Georgia port will be expanded to facilitate pellet exports

Responding to growing international demand for wood pellets in energy markets, the Georgia Ports Authority will expand its East River Terminal at the Port of Brunswick in Georgia, deepening three berths and upgrading dock handling infrastructure.
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Westervelt holds groundbreaking for Alabama pellet mill

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley spoke at the groundbreaking event Oct. 25 for Westervelt Renewable Energy's new pellet mill in Aliceville, emphasizing the facility's contribution to job growth.
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UK power plant project may include eco park

A 300-megawatt biomass power plant proposed for Holyhead, Wales, could represent the center of a strategy to build a number of eco parks in the U.K., according to the project's preferred bidder, Lateral Power Ltd.
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New biomass alliance focuses on wood, miscanthus pellets

The newly-formed Green Energy Farms Alliance will focus on the creation of a diverse solid biofuel portfolio, through the production of woody and miscanthus pellets for European markets.
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Ontario company to co-locate biomass power, pellets

Huntsville, Ontario, could be the site for a $50 million, co-located, 10-megawatt biomass power plant and 8-metric-ton-per-hour wood pellet plant, if the proper equity partner can be found to move on with development.
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Maine pellet mill will overcome northeast exporting barriers

Once completed and operational, a 300,000-ton wood pellet mill near Portland, Maine, will export its product to European customers through one of only two deepwater ports in the Northeast U.S.
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Pratt & Whitney build waste heat recovery plant at pellet mill

As a way to enable Canadian pellet mill Nechako Green Energy Ltd. to make the most of its waste products, Pratt & Whitney Power Systems will install a 2-megawatt (MW) biomass waste heat recovery plant at the Vanderhoof, British Columbia facility.
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PFI brings densified biomass information to Capitol Hill

PFI members and staff have wrapped up a series of meetings with more than 30 senators, representatives, staffers and administrators on Capitol Hill to help them better understand the importance of densified biomass in U.S. energy policies.
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Pennsylvania seed company embraces biomass

Calvin Ernst, owner and operator of Ernst Conservation Seeds, lives a biomass-related life every day. The Meadville, Pa.-based company was founded in 1965 and has expanded and now includes Ernst Biomass and a pellet manufacturing facility.
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