Latest Biomass Blogs

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

July 19, 2016

Dog Days

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz recalls some recent producer conversations and offers some continuing reaction to what Brexit might mean for the global pellet trade. READ MORE

July 14, 2016

(Just a Little On) Ag Pellet Potential

BY Anna SimetCofiring is one of the themes for the December issue of Biomass Magazine, along with conversions and integrations. READ MORE

July 08, 2016

More On Brexit

BY Anna SimetWith the United Kingdom’s recent vote to exit the European Union, it has left many in the renewables sector—over here in the U.S., largely global pellet market stakeholders—what might happen to the country’s biomass sector. READ MORE

June 28, 2016

Brexit and a Summer Swoon

BY Tim PortzTim Portz wonders how Brexit will impact the state aid determinations large pellet buyers in Britain face and how long it will be before we'll know. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

Project Potential in the Land of More Pigs Than People

BY Anna SimetOne state with a really unique RPS component is North Carolina. Several years ago, the state decided to require utilities to purchase 0.2 percent of their power from swine-based energy projects by 2020. READ MORE

June 10, 2016

National Advanced Biofuel Conference Heads to Milwaukee

BY Anna SimetThe National Advanced Biofuel Conference and Expo kicks off a week from Monday, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. READ MORE

June 03, 2016

Crash Course on Contributions

BY Anna SimetLately, I have been contacted a lot about how to get articles published in Biomass Magazine, so today I’m going to give a quick crash course on submitting contributions. READ MORE

May 13, 2016

Metsä's More-Than-Self-Sufficient Mill

BY Anna SimetThe Metsä Wood mill in Lohja, Finland, is a 100-percent energy self-sufficient mill. READ MORE

May 09, 2016

Dispatch from Stockholm

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz was on location today in Stockholm, Sweden as the Fortum Varme wood chip fueled CHP plant that will begin commercial operation this fall was inaugurated. READ MORE

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