August 16, 2016
Executive Editor Tim Portz shares some thoughts from an interview he completed for a recent story about the need to move biomass preparation beyond kinetic approaches and into more advanced, value added preparation.
July 19, 2016
Executive Editor Tim Portz recalls some recent producer conversations and offers some continuing reaction to what Brexit might mean for the global pellet trade.
June 28, 2016
Tim Portz wonders how Brexit will impact the state aid determinations large pellet buyers in Britain face and how long it will be before we'll know.
May 09, 2016
Executive Editor Tim Portz was on location today in Stockholm, Sweden as the Fortum Varme wood chip fueled CHP plant that will begin commercial operation this fall was inaugurated.
May 06, 2016
Executive Editor Tim Portz checks in from Latvia, a country outpunching its size in the European pellet market, after visiting a 30,000 ton per year plant just outside of the capital city of Riga.
April 19, 2016
Executive Editor Tim Portz circles back with the topics he was most interested in catching up on at the International Biomass Conference and Expo.
April 05, 2016
Executive Editor Tim Portz looks forward to next weeks International Biomass Conference & Expo and shares his Top 5 questions for the week.
March 01, 2016
Pellet Mill Magazine's recent trip to visit two pellet events in Europe finds producers there, like their North American colleagues, fighting low fuel oil prices and warmer than average temperatures.
February 16, 2016
An early look at a recently completed pellet producer survey yields both expected and unexpected results.
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February 02, 2016
Pellet Mill Magazine has launched its first survey of 2016. The survey, open to producers only, will seek to illuminate the impact of low fuel oil prices on production, feedstock procurement and plant staffing across teh industry.