Congressional Briefings


Joint BTEC and PFI Congressional Biomass Thermal Briefing on June 21, 2012

Date: June 21, 2012
Location: Longworth H.O.B, Room 1310, Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.


Panelists focused on high efficient biomass fueled systems and how their deployment can contribute to energy cost reduction, job creation and economic development in communities across the country.

Joint BTEC and PFI Congressional Biomass Thermal Briefing on June 21, 2012 from Biomass Thermal Energy Council on Vimeo.


Moderator: Derek Nelson, Forest Business Network

Dan Wilson, Wilson Engineering – Wood Heat and Combined Heat and Power in Federal Buildings: Best Practices and Opportunities
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Bruce Lisle, Biofuel Boiler Technologies – Institutional and Commercial Installations: Discussion of Large Scale Biomass Applications Used for Heating and Cooling
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Rob Davis, Forest Energy Corp. – Benefits of Forest Thinning: Promoting Healthy Forests and Feedstock Development
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Congressional Policy Briefing: Biomass Thermal Energy

Date: November 6, 2009, 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
Location: Capitol Visitors Center, Room SVC 210, Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

About the Event:

On November 6, the Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC), the Pellet Fuels Institute (PFI), and the Alliance for Green Heat co-hosted a Congressional briefing on the benefits and viability of biomass thermal energy.

The briefing addressed a standing room only audience of individuals interested in biomass energy, including representatives from 16 congressional offices, two Senate committees and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.



Video of Jon Strimling’s Presentation

Congressional Policy Briefing: Biomass Thermal Energy, Nov 6, 2009 from Biomass Thermal Energy Council on Vimeo.

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