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20 POWER 18 NEWS 19 COLUMN USDA Commits to Biomass By Bob Cleaves
20 FEATURE Modular Mastery After perfecting the technology at its R&D center hosting the world’s largest downdraft gasifier, PHG Energy has completed its first waste-to-energy downdraft gasification installation in Covington, Tenn. By Anna Simet
24 DEPARTMENT The Value of Versatility Ineos Bio's novel biorefinery in Vero Beach, Fla., gasifies multiple waste feedstocks to produce power and cellulosic ethanol. By Sue Retka Schill
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PELLETS 26 NEWS 27 COLUMN Pellet Heat Approaches Liftoff with Residential Consumers By Bill Bell
28 CONTRIBUTION Torrefaction: Pre- or Post-Pelletization Researchers at Oakridge National Laboratory have set out to discover the pros and cons to torrefying biomass both prior to and after pelletization. By Shahab Sokhansanj
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