Pellet export conference focuses on important contract terms

Pellet producers who have not gotten into export markets may not realize the multitude of factors they'll need to specify in sales and shipping contracts. It was one of many topics addressed at the North American Biomass Pellet Export Conference.
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Private equity companies weigh in on pellet business

Wrapping up the first day of an educational North American Biomass Pellet Export Conference in New Orleans, two representatives from private equity companies shared their point of view on the pellet business. They both agreed that it's challenging.
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Asia has pellet potential, too

With such a strong emphasis on the potential for shipping biomass pellets from the U.S. to Europe, producers should be careful not to overlook Asian markets.
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Florida biomass project loan financing successful to date

The GREC is currently undergoing the bank loan syndication process, which has been successful to date. The 100-megawatt biomass facility, being constructed in Gainesville, Fla., closed approximately $400 million of project financing in June.
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Europe is a prime pellet export market for U.S. producers

A roundtable of European utilities and other experts assured attendees of the North American Biomass Pellet Export Conference that the continent sees biomass power generation as a low-cost, reliable and 24/7 renewable energy source.
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Biomass leaders join forces

In a strategic attempt to further grow their biomass market worldwide, Enviva LP and Biomass Energy LLC are partnering to operate and expand Biomass Energy's pellet manufacturing facility in Bumpass, Va.
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Berlin Station financing complete, construction to begin

Despite prior contractual and opposition difficulties, Cate Street Capital closed financing on the Berlin Station, a $275 million biomass power project in Berlin, N.H., and construction is scheduled to begin immediately.
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Outlook for UK biomass power is positive, despite uncertainty

Despite policy uncertainty in the U.K., the biomass power industry is unwavering, thanks to large developers still proposing a number of new projects, as well as making significant progress on many announced last year.
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W2E to build $23 million WtE facility in SC

W2E Organic Power is launching an anaerobic digestion project in Columbia, S.C., that it hopes will be a template for future waste-to-energy facilities. Construction will begin in the coming months with operations expected to start in 2012.
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ABC to host webinar on financing biogas projects

As with any capital intensive project, biogas projects must make sense on paper before implementation can begin. So said the American Biogas Council in announcing a Sept. 14 webinar designed to educate and inform on the project financing process.
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AWC responds to AF&PA study on MACT impact

American Wood Council President Robert Glowinski issued a statement regarding the American Forest & Paper Association's release of a new study focused on the economic impact of pending air regulations.
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