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Building Support for Biomass Thermal in the Northeast

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Throughout the northeast, the use of biomass in residential, commercial and industrial heating has gained renewed attention in recent years. Mr. Niebling will discuss the progress that has been made in advancing high efficiency biomass combustion technology to displace the...

Current and Emerging Biodiesel Feedstocks

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by F. John Hay, Richard Nelson

Presenter: Richard Nelson, Engineering Extension, Kansas State University Bioenergy Fridays Web Seminar Series hosted by John Hay, University of Nebraska and eXtension Farm Energy; held (usually) on the last Friday of the month at 10 AM Central Time, 11 ET, 9 MT, 8 PT. ...

Thermochemical Technologies for Production of Fuels and Biobased Products

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter Dr. Robert Brown is a foremost expert and author on biomass conversion processes with the CenUSA project and the Bioeconomy Institute at Iowa State University. CenUSA Webinar will discuss the merits of thermochemical processing of biomass for the production of...

Switchgrass, Miscanthus, and Arundo growth on Surface Mines in West Virginia

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Michael Jacobson, Jeff Skousen

Latest in the series of NEWBio webinars. The northeast contains vast expanses of reclaimed surface mine lands and could potentially benefit from the production of biomass feedstock. This presentation will discuss research on mine sites in West Virginia to determine...

Miscanthus - a high yielding Energy Crop

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Latest in the series of NEWBio webinars. Speaker: Scott Coye-Huhn with Aloterra Energy. Giant Miscanthus is one of the highest yielding energy crops available for use on marginal lands. However, it is not well known in North America, and concerns are sometimes raised as to...

Myths and Facts Surrounding Greenhouse Gasses, Climate Change, and Global Warming

Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by F. John Hay

Presenter Tapan Pathak from University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides facts on Climate Change. Bioenergy Fridays Web Seminar Series hosted by John Hay, University of Nebraska and eXtension Farm Energy; held (usually) on the last Friday of the month at 10 AM Central Time,...

Small Wind Turbine Physics

Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by F. John Hay

John Hay presents info on small wind turbine physics, why turbines are designed to look the way they do, and why the laws of physics are a limiting factor to how much power a turbine can produce. This presentation will give insight to wind turbine design and why some designs...

Northeast Bioenergy Webinar: Social vs Physical Availability of Wood

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 12:00 pm EST

Presented by Brett Butler, USDA Forest Service, Amherst MA The availability of wood, be it harvested for sawlogs, pulpwood, biomass or other products, is constrained by social and biophysical factors. Knowing the difference between social and biophysical availability is...

Improvements to On-Farm Energy Efficiency: Examples from the Midwest

Friday, October 26, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay, Chad Martin

Presenter Chad Martin from Purdue University speaks on Improvements to On-Farm Energy Efficiency. Chad is the Renewable Energy Extension Specialist for Purdue and has worked on many projects related to on-farm energy efficiency and renewable energy. Web Seminar Series...

Ethanol Update “The Present and Future of Biofuels”

Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay

PRESENTER: Todd Sneller, Administrator for the Nebraska Ethanol Board While we wait for a renewable transportation fuel made from cellulosic biomass the ethanol industry has built over 200 facilities which look to produce over 14 billion gallons of ethanol in 2012. This...

Community Renewable Energy Deployment Success Stories: Landfill Gas-to-Energy Webinar

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 3:00 pm EDT

Register ahead for this webinar hosted by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Presenters: Dean Olson, Director of the Will County, Illinois, Land Use Department’s Resource Recovery and Energy Division Paul Pabor, Vice President of Renewable Energy at Waste Management Brent...

Bioenergy Fridays: Torrefaction

Friday, June 29, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay, Ed Brokesh

This is the 6th event of the Bioenergy Fridays Webinar Series, hosted by Ed Brokesh, Kansas State University Extension, Dept of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and the eXtension Farm Energy Community of Practice. Description: The torrefaction process is a...

Bioenergy Fridays:Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Fuel

Friday, May 25, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay

Presenter Dr. Robert Brown has published two textbooks on conversion of biomass to fuel. His expertise in conversion helped form the Bioeconomy Institute at Iowa State University. He will discuss the opportunities and challenges of biomass conversion. This is a CenUSA event...

Bioenergy Fridays: Biomass for Commercial Heating

Friday, April 27, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by F. John Hay, Ed Brokesh

Presented by Alternative Energy Solutions International – Wichita KS. This is the 4th event of the Bioenergy Fridays Webinar Series, hosted by John Hay, University of Nebraska and eXtension Farm Energy Community of Practice.