renewable and alternative energy power production Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC).

Alstom awarded biomass steam turbine contract

02/18/2014

Alstom has signed a contract with Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC), a Danish power plant specialist, to design and supply a 45-MW Geared Reaction steam turbine (GRT) for the Brigg renewable energy plant in the UK.

Hawaiian Electric to build 50-MW biomass energy project at US Army site

01/13/2014

Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO) filed an environmental impact statement preparation notice to build a 50-MW biofuel power project at a U.S. Army site in Honolulu, Oahu.

Georgia Power to cancel conversion, file decertification for Plant Mitchell Unit 3

01/10/2014

Georgia Power is cancelling a 2008 proposal to convert Plant Mitchell Unit 3, in Albany, Ga. from a coal-fired unit to biomass and plans to file a request with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) to decertify the 155-MW unit.

Biomass energy project construction majority finished

01/06/2014

Engineering firm Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) said a planned $225 million, 37.5 MW biomass energy project in Connecticut has reached substantial completion.

Top 10 headlines of 2013

01/02/2014

As we enter 2014, we reflect back on some of the biggest energy headlines of 2013.  What follows is a list of the top 10 stories in power generation last year. 

Dominion Turns To Biomass To Grow Fuel Diversity

10/22/2013

Dominion Virginia Power has long recognized the virtues of fuel diversity in power generation and, in recent years, has turned to biomass as well as other renewables to achieve a desired balance of generation sources.

Leidos to assume ownership of Conn. biomass power plant

10/16/2013

Leidos has reached an agreement on terms to assume ownership of a 37.5-MW biomass power generation construction being built by Leidos Constructors in Plainfield, Conn., the company has announced.

Biomass energy contracts awarded through Dept. of Defense

09/24/2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, awarded 13 contracts to biomass technology contractors.

Sneak Peek: Inside the Atikokan Biomass Plant Conversion

09/12/2013

North America's biggest 100-percent biomass plant is a former coal plant under conversion about a two-hour drive west from Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Biomass energy market can bring in $11.5bn yearly worldwide

08/28/2013

Biomass power generation will reach $11.5 billion in yearly revenue worldwide by 2020, and could potentially brings online hundreds of megawatts per installation.

Florida biomass-fired power plant begins producing electricity

08/28/2013

The 100 MW biomass-fired Gainesville Renewable Energy Center started generating electricity this month and is expected to be fully operational in mid-November.

Company to test emission controls at waste-to-energy plants

07/16/2013

ClearSign Combustion Corp. executed a letter of intent to enter into a three-phase commercial development agreement to improve energy efficiency and emissions performances for waste-to-energy plants in the U.S. and internationally.