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2014 International Biomass Conference & Expo Awards




Produced by BBI International, the 2014 International Biomass Conference & Expo is currently accepting nominations for the Groundbreaker of the Year Award and the Excellence in Bioenergy Award. These awards are designed to help recognize those individuals and companies who have contributed and helped build the bioenergy industry. In addition, the awards will reach out to and encourage the next generation of leaders in the industry.

Groundbreaker of the Year Award

Significant quantities of money and energy must be invested into a bioenergy project before construction can begin. Companies and organizations that reach the groundbreaking stage represent the minority of potential bioenergy projects. The dedication and perseverance needed to navigate design, funding, permitting, purchase agreements and community acceptance indicates extreme aptitude worthy of acknowledgement. The Groundbreaker of the Year Award recognizes the company or organization that has significantly advanced the bioenergy industry by breaking ground and making meaningful headway on a commercial scale biomass-to-energy project.

Nominate your Candidate for the 2014 Groundbreaker of the Year Award

NOMINATION FORM

Nomination Deadline was February 20, 2014. Winners will be announced during the General Session on March 25th.
If you have quetions please contact Kolby Hoagland at khoagland@bbiinternational.com.

Excellence in Bioenergy Award

Dynamic leaders in industry, academia and public policy are fundamental to the growth of the bioenergy industry. Numerous hurdles obstruct advancement, and without these individuals’ efforts, the bioenergy industry would not be where it is today. The Excellence in Bioenergy Award recognizes the individual whose drive and effort to clear financial, technological, or political hurdles has had the greatest impact on economic sustainability and environmental prudency over the past year.

Nominate your Candidate for the 2014 Excellence in Bioenergy Award

NOMINATION FORM

Nomination Deadline was February 20, 2014. Winners will be announced during the General Session on March 25th.
If you have quetions please contact Kolby Hoagland at khoagland@bbiinternational.com.


Past Award Winners


2012
  • Excellence in Bioenergy
    Dr. William Strauss
  • Groundbreaker of the Year
    Ameresco, Inc. & U.S. Dept. of Energy
2013
  • Excellence in Bioenergy
    Charlie Niebling, New England Wood Pellet LLC
  • Groundbreaker of the Year
    Dominion

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