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Webinar: Economics of Transportable Biomass Conversion Facilities

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT

What you’ll learn To characterize the potential economic viability of transportable biomass conversion facilities for producing biochar, briquettes, and torrefied wood, biomass supply chains were modeled and optimized for five sub-regions within the Pacific Northwest....

National Bioenergy Day

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 8:00 am EDT

National Bioenergy Day 2016 On October 19, 2016, participating organizations will open their doors to their communities to demonstrate the many benefits that bioenergy provides on the local level.

Western States Wood Energy Team Forum 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10:00 am EDT

The Untapped Forest Resource – Renewable Wood Energy http://westswet2016.com/Summary: The Western States Wood Energy Team Forum 2016 provides two and a half days of...

Cord Wood Boilers: Success Stories in Commercial Applications

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

This discussion will provide four brief case studies of successful renewable energy systems -- the installation of cord wood boilers -- at Fort Faith, YMCA Storer Camp, Michigan Technological University's Ford Forestry Center, and Harvard Forest. Each presentation will...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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,...

Pretreatment of Woody Biomass for Biofuel Production

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm EST

Presenter: J.Y. Zhu, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products LabHosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) Biofuel production from woody biomass through the sugar platform requires efficient production of fermentable sugars either chemically and enzymatically by...

IDX Webinar II: Micronized Wood Facility @ Hermann Brothers Site

Monday, December 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm EST

Presenters: Students of the IDX Team at Washington State University Hosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) The IDX team at Washington State University has been tasked with constructing 3 schematic designs for co-locating a micronized wood depot at the...

IDX Webinar I: Liquid Depot Facility @ Port Townsend Paper Company

Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm EST

Presenters: Students of the IDX Team at Washington State University Hosted by: Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) The IDX team at Washington State University has been tasked with constructing 3 schematic designs for co-locating a liquid depot at Port Townsend...

Waste to Wisdom Webinar: Evaluation of Economic and Environmental Benefits from utilizing Forest Residues

Monday, November 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenters: E.M. (Ted) Bilek: Economist, USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory; and Waste to Wisdom biofuels and biobased product development analysis team lead; Daisuke Sasatani: Research Associate, University of Washington; Rick Bergman: Research Forest...

Incorporating Timber Product Output (TPO) harvest residue information and forest market models to evaluate biorefinery siting potential

Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Presenters: Todd Morgan, Director, Forest Industry Research, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana; Greg Latta, Assistant Professor, Senior Research, Forest Engineering, Resources & Management, College of Forestry, Oregon State...