Growing a Secure, Sustainable Future with Biomass
Imagine a source of energy that replenishes itself every year with sunlight and rain. Imagine a source of energy that improves soil and water quality and increases wildlife diversity, even after a decade of continuous production. Imagine an energy source from land that has limited value for other applications. Imagine that same energy source being carbon neutral.
Of course, we can’t achieve any of this extracting petroleum from the ground. But we CAN sustainably grow biomass energy crops using land not generally suitable for food crops and fully realize the benefits of clean, domestic, renewable advanced biofuels, biopower and bioproducts. Every acre of a sustainably grown biomass energy crop like switchgrass or biomass sorghum can potentially produce 600 gallons – even up to 1,000 gallons or more – of clean renewable fuels and chemicals. Not just once, but 600+ gallons year after year after year.
“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you are a thousand miles away from the corn field.”
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
We’re not talking about someday. We’re talking about today. The technology for converting lignocellulosic biomass to advanced biofuels and biochemicals has been validated. For these market-ready biofuel and biochemical industries to grow, we need a lot of biomass. That’s Genera’s singular focus: Biomass Done Right.
Genera is the nation’s leading biomass supply-chain management resource that provides commercial biomass feedstock services. From full-service energy crop production and turnkey supply-chain solutions to providing biomass management systems and consulting, Genera provides a bridge between biomass users and landowners.
Based in Vonore, TN, Genera provides its services around the United States and internationally with a broad customer base that spans a gamut of crops and biomass types.The Genera team presents unrivaled experience in energy crop production and biomass supply. Our strategy is to consistently innovate and create efficiencies that drive down costs in biomass supply chain. Through a network of partners, we scale and deliver a reliable stream of sustainable biomass feedstock solutions to our customers.
Genera’s proprietary Energy Grange™ and Supply ASSURE® feedstock management systems along with its BIN-SPEC® material-handling and milling system offer customers maximum feedstock reliability and quality while minimizing variability and cost.