Apr 2, 2020
Renova’s large-scale biomass plant in Japan reaches financial close
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]

Pellets News
Nov 12, 2018
Major Swedish manufacturer of wood flooring and PVC-free resilient flooring, Kährs Group is constructing a wood pellet plant in Nybro, Sweden. The plant is to be located right by its existing site and aims to be operational by the end of 2018. The pellet plant is to produce a product more advanced than Kährs current wood powder biofuel and one that will offer... [Read More]

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]

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