Dr. William Strauss is the President and founder of FutureMetrics, LLC. FutureMetrics is internationally recognized as a leading expert in the wood pellet sector. Bill continues to be a thought leader in the sector and has published numerous papers on a variety of subjects relevant to the wood pellet sector. He is also a co-founder and a Director of Maine Energy Systems, the largest manufacturer of European style automatic pellet fueled central heating systems in North America. Bill has been named as one of the most influential leaders in the biomass sector in 2016 and again in 2017 by Argus Media, and is the 2012 recipient of the International Excellence in Bioenergy award. Bill has more than forty years of strategic and policy planning, project management, data analysis, operations, and modeling experience in the renewable energy sector including 10 years operating large waste-to-energy plants in the 1980s.
Bill is also the recipient of the InfoSol Limitless Business Intelligence Dashboard 2021.
This presentation will provide attendees with an overview of how selected countries are decarbonizing their coal-fueled power plants while maintaining their baseload service by substituting sustainably sourced wood pellet fuel for coal. There will be discussion of UK and EU policies and the European carbon trading system. The presentation will focus on the German power […]
This presentation will discuss a well-proven and already deployed strategy for decarbonizing part of the power generation sector. International trade in wood pellet fuel produced from sustainable sources that is used for power generation was almost 23 million metric tonnes in 2021. This presentation will be complimented by an interactive dashboard that allows the user […]