Inside July 2015


Readying for a Regulatory Landing

BY Katie Fletcher Biomass’s role in the federal Clean Power Plan is up in the air, but the industry hopes for a smooth touchdown. READ MORE

Udder Confusion: Dairy Digester Development in California

BY Ron KotrbaThe Golden State has borderline personality disorder regarding promotion and discouragement of dairy biogas projects. READ MORE


Thermal Reinforcement

BY Anna SimetWhile some states are juggling attempts to freeze, lower or dismantle state renewable portfolio standards, others are strengthening and fine-tuning them. READ MORE

Crunching the Numbers

BY Anna SimetFirst- and second-generation ethanol leaders discussed challenges, priorities and successes at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop in Minneapolis. READ MORE


Regulation of Europe-Bound US Wood Pellets

BY Mark Aspinall and Virginia E. Worthy Given that the U.S. is exporting a vast majority of wood pellets manufactured in the country, concerns arise as to whether the production and manufacturing process meets the statutory or regulatory requirements of those foreign markets. READ MORE