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The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association dedicated to advancing the use of biomass for heat and other thermal energy applications.

BTEC is an association of biomass fuel producers, appliance manufacturers and distributors, supply chain companies and non-profit organizations that view biomass thermal energy as a renewable, responsible, clean and energy-efficient pathway to meeting America’s energy needs. BTEC engages in research, education, and public advocacy for the fast growing biomass thermal energy industry. More >>




Governor Cuomo Launches Renewable Heat NY to Build Market for High-Efficiency, Low-Emissions Wood-Fired Heating Systems
July 29, 2014

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched Renewable Heat NY, a $27 million initiative aimed at building a sustainable, high-efficiency, low-emissions wood heating sector in New York. Renewable Heat NY will also help develop more clean technology manufacturing based in New York, a skilled installer base, and sustainably harvested wood fuels from state forests—supporting economic development while preserving the environment. The event was hosted at the facility of BTEC member Evoworld

Read the official Renewable HeatNY announcement here >>

Slides and Live Recording Now Available from BTEC CHP Webinar
July 28, 2014

The presentation materials from the highly rated July 25th webinar, "Biomass-Fueled CHP," are now available.

Access the CHP webinar presentation materials here >>

BTEC's Seymour Discusses Biomass Economics in "5 Ways the Biomass Heating Industry is Laying the Foundation for Explosive Growth"
July 22, 2014

HeatSpring connected with six individuals who are working on increasing the adoption of biomass heating systems, including BTEC's Joseph Seymour. The article outlines five concepts that are vital to laying the right framework for industry growth.

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BTEC Applauds USDA on Expanding State Leadership in Biomass Thermal Energy
Awards will support the development of eleven state wood energy teams and nine biomass energy projects

WASHINGTON, DC, July 15, 2014 - The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) announcement today awarding more than $2.5 million in grants to develop wood energy teams in eleven states and an additional $1.25 million for nine wood energy projects.

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International Training Seminar Biomass Heating


National BioEnergy Day

WoodStove Design Challenge


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Bioenergy International Biomass P&T PFI RISI

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Upcoming Events
State of the States: Biomass Thermal Policy Incentives on the State Level
Organized by: BTEC

Live Lecture - Temperature Stacking in Thermal Storage for Biomass Heating Systems
Organized by: BTEC & HeatSpring

9/8/2014 - 9/11/2014
International Training Seminar Biomass Heating - Market development and technologies
Organized by: OÖ Energiesparverband

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