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2011-03-31 11:25:00

BOSTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced a collaboration with the Pellet Fuels Institute (PFI), whose mission is to promote energy independence through the efficient use of clean, renewable, densified biomass fuel. As part of this initiative, RISI will conduct a monthly North American pellet survey of prices, production, fiber sourcing, inventories and end-use markets. This survey will be sent to...

2011-03-24 11:20:00

BEDFORD, Mass., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the launch of the North American Bioenergy Membership Service. This new service is a comprehensive package of economic and market analysis information covering the North American bioenergy industry. Subscribers will gain invaluable access to ongoing bioenergy industry trend analysis in the form of an annual 5-year outlook on bioenergy demand and...

2011-02-23 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF) announced that VIASPACE and General Biofuels have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that is expected to become an exclusive agreement to develop a large Giant King Grass Plantation and a 250,000 to 400,000 tonne per year biomass pellet plant in the Dominican Republic. VIASPACE and General Biofuels have been in discussions for...

2011-02-09 15:06:00

BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the publication of the North American Bioenergy Review. This new study updates findings and provides expanded analysis from RISI's 2008 report, Emerging Biomass Industry: Impact on Existing Woodfiber Markets. The global recession has created a different environment from 2008, with renewable energy providers and suppliers seeing slowed demand growth and...

2011-02-09 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), and its renewable energy subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF), announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PT Provident Agro of Jakarta Indonesia with the goal to use Giant King(TM) Grass as feedstock for a large scale pellet mill to manufacture a minimum of 300,000 metric tonnes per year of pellets for the export market, primarily in Europe....

2011-01-05 11:17:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International energy pricing agency Argus today launched North American wood chip assessments. This expansion into US and Canadian wood chip pricing complements Argus' coverage of US wood pellet prices and its broader European biomass indexation. "Argus understands the global significance of renewable fuels, and we are pleased to be at the forefront, providing transparency to emerging biomass markets," Argus Media chairman and chief executive, Adrian...

2010-12-15 00:00:45

As a curtain raiser to the 2nd Biomass Trade & Power Summit, to be held in Rotterdam, CMT unveils an exclusive white paper on "Wood Pellets Markets and International Trade". This report is produced in collaboration with Ronald Zwart., Director of CKade BV. and as a key reference tool for the summit's agenda. Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Vocus/PRWEB) December 14, 2010 To be held on 17 & 18 March 2011 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, CMT's 2nd Biomass Trade & Power Summit comes in...

2010-11-02 14:01:00

CARTERET, N.J., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Lube, Inc., one of the largest distributors of lubricants and anti-freeze in the Mid-Atlantic, announced today that Sandri Energy based in Greenfield, Mass. has become a major distributor of BlueSky Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). Sandri will offer the mandated fuel supplement to its transportation and construction fleet customers throughout the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont and Eastern New York. "We are very...

2010-10-20 11:21:00

LONDON, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- German utility RWE and US-based commodity management firm Gavilon have concluded the first physical supply contract to be priced against Argus' European industrial wood pellet index. The one-year supply deal was brokered by Geneva-based Starsupply Commodity Brokers. The pellets will be delivered on a cost, insurance and freight (cif) basis to Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA). Supply will start in the fourth quarter of 2011 and will be priced against the...

2010-10-06 05:12:00

LONDON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy price reporting agency Argus has expanded its coverage of the biomass market with the launch of a weekly price index for industrial wood chips delivered to northwest Europe. Argus is also launching forward price assessments for wood chips up to 2012. The launch comes in response to growing demand for an independent price reference for wood chips, which are expected to become one of the main fuels for new biomass-fired power generation capacity...


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