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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...

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...

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...