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

June 28, 2014

California Craft Beers and Biogas Bargains

On-site biogas installations are saving craft brewers heat and water treatment costs. READ MORE

June 25, 2014

The Advance Of The Austrian Pellet Boilers

Europeans describe the challenges of introducing technology to North America. READ MORE

June 04, 2014

Hampering Hazards

Explosion suppression, spark detection and extinguishing technology help stave off dust explosions at biomass power plants. READ MORE

June 01, 2014

North Dakota's Subterranean Fuel Feedstock

Sugar beets as an advanced biofuel feedstock has North Dakota scientists researching outside of the box. READ MORE

May 28, 2014

Garb grabs pellet gear in asset purchase agreement

Florida-based Garb Oil & Power Corp. has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire process equipment for pellet production and a 40,000 square foot warehouse. The agreement is expected to close later this year. READ MORE

May 01, 2014

Biomass heating programs, incentives featured at conference

Three biomass heating programs were showcased during an evening session at 2014 Heating the Midwest with Renewable Biomass Conference and Expo in Green Bay, Wis. READ MORE

April 30, 2014

Winter propane crisis frames Midwest biomass heating opportunity

The opportunities of Midwest biomass heating in a post-propane crises market was the topic of discussion during the opening session of the 2014 Heating the Midwest with Renewable Biomass Conference and Expo in Green Bay, Wis. READ MORE

April 27, 2014

Power or Fuel: Making the Choice

Growing interest and new incentives have some biogas producers eyeing renewable compressed natural gas. READ MORE

April 24, 2014

Waste Management releases Q1 earnings information

Waste Management Inc. announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2014, which highlighted a 1.8 percent, or $60 million, revenue growth. The company's waste-to-energy operations were briefly highlighted during the announcement. READ MORE

April 24, 2014

Alternative financing options subject of Calif. workshop

The California Energy Commission conducted a workshop aimed at alternative financing options and strategies to support the development and implementation of transportation technologies which reduces greenhouse gas and criteria emissions. READ MORE