The Biologue Blog

July 30, 2015

Clean Power Plan Rules Loom

BY Anna SimetWord is that the Clean Power Plan rules will be released next week. READ MORE

July 24, 2015

Closing in on Closed-Loop

BY Anna SimetAs you may already know if you work at a biomass power, pellet or biogas plant, we’ve changed the way we do our plant calls and data maintenance for our print and online maps. READ MORE

July 17, 2015

Pinnacle's Panamax Success

BY Anna SimetIn early June, I blogged about the fact that Canada’s Pinnacle Pellet successfully fully loaded a Panamax-class vessel with wood pellets, and a couple of days ago, I got an update from John Singleton at Handy Shipping Guide. READ MORE

July 10, 2015

A Biomass Conveying Case Study

BY Anna SimetWe’re hard at work on the September issue of Biomass Magazine, which is themed biomass handling, storage and preparation. READ MORE

July 01, 2015

Supreme Court Ruling, MATS & the Clean Power Plan

BY Anna SimetOn Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court of Justice made an interesting ruling. One that, I think, a lot of people had a tough time understanding, myself included. READ MORE

June 25, 2015

Globally, 2014 a Good Year for Renewables

BY Anna SimetLate last week, the Worldwatch Institute released a 2015 global status report for renewables. READ MORE

June 12, 2015

Cutting NOx at Covanta Burnaby

BY Anna SimetCovanta, which operates 43 waste-to-energy (WTE) and wood-fired biomass power plants worldwide installed an updated emission control system at its Metro Vancouver WTE plant. READ MORE

June 05, 2015

Maxing Out A Panamax

BY Anna SimetThis just in: Canada’s Pinnacle Pellet shared that it had successfully fully loaded a Panamax-class vessel with wood pellets. READ MORE

May 29, 2015

Wood Heat & a Not-So-Terrible Lizard

BY Anna SimetIn the throes of writing an article about adding thermal to state renewable portfolio standards for the July issue of Biomass Magazine, I learned of something new and interesting, but let me explain the backstory first. READ MORE

May 22, 2015

Two Plans, Both Alike In Priority

BY Anna SimetEarlier this week, I put together a round-up of recent legislation that would raise, lower or dismantle state renewable energy standards (RES), or renewable portfolio standards (RPS). READ MORE

May 15, 2015

Show Us Your Stuff

BY Anna SimetAlthough it’s not even June, we’re soon to begin work on the August issue of Biomass Magazine, which is our Equipment Issue. READ MORE

May 01, 2015

Pressing Policy & Regulation

BY Anna SimetPolicy, policy and regulation was an ongoing theme at the International Biomass Conference & Expo last week, and, coincidentally, we are just beginning work on our July issue, which is themed exactly that. READ MORE

April 24, 2015

Barley, Beer & Biomass Energy

BY Anna Simet

April 17, 2015

Ari Phillips Got It Wrong

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz responds to a recently published blog story he appeared in that fails to accurately tell the story of the wood pellet industry. READ MORE

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