Inside February 2014

Features

A Tale of Two Industries

BY Anna SimetGermany’s advanced biogas industry, the result of efficient policy mechanisms, has set a high bar for the U.S., which is still in its infancy. READ MORE

Masterminding Miscanthus

BY Anna SimetResearchers and companies are crafting custom recipes for planting and managing miscanthus for power and biofuel production. READ MORE

Departments

Tennessee’s Biomass Innovation

BY Sue Retka SchillGenera Energy is applying a systems approach to developing customized energy crop supply chains. READ MORE

Catalyzing Energy Crops

BY Chris HansonThe United Kingdom’s Renewable Heating Incentive encourages use of energy crops for thermal applications, but economics need improvement before it's done on a notable scale. READ MORE

From Recipe to Scientific Formula

BY Chris HansonPenn State Researchers are working to develop a solid understanding of energy crops and their densification behavior, which could remove much of the guesswork in creating a quality pellet. READ MORE

Industry News