Wood Bioenergy Takes Center Stage

Twenty eight speakers, 46 equipment exhibitor companies and three university exhibitors participated in the sixth Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo held March 10-11 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, Ga. Attendance, including speakers, exhibitor personnel, producers, consultants and academia, hit 200. The event, hosted by Wood Bioenergy magazine and Georgia Research Institute,…Read More

Bioenergy Update

As of this writing, the Atlanta governing bodies nor the CDC in Atlanta has cancelled area events and conferences. The Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo likewise is moving forward as are adjacent events in the downtown vicinity. Given the outlay of advanced expenses required for a conference of this structure, a no-refund policy remains in…Read More

Timberland Takes Center Stage

Working Forests is the title of one of the many sessions planned for the upcoming Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo. The session will be held Wednesday, March 11, from 10:40 a.m. until noon at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta. Andrew Copley, Project Manager/Senior Analyst at Forisk Consulting, will address North American Timberland and Forest Industry Capital Investment…Read More

Is It Time to Move to Pellets 2.0?

What is the technical and economic status of advanced pellet technologies? Five experts will discuss the subject during the Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo scheduled March 10-11 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia. William Strauss, president of FutureMetrics, will moderate a session of presentations and discussion. In addition to Strauss, the…Read More

Exhibitors From Across the Wood Energy Industry

In the year of perfect vision, the 2020 Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo will feature approximately 50 exhibitors from across the wood energy industry. And companies are still coming in to exhibit right now! You can view the entire current lineup at bioenergyshow.com, but a special shout out to our GOLD level exhibitors—AFRY (Pöyry), Bandit, Cogent Industrial Technologies, Dürr MEGTEC, Sigma Thermal and TSI—these companies…Read More

Industry Activism: Keeping the Environmentalists at Bay

Danny Dructor, executive vice president of American Loggers Council, will provide an in-woods biomass industry perspective during the Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo in Atlanta. Dructor will address the status of the logging ranks, how loggers have taken to new markets in wood energy, and how the logging industry is more than holding its own…Read More

Pinnacle’s Scott Bax Will Address North America Expansion

Scott Bax, Chief Operating Officer at Pinnacle Renewable Energy, will deliver one of the keynote talks during the upcoming Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo scheduled March 10-11 at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta, Ga. Pinnacle continues to broaden its North American landscape and Bax will address the company’s partnership strategies, including the recently announced plan…Read More

That Fine Line Between Successful And Less Than Successful Project Implementation

There’s a fine line between successful project implementation and, well… less than successful project implementation. During the 2020 Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo, Fram Renewables President Harold Arnold will moderate a panel discussion with representatives from Evergreen Engineering, Mid-South Engineering and Casey Industrial on what it takes to get it right. Following short presentations from…Read More

Status of Advanced Pellet Technologies

Following William Strauss’ keynote presentation during the upcoming Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo, he will lead a panel discussion called “Is It Time to Move to Pellets 2.0?” The discussion will address the technical and economic status of advanced pellet technologies. Panelists will show how torrefied pellets can break through and compete in the global…Read More

Gonzalez to Cover Global Pellet Market

As the demand for wood pellets produced in North America continues to grow worldwide, Jose Gonzalez, senior principal with consulting firm Pöyry, will unpack the ever changing dynamics of the global pellet market and its impact to the North American supply during a keynote presentation at the 2020 Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo. Demand in…Read More