*  Biomass Week - March 20, 2015
Scotia Atlantic Biomass receives fiber inventory loan. Viridis Energy Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Scotia ... Alstom signs two more biomass contracts in the U.K.. Alstom has signed two contracts with Danish power plant specialist ... On top of opening the largest biomass-fired power station in North America, Ontario Power Generation reported 2014 income at $ ... Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2015. April 16-18, 2015. Cross Insurance Arena. Portland, Maine ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/newsletters/view/414
*  USDA, DOE open $9 million BRDI funding opportunity | Biomassmagazine.com
9 million in funding available through the Biomass Research and Development Initiative to support the development of bioenergy ... biomass preprocessing; biomass conversion; production of biofuels, bioenergy and biobased products; product logistics and ... Biofuels and biobased products development projects include small-scale biomass densification; research and development of ... Biofuels and biobased products development analysis includes biomass feedstock development and cultivation; feedstock ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/14436/
*  A Wood Heat State of Mind | Biomassmagazine.com
Biomass in Ray Brook. "NYPA wanted to demonstrate high-efficiency, low-emission pellet boilers, and NYSERDA has gone through a ... The use of wood pellets appears to be higher in neighboring states where access to natural gas is limited, but use of biomass ... "Visitors will be able to look into the containerized biomass boiler plant, and see it working.". Another example of a new, high ... At the Ray Brook Biomass Project, a containerized building will house three boilers-one rated at 350 MBtu/hour, and two at 700 ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/15074/a-wood-heat-state-of-mind
*  AEBIOM weighs in on post-2020 bioenergy policy | Biomassmagazine.com
The European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to define a sustainable European ... The European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to define a sustainable European ... All EU scenarios show that biomass is a major component of the EU 2020, 2030 renewable energy targets and 2050 decarbonisation ... such as a single greenhouse gas savings criteria for all bioenergy or a risk-based approach for forest biomass. ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/13239/
*  Energy Tablets | Biomassmagazine.com
... than other unified biomass products on the market. ... Researchers in Missouri have developed a biomass compactor they ... "Bradford Research farm had the biomass and the facilities to build the machine and to provide biomass. With the relationship we ... to 6-inch diameter cylindrical mold with biomass. Then a ram pounds the biomass tightly into the mold, shrinking the material ... But biomass isn't the only thing the Bradford center contributed to the project. The tabletizer was built in Bradford's lab and ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/5086/energy-tablets
*  Biomass Week - April 30, 2010
... has developed new biomass collection equipment and is working to perfect a mobile biomass power generator.READ MORE DOE ... International Biomass Conference & Expo opens with policy panel. Policy will take center stage next week at the 3rd annual ... Extreme Forest develops biomass collection, power machines. Alabama-based Extreme Forest, a five-year old company that has ... International Biomass Conference & Expo, the largest, fastest growing biomass event in North America. Nearly 2,000 attendees ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/newsletters/view/93
*  Biomass Week - August 13, 2010
The Northeast Biomass Conference & Expo in Boston Aug. 4-6 featured an afternoon of biorefining panels that covered biomass ... WA paper mill to install biomass boiler. Nippon Paper Industries USA in Port Angeles, Wash., will replace its existing biomass/ ... MGT signs MOU for biomass supply. U.K.-based MGT Power Ltd has begun securing a feedstock supply for its 300-megawatt Tees ... oil boiler with a more efficient biomass boiler that will supply steam for the paper mill and 20 megawatts of power for the ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/newsletters/view/108
*  Biomass Week - August 20, 2010
Nexterra debuts new biomass CHP system. The University of British Columbia will soon be home to the first installation of a new ... using non-food biomass. The Soperton plant is currently in its initial phase of development.READ MORE Loan guarantee ... Adage secures biomass supply in Washington. Washington-based Green Diamond Resource Co. has signed a long-term supply contract ... A biomass-to-liquids demonstration plant featuring a Fischer Tropsch (FT) microchannel reactor is now operating in Gussing, ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/newsletters/view/109
*  Wireless Revolution | Biomassmagazine.com
... simplify maintenance and optimize operations at biomass power plants. ... Since biomass power is a newer industry than the oil refinery business, many companies are able and desire to adapt the latest ... For Stacy Cook, plant manager of Koda Energy, a combined-heat-and-power (CHP) biomass power plant in Shakopee, Minn., being ... Cutting-edge wireless technologies continue to increase efficiency, simplify maintenance and optimize operations at biomass ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/9824/wireless-revolution
*  Advocating Advanced Biofuels | Biomassmagazine.com
... cellulosic biomass conversion to syngas as an intermediate step) processes. Using cellulosic biomass, the modern pathways are ... In addition, though biomass-based diesels are advanced biofuels, the advanced biofuel quantity is reserved for biofuels outside ... Pyrolysis, which is the extreme heating of biomass in the absence of oxygen, will result in bio-oil, which can be further ... Pyrolysis can also densify biomass into biochar, a soil carbon sequesterer or fuel source. Sugar and starch feedstocks are ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/3910/advocating-advanced-biofuels
*  Biofuels Advance | Biomassmagazine.com
Interest in biomass-based fuels has intensified since the Energy Bill was passed mandating the use of millions of gallons of ... Interest in biomass-based fuels has intensified since the Energy Bill was passed mandating the use of millions of gallons of ... However, to grow a sustainable amount of biomass and support the growth of advanced biofuels, the United States must be mindful ... His presentation touched on the Biomass Crop Assistance Program and the Rural Energy for America Program, incentives provided ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/2224/biofuels-advance
*  Taking Out the Trash | Biomassmagazine.com
Hours before talking to Biomass Magazine, Stauder says the company closed on a deal resulting in its operations acquisition of ... Anna Austin is a Biomass Magazine associate editor. Reach her at aaustin@bbiinternational.com or (701) 738-4968. ... it involves introducing a new technology or well-established power utilities converting fossil fuel operations to biomass power ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/3089/taking-out-the-trash
*  Wood Pellet Prowess | Biomassmagazine.com
... facility at the upcoming 2009 International Biomass Conference & Expo. ... The owner of Western Oregon Wood Products discusses his wood pelletizing process with Biomass Magazine, as a prelude to the ... No additives, binders or glue are used in the process, Sharron tells Biomass Magazine. "They exit the mill hot and rather ... The owner of Western Oregon Wood Products discusses his wood pelletizing process with Biomass Magazine, as a prelude to the ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/2538/wood-pellet-prowess
*  A Research Revolution | Biomassmagazine.com
"We call this the recalcitrance of biomass," he says. The state of Tennessee is currently building a new facility on the ORNL ... Jessica Ebert is a Biomass Magazine staff writer. She can be reached at jebert@bbibiofuels.com or (701) 746-8385. ... The workshop culminated in the publication of a 15-year strategy for developing a viable biomass-to-biofuels industry. This ... The research will attempt to remove bottlenecks at various points in the conversion of biomass-to-biofuels by engineering ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/1256/a-research-revolution
*  Syngas Tasks | Biomassmagazine.com
Flynn says he and Searcy expect the results would be similar using woody biomass. The study has not yet been published. The ... "It's just much more expensive than other things you can do with biomass." Even so, Flynn and Piccot agree that FT conversion ... is working with partners to develop a proprietary means to mitigate tars and oils in biomass syngas, joining several other ... Peter Flynn, a University of Alberta professor and biomass expert, agrees that gasification and post-processing are rare and ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/3451/syngas-tasks
*  Taming the Wild Cuphea | Biomassmagazine.com
It grows quite densely and in one trial yielded a combined seed and biomass total of five tons per acre, Gesch says. The seeds ... Susanne Retka Schill is a Biomass Magazine staff writer. Reach her at sretkaschill@bbibiofuels.com or (701) 746-8385. ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/1365/taming-the-wild-cuphea
*  Switchgrass: A Bioplastic Factory | Biomassmagazine.com
Likewise, biomass-to-ethanol producers may find something to cheer about in Metabolix's research, which opens the possibility ... Jessica Ebert is a freelance writer for Biomass Magazine. Reach her at jebertserp@yahoo.com. ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/2142/switchgrass-a-bioplastic-factory
*  Sweetwater Energy, Ace Ethanol partner for cellulosic production | Biomassmagazine.com
Sweetwater Energy uses a unique, patented technology to produce low-cost sugar solution from non-food biomass. This sugar ... Unlike petroleum-based technologies, Sweetwater Energy's process uses carbon from renewable biomass that is grown or procured ... Ace is a progressive industry leader located near affordable biomass; they are financially successful and constantly ... Sweetwater's patented, decentralized process will convert locally available cellulosic, non-food biomass, such as crop residues ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/8476/sweetwater-energy-ace-ethanol-partner-for-cellulosic-production
*  Calculating the Renewable Fraction of Energy from Waste | Biomassmagazine.com
So fossil fuels contain far fewer carbon 14 isotopes than recently living biomass. This can be measured in the smokestack (or ... but its approach is to measure the biomass content of the fuel and the gross calorific value of the flue gas. This can be an ... analysis technology will significantly increase the number of power stations making renewable energy from waste biomass." ... biomass, waste and cofiring manager at Ofgem. ... PA Biomass Energy Association expands to Mid-Atlantic. DOE ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/5754/calculating-the-renewable-fraction-of-energy-from-waste
*  Onion Processor Uses AD, Fuel Cells To Convert Waste Into Energy | Biomassmagazine.com
Excess biomass is periodically removed from the digester and pumped to a tanker truck. Vent gases from the equalization tank, ... and do not necessarilyreflect the views of Biomass Power & Thermal or its advertisers.. All questions pertaining to this ... carbon dioxide and new biomass.. Feed flow from the rapid mix tank splits and enters the bottom of the digester through two ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/5036/onion-processor-uses-ad-fuel-cells-to-convert-waste-into-energy
*  2016 National Advanced Biofuels Conference wraps in Milwaukee | Biomassmagazine.com
Finally, biomass-based diesel, which must achieve a 50 percent emissions reduction level, would grow by 100 million gallons ... The 2018 RVO for biomass-based diesel has been proposed at 2.1 billion gallons. ... along with the 2018 RVO for biomass-based diesel on May 18. The agency has proposed to set the 2017 RVO for cellulosic biofuel ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/13401/2016-national-advanced-biofuels-conference-wraps-in-milwaukee
*  GranBio, Rhodia sign partnership deal in renewable chemicals | Biomassmagazine.com
Under the partnership the companies plan to build the world's first biomass-based n-butanol plant in Brazil, which is to enter ... The investment in the biomass-based n-butanol plant requires the approval of the companies' boards. The structure of the ...
http://www.biomassmagazine.com/articles/9313/granbio-rhodia-sign-partnership-deal-in-renewable-chemicals
*  Company eyes hemp as feedstock for biofuel, power generation | Biomassmagazine.com
joined the Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association and sees value in industrial hemp for biomass blending with bituminous ... Hemp has a high yield per acre, meaning it can produce large amounts of biomass on a smaller footprint. "That's the most ... sees value in industrial hemp for biomass blending with bituminous coal for power generation as well as a possible cellulosic ...
http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/8418/company-eyes-hemp-as-feedstock-for-biofuel-power-generation