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Zilkha Biomass Opens Alabama Wood Pellet Plant

After a few years of planning, developing and building, Zilkha Biomass Energy’s Selma plant is ready for business. The Selma and Dallas County Economic Development Authority hosted a ribbon cutting at the plant Thursday morning to celebrate its grand opening. “This is really exciting because this is a 10-year dream that has become a reality,” […]

Hawaii’s Only Coal-Fired Power Plant Being Asked To Add Biomass To Mix

The only coal-fired power plant in Hawaii, which is the single largest generating plant on Oahu, is under financial stress because there is no financial reserve, according to the Hawaiian Electric Co.’s new energy plan released this week. Hawaiian Electric is also asking AES Hawaii to convert some of the energy being produced at the […]

Zilkha Biomass Energy Announces New Arkansas Facility

Zilkha Biomass Energy, a producer of biomass solutions to electric utility customers, today announced it is building a facility in Monticello, Arkansas, to manufacture their Zilkha Black Pellet, the first commercially available advanced pellet in the biomass industry. The company plans to invest $90 million in the facility and create 52 new jobs. “Power companies […]

Zilkha, Aconex To Build First Black Pellet Plant In Alabama

Aconex, provider of the world’s most widely used construction project management software, is supporting Zilkha Biomass Energy in the design and building of a black pellet fuel plant. With an output capacity of 275,000 metric tons per year, this will be the first full-scale commercial black pellet production facility in the world. The plant is […]

Zilkha Biomass Energy’s Black Pellet Could Bring Low-Cost Energy To Hawaii

A mainland biomass company, Zilkha Biomass Energy, with ties to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen could shake up the energy scene in Hawaii by providing a quick, environmentally-friendly, lower-cost solution to fossil fuels such as fuel oil and liquefied natural gas to power up Hawaiian Electric Co.’s power stations. Houston-based Zilkha Biomass Energy, which makes power […]

Alabama Pellet Project Awarded $5.3M In New Markets Tax Credit, Adds New Jobs

U.S. Bank and partners has provided $5.3 million of federal and Alabama New Markets Tax Credit equity for Zilkha Biomass Energy to renovate a former Dixie Pellets facility in Selma. U.S. Bank, Stonehenge Capital Company and AMCREF Community Capital announced today that they had closed on the financing to help Zilkha transform the facility into […]

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