Inside January 2014


A Lens on Efficiency

BY Anna SimetAdvancements in thermal imaging technology are providing plant engineers with new insights into combustion conditions. READ MORE

Wireless Revolution

BY Anna SimetCutting-edge wireless technologies continue to increase efficiency, simplify maintenance and optimize operations at biomass power plants. READ MORE


Sourcing the Force

BY Anna SimetRecruiting employees isn’t currently a problem for advanced biofuel companies, but as the industry grows, a lack of engineers may pose problems. READ MORE

Wanted: Digester Technicians

BY Chris HansonU.S. biogas industry growth is outpacing its workforce. To solve this problem, some universities are utilizing or developing curriculum to educate and train the workforce needed in the industry. READ MORE

Troubleshooting the Workhorse

BY Sue Retka SchillMonitor output, amp usage and vibration for indications of needed maintenance on hammermills, the workhorses of the pellet industry. READ MORE

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