Chris Hanson

Originally from Clark, South Dakota, Hanson moved to North Dakota to pursue his collegiate education at North Dakota State University. There, he studied journalism, public relations and political science to obtain a degree in political science, public relations and advertising.

After graduating in May 2010, Hanson worked for companies such as Best Buy, Wells Fargo and Absolute Marketing. After three years, he accepted a job in January 2013 at BBI International as a staff writer for Biomass Magazine, Ethanol Producer Magazine, The Bakken Magazine and Pellet Mill Quarterly. 

Latest Posts by Chris Hanson

April 17, 2014

U.S. DOE announces $10 million in advanced biofuel funding

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced a $10 million funding opportunity for the development, improvement and demonstration of biomass technologies. READ MORE

April 11, 2014

Ceres announces fiscal and business updates

Ceres Inc. released its second quarter financial results and an update on its efforts in Brazil during a webcast on April 10. The company said it has increased its planting of sorghum in Brazil, where it is pursuing ethanol and biomass power markets. READ MORE

April 09, 2014

2G Cenergy to provide technology to Ohio waste-to-energy facility

2G Cenergy Power Systems Technologies Inc. announced it will supply $8 million worth of its technologies to Team Gemini LLC's Gemini Synergy Center in Grove City, Ohio. The project broke ground last year. READ MORE

April 04, 2014

Energex recovers quickly after fire

After experiencing a fire in its Mifflintown, Pa., office and dry receiving facilities on March 29, Energex Pellet Fuel Inc.'s operation was back in full swing within two days. Old wiring appears to be the cause of the incident. READ MORE

March 31, 2014

Cool Planet closes on $100 million series D financing

Colorado-based Cool Planet Energy Systems finished its fourth financing round, meeting the $100 million objective. The lead investors during the round were North Bridge Venture Partners and Concord Energy. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Dyadic International receives new patent

Dyadic International Inc. was issued a new patent for enzyme composition and development to convert plant biomass into fermentable sugars. The patent broadens Dyadic's advanced biofuel and biobased material portfolio. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

The Newest in Stylish, Warm Room Heating

With controls ranging from basic to highly sophisticated, pellet stoves are increasingly more efficient, easier to use and cleaner. READ MORE

March 24, 2014

MagneGas unveils new technology at biomass conference

MagneGas Corp. revealed its mobile liquid biomass technology that processes liquid waste into sterilized water for irrigation and fertilization, in addition to hydrogen-based fuel, at the International Biomass Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla. READ MORE

March 24, 2014

Sundog Energy installs biomass boiler at 17th century farm

Sundog Energy has installed a 24-kW biomass boiler at Glencoyne Farm, a portion of which dates to 1629, in the western U.K. The Palazzetti CT24 biomass boiler, which replaces an aging oil-fired boiler, operates at 90.72 percent efficiency. READ MORE

March 19, 2014

DNA analysis strategy aids in study of biofuel feedstocks

Researchers from Michigan State University, U.S. DOE's Joint Genome Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have published the largest soil DNA sequencing effort. The data was later applied to study biofuel feedstocks. READ MORE