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.
Better known for its production in cotton, catfish, and sweet potatoes, Mississippi is one of the leading producers in another agricultural industry: forests.
It’s déjà vu all over again in Middle Musquodoboit as former wood pellet plant operator Scotia Atlantic Biomass Company’s assets go up for grabs.
Enviva Holdings, wood pellet giant, publicly released the first data from its groundbreaking Track & Trace (T&T) programme.
Wood products manufacturer Woodgrain Millwork, Incorporated announced it is building a $4-million pellet mill at its Lenoir manufacturing site along Complex Street that will create 15 new full-time jobs.
Choosing a new wood or pellet stove can be very confusing.
The respected German newspaper, Die Welt, published an article under the title “The naive carelessness of the wood burner.”
A new monthly reporting effort by the U.S. Energy Information Administration offers much needed overview of wood pellet use as fuel, but exports raise concerns.
International exports are on the rise as nations begin shifting away from coal and producers also see a glowing opportunity with Alberta trying to decrease its carbon footprint significantly by 2030 — but there are still some hurdles.