biomass

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

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

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

Wood Pellet Exports Hit Record High in 2015

Wood Pellet Exports Hit Record High in 2015

North America has turned into a net exporter of wood pellets over the past few decades, success that has only increased as biomass has taken off across the globe. According to the North American Wood Fiber Review, wood pellet exports grew by seven percent in… read more