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Shell gets exclusive rights for SBI's biofuel technology

Under the agreement, Shell and SBI will work together to demonstrate the potential of the biofuel technology and, if successful, scale up for commercial application.

Gravity models can predict feedstock availability

For the developers of a new anaerobic digestion project, it is crucial to understand the availability of feedstock and of the tip fees the project can charge.

Explosion protection needs and awareness

As a general rule, fire and explosion hazards increase with the fineness of the dust particles suspended in air.

Learn about pellet certifications at WPAC 2017

Pre-conference workshops will cover CANplus and ENplus pellet quality certifications as well as Sustainable Biomass Program certifications.

CBI demonstrating at the Mid-Atlantic Logging & Biomass Expo

Guests will have two days to see live demonstrations of CBI’s high-performance wood grinders and commercial wood chippers.
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Eight questions to ask before selecting a heat transfer fluid

As exciting as new emerging green technology can be, it’s nice to have some pieces of the puzzle already in place when beginning a new venture. Selection of an appropriate heat transfer fluid may be one of the ways that biomass producers can limit some of the risk when starting a new operation. » Read more...
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Forest sector future hinges on clean tech transformation, innovation

The federal government has fully recognized that the future of the forestry industry and its 230,000 workers depends on the success of its ongoing commitment to innovation and sustainable development in every area of its business, writes Derek Nighbor. » Read more...
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SBP responds to accusations of flawed carbon counting

The suggestion that SBP is a smokescreen is based on a misunderstanding of what the system stands for and how it operates, SBP writes. » Read more...

IEA Bioenergy updates Global Wood Pellet Study

IEA Bioenergy Task 40 has released a Global Wood Pellet Industry and Trade Study 2017 that builds on a previous market report first published in 2011. » Read more...

Georgia-Pacific mill generating energy from biofuel

The project modernized and streamlined the mix of equipment in the mill¹s recovery boiler system and now provides the mill with the ability to generate its own energy using natural gas and biofuel residuals from the paper-making process. » Read more...

2017 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference

July 23-25, 2017
Location: Stowe, Vermont
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