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A Trump Administration May Not Mean Big Changes for Biomass

A Trump Administration May Not Mean Big Changes for Biomass

Since the election last November, everyone in the energy sector has wondered what changes will impact industry under a new Trump administration. Earlier, we wrote about where the coal industry will go under President Trump. The verdict was clear: even with a pro-coal mindset, there… read more

Common Sense Solutions for Minimizing Biomass Plant Emissions

Common Sense Solutions for Minimizing Biomass Plant Emissions

The energy industry lives now in a world defined by regulations controlling power plant emissions. The toughest anti-emission regulations the industry has ever known have been put into place over the past eight years, and while a Trump administration will undoubtedly attempt to scale back… read more

First Monthly Wood Pellet Report Issued by EIA

First Monthly Wood Pellet Report Issued by EIA

In January 2016, the U.S. Energy Information Administration, a reporting agency under the Department of Energy, began a new survey that was designed to collect data on biomass production and inventory, including wood pellets. The goal was to survey operating pellet plants across the nation… read more

Will Biogas Be the Future of Biomass Energy?

Will Biogas Be the Future of Biomass Energy?

The biomass energy industry is largely fueled by lignocellulosic biomass – or, biomass that comes from plant dry matter. When most people think of biomass, they think of this type, which includes fuel from trees, switch grass, and agricultural waste from sugarcane and corn production…. read more