June 05, 2012
A couple of weeks ago, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed legislation that banned fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, for natural gas.
May 01, 2012
Nine months past its deadline, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources finally released its proposed final regulations last week for woody biomass to qualify under the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS).
April 03, 2012
It’s almost done. The 2012 U.S. & Canada Pellet Mill Map is one proof away from being ready for print. And I’m very proud of the product we put together.
March 06, 2012
Next month’s International Biomass Conference & Expo will feature an entire track dedicated to pellets and densified biomass, as well as the Rocky Mountain Forest Restoration & Bioenergy Summit, which most likely will touch on the topic.
February 07, 2012
For the past couple months, I’ve been putting together a list of pellet mills in the U.S. and Canada for Biomass Power & Thermal’s first pellet mill map, set for release with the May issue of the magazine.
January 03, 2012
Just days into this New Year, the pellet export industry is already seeing growth, solidifying the certainty of a prosperous 2012.
November 29, 2011
A number of ports in the U.S. are expanding their capacities to handle wood pellets, allowing them to take part in the exploding global pellet market.
October 26, 2011
True to its regional appeal, the Southeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show Nov. 1-3 in Atlanta, Ga., will feature two panel discussions focused on pellets alone, one being the general session panel that kicks off the entire event.
September 29, 2011
The theme for the December issue of Biomass Power & Thermal is 2012 Industry Outlook. All I could think about when developing coverage concepts was the promising outlook I see for 2012 in the wood pellet industry.
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August 31, 2011
Recognizing the benefits in carbon emissions, job creation and even economic boosts for in-state manufacturers, three northeast states are encouraging pellet boilers for residential and commercial heat.