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The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit industry association dedicated to advancing the use of biomass for heat and other thermal energy applications.

BTEC is an association of biomass fuel producers, appliance manufacturers and distributors, supply chain companies and non-profit organizations that view biomass thermal energy as a renewable, responsible, clean and energy-efficient pathway to meeting America’s energy needs. BTEC engages in research, education, and public advocacy for the fast growing biomass thermal energy industry. More >>

 

BTEC NEWS

Energy Farmers: Agricultural and grass biomass supply chain considerations
New October 1st BTEC webinar to discuss non-woody biomass processing and handling

Fall is harvest season in the nation’s agricultural communities, and energy is a crop of growing importance.  Understanding the unique characteristics of agricultural residue and grass biomass supply chains is critical to the expansion of these non-woody fuels for conversion to useful heat and power. Join the Biomass Thermal Energy Council’s (BTEC) webinar on Wednesday, October 1st at 1PM ET as speakers Jay Van Roekel of Vermeer and Tom Wilson of Wilson Engineering Services discuss the ins-and-outs of agricultural and grass biomass fuels from the field to the boiler. Register for the webinar here >>

Host a Site Tour on National Bioenergy Day - October 22, 2014

Washington, DC, August 20, 2014 – The Biomass Thermal Energy Council is encouraging bioenergy facilities and installations around the U.S. to hold open houses or other events on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 to raise the profile of the thermal and CHP sectors.

Bioenergy does not often receive the recognition it deserves by keeping forests and fields healthy and generating renewable energy. The second annual National Bioenergy Day is an opportunity to showcase bioenergy facilities and the bioenergy supply chain to policy makers and the public. Learn more or participate here >>

BTEC Applauds Addition of Thermal to Massachusetts Alternative Portfolio Standard
The comprehensive thermal energy bill now heads to the Governor for approval

Washington, DC, August 4, 2014 – The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) praised the passage of a bill adding renewable thermal energy as a component of the Massachusetts Alternative Portfolio Standard (APS). Massachusetts now joins New Hampshire as the only states that have authorized the inclusion of renewable thermal in comprehensive Renewable Portfolio Standards.

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NEW MEMBERS

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UPCOMING EVENTS

BTEC is proud to be a Supporting Organization for these events:

International Training Seminar Biomass Heating

 

REFF West

National BioEnergy Day

WoodStove Design Challenge

BTEC Media Affiliates

Bioenergy International Biomass P&T PFI RISI



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Upcoming Events
9/15/2014 - 11/21/2014
Hydronic-Based Biomass Heating Systems
Organized by: BTEC, HeatSpring Learning Institute

10/1/2014
WEBINAR - Before the Boiler: Agricultural and grass biomass supply chain considerations
Organized by: BTEC

10/3/2014
Policy Committee Call
Organized by: BTEC

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BIOMASS THERMAL ENERGY COUNCIL
1211 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-596-3974   Fax: 202-223-5537   info@biomassthermal.org

BTEC is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association


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