Genera Energy's Sam Jackson discusses the significance of a recent poplar tree harvest at the University of Tennessee AgResearch Center. The harvest is part of a five-year $15 million multi-disciplinary research and development effort funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The University of Tennessee Center for Renewable Carbon, Genera Energy and additional partners have received $4 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office to explore feedstock supply and logistical issues in the quest for low-cost, high-quality bioenergy.
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.
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 [...]
No one can predict the date, time or place of an emergency. That makes it critical to plan and prepare for any emergency situation. Emergencies can be caused by many things, weather, people, machines, different situations or places. Here at Genera Energy, we strive to ensure that we have the best policies and procedures in [...]
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 [...]
In bioenergy, a common concern related to the scale-up of some energy crops is invasiveness. The introduction of many invasive plants has occurred intentionally, as with ornamental plantings, and accidentally as a by-product of commerce. Herein lies the concern with bioenergy crops. No one wants to unintentionally introduce the next Kudzu! To evaluate potential energy [...]