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Stan Parton

Stan Parton is the Manager of Forest2Market's Bioenergy Practice.

Recent Posts

August 22, 2019
WSJ’s Incomplete Reporting Perpetuates Misconceptions About Bioenergy
A recent article published in the Wall Street Journal notes that the increased consumption of wood pellets in the...
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June 04, 2019
Understanding Regional Differences in Biomass Supply – A Critical Step for Bioenergy Developers
Developing a new bioenergy project is complex. As biomass feedstock is typically the greatest variable operating...
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April 18, 2019
For Asian Bioenergy Producers, Success is Driven by Mastering Feedstock Management
The largest risks with early-stage project development of modern bioenergy plants—including the ability to raise the...
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April 04, 2019
Feedstock Sourcing for Asian Bioenergy Growth: The US South Offers Advantages
Just how large is the global wood bioenergy market as we close in on 2020? Growth of the European bioenergy market...
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March 12, 2019
Japanese Demand for Wood Pellets Largely Fulfilled by North American Producers
Japan's consumption of wood pellets continues to increase significantly in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...
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February 12, 2016
Siting a Biofuel or Biochemical Facility? Maximize Your Resource Study
Proper site selection of a wood-consuming biofuels or biochemicals manufacturing facility is imperative for its...
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February 10, 2016
Three Essential Elements of a Quality Biomass Feedstock Price Index
For any manufacturing process that uses biomass as primary feedstock, the operating cost with the highest...
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December 01, 2015
US v. EU Energy Prices: How High is Too High?
It’s December in the US, which is a time when gasoline prices typically sink to yearly lows. Americans are paying...
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November 10, 2015
Surprising Support for Carbon Value That Will Spur Renewable Energy Growth
Scientists in forest-related industries and groups such as the National Council on Air and Stream Improvements...
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November 12, 2014
Why Fuel Escalators Harm Wood Supply Agreements
During periods of even mild fluctuations in diesel prices, the cash flows of both buyers and sellers can be affected....
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September 12, 2014
With “Friends” Like These…
When I read that the Partnership for Policy Integrity (PFPI) requested the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigate...
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September 10, 2014
Competition and Capacity to Pay
Every market participant has a different capacity to pay - the highest price a facility can pay for wood raw material...
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September 01, 2014
Supreme Court Issues Opinion on Tailoring Rule
About this time last year, we published a blog that detailed a Court of Appeals decision to vacate the Environmental...
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August 12, 2014
Biofuels Policy Primer
To become long-term, viable options to fossil sourced energy and materials, renewable fuels must offer a cost-effective...
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March 05, 2014
Economic Benefits to Fossil Carbon Far Outweigh Those for Renewables
We in the forest products sector were certainly glad to see the ‘wins’ in the Farm Bill. Clarification that logging...
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January 30, 2014
Three Things to Evaluate in a Biomass Feedstock Price Index
The greatest variable operating cost of a bioenergy project is the cost of biomass feedstock. Driven by market supply...
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