Wood Bioenergy magazine wishes everyone a happy, blessed and prosperous 2012!
Locally owned and operated Biomass Commodities Corporation is installing a wood pellet heating boiler system at MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) slated to come online January 2012. According to Averill Cook, Biomass Commodities Corporation founder and president, “The project allows MASS MoCA to diversify a nice portion of its heating to a renewable [...]
A new biomass power plant is set to start production this month in North Pole, AK. K&K Recycling is partnering with United Technologies on the project, which will use locally recycled paper, cardboard and wood to fire a generator. K&K owner Bernie Karl says the final pieces of the new plant are coming together. United [...]
Federal officials who backed Range Fuels Inc., a Broomfield-based biofuel company, plan to liquidate its $100 million plant in Georgia, according to news reports. The Bloomberg news service reports that the Soperton, Ga. factory is to be liquidated after Range defaulted on a federal loan and failed to produce cellulosic ethanol, a fuel made from [...]
Rentech, Inc., the developer of the Northwest Florida Renewable Energy Center, has been forced to back out of the project, citing an inability to secure financing. The developer had hoped to secure a federal loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy, but this summer the DOE put the term sheet for the loan guarantee [...]
Sundrop Fuels, Inc., a gasification-based drop-in advanced biofuels company, has agreed to purchase 1,200 acres near Alexandria, La. for the construction and operation of the company’s first production facility. The Sundrop Fuels plant will reportedly use sustainable forest waste combined with hydrogen from clean-burning natural gas to produce up to 50 million gallons annually of [...]
Enviva LP, a leading manufacturer of processed biomass fuel in the United States and Europe, announced on December 1 that it is planning to build a 454,000 metric ton wood pellet manufacturing facility in Courtland, Va., which could begin operations as early as the first half of 2013. The project is contingent on the property [...]