Kolby Hoagland

Program & Data Manager for BBI International. Along with trade magazines and conferences, BBI keeps industry data on the ethanol, biodiesel, pellet and biomass power industries. The data is used in articles and publishes the data as maps. Kolby’s interests and expertise are in energy analysis, energy policy, and geospatial analysis. Kolby came to BBI over a year ago after earning a B.A. from The Evergreen State College and an M.S. in Agriculture Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Latest Posts by Kolby Hoagland

July 18, 2014

Lessons Learned

It is not without sorrow that this will be my last blog entry for Biomass Magazine. I have taken a new position with an engineering firm in Seattle and will be leaving Biomass Magazine after three wonderful years. I have learned a lot and ... READ MORE

May 30, 2014

Digesting Change in the Biogas Sector

The biogas sector is transforming and expanding its market presence by diversifying acceptable feedstocks and types energy products that it generates. In the upcoming July issue of Biomass Magazine, the quarterly Biomass Construction Update celebrate READ MORE

May 16, 2014

The Economic Wisdom of Fighting Wildfires

Fire mitigation treatment efforts in our forests and rangeland are a proven strategy to reduce the intensity, destruction, and cost of wildfires. A recent report by the... READ MORE

May 09, 2014

Northwest Wood Energy Team Forum

This past week, I had the pleasure of attending the Northwest Wood Energy Team Forum in Stevenson, Wash. Situated along the Columbia River, the event gathered forestry professionals, project developers, financiers, academia, and state and federal ... READ MORE

May 02, 2014

Potent Feedstock Right Under Our Nose

The production of biogas is no different to other bioenergy sectors in that accumulating biomass and creating a dense energy product requires considerable effort. Accessing biogenic waste streams is a hindrance for many biogas projects despite... READ MORE