An agreement between Coast Tsimshian Resources (CTR) and Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. means the two will work toward the construction of a wood pellet plant for Terrace.
“I was looking for a low-cost, low-maintenance, efficient heating system for my new home,” said Croteau.
Based on industry data that Biomass Magazine tracks, the average production capacity of the fourteen plants currently under construction is nearly 6X greater than the average size of existing plant across North America.
A Mainland biomass company with ties to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen could shake up the energy scene in Hawaii by providing a quick, environmentally-friendly, lower-cost solution to fossil fuels such as fuel oil and liquefied natural gas to power up Hawaiian Electric Co.’s power stations.
The closure of the Lavington glass plant in 2008 hit the immediate and surrounding communities hard.
The German Pellets plant in Woodville, Texas, has received the ENplus certificate.
Leading scientists sent a letter stating that burning trees to produce electricity increases carbon emissions and contributes to air pollution.
Planning for the 2014 Pellet Fuels Institute Annual Conference is underway and the PFI Conference Committee welcomes your ideas for panel topics.
The work is nearing completion on Westview Terminal, and the first ship to carry Pinnacle Resource pellets from Prince Rupert to overseas destination was set to arrive yesterday.
Local researchers are working on several projects to help create and test wood pellet burners that run more efficiently and produce less pollution.
The worldwide increase in the demand for biofuels has directly benefitted the Tyler County economy with the opening of the German Pellet Plant, and, in 2014, the Biomass Plant.
Around the state more institutions, towns and businesses are turning away from oil in favor of heating with wood, viewing it as a renewable resource that helps the region’s economy, lowers the carbon footprint and apparently saves money.
There’s renewed enthusiasm in heavily forested New Hampshire for the idea of homegrown heating sources, primarily wood and — more recently — wood pellets.
Power station Drax said full year earnings will be “materially ahead” of market forecasts following a better than expected performance from its first biomass unit.
The California company retrofitting mills in Atikokan and Wawa so they can produce wood pellets says output from the two operations will be a lot more than originally planned.
The province says an idle mill in Wawa will re-open and create about 40 jobs in the process.
Arson investigators are searching for the cause of an early morning fire and explosion at a wood pellet manufacturer at 34 Kimball Place.
The export facility will have silos, an unloading facility for trucks and rail cars and a conveyor delivery system to the wharf.
The Danish government has filed a report on its domestic market for wood pellets with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network.
Britain’s new generation of biomass power stations will have to source millions of tonnes of wood from thousands of miles away if they are to operate near to their full capacity, raising questions about the claims made for the sustainability of the new technology.