Wood pellet factories tend to smash air quality permits, new report commends Georgia

Wood pellet factories tend to smash air quality permits, new report commends Georgia

Georgia won praise in a report largely critical of an issue portrayed as lax enforcement of air quality regulations of the wood pellet industry.

Drax planning to cut cost of biomass power by a third 

Drax planning to cut cost of biomass power by a third 

Drax CEO Will Gardiner told Reuters April 20 that the company plans to cut the cost of the electricity it generates by a third over the next decade.

Pinnacle pellets to feed hungry Japanese biomass industry

Pinnacle pellets to feed hungry Japanese biomass industry

A lot more wood is about to pass through Prince Rupert — as pellets.

Skeena Sawmills to build pellet plant this summer

Skeena Sawmills to build pellet plant this summer

A Terrace-based pellet plant may soon become a reality as Skeena Sawmills moves forward on its plans to begin construction this summer.

North American Pellet Market Quarterly

North American Pellet Market Quarterly

2017 brought some welcome relief to both domestic and industrial export pellet markets in North America.

New England Wood Pellet acquired by Colorado-based company

New England Wood Pellet acquired by Colorado-based company

New England Wood Pellet LLC of Jaffrey has been acquired by a Colorado-based wood pellet home-heating company.

Pellet stove prowess

Pellet stove prowess

When it comes to pellet stoves, there isn’t a model in existence that Scott Williamson hasn’t worked on.

Atikokan pellet plant under new ownership

Atikokan pellet plant under new ownership

A pellet plant in Atikokan has a new owner.

New wood pellet-fired equipment streamlines Goshen maple sugaring operation

New wood pellet-fired equipment streamlines Goshen maple sugaring operation

Sugaring season is off to a great start for Ethan West and his partner Annina Seiler.

Expansion in the works for Atikokan wood pellet mill

Expansion in the works for Atikokan wood pellet mill

The new Northern Ontario owners of an Atikokan wood pellet plant are in expansion mode, with plans to add jobs, diversify their product mix, and explore export opportunities.

Northwest B.C. pellet plant to provide energy to Asia

Northwest B.C. pellet plant to provide energy to Asia

The decision to redevelop the former NewPro particle board facility into a wood pellet production plant was celebrated at the side of a giant pile of wood chips.

Forest hosts pellet mill ribbon cutting event

Forest hosts pellet mill ribbon cutting event

The public is invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Walatowa Timber Industries in Jemez. CONTINUE READING

New appointment to fuel Y Pellets continued growth 

New appointment to fuel Y Pellets continued growth 

Y Pellets Ltd one of the UK’s fastest growing independent wood pellet brands has announced the appointment of Chris Wilson as General Manager.

Are wood pellets a green fuel?

Are wood pellets a green fuel?

James Watt’s steam engine vaulted coal to its major role as a fuel for the Industrial Revolution.

Smithers pellet plant ready to build

Smithers pellet plant ready to build

Pinnacle Renewable Holdings and West Fraser Timber approve construction of plant in Smithers.

Northwest B.C. pellet plant to provide energy to Asia

Northwest B.C. pellet plant to provide energy to Asia

Pinnalce Renewable Holdings and West Fraser Timber approve construction of plant in Smithers.

Smithers Pellet Ltd to redevelop particle board facility to produce pellets

Smithers Pellet Ltd to redevelop particle board facility to produce pellets

Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. says it’s moving forward with plans to redevelop an existing Smithers, B.

Bord na Móna abandons plans for €60m wood pellet factory in US

Bord na Móna abandons plans for €60m wood pellet factory in US

State energy company Bord na Móna has dropped plans to spend €60 million building a wood pellet factory in the US.

MLA raises concerns over pellet mill emissions in N.W.T. Legislative Assembly

MLA raises concerns over pellet mill emissions in N.W.T. Legislative Assembly

Shane Thompson wonders ‘whether cutting virgin forest in the N.W.T and then burning it as wood pellets is an environmentally sound thing to do.’

Biomass market suffers from low gas & oil prices, but a few bright spots reported

Biomass market suffers from low gas & oil prices, but a few bright spots reported

Analysis of the woody biomass energy sector given the low oil and gas prices suppressing the market.