Pellet manufacturer buys Virginia port terminal

Pellet manufacturer Enviva LP will be able to expand its shipping capacity with the acquisition of a port terminal in Chesapeake, Va. The location is suitable for the export of wood pellets and will be the shipment point for its proposed N.C. plant.
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Manitoba researchers convert cattails into pellets

University of Manitoba researchers, while working on a project to restore health to Canada's Lake Winnipeg, discovered that turning cattails into fuel pellets is an efficient way to keep unwanted nutrients out of the lake and produce renewable fuel.
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Report: North American wood pellet exports double

Wood pellet exports from the U.S. and Canada to Europe have doubled in the past two years, with 1.6 million tons of wood pellets shipped from the two countries to the Netherlands, U.K. and Belgium in 2010, according to Wood Resources International.
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New biomass pellet binder from Nu Materials

A new organic binder by Indiana-based engineered fuels company Nu Materials makes biomass fuel pellets resistant to moisture, resulting in savings in transportation, handling and operations, according to the company.
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UK launches its Renewable Heat Incentive

The U.K. Department of Energy & Climate Change has released details of its previously announced Renewable Heat Incentive, a tariff program designed to help the country meet its renewable energy targets of 20 percent by 2020.
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Metso supplies CHP systems to Baltics pellet plants

Expanding its portfolio, Metso will supply AS Graanul Invest, the largest pellet producer in the Baltics, with biomass combined-heat-and-power systems at two of its six pellet mills. The plants will produce 15 megawatts of heat and 6.4 MW of power.
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Southeast Virginia could host two new pellet mills

Wood Fuel Developers, an affiliate of Industrial TurnAround Corp. (ITAC), an engineering, design and construction management service, is developing two wood pellet facilities in southeast Virginia, having received multiple grants for both proposals.
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RISI and PFI to develop pellet manufacturing survey

RISI and PFI are collaborating on a monthly North American pellet survey of prices, production, fiber sourcing, inventories and end-use markets. RISI will collect and aggregate the information and the findings will be made available to PFI members.
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