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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

What Would a Trump Administration Mean for the EPA?

What Would a Trump Administration Mean for the EPA?

With Donald Trump’s recent victory in the presidential general election, environmental advocates and energy industry members alike are pondering a future for the industry under the upcoming Trump administration. While it’s not exactly clear what the future will hold for sure, there are some things… read more

ProcessBarron and United Way

ProcessBarron and United Way

  During the month of October, ProcessBarron held multiple events and fun opportunities to raise money for United Way. This fundraiser consisted of three parts in which employees could participate. First, employees could purchase a “Friday Jean Day” to be used once, or they could… read more

Exploring the State of Biomass in Central and South America

Exploring the State of Biomass in Central and South America

Biomass is gradually catching on in North America, but it isn’t limited to just that continent. There is actually a tremendous amount of potential for biomass development in Central and South America, given the abundance of natural resources in these regions and the difficulty these… read more

California Passes New Biomass Power Law

California Passes New Biomass Power Law

The biomass power industry in California has had some hard years lately, with falling energy prices and providers who have scaled back or shut down amid lower demand from utilities. To help the fledgling industry grow – owing to the importance of biomass as a… read more