Standing amid more than a dozen types of biomass energy crops towering over a unique energy garden, a local research and education leader, Dr. David E. Millhorn, was honored for his contributions to building a renewable, bio-based economy in Tennessee.
Kelly Tiller, President and CEO of Genera Energy, will be a featured speaker during the 2015 Life Science Tennessee Annual Conference September 28-30 in Nashville.
Genera Energy Inc., a recognized leader in biomass feedstock innovation and supply chain advancements, has been nominated for the 2015 Biofuels Digest 40 Hottest Small Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy list. An honor previously bestowed to Genera in 2014, the rankings are to be determined by weighted votes from an invited panel of selectors, and [...]
What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind? Soft raiment, biofuels, plastics, energy, adsorbents, crystalline structure, paper, resins, chemicals, fibers, super strength building materials? But what went ye out for to see? Biomass? Yea, I say unto you, and more than biomass. Verily I say unto you, among [...]
Did you realize that the United States Department of Defense uses over 117 million barrels of oil per year (2011)? That’s over 13 million gallons of fuel per day! According to Forbes, in 2007, the military was using 16 gallons per soldier per day (about $3 million in purchases each day). The US Military is [...]
The geographic barriers for business worldwide are no longer a factor with the internet and information technology today. Genera Energy Inc. realizes the opportunities that foreign markets can bring to bioenergy and the biomass supply industry. Similar to domestic contracts for the sale of goods or services, international contracts will need to include the essential [...]
Every employer dreads the details of the hiring process, but finding the best fit for a position is crucial every business’ success. Hiring the wrong person not only affects the productivity of the company, but the process of finding and training that person can be costly only to have to repeat the process. At Genera [...]
Current Biomass Crop Invasiveness Ratings Crops that are attractive for biomass production often exhibit invasive tendencies. Crops that produce high yields of biomass grow fast, have dense canopies that shade out competitors, and are often perennial, sprouting year after year to hold a site. While these tendencies are desired in energy crops, they can become [...]
Historic figures of science and mathematics have legacies that still ring true today and apply to modern day industry. For example, Lord Kelvin noted that “the more you understand what is wrong with a figure, the more valuable that figure becomes.” This quote applies directly to improving operations through data analysis in any industrial process. [...]
Genera Energy believes that the training and development of our employees is vital to the success of our company in the ever changing biomass supply industry. Training and development can be initiated for an employee or group of employees for many reasons. A few of these reasons include when performance improvement is needed, as part [...]