October 05, 2016
At a reader's behest Executive Editor Tim Portz reacts to the latest biomass hit piece published in the New York Times.
October 03, 2016
With just six months remaining until the International Biomass Conference & Expo convenes again in Minneapolis, Executive Editor Tim Portz ponders what will be the year's biggest talkers.
September 21, 2016
Executive Editor Tim Portz offers up four quick observations from the ongoing proceedings at the Wood Pellet Association of Canada's annual General Meeting.
September 15, 2016
We'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.
August 30, 2016
A 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.
August 16, 2016
Executive 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.
July 19, 2016
Executive Editor Tim Portz recalls some recent producer conversations and offers some continuing reaction to what Brexit might mean for the global pellet trade.
June 28, 2016
Tim 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.
May 09, 2016
Executive 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.
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May 06, 2016
Executive Editor Tim Portz checks in from Latvia, a country outpunching its size in the European pellet market, after visiting a 30,000 ton per year plant just outside of the capital city of Riga.