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Global Feedstock Supply and Costs for Asian Biomass Consumers

By Forest2Market

Forest2Market has recently undertaken an ongoing project to help participants in the burgeoning biopower industries in Asia better understand the global biomass supply chain. While some suppliers have clear geographical advantages to these markets, the existing supply chains and wood raw material costs in other locations can be compelling as well. Learn more about these individual regions below.
Existing Biopower Producers Key to the Industry’s Future

By Suz-Anne Kinney
Despite its many benefits, the potential that new greenfield biopower facilities will be built in the United States in the next few years is low. A combination of factors, from high capital costs to low electricity prices (the result of low natural gas prices) to an uncertain regulatory environment, all present obstacles for the industry’s growth.

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Forest2Market Launches new Websites in Finnish, Swedish & Russian

By Forest2Market

Forest2Market, Inc., a global provider of data solutions for the forest products industry, announced today the launch of its newly-redesigned Finnish, Swedish and Russian websites. These refreshed sites incorporate improved navigation, easy access to essential information, as well as features that offer a more comprehensive understanding of the company's capabilities and an improved user experience. 
Executive Order Takes Aim at Clean Power Plan

By John Greene

"The war on coal is over." So stated Vice President Mike Pence last week at an event in West Virginia, deep in the heart of coal country. "We're going to bring back jobs," Pence continued. "We're going to get Washington out of the way of energy producers and coal miners—because energy means growth for America, and President Trump digs coal."
Drax Biomass, AFF Launch Initiative for Private Landowners in US South

By John Greene
A new project that highlights the depth and diversity of one of the many symbiotic relationships that exist between landowners, the forest products industry and conservation organizations is coming to fruition in the US South. Drax Biomass and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) recently announced a five-year project to invest in the future of small family landowners based near Drax’s Morehouse wood pellet production facility in northeastern Louisiana.

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Greenpeace’s “Meaning of Is” Moment

By John Greene
As we noted last month in our coverage of the Resolute Forest Products legal battle against Greenpeace, “The sense of relativism that is driving the ideological schism in the Western world has reached such a level that one must question whether objectivity actually exists anymore.” One month later and, when forced to account for its past behavior, Greenpeace has further proven the point that everything—including the definition of words—is now relative. In a display on par with Bill Clinton’s now infamous “meaning of is” moment, Greenpeace is once again upping the relativism ante.
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Forest2Market at 2017 Nordic Baltic Bioenergy Conference

By Forest2Market
Forest2Market was pleased to be a presenter and Silver Sponsor at the 2017 Nordic Baltic Bioenergy Conference, which kicked off March 29 in Helsinki, Finland. The theme of this year’s event focused on replacing fossil fuels in a sustainable way.
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