Webinar offers biomass export direction

By Lisa Gibson | April 13, 2011

Biomass feedstock producers and equipment manufacturers who are considering exporting their materials won’t want to miss the Biomass Thermal Energy Council’s next webinar.

Biomass Energy Export—Market Opportunities and Government Programs, slated for Monday, April 18 at 1 p.m. ET, will address key federal government export promotion programs and highlight opportunities related to the export of biomass feedstock, as well as equipment.

The U.S. Department of Commerce will co-host the free webinar, which will focus on major elements of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiative, take a quick look at the German market, and provide an overview of federal government resources that U..S. companies can leverage, according to the BTEC. Speakers will include Cora Dickson, Renewable Energy Specialist with the Department of Commerce; Emanuel Wagner, program coordinator for the BTEC; Andrea Stahl, commercial specialist with the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service in Germany; Richard Ginsburg, senior international trade specialist with the Small Business Administration; and Hannelene Beillard, director of the Export-Import Bank’s Environmental Group.

Participants will learn the status and future direction of exports for the biomass industry; find out why there is demand for U.S. biomass-related equipment, feedstock, and services in key markets; discover market entry strategies and challenges; and learn about enhanced assistance available to U.S. renewable energy exporters, according to the BTEC.

To learn more about the webinar or to register, click here.