Environment

December 1, 2020

Gevo Makes Progress with Offtake Agreements, Decarbonization, Sustainability Efforts

New Bioeconomy Coalition of Minnesota member, Gevo Inc., has a bold vision for producing renewable biofuels with a zero-carbon footprint that can be used in today’s engines,…

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August 31, 2020

Bioincentive Program Contributes to $1.2 Billion of Economic Activity in Minnesota in 2019

A new report finds the Bioincentive Program contributed to $1.2 billion dollars of economic activity through construction and $601.7 million from operations, including employment for more than…

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August 21, 2020

Member Profile: Natural Resources Research Institute Aims to Match Minnesota’s Natural Resources with Best Opportunities

Developing a robust, diverse bioeconomy in Minnesota dovetails with the mission of the University of Minnesota’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI). This blog is part of a…

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August 18, 2020

Member Profile: POET’s Contribution to Minnesota’s Bioeconomy Began in the 1990s

POET, the world’s largest biofuel producer, was part of Minnesota’s bioeconomy long before the formation of the Bioeconomy Coalition of Minnesota (BCM). So, it’s appropriate that our…

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February 9, 2018

Demonstrating the Power of Woody Biomass in Minnesota’s Northwoods

As part of Bioenergy Day last fall, Itasca Community College (ICC) held a ribbon cutting for its new Messerschmitt three million BTU wood boiler. Instead of a…

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November 1, 2017

The North Woods’ Giving Tree: Paper Birch Provides Many Useful Products

Where the cold and unforgiving climates of the world reign – Siberia to Scandinavia, North America to North Korea – the slender and graceful birch tree thrives.…

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