The St. Joe Co. announced yesterday it signed a letter of intent with Green Circle Bio Energy Inc. to jointly encourage economic development opportunities in northwest Florida, including the potential to make the Port of Port St. Joe operational.
Port of Pascagoula commissioners this morning approved a $1.5 million dredging project to prepare a Bayou Casotte berth for a specialized wood pellet exporting facility.
Viridis Energy Inc., a “Cleantech” manufacturer and distributor of alternative energy providing biomass fuel to global residential and industrial markets, announced that it has closed the second and final tranche of its $5,000,000 non-brokered private placement.
The Port of Pascagoula has gotten the last funding piece in place for its wood pellet facility.
Mark Mathis was looking pretty smart in early 2008.
The California energy company which once touted made-in-Northern Ontario green jet fuel now wants to make wood pellets.
Exportation of wood pellets from North America to Europe reached a new record of 3.2 million tons in 2012
The wood pellet export industry in North America has grown exponentially in a relatively short period of time.
As the sun sets on an $11.4 million federal effort to boost Maine’s wood pellet industry, early returns seem to indicate that the investment was a sound one.
DRAX Power Station has been given Government support for its plans to switch from coal power to biomass.
The world’s largest wood pellet plant is coming to one of the smallest towns in Central Louisiana.
European demand for wood pellets continues to spur the development of wood pellet facilities and port expansions across the southeast. By 2015, wood pellet consumption is expected to grow to 17 million tons, and US production is expected to amount to 10 million tons.
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is suing a defunct Nova Scotia wood pellet company for $532,618.98.
A resurgence in OSB demand in the US, prompted by an earlier- and stronger-than-expected housing recovery, will mean stiffer competition for pulpwood, putting pellet manufacturers at a competitive disadvantage.
“Our pellet plant would be by far the most efficient pellet plant in the country– biomass plant the same,” said Tom Emero of Beaver Wood Energy.
A wood stove change-out program that ends this year in Seeley Lake will be a model for other smoke-choked winter towns in the West when it’s over.
A group of homeowners gathered at Tea Birds Restaurant Tuesday night to celebrate the end of their addiction to home heating oil.
The Port of Wilmington may reap the benefits of environmental regulations in Europe that have spurred a huge increase in demand for forest byproducts from the southeastern United States.
Wood pellets stored in a silo behind the Senior Center haven’t absorbed measurable amounts of moisture since being loaded there in November, according to a study conducted by Haines High School’s Power Systems Engineering class.
Following their National Renewable Energy action plan, which expects an increase in the use for solid biomass in the heating sector from 1.6 million tonnes in 2010 to 5 million tons in 2020, Italy’s wood pellets imports have increased in 2012 with a total of 19%.
The pellet industry has been developing certification standards to ensure that consumers know the quality of the pellets they are buying, but a similar issue is being overlooked when it comes to the equipment that uses the pellets—the efficiency of the stoves.