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Drax Satellite Mills Go With BE&E

Drax Group has chosen Biomass Engineering & Equipment to supply material handling, layout engineering, and mechanical installation for its three recently announced pellet plants in Arkansas. BE&E will manufacture bulk receiving bins, disc screeners, SMART conveyors, SMART containers and covered pellet…

UK Biomass Demand Rises; Enviva Reports New Japanese Contract

In its second quarter financial report, major industrial wood pellet producer Enviva refers to recent research conducted by Imperial College London and Drax that says biomass accounted for 11% of the United Kingdom’s power generation in 2020, the highest of any country in the world. Citing conversion…

Arbaflame Says It’s Ready To Roll

Arbaflame reports it is ready to start up the company’s first commercial full-scale factory in Kongsvinger, Norway. Arbaflame has developed patented wood pellets, which it says will replace coal and cut C02 emissions by 90%. In addition, it will produce valuable biochemicals…

Westervelt Sells Pellet Interests

Drax is acquiring Westervelt’s 20% minority interest in Alabama Pellets, LLC—the joint venture that owns pellet plants in Demopolis and Aliceville, Ala.—for $29.7 million. The acquisition increases Drax’s interest in Alabama Pellets to 90% and…

ReGenerate Purchases Biomass Power Facility

ReGenerate Energy Holdings, LLC , the recently formed joint venture between Ember Infrastructure and ReEnergy Biomass Operations LLC, has completed the acquisition of Albany Green Energy, a biomass heat-and-power facility located in Albany, Ga. from a subsidiary of Exelon Generation Co. LLC…

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Drax Satellite Mills Go With BE&E

Drax Group has chosen Biomass Engineering & Equipment to supply material handling, layout engineering, and mechanical installation for its three recently announced pellet plants in Arkansas. BE&E will manufacture bulk receiving bins, disc screeners, SMART conveyors, SMART containers and covered pellet…

Kirk Morton Now West Salem COO

West Salem Machinery (WSM) is pleased to announce Kirk Morton has joined the management team as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Morton will be focused on WSM’s strategic goals for growth, customer service, efficient operations, and…

More Orders, More Workforce For Rottne

Rottne Industri AB, Smaland, Sweden, reports that an upswing in machinery sales that accelerated at the start of the year is steering the company to recruit new employees in several departments. “It was a gigantic challenge for us…

Hybrid Solar-Biomass Plant Is Running

Two 20.5 MW heaters manufactured by Sugimat for Termosolar Borges, the world’s first solar thermal-biomass hybrid plant, are operating at full capacity after successful performance tests. The plant, unique in the world due to its…

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