Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

BTEC webinar to address public perceptions of biomass energy

Biomass Power & Thermal
By Matt Soberg August 16, 2011

Although biomass-generated energy provides significant benefits, it has not been without controversy, according to the Biomass Thermal Energy Council. Community concerns have been raised regarding emissions, feedstock sustainability and incentives for biomass systems.

A BTEC produced webinar, “Public Perceptions of Biomass Thermal Energy: Identifying Sentiment, Overcoming Challenges,” is designed to ease concerns through education. The presentation will be held Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. ET and will include three industry speakers sharing research findings and practical experiences.

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