Latest Biomass Blogs

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

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

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