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Nov 12, 2018
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Pellets News
Nov 2, 2018
In a statement released on Wednesday, Enviva announced it is to be the sole supplier of imported wood pellets to Mitsubishi’s Japanese biomass plant. As one of the world’s largest producers of wood pellets, Enviva owns and operates wood pellet processing plants and deep-water export terminals in the South-eastern United States. Enviva announced that it is set... [Read More]

Pellets News
Oct 22, 2018
VerdEnergy, a Yorkshire based supplier of wood pellets for boilers, has expanded its delivery fleet and built a new depot as part of its ongoing expansion. This expansion is being supported by £200,000 in funding from NPIF-Mercia Debt Finance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. With those funds, VerdEnergy has purchased two new specialised delivery... [Read More]

Pellets News
Sep 26, 2018
According to an announcement made by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), wood pellet suppliers Fram Renewable Fuels plan on investing $15 million in a production facility in Brantley County.     The plant is to be operated by a division of Fram Fuels, Archer Forest Products, and the move is expected to create around 35 new jobs. Harold... [Read More]

Pellets News
Sep 13, 2018
A total of 9 rural businesses in the state of Maine, in the United States, are to receive almost $432,000 (€371,807) for their energy efficiency projects. Republican Senate, Susan Collins and independent Angus King, say that the money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program will be used to purchased, construct and install solar... [Read More]

Pellets News
Sep 11, 2018
Vancouver based Pinnacle Renewable Holdings has acquired 70% of The Westervelt Co.’s industrial wood pellet production in Aliceville. Westervelt currently manages more than half a million acres of land, whilst Pinnacle produces sustainable fuel for renewable electricity generation in the form of industrial wood pellets. The facility in Aliceville has an annual production... [Read More]

Pellets News
Aug 13, 2018
Enviva Partners has reported its financial results for the second quarter 2018, and announced two major contracts in Europe and Japan. The company has reported net second quarter revenue of $132.1 million, a 3.6% or $4.6 million increase year on year with the second quarter 2017. Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter of 2018 was $21.1 million, compared to $23.3 million... [Read More]

Pellets News
Jul 6, 2018
On 21 June Moret Industries signed a contract worth approximately €50 million to supply a reversible plant for white and black pellets to Européenne de Biomasse. The unit, with an annual production capacity of 120,000 tonnes per annum, will be located in Pomacle-Bazancourt, Champagne-Ardenne, France. As well as the pellet plant, the Européenne de Biomasse... [Read More]

Pellets News
Apr 3, 2018
BioPower Sustainable Energy Corporation (BioPower) has announced the acquisition of the assets of the former Rentech pellet plant in Atikokan, Ontario. According to a statement, the agreement was made in December 2017, with BioPower’s acquisition of Rentech’s assets completed in January 2018. Rentech Atikokan manufactures commercial grade wood pellets for the... [Read More]

Pellets News
Mar 20, 2018
Biomass wood pellet supplier Y Pellets has appointed a new general manager. Chris Wilson joins the company in the wake of the recent announcement that Y Pellets is to invest £10 million in constructing a new wood refinery in Goole, East Yorkshire. Announcing the new facility back in February, Y Pellets claimed it was the first of its kind and only the second globally... [Read More]

Pellets News
Feb 26, 2018
The facility is going to use a patented process from ARC Applied Sciences, who claim that it will ‘revolutionise’ the UK’s biomass supply. Sourced from UK wood and using technology developed at the company’s first plant in Austria, the pellets from the plant in East Yorkshire are to be supplied nationally to domestic and commercial consumers. The... [Read More]

Pellets News
Feb 20, 2018
According to the company, called Helen, the plant is the largest pellet-fired boiler in Finland. The plant was opened 14 February. At capacity, the plant is fuelled with 21 tonnes of wood pellets per hour, generating heat for 25,000 one-bedroom apartments. “Helsinki is strongly committed to mitigating climate change. Carbon neutrality requires us to be a bold trailblazer... [Read More]

Pellets News
Feb 19, 2018
The company says that the acquisition will help meet the growing demand for biomass energy. The transaction took place 16 February; the amount payed for the facility was not disclosed. Earlier in 2018, Enviva created a joint venture with The John Hancock Life Insurance Company called Enviva JV Development Company, this purchase is the first by the new company. The purpose... [Read More]

Pellets News
Dec 1, 2017
Production has started at Drax Biomass’ (DBI) newest sustainable compressed wood pellet facility, LaSalle BioEnergy in Urania, Louisiana. “This is a very exciting moment, we have a dedicated and motivated work force that after months of upgrades, retrofits, and training is ready to produce,” said Pete Madden, President and Chief Executive Officer of Drax... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 27, 2017
Bord na Móna, an Irish energy company, will soon seek government approval for plans to invest €60 million in building a wood pellet factory in the US, according to the Irish Times. It was announced in September 2016 that the state owned company wanted to build a pellet plant in Georgia that would turn willow trees into pellets for export to the Republic of... [Read More]

Pellets News
Nov 16, 2017
Canada has been able to boost the amount of wood pellets it exports as it has been helped by countries like the UK who are shifting away from coal and turning to biomass, according to new resarch from the National Energy Board. The federal agency stated that exports of wood pellets in 2016 increased by 46% to 2.4 billion kg in 2016, compared to the same period the previous... [Read More]


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