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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 [...]

Click Here for More Information on the PFI Annual Conference

May 15th, 2014 in News

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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 [...]

Begich pushes more attention for biomass

April 18th, 2014 in News

By Jeff Richardson Newsminer.com Sen. Mark Begich told a Fairbanks audience Wednesday that new biomass energy technologies should be promoted alongside other alternative energy sources such as hydro, wind and solar power. The Alaska Democrat, speaking at the Alaska Wood Energy Conference at the Westmark Hotel, said the best opportunity for biomass to gain national [...]

IPCC: Bioenergy to play significant role in carbon mitigation

April 16th, 2014 in News

By Sue Retka Schill Biomass Magazine Bioenergy plays a big role in the multiple mitigation scenarios examined in the AR5 report from the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and is expected to play a role in the future. “Bioenergy’s share of total regional electricity and liquid fuels is projected to be up to [...]

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