Camptonville biomass facility gets boost

“The California Energy Commission awarded the Camptonville Community Partnership a grant of nearly $5 million last week to help pay for two major pieces of equipment for the planned biomass facility in the Yuba County foothills. The 3-megawatt biomass facility is expected to cost up to $20 million to construct and will generate heat and…

Solar surpasses biomass to become third-most prevalent renewable electricity source

“Electricity generation from solar resources in the United States reached 77 million megawatthours (MWh) in 2017, surpassing for the first time annual generation from biomass resources, which generated 64 million MWh in 2017. Among renewable sources, only hydro and wind generated more electricity in 2017, at 300 million MWh and 254 million MWh, respectively. Biomass…
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