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Biomass Power Capacity to Increase in 2018-2019

Biomass Power Capacity to Increase in 2018-2019

A forecast released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) predicts that total biomass capacity and generation will increase throughout 2018 and 2019. According to the EIA’s numbers, one major type of biomass – wood biomass – will see production increase. Throughout the rest of… read more

Biomass Fuel Production On the Rise - with More to Come

Biomass Fuel Production On the Rise – with More to Come

In what comes as good news for the biomass industry, the amount of biomass fuel produced in the United States is growing – a trend that could increase well into the future thanks to global demand. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, biomass fuel… read more

Exploring the Carbon Benefits of Biomass Over Natural Gas

Exploring the Carbon Benefits of Biomass Over Natural Gas

Biomass has definitive carbon benefits over coal, which isn’t debated. But what many in the industry may not understand is the carbon benefit biomass has over natural gas. Last year, the Biomass Power Association released a study that explored the carbon produced by a forest… read more

Biomass in the News - April 2018

Biomass in the News – April 2018

As a company that specializes in the design, engineering, and construction of equipment for the biomass industry, ProcessBarron keeps a close eye on developments in the biomass world – in power generation, political developments, and technological advances. Here is a summary of the latest developments… read more

Assessing Biomass Generation and Performance in 2017-2018

Assessing Biomass Generation and Performance in 2017-2018

Biomass energy is on the upswing, and is becoming entrenched as a part of many states’ renewable energy portfolios. While it is still largely regional, biomass has widespread appeal because it is scalable, provides baseline energy, is price-competitive, and is carbon neutral. How quickly is… read more

EPA Moving Forward with Biomass-Friendly Stance

EPA Moving Forward with Biomass-Friendly Stance

Last month, right before Valentine’s Day, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt may have delivered a V-Day gift to the biomass industry in the form of comments made to forestry industry professionals and one key elected official. In a meeting with industry members and Gov. Chris Sununu… read more

Biomass Capacity and Generation Both Go Up in Canada

Biomass Capacity and Generation Both Go Up in Canada

Canada continues to become a global leader in biomass power by increasing both capacity and generation this decade. According to a recent report, 2016 was a strong year for Canadian biomass that saw capacity increase by 288 MW from 2015 to 2016, bringing the total… read more