The Biologue Blog

April 10, 2015

I Say Climate Change, You Say Climate Cycle

BY Anna SimetBiologue discusses an op-ed regarding climate change partisanship by N.D. meteorologist John Wheeler. READ MORE

April 02, 2015

Reviewing the Global Pellet Market

BY Anna SimetThe eighth annual International Biomass Conference & Expo is just a few short weeks away, and Biomass Magazine/BBI International have been busy putting the final pieces of the puzzle in place. READ MORE

March 27, 2015

A Double-Edged Sword

BY Anna SimetWith an improving economy comes a strengthened dollar, and that’s good news to U.S. consumers—we’re getting more for our dollar, and we have more dollars to spend elsewhere. It is not, however, good for trade and foreign U.S. investment. READ MORE

March 19, 2015

Bioenergy South of the Border

BY Anna SimetLast week, I interviewed Greg Smith from Global Energy Solutions, and during our chat I asked him about opportune countries for bioenergy project development. READ MORE

March 12, 2015

Celebrating Industry Leaders

BY Anna SimetFor the past three years, Biomass Magazine has recognized outstanding industry contributions and achievements through two special awards granted at the International Biomass Conference & Expo. READ MORE

March 05, 2015

The (Not-So) Great Garbage Patches

BY Anna SimetWe must continue developing new technologies that will use our waste—not just plastic— in different ways, including energy and fuel purposes. READ MORE

February 26, 2015

Operation Rescue New Hampshire's RPS

BY Anna SimetNew Hampshire's Renewable Portfolio Standard has been under attack via numerous proposed bills. READ MORE

February 20, 2015

What Tangled Webs

BY Tim PortzThe European Commission's investigation into the U.K.'s subsidies to support the conversion of the Lynemouth station to biomass raises larger questions about our willingness to pay for an energy transition. READ MORE

February 13, 2015

There You Go Again

BY Tim PortzBiomass Magazine Executive Editor examines the latest in a growing string of mainstream media stories that fail to properly frame up the realities of how bioenergy is deployed in practice. READ MORE

February 06, 2015

The Proof is in the Potatoes

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz draws attention to a story in the Star Tribune about the conversion of forested acres to agricultural lands, a practice our forest owner association leaders warn us will be the outcome if new markets for wood fiber go away. READ MORE

January 30, 2015

Stories Untold

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz talks about what it means when story sources are reluctant to talk "on the record". Conversations about pellets as absorbents are loosening up, while folks remain tight lipped about their opinions on big box customers. READ MORE

January 23, 2015

On Again

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz recaps a week loaded with stories of construction starts, restarts and equity raised. READ MORE

January 09, 2015

This Just In

BY Tim Portz

December 19, 2014

Your Manias Become Science

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz reacts to the way in which science, and scientific study are handled and mishandled by both mainstream and trade media. READ MORE

December 12, 2014

On Location: Koda Energy

BY Tim PortzExecutive Editor Tim Portz paid a visit to editorial board member Stacy Cook from Koda Energy to get a cover photo. He got a cover photo and a tour of Koda's new fuel receiving infrastructure, designed for maximum safety. READ MORE