Upcoming Webinar -State of Play: An Update on Biomass Heat, Tax Policy, and Federal Regulations
Scheduled for December 8, 2014
Tax reform and pending bionergy regulations offer opportunities and threats to the growth of the biomass thermal and combined heat and power (CHP) sectors. Gain insight into the direction of the 114th Congress and federal agency actions during this December 9th, 11AM ET webinar from the Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC).
Speakers Charlie Niebling (Innovative Natural Resource Solutions), Mike Jostrom (Plum Creek), and Pat Rita (Orion Advocates) will discuss the following topics: Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Biogenic Emissions Rulemaking , fate of energy tax credits, update on the BTU Act (S. 1007), appropriations outlook for Farm Bill Energy Title Programs, and more
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HVAC Magazine: States Incentivize High-efficiency Biomass Heating Systems
Jen Anesi, ACHRNews
November 17, 2014
"In the aftermath of a brutal 2013-2014 winter that included a widespread propane shortage and record high propane prices across much of the U.S., several states are introducing or expanding tax credits, rebates, financial assistance, and training to help promote biomass heating for both commercial and residential applications."
The article features input on policy initiatives and public perceptions from BTEC's Executive Director, Joseph Seymour.
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Materials, Live Recording Available from Inside Look at Collaborative Stove Design Workshop
November 6, 2014
Five competing teams took a break during the Alliance for Green Heat's Collaborative Stove Design Workshop to describe their respective technology's automated features and efforts to reduce particulates and increase efficiency. The webinar was part of the week-long workshop held at Brookhaven National Lab in Upton, NY.
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