The Biologue Blog

August 12, 2016

California finishes CPP state plan draft

BY Anna SimetThe California Air Resources Board put out a notice in early August that it would hold a public board meeting to discuss its SIP, on Sept. 22. READ MORE

July 28, 2016

Hello? It's Me.

BY Anna SimetIf you fall into the category of someone involved with a biogas project that produces energy, first check to see if you’re on our map. Make sure everything is correct. READ MORE

July 21, 2016

Mobile Incinerator Blues

BY Anna SimetThat biomass power industry has been struggling to compete with low natural gas, but it’s an industry that is needed—the end point for an ever-accumulating ag waste stream that farmers are struggling to find a means of disposal for. READ MORE

July 14, 2016

(Just a Little On) Ag Pellet Potential

BY Anna SimetCofiring is one of the themes for the December issue of Biomass Magazine, along with conversions and integrations. READ MORE

July 08, 2016

More On Brexit

BY Anna SimetWith the United Kingdom’s recent vote to exit the European Union, it has left many in the renewables sector—over here in the U.S., largely global pellet market stakeholders—what might happen to the country’s biomass sector. READ MORE

June 23, 2016

Project Potential in the Land of More Pigs Than People

BY Anna SimetOne state with a really unique RPS component is North Carolina. Several years ago, the state decided to require utilities to purchase 0.2 percent of their power from swine-based energy projects by 2020. READ MORE

June 10, 2016

National Advanced Biofuel Conference Heads to Milwaukee

BY Anna SimetThe National Advanced Biofuel Conference and Expo kicks off a week from Monday, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. READ MORE

June 03, 2016

Crash Course on Contributions

BY Anna SimetLately, I have been contacted a lot about how to get articles published in Biomass Magazine, so today I’m going to give a quick crash course on submitting contributions. READ MORE

May 13, 2016

Metsä's More-Than-Self-Sufficient Mill

BY Anna SimetThe Metsä Wood mill in Lohja, Finland, is a 100-percent energy self-sufficient mill. READ MORE

April 29, 2016

Looking For Landfill Gas, Biogas Projects

BY Anna SimetFor the next several months, Biomass Magazine plans to run a project spotlight series in the biogas/landfill gas section of the print edition. READ MORE

April 20, 2016

Rallying for a Rebound

BY Anna SimetAll week, I have been working to catch up after the International Biomass Conference & Expo. READ MORE

April 08, 2016

See You in Charlotte

BY Anna SimetThe International Biomass Conference & Expo starts next week in Charlotte, North Carolina. READ MORE

April 01, 2016

Biomass Boilerhopping in Burlington

BY Anna SimetOn Wednesday, I had the opportunity to get on a bus full of great folks and not only take in the beautiful scenery around those cities and Waterbury, but visit seven different biomass heating installations. READ MORE

March 18, 2016

Big Month for Biomass

BY Anna SimetFor the bioenergy industry, it's going to be a busy and interesting several weeks. READ MORE

March 03, 2016

In Search of Greatness

BY Anna SimetEvery year since 2012, Biomass Magazine and BBI International have given out two awards at the International Biomass Conference & Expo: the Groundbreaker of the Year Award, and the Excellence in Bioenergy Award. READ MORE

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