The Wood Pellet Association of Canada Board of Directors has appointed the Safety Committee to manage the safety objectives of the Wood Pellet Association of Canada.
Generating electricity at the micro level with renewable low carbon wood pellets can be part of a distributed power smart grid architecture that can complement small-scale solar, small-scale battery storage, and the growth in the use of electric vehicles.
The project aims to export 500,000 ton of wood pellets (renewable energy) annually from Fiji to South Korea and other countries.
Almost 50% of the fiber feedstock for wood pellet plants in the US South was industry and forest residues in the 1Q/17, up from 33% five years ago, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review.
Economic factors and international market demand brings an Albany wood pellet processing plant back online.
Sessions in Bellmont and Long Lake explain how up to 10 municipalities and nonprofits can obtain grants to switch to wood-pellet heating.
The power station owner is looking to buy two pellet plants in the US as part of plans to expand its operations.
Northeastern US sawmills evaluate installation of pellet mills to mitigate impact of pulp, paper and biomass mill closures
According to Forest2Market, every time a mill produces a thousand board feet of lumber, it also produces two tons of residues: one ton of clean chips, and another ton of bark and sawdust.
A California company is entertaining buyers for its Wawa pellet mill as it begins shuttering the operation this month.
Drax Group has released its preliminary results for 2016, accompanied by a webcast presentation given by CEO Dorothy Thompson, who discussed challenges and successes over the past year, as well as some of the company’s future goals and prospects in relation to biomass conversions and wood pellet production.
Fiber Energy Products and Forest Energy Corporation each had a wood pellet manufacturing plant qualify for the Pellet Fuels Institute Standards Program, bringing the total number of qualified facilities to 20.
The Moose Cree First Nation is looking seriously at getting into manufacturing as its next big development project.
Brazil’s Secretary of Economic Development, Science and Technology formally announced that company Butiá Indústria e Comércio de Pellets Ltda’s plans to construct a 36,000-ton wood pellet plant in the municipality of Butiá, Brazil.
The Pellet Fuels Institute recently announced the qualification of two new pellet fuels manufacturers to the PFI Standards Program, including Lignetics’ Strong, Maine, facility and New York-based Instantheat Wood Pellets.
Northern Ireland’s biggest wood pellets manufacturer, Balcas, has confirmed it shared information about proposed tariff changes in the renewable heat incentive (RHI) scheme months before they were officially announced, according to a BBC report.
The global wood pellet market has endured a challenging 2016.
The wood pellet industry has doubled in the past five years, and Pellet Mill Magazine’s executive editor, Tim Portz, says the next five years will be defined by the industry’s ability to grasp the global opportunity that lies in front of it.
FutureMetrics released a white paper this month providing a strategy for how the Trump administration can help save the coal industry while boosting the industrial pellet industry with policy that supports the cofiring of wood pellets with coal.
Environmental advocates are pushing back, but William Strauss of Bethel, a global expert on biofuels, says mixing wood pellets with coal can save jobs and improve air quality.