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Webinar: Effectiveness of a Pacific Northwest Revenue-Neutral Carbon Tax in the Context of the Federal Biofuel Policy

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

This webinar will explore how the federal biofuel policy on cellulosic feedstock along with a tax structure that seeks to control carbon dioxide emissions will help achieve sustainable biofuel production in the Pacific Northwest. In particular, the study models and ...

Market Opportunities for Hybrid Poplar

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

To attend register at: http://goo.gl/forms/RieUsKvLal Presented by: Brian Stanton from GreenWood Resources and Tim Schallich from Columbia Forest Products. Sponsored by: Washington State University Extension with funding from Agriculture and Food Research Initiative...

Estimation of job creation and economic activity from investment in hybrid poplar bio-jet fuel

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 2:30 pm EST

This study estimates the net economic impacts of short-rotation poplar for bio-jet fuel production in California, Washington, and Oregon. Regional impacts such as potential biofuel output and employment opportunities are explored as well as poplar production,...

Converting hybrid poplar to biofuels: feedstock properties and conversion techniques

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT

Presenters: Rick Gustafson, Renata Bura, and Fernando Resende, University of WashingtonHosted by: Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest (AHB)Woody biomass can be converted into a variety of biofuels and biochemical. Researchers at the University of Washington are fine-tuning ...

Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest: Biochemicals the First Steps Toward Commercialization

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Nora Haider, Marina Heppenstall

November 12, 2014 | 10am PST To attend, please register at http://breeze.wsu.edu/e1qqoskzih1/event/registration.html Biochemicals, produced during the conversion pathway to biofuels, offer more immediate market opportunities for emerging biofuel industries in the...

Biofuels Policies: Why a Clean Fuels Standard and Other Government Policies Are Important to Bringing the Advanced Biofuels Industry to Scale in the Northwest

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Nora Haider, Marina Heppenstall

National Bioenergy DayWednesday, October 22, 2014 | 10am PST To attend register at http://breeze.wsu.edu/e23i2yqmosz/event/registration.html The biofuel and biochemical industries face stiff competition with the petroleum industry, making them very sensitive to...

Bioenergy Education: A Comprehensive Framework

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shiba Kar, Patricia Townsend, Nora Haider

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 | 4pm PDT To attend register at http://breeze.wsu.edu/e27r7oksmvg/event/registration.html. Success in achieving the nation’s bioenergy goals depends on the human capital needed to drive innovation, commercialization, and operation of next...

Modeling Short Rotation Hybrid Poplar Plant Growth and Yield in Pacific Northwest

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Shiba Kar, Nora Haider

Modeling Short Rotation Hybrid Poplar Plant Growth and Yield in Pacific Northwest Hybrid poplar is one of the potential sustainable sources of bioenergy that could play a key role in sustainably meeting the long term energy needs in Pacific Northwest. A viable...

Poplar for Biofuels: Endophytes to Increase Sustainability and Disease Resistance

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Patricia Townsend, Shiba Kar, Nora Haider

Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest presents research with endophytes that is designed to improve the sustainability of poplar-based biofuel and bioproduct production. Endophytes are beneficial microorganisms that live fully within plants without causing disease. ...

Where Can We Grow Hybrid Poplar in the Pacific Northwest?

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

Hardwood Biofuels Webinar Series Where Can We Grow Hybrid Poplar in the Pacific Northwest? To develop a sustainable hybrid poplar biofuels industry in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), hundreds of...

Will poplar bioenergy farms maintain soil and water quality?

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST

To identify potential environmental impacts of poplar biofuel feedstock cropping system, Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest is monitoring a number of soil quality and environmental parameters. Studies include soil organic matter, biological activity, physical structure, ...

Assessing the economic and environmental impacts of sustainably produced poplar-based biofuels

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST

Producing fuels from poplar wood grown on bioenergy farms must be economically viable and environmentally sound to be sustainable. Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest will present two research programs designed to assess the sustainability of poplar-based biofuel...

Growing green energy: Poplar as a short rotation bioenergy crop

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenters: Brian Stanton, Rick Stonex, Richard Shuren, and Bruce Summers from Greenwood Resources, Inc. Hybrid poplars are the fastest growing trees in the temperate zone. It is not surprising then that the United States Departments of Agriculture and Energy have...