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Pellet Fuels Institute Conference Presentations are now Posted

August 1st, 2014 in News

View the presentations on the 2014 Conference page.

Biomass Magazine: PFI Conference Considers Pellet Market Outlook

July 31st, 2014 in News

By: Sue Retka Schill Biomass Magazine Darryl Rose, Energex Pellet Fuel Inc., steps to the podium to take on the chairmanship of PFI at the 2014 conference, thank Scott Jacobs, AgriRecycle Inc., who served in that capacity for the past four years. Photo: Sue Retka Schill The pellet market outlook dominated presentations at the Pellet [...]

NY Commits $27 Million to Build Wood Heat Industry

July 31st, 2014 in News

By: Mary Esch Associated Press Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a $27 million initiative to build the market for high-efficiency, low-emissions wood heating systems in the state. The program, launched Tuesday at Troy-based Evoworld, a maker of high-efficiency wood-pellet boilers, is aimed at developing more clean technology manufacturing in the state along with a skilled [...]

118 Companies Have Registered for the PFI Annual Conference, Thus Far

July 22nd, 2014 in News

The PFI Annual Conference will take place July 27-29, 2014 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, and 118 companies have registered so far. It’s not too late to join them! Visit www.pelletheat.org/pficonf14 to register before Friday, July 25th.

Sustainable Forests, Sustainable Biomass

June 23rd, 2014 in News

By: Rob Davis Biomass Magazine Renewable resources provide us the ability to create a sustainable world. Wind, sun and the heat of the earth are provided to us anew each day: the wind blows, the sun shines and the earth’s core is warm without any effort on our part. Biomass, too, is truly renewable, if [...]

NYSERDA reveals business model to expand biomass industry

June 10th, 2014 in News

New York Real Estate Journal Saratoga Springs, NY — The Capital Region Economic Development Council and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) unveiled that Bioenergy Project Partners, an energy services company in Saratoga Springs, is initiating renewable energy projects at three sites that use a new business model meant to spur [...]

Senator Angus King Pushes Biomass Thermal Utilization Act

May 23rd, 2014 in News

Office of Senator Angus King Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, renewed his push to promote the economic and environmental benefits of biomass thermal energy on May 15 by filing the Biomass Thermal Utilization Act of 2013 as an amendment to legislation pending before the Senate that would renew a series of tax relief measures. King originally [...]

Drax announces progress with biomass projects

May 14th, 2014 in News

By Erin Voegele Biomass Magazine Drax Group plc released an interim management statement on May 9, reporting progress with its biomass energy operations and the development of its U.S. pellet plants. In its statement, the company noted that is making good progress with its biomass transformation and that overall, capital investment remains on schedule and [...]

Senate Hearing focuses on Forest Service FY 2015 Budget Request

May 7th, 2014 in News

By: Erin Vogele Biomass Magazine The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies recently held a hearing on the U.S. Forest Service’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. The budget request is for $5.7 billion, including $4.77 billion in discretionary spending. The administration has also proposed to provide $954 million in [...]

Registration is Now Open for the 2014 PFI Annual Conference!

May 1st, 2014 in News

The Pellet Fuels Institute invites you to join us at the 2014 PFI Annual Conference, to be held July 27-29 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Orlando, FL! The PFI Annual Conference highlights the most timely and significant issues impacting the pellet industry. Join colleagues from the public and private sectors, academia, and [...]

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