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Ridgeland Pellet Company Launches South Carolina Manufacturing Plant

Ridgeland Pellet Company plans to launch new manufacturing operations in Ridgeland, South Carolina. The company’s $8.1 million investment is projected to create 27 new jobs over the next five years in Jasper County. A manufacturer of wood pellets used in home heating fuel, alternative industrial energy and equine bedding, Ridgeland Pellet Company will purchase an […]

Researchers: Wood Pellets Beat Fossil Fuels In Reducing Emissions

Using wood pellets for home heating fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by more than half over fossil fuels and natural gas, according to new research from the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. “Wood pellet heat is a new and growing heating alternative in the U.S. and has been proposed as […]

UNH Study: Wood Pellet Heating Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Using wood pellets for home heating fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by more than half over fossil fuels and natural gas, according to new research from the N.H. Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire. John Gunn, research assistant professor of forest management and researcher with station, and colleagues with the Spatial Informatics […]

T&D Wood Energy Plans Wood Pellet Mill In Maine

A company that plans to turn sawmill residue into wood pellets for heating fuel to be sold throughout New England is poised to establish itself in Sanford. The owners say they plan a 24/7 operation with as many as 25 employees. T & D Wood Energy, made up of the father-and-son team of Dean and […]

Alaska Communities Get A Boost For Biomass

Haines is one of just two Alaska communities to be awarded large wood-innovation grants from the U.S. Forest Service. The other is the Hydaburg School District. The Haines Borough will get $250,000 to use toward expanding a wood energy, or biomass, heating system. According to a Forest Service release, 77 applications were received nationwide with […]

State Grants Awarded To Vermont Wood Pellet Projects

Some Vermont schools and housing groups have received a total of more than $900,000 in state grant money to develop cleaner, renewable biomass heat. The Rutland Herald reports the state’s Clean Energy Development Fund on Monday handed out money to 16 projects to support wood pellet infrastructure. Wood pellets are a heating fuel used instead […]

Energy Builds On B.C. Woody Biomass Project

The city’s biomass project has achieved critical mass as it moves ahead in earnest with the next phase of its alternative heating project for the downtown. Utilizing biomass from locally collected wood waste, Nelson Hydro is developing the next phase of a low carbon alternative to heating with natural gas, and nailing down the business […]

Allegheny Wood Products to Start Pellet Company

A lumber company in Preston County is branching out into a new industry and creating new jobs. Allegheny Wood Products has started a second company, Appalachian Wood Pellets, to produce wood pellets used as heating fuel in residential pellet stoves. John Crites II is president of both, even though Appalachian Wood Pellets is a separate […]

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