- $750 Million Offer Approved For Gainesville Renewable Energy Center
The Gainesville City Commission is moving forward with buying out the controversial biomass plant as a way to exit a multi-billion dollar contract. Commissioners voted 5-2 Wednesday for its utility’s general manager, Ed Bielarski, to draft a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) offering $750 million to buyout the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center, which is commonly […]
- Oregon State University: Biomass Enterprise Economic Model
The Biomass Enterprise Economic Model is designed to help users rapidly evaluate and appropriately scale biomass utilization enterprises. Users can explore how woody biomass input volumes and the salable products mix influences capital establishment costs, annual operating costs, and annual revenue. The model is pre-loaded with cost and pricing data that automatically scales to the […]
- National Forest Foundation Grant: Sierra Institute To Build Heat, Power Plant
The National Forest Foundation on Wednesday announced the winner of the 2016/2017 Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge. This unique competition provides awards for the best entrepreneurial approaches that help to solve one or more of the challenges facing America’s 193-million-acre National Forest system. Sponsor Dr. Craig R. Barrett, former chairman and CEO of Intel and […]
- Plug Pulled On New Hampshire Biomass Plant
State and local leaders are expressing concern that Indeck Energy will idle electric generation at its biomass plant at month’s end, but company representatives say the decision to mothball the facility was driven solely by the weak wholesale market and the low reimbursement rates under the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard law. Rich Killion, a spokesman […]
- CHIP CHIP HOORAY!
Written By: Rich Donnell Organizers of the fourth Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo announce that one of the themes of the event will be entitled CHIP CHIP HOORAY! and emphasize speakers and exhibits that address technologies and developments in in-woods chippers, grinders, mulchers, biomass processing accessories, and transportation to markets. “It’s a natural addition to […]
- Brrr, It’s Cold There
Written By: Jessica Johnson By now you should have the April issue of Wood Bioenergy in your hands, which highlights ReEnergy Holdings facility in Ashland, Me. You’ll read the story of who I dubbed the fabulous four, a four man restart and management team that took a lot of nearly nothing and made it into […]
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