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New Michigan Woody Biomass Harvesting Guide

The State of Michigan has developed a document called "Michigan Woody Biomass Harvesting Guidance." It's an 18 page outline and guide that should help reduce environmental risks associated with energy harvests. The content was developed by a team of experts from industry, universities, non-government groups and key public agencies. It is available on the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) website.

New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission Changes Rebate Program for Residential Bulk-Fed Wood-Pellet Central Boilers and Furnaces

The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (NH-PUC) has announced improvements in its rebate program for furnaces and wood pellet boilers during the early part of this summer and considered the inclusion of central heating systems that are installed outdoors.

Maine Company First to Bulk Deliver Wood Pellets for Pellet Boiler Heating Systems

According to Maine Energy Systems, LLC (MESys) of Bethel, Maine, the company is the first in the United States to bulk deliver wood pellets to residential customers with auto fired pellet burning central heating systems:

Choose a Catalytic Wood Stove and Save Money in the Long Run

With the high price of heating oil and electricity in many places, a lot of people are considering buying a wood stove. A good bet is to go with an EPA Phase II catalytic stove.

Biomass 2008 Workshop Dates Set

This year's Biomass '08 Technical Workshop: Power, Fuels, and Chemicals is set for July 15-16, 2008 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

New Heating Fuel Price Comparison Calculator

Use this new fuel comparison calculator, provided by the U.S. Engergy Information Administration, to calculate costs for different stove fuels.

Burning Pelletized Grass in a Pellet Stove

There has yet to be a serious attempt by pellet stove manufacturers to design stoves better adapted to high ash fuels such as pelletized grass.

Tax Credit for Wood Stove Buyers in Oregon

A new law in Oregon went into effect Dec. 1, 2007, offering up to a $300 tax credit for buyers of clean burning certified wood and pellet stoves.

Fiber By-Products Releases New Wood Pellets

White Pigeon, MI - Fiber By-Products Corp., a green processor of waste wood, has released its new ProPellet pellets for wood stoves.

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