BTEC unveils biomass recognition program The Biomass Thermal Energy Council has unveiled a recognition program for home and business heating systems using biomass in place of fossil fuels like heating oil. The Biomass Green Heat Registered Site plaque helps makes these systems visible. READ MORE SHARE
Profiling Team Romney: Charles Conner Charles Conner's extensive background in agriculture includes several years in the USDA as deputy secretary of agriculture as well as serving as acting secretary of agriculture from August 2007 to January 2008, when Ed Schafer took on the job.READ MORE SHARE
U.S. Coast Guard investigates boiler explosionCoast Guard Air Station Sitka personnel and local authorities are investigating a boiler incident Wednesday in the air station's main hangar. One civilian contractor was injured during the incident and was transported by local EMS to the hospital.
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Michigan residents to vote on RPS ballot measure On Nov. 6 residents of Michigan will vote on a proposal to amend the state constitution to establish a new renewable portfolio standard (RPS), requiring 25 percent renewable energy by 2025. The state already requires 10 percent renewables by 2015. READ MORE SHARE
Report: U.S. surpassed Canada in wood pellet exportsA Wood Resources International report says the U.S. pulled ahead of Canada for wood pellet exports during the first half of 2012. Canada was previously the world leader of pellet exports, but the U.S. South has significantly expanded production. READ MORE SHARE
Paper examines thermal RECs in state RPSsA new paper released by FutureMetrics LLC examines the impacts of adding full thermal renewable energy credits to state renewable portfolio standards (RPS). The paper is based off of New Hampshire's recent legislation. READ MORE SHARE