The Biologue Blog

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

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