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March 19, 2012
Kevin Kokesch, utilities supervisor for the city of Franklin, checks the bin on the hot water boilers that are fueled by renewable energy pellets. The Minnesota Valley Alfalfa Producers continues to experiment and test different recipes for renewable energy pellets. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Franklin, Minn., an unlikely biomass test kitchen
March 19, 2012 - 12:00am
March 16, 2012
Grant funding will assist renewable energy projects across the west central Minnesota
March 16, 2012 - 12:00am
August 6, 2011
Biomass won't replace fossil fuels, experts say, but use will grow
August 6, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Kevin Hennessy, a scientist with a research and science lab for developing innovative new uses for agricultural products, was among the featured speakers Tuesday at a biobusiness forum in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Potential, challenges for biomass energy sources outlined at local forum
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
No corn cob harvest is lesson in biomass economics
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
October 4, 2010
James Barbour, with the University of Minnesota, Morris, attempts to ignite gasses emitted by a model gasifier during a demonstration of the technology at the Helen and Don Berheim farm north of Benson. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
A new market beset by delays, ready to fire up
October 4, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Biomass energy is again on radar for MnVAP
May 28, 2010 - 12:00am
February 16, 2010
Renville Co. turning its attention to jobs, energy initiatives
February 16, 2010 - 12:00am
A biomass boiler was in-stalled in September at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center near Spicer. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Renville Co. turning its attention to jobs, energy initiatives
February 16, 2010 - 12:00am
December 14, 2009
CVEC farmers raising the bar with unique field research
December 14, 2009 - 12:00am
October 27, 2009
CVEC qualified as biomass facility
October 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 20, 2009
Region begins to lead the way in biomass energy
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
December 13, 2008
Gene Fynboh of the Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company holds a handful of newly harvested corn cobs from a field south of Priam in mid-October. Chippewa Valley Ethanol Company demonstrated it is possible to harvest corn cobs along with the yellow grain under difficult conditions. Tribune file photo
Ethanol producer hopes to create biomass market
December 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Ethanol company tests new biomass
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 6, 2008
'Greener' future closer, thanks to a long-distance partnership
May 6, 2008 - 12:00am