Inside December 2009


State RPS, Incentives Spur Development

BY Lisa GibsonBiomass project development could be expedited in 2010 and coming years, as developers contribute to state renewable portfolio standards and scramble to meet deadlines for funding opportunities. READ MORE

Bioenergy World Leaders

BY Lisa GibsonAs the world concentrates on producing renewable energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the U.K. and China seem to be pulling ahead of the pack in efforts to meet their individually established goals. READ MORE

Energizing the Woody Biomass Market

BY Rona JohnsonThe race to meet renewable energy targets has increased the demand for saw dust, shavings and wood chips. READ MORE

BCAP to Boost Biomass Harvest

BY Anna AustinIt will take time to determine if the Biomass Crop Assistance Program is a success. In the meantime, despite questions and concerns, the list of eligible biomass projects is growing by leaps and bounds. READ MORE


Who Gets the Upstream Methane Credits?

BY Joe R. Thompson and William H. HolmesWhen negotiating power purchase agreements, it should be crystal clear who owns the greenhouse gas credits and renewable energy certificates. READ MORE

The Minneapolis Biomass Exchange: The Biomass Marketplace

New exchange offers a platform for biomass buyers and sellers in the U.S. and Canada to connect. READ MORE

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