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2014-09-11 23:07:45

The addition of two wood grinding hammer mills from Schutte Buffalo Hammermill, LLC to the pilot testing facility at Georgia State University’s Herty Advanced Materials Development Center will allow for efficient testing of high moisture content materials for biofuel pellet feedstock. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Biomass Testing Hub The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center of Georgia Southern University has been a world-class applied research facility for over 75 years....

2014-09-03 08:23:52

Rapid demand growth largely driven by European industrial and heat markets, and Asian industrial markets BOSTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global wood pellet demand is rapidly expanding as consumers, businesses and regulators look for alternatives to fossil fuels. Globally, wood pellet demand is projected to grow from an estimated 23 million tonnes in 2014 to 50 million tonnes in 2024. These and other key findings were released today in a new study by RISI, the leading information...

2014-08-15 08:21:56

Launch Recognizes Growing Trend of Using Biomass as a Form of Renewable Energy LONDON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider, today expanded its electric power offerings to include a weekly spot price assessment for Europe-delivered industrial wood pellets, which are used alone or in combination with coal to fuel power plants, and a suite of U.K. wood pellet profitability spreads at different fuel...

2014-08-13 23:03:26

New Infographic from Dogwood Alliance Shows How Southern US Forests Are Being Razed to Fuel EU Electricity Demand Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 A new infographic from Asheville, North Carolina-based environmental non-profit Dogwood Alliance clearly illustrates how the forests of the Southern US are being logged at an increasing rate to fuel European electricity demand. “We hope this new infographic will help Southerners and concerned citizens across the United States understand...

2014-07-17 16:21:40

Will provide alternative energy solution for EU power plants ATLANTA, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Pellets, LLC today announced it has acquired the formerly shuttered Louisiana Pacific OSB mill in Athens, GA. The company plans to convert the mill into a wood pellet production facility, producing approximately 450,000 metric tons annually. The wood pellets will be exported to the European Union to be used as an alternative to coal as fuel in power plants. E-Pellets has a...

2014-06-27 23:03:30

The Nuneaton based Bio Fuel suppliers have recently bought a vehicle to improve delivery speed and efficiency. The 26 tonne, specially modified Volvo will allow Midland Bio to increase the amount (and quality) of bulk blown wood pellet deliveries. Nuneaton, Warwickshire (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The UK heating pellet suppliers were established by Managing Director, Andrew Brindley in 2007. Andy started Midland Bio Energy after noticing the rapid growth in the alternative energy market....

2014-03-11 23:01:34

This new partnership propels the torrefaction industry forward through increased capacity and development of new applications. Quitman, Mississippi (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 New Biomass Energy announces that it has launched a joint venture with Solvay, an international chemical group, in order to expand its production of torrefied wood pellets as an innovative renewable energy source. During the last three years, New Biomass Energy has made unprecedented breakthroughs in torrefaction...

2013-11-06 13:51:23

For millions of homes, plants, wood and other types of "biomass" serve as an essential source of fuel, especially in developing countries, but their mercury content has raised flags among environmentalists and researchers. Scientists are now reporting that among dozens of sources of biomass, processed pellets burned under realistic conditions in China emit relatively low levels of the potentially harmful substance. The report was published in the ACS journal Energy & Fuels. Xuejun Wang...

2013-07-30 23:01:09

CMT’s Biomass Pellets Trade & Power summit, put together with support from Premium Sponsor Pellet Association Malaysia (PAM) and Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM), in Seoul, on the 09-12 September, will set the stage for deep analysis of the ground realities in pellet trade patterns, feedstocks uncertainties, sourcing strategy, sustainability initiatives and pricing dynamics in the North East Asian biomass value chain. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Asian biomass markets are witnessing profound...


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