Sue Retka Schill

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April 08, 2014

LanzaTech to move headquarters; Soperton retrofit ongoing

LanzaTech will be moving its headquarters to Illinois as it continues to develop its projects in China and Soperton, Ga. The company's process turns industrial and biomass-based gases into ethanol and other chemicals. READ MORE

April 07, 2014

Enginuity moves to Mexico, Mo., to scale up eCARB process

Enginuity Worldwide LLC has moved its research and development activities into the Missouri Plant Science Center in Mexico, Mo., in order to produce larger quantities of its biomass-based engineered pellets for large-scale testing. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Exhibitors report positive outlook, serious interest at IBCE

More than 1,100 attendees at the 2014 International Biomass Conference and Expo in Orlando, Fla., March 24-26 came from 41 counties, 48 states and eight Canadian provinces to learn more about the growing biomass-to-energy sector. READ MORE

March 26, 2014

Advancing Biofuels

Michael McAdams, Jason Quinn , Susan Hager and Graham Noyes work under the same advanced biofuel and chemical umbrella, but all have different motivators and visions for the future. READ MORE

March 25, 2014

Ackerly, Abengoa recognized for contributions to biomass industry

John Ackerly, president of the Alliance for Green Heat, was presented with the Excellence in Bioenergy award at the 2014 International Biomass Conference and Expo, while Abengoa Bioenergy was recognized with the Groundbreaker of the Year award. READ MORE

March 24, 2014

Global pellet market to reach $9 billion by 2020

The global market for pellets is expected to double in the next seven years, growing from a $4 billion market to $9 billion, Michele Rebiere with Viridis Energy Inc. told attendees at the Pellet Supply Chain Summit, March 24. READ MORE

March 24, 2014

The Challenge of Forecasting Pellet Demand

Can the demand boost from this winter’s severe cold and energy costs be sustained? READ MORE

March 17, 2014

N.D. farmers in 5 communities learn more about industrial beets

Farmer and community meetings are underway this week in North Dakota laying the foundation for industrial beet production. Also known as energy beets, the varieties are bred for industrial sugars that can be converted to biobased fuels and chemicals. READ MORE

March 10, 2014

FutureMetrics suggests 4.3 million homes ripe for pellet heat

A new white paper from FutureMetrics LLC makes the case for pellet heat, concluding that not only will buying local for pellet heat lower consumer heat and hot water energy bills, but keep the money in the local economy and create jobs. READ MORE

March 05, 2014

NJ company unveils low-cost CO2-to-chemical process

A new process to convert carbon dioxide to chemicals has been unveiled by New Jersey-based Liquid Light Corp. The core technology uses low-energy catalytic electrochemistry to convert CO2 to chemicals, combined with hydrogenation and purification. READ MORE