Sessions Tagged With 'northeast bioenergy series'

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The Bioeconomy's Human Element

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher

Weston Eaton, postdoctoral research associate at Penn State University, presents Socio-cultural factors shaping landowner support for and willingness to plant bioenergy crops.Dr. Eaton's work examines renewable energy technology development from the perspective of people...

The Legal Landscape for the Clean Power Plan

Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher

Presenter: Lara Fowler, Penn State Law, is a chapter author of “The Law and Policy of Biofuels” Hosted by: Northeast woody/warm season Biomass Consortium (NEWBio)* and the Clean Power Plan webinar seriesThis webinar will provide a brief recap of the U.S. Clean Power Plan...

Approaches to CPP State Implementation using Biomass: A Look at Oregon and Washington

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Chuck Hersey

Speakers:Marcus Kauffman, Biomass Resource Specialist, Oregon Department of Forestry Chuck Hersey, Forest Health Planner, Washington State Department of Natural Resources This presentation offers a glimpse into state-level approaches to the Clean Power Plan...

Bioelectricity under the Clean Power Plan (CPP)

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Carrie Annand, Vice President of External Affairs with the Biomass Power Association (BPA) This presentation focuses on the EPA's Clean Power Plan and various states' plans for including biomass to produce electricity. She will also look at policy factors...

Incorporating Traditional Forest Product Markets in CPP

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Greg Latta, University of Idaho This presentation focuses on the issue of baseline choice in evaluating the greenhouse gas (GHG) implications of biomass usage in energy generation. Baseline determination essentially involves some sort of modeling effort to...

Emissions Accounting for Biomass Under the Clean Power Plan

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Emily McGlynn, Senior Advisor at Forest Trends This presentation addresses the calculations in the EPA's Biogenic Emissions Accounting Framework, which recently completed a second round of review by the agency's Science Advisory Board. This will have ...

Counting Carbon in Bioenergy Systems-Opportunities and Challenges

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter: Peter Woodbury, Cornell University This presentation considers aspects of the carbon cycle critical for bioenergy carbon accounting in general. (The EPA accounting framework specifically will be addressed in the next session.) In addition to the carbon cycle,...

U.S. Carbon Policy Trends and Implications for the Biomass Industry

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenters: Jessie Stolark and Laura Small, Policy Associates with the Environmental and Energy Study Institute The Clean Power Plan (CPP) is the keystone policy of President Obama's Climate Action Plan, an ambitious goal to cut economy wide greenhouse gas emissions in...

Biomass on the Farm: Staying Safe and Healthy

Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Douglas Schaufler

Presenter: Douglas Schaufler, Penn State University Research Associate and specialist in agricultural safety and health, agricultural machinery, fluid power, alternative fuels, edible oils, and biodiesel.Hosted by: Northeast woody/warm season Biomass Consortium (NEWBio)*This...

Shrub Willow Establishment: Can cover crops play a role in weed and nutrient management?

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher

Presenter: Eric Fabio, Cornell UniversityControlling weed competition is a critical component of shrub willow establishment due to low planting density and initially poor competitive ability. Recommendations formed in the US fifteen years ago stress the need for...

EcoWillow 2.0 - Updated Economic Analysis of Shrub Willow Crops

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Justin Heavey

Presented by Justin Heavey, SUNY ESFWillow is a Short Rotation Woody Crop (SRWC),being developed as a sustainable source of biomass for the production of bioenergy, biofuels and bioproducts. SRWC are fast-growing, hardwood species with the ability to ...

Biomass Torrefaction - Production, Technology, and Co-firing Economics

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Michael Jacobson

Presented by Tom Causer, President and COO, Terra Green Energy, LLCTune in to this webinar for an inside look at Terra Green Energy, LLC, and a discussion about its central process: torrefaction--how it works, why the process should be considered, what advantages it...

Marginal Lands and Bioenergy

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Michael Jacobson

Speakers from Cornell University's College of Agriculture & Life Sciences : Brian Richards, Soil & Water Group, Biological & Environmental Engineering; Peter Woodbury, Soil & Crop Sciences Section, School of Integrative Plant Sciences; Julie Hansen,...

Harvesting and Quality of Willow Biomass Crops

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Michael Jacobson

Speakers: Timothy Volk and Mark Eisenbies, SUNY-ESFIn the past, harvesting short rotation woody crops has been costly and often produced material that was not acceptable to end users. In this month's webinar, we will explore recent developments in the operation of a...

Alternate Market Opportunities for Bioenergy Feedstocks

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Michael Jacobson

Presenters: Evelyn Thomchick, Penn State Smeal College of Business and Sarah Wurzbacher, Penn State Extension In an environment where large-scale biorefineries and long-term contracts are difficult to secure, producers must identify opportunities to diversify the way they...