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USA vs. Europe: the troublesome footprint of EU renewable policies

Written by guest author Ginny Kreitler, Senior Energy Advisor for Audubon (BirdLife in the US).

Wood pellet production for European energy markets, as practiced recently, creates a carbon debt through 2030 and fosters unsustainable timbering practices. 674 more words

Bioenergy

Wood Pellets in Twig Stove Work Too

My first ever experience with a twig stove happened only about a week ago, when I got my hands on the professional-looking and shining, stainless-steel… 511 more words

Featured

Europe’s Use of Wood Pellets for Energy is Fueling U.S. Opportunity

As Europe increases its use of wood pellets to supplement coal as an energy source, U.S. wood pellet producers are exporting more pellets across “the pond.” From 2012 to 2013, wood pellet exports from the U.S. 254 more words

Biomass

Fire Starters

My partner suggested I write  a post about his fire starters as anyone we tell about them seem to not believe us on how simple they are.   293 more words

Homesteading

Increasing demand for wood pellets leaves Nova Scotians scrambling

HALIFAX – An increasing demand for wood pellets is exceeding local supply and has left some Nova Scotians scrambling this winter.

Vehicles carrying more than 100 people looking for wood pellets lined up around Payzant Home Hardware Building Centre in Lower Sackville, N.S., long before the store opened Tuesday. 496 more words

News

External Pellet Stores for Biomass Boiler Installations

Recently we have been installing an increasing number of external pellet stores as part of our biomass boiler prokects, so we thought we would provide you with some more information about these pellet stores and what makes them beneficial to those moving to a renewable form of heating. 429 more words

Biomass