Massachusetts Considering Plan To Classify Wood Pellets As Renewable Energy

In order to more easily “achieve” its renewable energy goals (formally, at least), the state of Massachusetts may implement a plan that would see the burning of wood pellets classified as renewable energy. This plan would also result in subsidies for the use of wood pellets as biomass fuel. Considering …

European Commission Approves Drax Biomass Subsidy

The share price of Britain’s biggest power station operator has jumped to a five-month high after the European commission approved subsidies for its conversion to burn wood pellets instead of coal. Drax was awarded a renewable energy subsidy contract by the government in 2014 to switch the third unit of …

Record 46% of UK’s Electricity Generated by Clean Energy Sources in 2015

Almost half the UK’s electricity came from clean energy sources such as wind and nuclear power last year, official figures have revealed. Renewables accounted for a quarter of the country’s power supplies in 2015, outstripping coal power for the first time, the data published by the government revealed. In total, …