SUNY Cobleskill Gasifier Wins $5.8M Wildfire Grant
A $5.8 million grant from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection was awarded to the State University of New York (SUNY) at Cobleskill for a gasifier project that converts woody biomass into clean burning fuel.
The grant project is led by SUNY Cobleskill visiting professor David Waage and uses his patented inclined rotary gasifier, initially funded by the EPA and Department of Defense in 2008, to create a mobile gasifier that can complement existing wildfire reduction efforts. The unit processes about a ton of wood an hour and generates biofuels, biopower and biochar, producing enough fuel to power approximately 50 homes.
A major reshuffling of candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission may bring new life to a derailed effort that would expand biomass utilization in the state to help facilitate much-needed forest thinning and restoration efforts. A state court judge recently threw multiple candidates off the ballot due to irregularities in signature-gathering, including an incumbent and the commission’s biggest biomass supporter…
Officials with Alaska-based Usibelli Mines, Inc. recently announced the company has acquired Superior Pellet Fuels of Fairbanks, which produces wood pellets and briquettes for local markets. New Usibelli…
On May 27, Jennifer Jenkins, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Enviva, and Roger Ballentine, President, Green Strategies, hosted a webinar based on a paper the two published May 6 called Seeing The Forest: Sustainable Wood Bioenergy In The Southeast U.S. The hour and a half long presentation touched on the major topics of the paper, while also including a question and answer portion from participants…
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