May 13, 2020
Pinnacle Renewable Energy reports revenue growth, warns of COVID-19 impact
Pellets News
Apr 9, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, Enviva's team continues to progress with the construction of its deep-water marine terminal at the Port of Pascagoula. On 7 April, the company inflated the first of two wood pellet storage dome structures at Mississippi's largest port. As a critical infrastructure business, Enviva said it is continuing to persevere through the "difficult environment"... [Read More]

Pellets News
Apr 7, 2020
Drax has received the 100th biomass cargo from its dedicated US export facility at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge in Louisiana. The vessel arrived in the UK on the fifth anniversary of the start of operations at a dedicated biomass export facility in southern US. The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is the final deepwater port on the Mississippi River and the closest... [Read More]

Pellets News
Apr 2, 2020
Japanese renewable energy firm RENOVA has announced its large-scale biomass power generation project has reached financial close. The company signed a financing agreement that will allow it to work on the development of the Ishinomaki Hibarino Biomass Project along with three co-sponsors, Tokyo Gas Co, United Purpose Management and Mizuho Leasing Co. Renova has the... [Read More]

Pellets News
Mar 3, 2020
SIMEC Atlantis Energy has successfully produced 100 tonnes of fuel pellets for large-scale combustion testing for a power station conversion in Wales, UK. The global developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy projects developed the 100% waste-derived pellets for the conversion of Uskmouth Power Station. SIMEC also announced the successful completion of large-scale... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jul 15, 2019
Pinnacle Renewable Energy has signed two long-term, take-or-pay offtake contracts with customers in Japan and South Korea, for the supply of industrial wood pellets. In Japan, Pinnacle has extended an existing contract with Mitsubishi, under which Pinnacle will supply 110,000-120,000 metric tons per annum (MTPA) of industrial wood pellets from 2021. In South Korea,... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jun 13, 2019
Enviva revised its sourcing guidelines to better reflect its commitment to the highest standards of sustainability, integrity and continual improvement. Enviva is the world’s largest producer of industrial wood pellets, in partnership with the Earthworm Foundation, announced that it is enhancing its responsible sourcing policy to better accomplish its commitment... [Read More]

Pellets News
May 9, 2019
Pinnacle Renewable Energy announces its financial results for the 13-week period ended March 29, 2019. Q1 2019 Highlights: revenue increased 26.2% to $89.6 million (€80 million), compared to Q1 2018; Adjusted EBITDA totalled $8.3 million (€7.4 million), compared to $12.0 million (€10.7 million) in Q1 2018; Excluding the impact of the implementation of IFRS... [Read More]

Pellets News
May 7, 2019
Clean Electricity Generation (CEG) has delivered CEG BioCoal pellets for its first programme of customer trials. The pellets are a renewable biomass drop-in replacement for coal, with customer trials in support of Baltania, which is a planned commercial-scale BioCoal pellet production plant located in Estonia. According to the release, CEG will supply eight torrefaction... [Read More]

Pellets News
Apr 1, 2019
Wood pellets manufacturer Pinnacle Renewable Energy announced that it has restarted production of wood pellets at its Entwistle facility in Alberta, Canada, following a fire in February. The company is working with Alberta Labour Occupational Health & Safety, fire authorities, insurance adjusters, equipment suppliers and other experts as part of an ongoing investigation... [Read More]

Pellets News
Mar 22, 2019
Associated British Ports (ABP) has completed the largest shipment of wood pellets ever handled at the ABP dry bulks terminal. According to ABP, the operations team discharged an estimated 30,000 tonnes from a vessel, with the intent of delivering it to the Drax power station in Selby. It is claimed the shipment can generate enough electricity to power an approximated 18,000... [Read More]

Pellets News
Feb 12, 2019
Pinnacle Renewable Energy (Pinnacle) has announced that its wood pellet facility in Entwistle, Alberta has had to temporarily stop production due to a fire. Pinnacle reports that a fire broke out at around 2pm yesterday and caused damage to part of the facility. Pinnacle also reports that one employee had to be sent to hospital and that several other employees sustained... [Read More]

Pellets News
Feb 4, 2019
Pacific Bioenergy has entered into a long-term off-take agreement for wood pellets with a major Canadian sawmill. British Colombia’s Skeena Sawmills has recently built a new ‘state of the art’ pellet plant adjacent to its sawmill in Terrace, BC. Production at the mill is set to commence in Q1 2019. Under the terms of the new off-take agreement, Pacific... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jan 21, 2019
According to the Portland Press Herald, a driver of a wood pellet tractor-trailer lost control in Sidney, Canada and crashed into a guardrail. The tractor-trailer crashed last week on Interstate 95’s northbound lanes after its driver fell asleep at the wheel. The Portland Press Herald states that no other vehicles were involved or damaged and that there were no reported... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jan 17, 2019
US pellet producer Enviva is planning a $200 million (€175 million) investment into a pellet mill and ship-loading terminal in Mississippi, Bradenton Herald reports. Enviva spokeswoman Maria Moreno spoke to Bradenton Herald, outlining that the firm signed agreements with leaders in both the George and Jackson counties. According to Moreno, the company will not finalise... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 22, 2018
An investigation has been launched after a silo owned by UK-based biomass supplier Balcas, containing 12 tonnes of wood pellets, caught fire in Invergordon, Scotland. The fire broke out at Cromarty Firth Industrial Estate. According to The Press and Journal, smoke could be seen pouring out of the contained steel silo while firefighters worked to put out the flames. Invergordon-based... [Read More]

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