Pellet producers, AD projects receive millions from USDA

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has announced $44.6 million in funding to 156 producers of biomass-to-energy products, including pellets, power from anaerobic digestion, biodiesel and ethanol.
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Georgia port will be expanded to facilitate pellet exports

Responding to growing international demand for wood pellets in energy markets, the Georgia Ports Authority will expand its East River Terminal at the Port of Brunswick in Georgia, deepening three berths and upgrading dock handling infrastructure.
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Show Me Energy gets grant for bioenergy plant study

Centerview, Mo.-based Show Me Energy Cooperative has received a $125,000 grant from the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Authority to help pay for a biomass energy plant feasibility study.
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BTEC webinar to focus on wood heat in the West

In order to discuss wood heat in the U.S. West and ways to overcome technical and logistical challenges, the Biomass Thermal Energy Council will hold a free webinar on Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. ET.
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SE conference kicks off on a high note: pellets

"It's pretty obvious to see why pellets are in the Southeast," said Mike Williams, director of strategy and planning for The Westervelt Co., showing a wood resource map of the region to attendees of the Southeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show.
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Georgia offers support for biomass-to-energy projects

The 2011 Southeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show kicked off in Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 2. Nearly 325 professionals and 60 exhibitors are taking part in this year's event, which has a strong regional focus.
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PHG Energy biomass gasification plant sells power

After successfully demonstrating its biomass gasifiers at a Gleason, Tenn., brick plant, PHG Energy has qualified for the Tennessee Valley Authority's Generation Partners program and is selling power to the grid.
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Sustainability dominates SE conference panel

The U.S. has an established wood market but how much wood can be used for bioenergy without affecting material prices or forest sustainability? A panel at the Southeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show Nov. 1-3 in Atlanta addressed those questions.
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SE biomass conference panel explores energy crops

Having already heard a great deal about the ample wood resources in the Southeast U.S., a panel discussion about energy crops was refreshing for the feedstock track at the Southeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show in Atlanta on Nov. 1-3.
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Kentucky biomass project saves, creates over 350 jobs

A biomass cogeneration project in Louisville, Ky., has not only saved 340 jobs, but has also created 14 new jobs and will bring $22 million in investment to the city, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear announced at a press conference regarding the facility.
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Southern Co.'s 100-MW biomass plant receives first fuel load

Southern Co.'s 100-megawatt biomass power facility in eastern Texas has received its first load of fuel and will soon begin tests, the company announced.
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Military uses biopower, aims to launch Great Green Fleet

The U.S. Department of Defense's interest in biomass-based energy sources is not limited to biofuels. Biomass-based power is also part of the department's plan to source 50 percent of its energy needs from renewable resources.
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Attorney outlines ways to attract biomass project investors

Kate Bechen, an attorney with Michael Best & Friedrich, outlined what investors and creditors look for when considering investment in biomass projects at the Southeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show in Atlanta.
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SE conference panel features experienced biomass power developers

Josh Levine of American Renewables spoke about the development of a 100-megawatt biomass power plant in Gainesville, Fla., during the "Southeastern Biomass Power Producers' Roundtable" at the Southeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show in Atlanta.
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