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Wood Pellets and Chips Reduce GHG Emissions by 65-100%, New Analysis Finds

June 15, 2021 – WASHINGTON – The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) and Life Cycle Associates today announced the release of the “Life Cycle Analysis of Renewable Fuel Standard Implementation for Thermal Pathways for Wood Pellets and Chips” study. The Study found that biomass fuels, in the form of wood pellets and chips, result in

Congress includes Modern Wood Heating incentives in massive clean energy package

December 22, 2020 – WASHINGTON – Renewable energy, forestry and rural economic development organizations applaud the passage of the bipartisan Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 by lawmakers, which is expected to be signed by the President. The sweeping legislation includes a new investment tax credit (ITC) for high efficiency home heating equipment that utilizes wood

Congress and President Support Woody Biomass in Year-End Spending and Tax Deals

December 20, 2019 – WASHINGTON – In the final week of the 2019 legislative session, Congress passed a $5 million allotment for the new Community Wood Energy and Innovations Program (CWEIP) in the massive $1.4 trillion spending deal, extended the Section 25C Wood and Pellet Stove Credit, and reauthorized the carbon neutrality of biomass policy.

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