Matt Soberg

Matt Soberg is an Associate Editor for BBI International’s Biomass Power & Thermal magazine.  Matt joined BBI in July 2011 after practicing law with Krekelberg, Skonseng, Soberg & Miller, PLLP in Pelican Rapids, Minn. since 2005.  Matt writes articles for Biomass Power & Thermal and assists with BBI’s renewable energy-related events.  Matt has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and a juris doctorate degree from William Mitchell College of Law. 

Latest Posts by Matt Soberg

November 22, 2011

Honoring Sustainability

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is elevating its reliance on renewable energy by investing in combined-heat-and-power projects nationwide. READ MORE

November 22, 2011

Digging In

Despite regulatory uncertainty, renewable energy businesses did well in 2011 and expect continued success in the new year. READ MORE

November 01, 2011

Billion-Ton Revisited

The 2011 U.S. Billion-Ton Update enhances its 2005 predecessor and finds potential for dedicated energy crops through direct inventory analysis and rigorous sustainability modeling. READ MORE

November 01, 2011

Greening Grass

With the availability of agricultural biomass, North American companies are promoting the benefits of converting grass into energy in an effort to spur the industry. READ MORE

October 18, 2011

Chicago business incubator to use brewery waste in AD system

The Plant, a Chicago-based vertical farm and food business incubator, received $1.5 million in state funding for an anaerobic digester that will consume brewery waste. READ MORE

October 17, 2011

EPA finds potential for CHP in wastewater treatment plants

A study conducted by the Combined Heat and Power Partnership, a voluntary program initiated by the U.S. EPA, found potential for increased combined heat and power systems at U.S. wastewater treatment facilities. READ MORE

October 12, 2011

AGE promotes 'cow power' AD business model

As part of the panel “Leveraging Wastewater and Manure Streams for Energy Production” at the Northeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show Oct. 11-13 in Pittsburgh, presenters discussed how anaerobic digestion is catching on in the Northeast. READ MORE

October 12, 2011

Great Lakes ports prepare for biomass exports

John Elliot, president and CEO of the Economic Development Corp. of Erie County, kicked off BBI International's Northeast Biomass Conference & Trade Show with discussion about the opportunities for worldwide export of biomass via the Great Lakes. READ MORE

October 11, 2011

Pennsylvania seed company embraces biomass

Calvin Ernst, owner and operator of Ernst Conservation Seeds, lives a biomass-related life every day. The Meadville, Pa.-based company was founded in 1965 and has expanded and now includes Ernst Biomass and a pellet manufacturing facility. READ MORE

October 11, 2011

Pennsylvania school district opts for CHP system

Making the connection between the local supply of woody biomass and the need for future energy cost reduction, a school district near Meadville, Pa., agreed to commission a thermally led combined heat and power project. READ MORE