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Wood Pellet Prices, Supply Stable In Maine

Six years ago, Travis Sirois decided that with three of his children in college and unable to help him split firewood and put it in the cellar for the winter, it was time to do something different. “I asked around, and I was hearing great things at the time about pellet stoves,” the Caribou resident […]

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 […]

Maine Ports Gearing Up To Export Wood Chips, Pellets To Europe

Maine is poised to finally begin shipping wood chips to Europe for power generation next year if plans underway at Eastport and Searsport stay on schedule. After years of false starts, these developments would be especially welcome now, as the ongoing decline of the paper and in-state biomass power industries has hit hundreds of loggers […]

New Maine Pellet Plant Preparing For Opening

An Edgecomb man is branching out his forestry management operation. Erik Carlson, a licensed forester and certified logging professional for more than two decades, is busy setting up his new wood pellet plant in Boothbay for a mid-July opening. On June 6, he spent nearly 12 hours unloading three trailer truck loads of pellet-making equipment […]

Maine Wood Pellet Projects Sputter

After years of delays, tax abatements and the dismantling of the former Great Northern Paper’s Millinocket facility, the proposed Thermogen wood pellet mill on that site remains in the early stages of development, but it is still live. While the company in the past year has remained relatively quiet about the project tied to Great […]

Maine Wood Pellet Businesses Ail As Demand Plummets

The combination of low heating oil prices and a mild winter have whipsawed the state’s four wood pellet producers. A year ago, homeowners were having trouble finding bags of pellets for their stoves to combat record-cold weather, so manufacturers ramped up production. This winter, they’re laying off workers and looking at stacks of unsold pellets. […]

Lignetics Acquires Maine Wood Pellet Plant

Lignetics, Inc. recently announced the acquisition of the assets of GF Funding LLC (whose facility was formerly known as Geneva Wood Fuels), expanding its footprint into Maine and upper New England. Lignetics is the largest residential wood pellet manufacturing company in the U.S. which now has a production capacity of approximately 550,000 tons of wood […]

Maine Biomass Plant To Get $30 Million Investment

In a deal that would trigger about $12 million in state tax credits, a Missouri-based investment firm plans to put more than $30 million into a biomass plant connected to the Maine Woods Pellet Co. The Finance Authority of Maine approved the investment from CCG Community Partners LLC in Athens Energy, a sister company of […]

Maine Company Hopes To Grow State’s Wood Pellet Heating Market

An Orono company is hoping to grow the wood pellet fuel industry in Maine with an innovative business model. Heating company PelletCo is hoping Mainers warm up to the idea of wood pellet heating–by installing boilers for free. “We’re in a position to offer them a contract for heat and pay for the heat they […]

$140 Million Maine Pellet Plant Project Seeking State Air Emissions Permit

A Maine environmental agency is reviewing an air emissions permit application for a proposed $140 million specialized wood pellet mill, officials said Friday. Thermogen Industries submitted its amended application for a permit to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection on Friday. If the permit is approved, construction on the facility could start at the Katahdin […]

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