Luke Geiver

Luke Geiver was an Associate Editor with Biomass Power & Thermal. Since joining the biomass team, he’s strived to cover the most relevant, useful and pressing issues on all things biomass-based. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from South Dakota State University and a master’s degree in English from the University of North Dakota.

Latest Posts by Luke Geiver

January 30, 2013

The Harvesting Life

Feedstock demand and economic opportunity are creating a new biomass job force. READ MORE

January 04, 2013

Pellet Fuels Institute earns fiscal cliff win

The Pellet Fuels Institute held a December 2012 fly-in trip to Washington, D.C., to fight for a biomass heating tax incentive, and those efforts have paid off. Included in the fiscal cliff tax deal was the stove tax credit. READ MORE

January 03, 2013

USDA's senior energy advisor explains BCAP after cliff deal

The Biomass Crop Assistance Program may have been extended through 2013 with the passing of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, but the program's usefulness in the coming year is still uncertain. READ MORE

December 31, 2012

Biojet flight makes Popular Science big events of 2012 list

The first ever 100 percent biojet-fueled flight has earned recognition from Popular Science magazine as one of "The Big Science Stories of 2012." The flight used Brassica carinata, a member of the mustard seed family. READ MORE

December 28, 2012

Georgia torrefied pellet producer to ship samples to Europe

Georgia-based torrefied pellet developer, Vega Biofuels, has announced plans to ship samples to European power companies for testing by the end of January. The company first announced its plans to ship torrefied pellets to Europe in March. READ MORE

December 28, 2012

N.Y. governor announces $250 million for renewable power projects

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced $250 million in funding for biomass-based electricity generation projects and other renewable energy installations as part of the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS). READ MORE