THOMAS AMIDON, CTO -- APPLIED BIOREFINERY SCIENCES, SELECTED FOR THE TOP 300 PEOPLE IN THE BIOECONOMY
February 4 – Dr. Thomas E. Amidon has been designated one of the top 300 most influential people in the bioeconomy, as selected by editors of the field’s most widely distributed trade publication, Biofuels Digest
. The bioeconomy is a reference to the use of biological material, such as trees, plants, algae, and municipal solid waste, as the basis for creating energy and other commercial goods.
In being honored with this distinction, Dr. Amidon joins the ranks shared by Tom Vilsack, the US Secretary of Agriculture; Ernest Moniz, the US Secretary of Energy; and a group of CEOs from around the world whose companies are leading the next-generation development of renewable energy and sustainable products. Dr. Amidon was also recently presented with the SUNY College of Environmental Sciences & Forestry’s “Exemplary Researcher Award” for his work at the university where he is a professor and former department chair.
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January 9 -- Yesterday, a new opportunity for biomass heating in New York State was announced by Governor Cuomo, Renewable Heat NY: The Low-Emission Biomass Heating Initiative. This is the first initiative at the state level, in New York, specifically focused on getting consumers off fossil fuel heating and promoting a local, renewable source of heat -- biomass.
Charlie Niebling, President of the New York Biomass Energy Alliance, was pleased with the announcement and went on to explain, "Renewable Heat NY will give the biomass heating
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