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University of Illinois study identifies top woody biomass for short-rotation

In Illinois, a study from the Energy Biosciences Institute at the University of Illinois looked at 21 species of short-rotation woody biomass, planted in 2010 and harvested and measured in 2011 and 2012. Of the 21, black locust, northern catalpa, flameleaf sumac, silver maple and sycamore proved to be the best short-rotation biomass crops for […]

December 26, 2013 More

The Biofuels Center completes North Carolina woody biomass census

In North Carolina, the Biofuels Center of North Carolina has completed its statewide woody biomass assessment—the first report of its kind. The Center coordinated with Raleigh-based Gelbert, Fullbright & Randolph (GFR) Forestry Consultants and the state’s seven economic development regions in 2011 to undertake the now-complete, three-part analysis of the state’s wood resources as foundation […]

June 6, 2013 More

"Woody biomass supply + logistics hold real key to the success of a biofuels industry"

Today on Twitter. Dorethea63453: How Biofuels Are Moving Into Top Status As An Alternative Fuel Source NatureCanada: Canadian company Bedford Biofuels threatens Kenya’s Tana Delta with plans for a 10,000 ha commodity crop plantation wood2energy: FRA and #Biofuel Development -  “woody biomass supply + logistics hold real key to the success of a biofuels industry” […]

September 8, 2011 More

Walki develops cover to speed up woody biomass drying

In Finland, Walki has developed a paper-based, waterproof cover that can be chipped and burned together with logging residue. The cover itself is a four-meter wide laminate, mainly produced from renewable fibrous materials. It shelters the top of a log pile, where logs are dried to improve energy content, but leaves the sides open, allowing […]

May 5, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Washington State mulls testing woody biomass as renewable jet fuel feedstock

In Washington state, the state House of Representatives has approved a request by the Washington Department of Natural Resources to test forest biomass as a feedstock for renewable jetfuel. The proposal now moves on to the state’s Senate. More on the story.

February 24, 2011 | 0 Comments More

John Deere launches woody biomass supporters website

In Illinois, John Deere has launched woodybiomass,com, a site where “site visitors can influence friends, family, co-workers or their local legislators about the benefits of woody biomass by just a few clicks through the “Making It a Reality” tab”. Via the tab, visitors can email the site link, or send messages to local legislators in […]

January 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Woody Biomass Economic Study published by Florida

In Florida, the state government released its long-awaited “Woody Biomass Economic Study,” an economic impact analysis on the effects of granting financial incentives to energy producers who use woody biomass as fuel, including an analysis of effects on wood supply and prices and impacts on current markets and forest sustainability. The study primarily looked at […]

March 9, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Ciao, Western Biomass Energy, formerly Blue Sugars, formerly KL Energy.

You can sum it up in 10 words: Studebaker, Maxwell, Hudson, Checker, DeSoto, Duesenberg, LaSalle, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Tucker. The names of beloved auto brands that went by the wayside — great in their day, but unable to adapt to modern times. The passing of a great brand is a sad thing, but it doesn’t mean […]

May 17, 2013 More

BioNitrogen signs agreement with CF Industries for biomass supply

In Florida, BioNitrogen Corp. has signed an exclusive agreement with CF Industries, a fertilizer manufacturer and distributor, the removal of its woody biomass from phosphate mining land to use for urea fertilizer production. This will supply BioNitrogen with biomass for its first plant in Hardee County. According to the terms of this agreement, BioNitrogen will […]

March 1, 2013 More

Auburn University professor receives NSF grant for biomass gasification research

In Alabama, Professor Sushil Ahikari, assistant professor of biosystems engineering at Auburn University received a $335,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct a bioenergy research study, focusing on biomass gasification. His research will set up a program called Research Exerpeinces for Undergraduates, allowing 10 students from research universities to spend 10 weeks on […]

July 30, 2012 More