December 16, 2014
Executive Editor Tim Portz reacts to the way in which science, and scientific study are handled and mishandled by both mainstream and trade media.
November 28, 2014
In this installment of Ash Content I preview an article I'm writing on the developing market opportunity for wood pellets in the Netherlands. The opportunity is a good one, but will the Dutch smother it with overwrought sustainability requirements?
November 18, 2014
This installment of Ash Content finds me in Vancouver attending the Wood Pellet Association of Canada 2014 Conference.
November 04, 2014
I offer a personal remembrance for one of the biomass industry's own, Mary Rosenthal, upon hearing the news of her passing.
October 21, 2014
In June I joined another journalist in Louisiana and Mississippi to look closely at the emerging pellet industry. His recently published story proves how difficult it can be to tell this story accurately and in the broader global energy context.
October 06, 2014
Executive Editor Tim Portz's candid assessment of the hottest topics at this year's U.S. Industrial Pellet Association Exporting Pellets Conference.
September 16, 2014
Biomass continues to get marginalized in most conversations in the mainstream press about renewable energy. Thoughts on 2015. See you in Miami.
September 02, 2014
As the Pellet Mill Magazine team closes out its 2014 print year, they find a strong industry getting stronger as markets continue to grow and new markets continue to emerge.
August 19, 2014
Does the flurry of news in the pellet sector in the last two weeks foretell a particularly snowy winter?
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August 05, 2014
A recently released report about the greenhouse gas implications of making power from pellets puts arrows into our industry's quiver, but also the quivers of our detractors.