Tag: Genera

Genera repositions itself, gets $118M investment – Movin’ on up to get a piece of the pie

Genera repositions itself, gets $118M investment – Movin’ on up to get a piece of the pie

July 25, 2019 |

Like The Jeffersons, one of the longest running sitcoms from the 1970s and 80s, Genera is movin’ on up. While they aren’t moving “to the east side, to a deluxe apartment in the sky”, they are located in East Tennessee and Genera certainly “got a piece of the pie.” And a big pie at that. […]

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Genera raises more than $118 million for bio-based compostable packaging

Genera raises more than $118 million for bio-based compostable packaging

July 17, 2019 |

In Tennessee, Genera announced it has secured more than $118 million in new investment for its first manufacturing facility to produce its Earthable® line of sustainable agricultural fiber products. Genera will use locally grown grasses and other agricultural crops to make compostable food service packaging products like plates, bowls, and takeout containers at its new […]

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Genera’s switchgrass harvest sets efficiency records

Genera’s switchgrass harvest sets efficiency records

March 9, 2015 |

In Tennessee, Genera Energy’s single pass forage harvest system, also known as a field chopping system, set new records this year for switchgrass harvesting efficiency. With this harvest, Genera continues to optimize its efficient year-round, just-in-time biomass harvesting and delivery systems. “We are very pleased with the success of this harvest and how our innovations […]

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Genera Energy releases biomass feedstock project infographic

Genera Energy releases biomass feedstock project infographic

August 24, 2014 |

In Tennessee, Genera Energy released an infographic of a visual overview of biomass feedstock and guidelines for choosing the best solution for biomass projects. The four-page infographic highlights key supply chain elements and explores which biomass crops are best suited for an application. Key details in the infographic include a description of five different biomass […]

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Genera Energy, University of Tennessee develop switchgrass processing tech

Genera Energy, University of Tennessee develop switchgrass processing tech

November 25, 2013 |

In Tennessee, Genera Energy’s partnership with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture  for bulk-handling and processing of switchgrass has come to a close after $5m in funding since 2009. The partnership was able to develop systems based on material characteristics such as weight, particle size, bulk density, moisture content, among other factors. The team […]

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