Latest Biomass Blogs

September 21, 2016

Quick Takes from WPAC 2016

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz offers up four quick observations from the ongoing proceedings at the Wood Pellet Association of Canada's annual General Meeting. READ MORE

September 16, 2016

Coproducts and Product Diversification

BY Anna SimetNovember is a unique topic for Biomass Magazine—Coproducts & Product Diversification. READ MORE

September 15, 2016

Check Your Clutter

BY Tim PortzWe're conducting another pellet industry survey and we're hoping you can take 3 minutes and help us better understand the role that non-thermal coproducts play in the operational lives of pellet producers. READ MORE

September 09, 2016

Throwing California Biomass a Lifeline

BY Anna SimetUnder California's SB 859, electricity retailers are required to enter into five-year contracts for 125 MW of biomass power from facilities built before 2013 that generate energy from wood harvested from high fire hazard zones. READ MORE

August 30, 2016

Lessons from Aspen

BY Tim PortzA biomass power plant is Texas that is up for public auction offers lessons to any project developer willing to investigate the reasons for the plant's struggles. READ MORE

August 26, 2016

Coming Soon: US Biogas Standards

BY Anna SimetASABE is currently seeking interested individuals to participate and help forward the U.S. position on biogas and related technologies on a global scale. READ MORE

August 16, 2016

Beyond Kinetics

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz shares some thoughts from an interview he completed for a recent story about the need to move biomass preparation beyond kinetic approaches and into more advanced, value added preparation. READ MORE

August 12, 2016

California finishes CPP state plan draft

BY Anna SimetThe California Air Resources Board put out a notice in early August that it would hold a public board meeting to discuss its SIP, on Sept. 22. READ MORE

July 28, 2016

Hello? It's Me.

BY Anna SimetIf you fall into the category of someone involved with a biogas project that produces energy, first check to see if you’re on our map. Make sure everything is correct. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Mobile Incinerator Blues

BY Anna SimetThat biomass power industry has been struggling to compete with low natural gas, but it’s an industry that is needed—the end point for an ever-accumulating ag waste stream that farmers are struggling to find a means of disposal for. READ MORE

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