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.
Genera Energy is focused on developing sustainable and economical energy crop supply chain systems. Our company sought to innovate the entire biomass supply chain, from agronomic management to improved logistical tools. This core focus is a recognition of the need to reduce supply chain risk, making biomass projects more easily financed and successful. [...]
Several of our previous blogs have touched on some of the high points of biomass handling and feedstock storage. We have discussed the importance of managing feedstock moisture and keyed into some of the pros and cons of round bales, square bales, and forage harvested material. But having a high level knowledge of biomass inventory [...]
So far, we’ve explored a number of benefits and advantages offered by cellulosic biofuels: renewable, sustainable, economically competitive, diverse product platform, fungible and compatible, on demand and storable, energy efficient, clean burning, and localized. Today, we conclude our series describing why advanced biofuels are even more deserving of respect and enthusiasm today than they were [...]
“You never stop learning.” That motivational quote is typically found in a graduation speech, but there is certainly a good bit of truth in that inspiring platitude. I firmly believe that staying current in any profession requires constant education so I have been attending several of the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Management courses [...]
Genera Energy recently introduced its newest feedstock management system module, BIN-SPEC™. A proprietary preprocessing system, BIN-SPEC delivers a consistent biomass product to a customer’s specifications with the least amount of variability and at a lower cost. Along with Genera’s other feedstock management systems, Energy Grange™ and Supply ASSURE™, BIN-SPEC was developed through years of R&D [...]