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Zilkha Biomass Scuttles Plan To Build $90 Million Arkansas Pellet Plant

Zilkha Biomass LLC of Houston has scuttled its plan to build a $90 million wood pellet mill in Monticello. Zilkha reached a deal four years ago to build a facility that would support 52 new jobs. After a recent meeting with Zilkha’s legal counsel, the Monticello Economic Development Commission said the energy company will not […]

New Mexico Pellet Plant To Transform Landscape, Create Jobs

Wildfires in the Jemez Mountains have left thousands of acres in the Santa Fe National Forest damaged. For many, that damage meant the loss of grazing areas, industry and other valuable lands. However, a new pellet mill is designed to change that. “Having this mill here is a way for us to be able to […]

UBC Receives New Equipment For Wood Pellet Research

The wood pellet research laboratory (BBRG) at the University of British Columbia is getting a boost of $250,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). The funding is part of a larger grant of $1.8 million to a larger group of UBC researchers to further support the development of the UBC’s biorefining research and innovation […]

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Purchases 50th Pellet Mill From ANDRITZ

From: Wood Bioenergy Editors Pinnacle Renewable Energy recently purchased its 50th pellet mill from ANDRITZ Feed & Biofuel, and Pinnacle officials visited ANDRITZ’s Muncy, Pa. manufacturing facility on June 20 to see the new bio-fuel pellet mill—a Sprout 26LM II—being manufactured. ANDRITZ reports its pellet mills produce more than 50% of all biofuel pellets worldwide. […]

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 […]

California’s Rentech Pulls Plug On Wawa Pellet Plant

A California company is entertaining buyers for its Wawa pellet mill as it begins shuttering the operation this month. Rentech announced Feb. 21 that its Wawa pellet mill is being indefinitely idled while the company conducts a “strategic review” of that facility and the company’s entire direction. The company said chronic “equipment and operational issues” […]

Woodgrain Millwork Announces $4 Million Pellet Mill

Wood products manufacturer Woodgrain Millwork is building a new $4 million pellet mill at its Lenoir manufacturing site. The company said 15 new full-time jobs will be created. The 15,000-square-foot project, expected to be completed this spring, will manufacture and package wood fiber pellets to be used for animal bedding and fuel products. Woodgrain Millwork […]

Pennsylvania’s Kingdom BioFuel Wood Pellet Plant Is Up And Running

While the going has been tough for the folks at Kingdom BioFuel, their new wood pellet mill in Peach Bottom, PA is up and running. It’s been a rough road and drawn out situation, report the managers and owners of Kingdom BioFuel, but the biomass pellet mill is now pressing out wood pellets for customers […]

South Carolina Wood Pellet Mill Off The Table

An international energy corporation’s plan to build a wood pellet mill in Fairfield County suffered what might be a final blow to the fading project after months of opposition from area neighbors. A South Carolina business group bought the land where Abengoa Inc. had sought to locate the pellet mill, according to a local property […]

Controversial Pellet Mill Put On Hold In South Carolina

Elizabeth Patrick loves her Fairfield County community, White Oak, because it’s quiet and full of friendly neighbors in a rural setting. “We would just hate to see that ruined by the glare of, basically, what would look like a small industrial city,” she said. Patrick is referring to AEC Pellet, a company that chops up […]

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