biofuel pellet News

  • The updating of biofuel factory in Zhytomyr region

    The customer is the owner of woodworking plant who has set the task for the specialists of ICK Group to increase the productivity of the factory for pellets production. According to customer's words the main need for change was due to unsatisfactory operation of old pellet mills that were installed at the factory: only two of three pellet mills, at best, were constantly in operation, more often ...


    By ICK GROUP

  • Major pellets supplier wants to grow more

    With annual production of 460,000 tonnes of pellets, Graanul Invest is one of the world’s biggest pellets producers. But the company, which is based in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, isn’t satisfied yet: “We see exciting growth markets in places like the UK and southern Europe,” says Graanul Invest board member Rain Silivask. “So we’re preparing ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Indeck Energy University: Innovative Wood Pellet Education

    Indeck Ladysmith, LLC, the manufacturer of Indeck Energy Premium Wood Pellets, is announcing the release of Indeck Energy University. Indeck Energy University is a web-based sales training program designed to equip retailers, distributors and sales associates to better sell and profit ...


  • Indeck Energy Announces Wood Pellet Giveaway Winners

    Indeck Energy Services, Inc. and its subsidiary Indeck Ladysmith, LLC are helping consumers and retailers by giving away one free ton of Indeck Energy Premium Wood Pellets each Tuesday until January 31. The contest's first two winners are Bill Chevalier of Calumet, Mich. and Audrey Springstroh of Clintonville, Wis. "During this season, it is our hope that consumers and retailers are able to ...


  • University of Georgia Creates New Biofuel from Trees

    Athens, Georgia – A team of University of Georgia researchers has developed a new biofuel derived from wood chips. Unlike previous fuels derived from wood, the new and still unnamed fuel can be blended with biodiesel and petroleum diesel to power conventional engines. 'The exciting thing about our method is that it is very easy to do,' said Tom Adams, director of the UGA Faculty of Engineering ...

  • Indeck Energy: Fewer Fines Means Higher Quality Wood Pellets

    Indeck Energy Premium Wood Pellets, manufactured by Indeck Ladysmith, LLC, contain about 80 percent less fines than required by the Pellet Fuels Institute, creating less dust and preventing potentially costly maintenance issues for consumers. The Pellet Fuels Institute requires ...


  • Technical visit to Detik Aturan biomass pellets processing facility

    The Malaysia branch of the Energy Institute (EI) organised a technical site visit to a biomass pellet processing facility operated by Detik Aturan Sdn Bhd. This is a pioneering commercial scale plant producing biofuel pellets from the waste produced from palm oil, namely empty fruit bunches (EFB), with a capacity of 3000 tonnes per month. The plant is located at Kg Sungai Gulang-Gulang, Tanjung ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Spain registers 30 producers and 15 traders for ENplus® pellet certificates

    The ENplus quality system is based on the international ISO 17225-2 standard referring to wood pellets By the end of July 2015 the year had seen nine more new manufacturers certified with the ENplus seal. These new holders bring the total number of certificates issued for factories to 30 and for traders to 15, which meets the ...


    By SMA Solar

  • MHG provides a pellet and SRF specific ERP system for Poland

    MHG Systems Ltd and Polish Research Innovation Group Ltd – R.I.G. – build up an enterprise resource management system for pellet production and short rotation forestry (SRF) in Poland.  As a first phase the delivery consists of management systems for R.I.G.´s own pellet production based on agro wastes, wood wastes and SRF. MHG Pellet ERP and MHG SRF ERP enable tracing of origin of feedstock, ...


    By MHG Systems Ltd

  • Indeck Energy: Wood Pellets Produce Less Ash Than Corn

    Consumers using corn as a home heating fuel may contend with more residual ash than other consumers who heat their homes using wood pellets. Characteristics inherent in corn cause it to produce more ash than wood pellets. "In addition to a higher ash content, corn ...


  • USDA Announces More Than 160 Payments to Biofuel Companies

    A number of pellet manufacturers are included in a list of companies that will receive payments from the USDA to expand production and availability of both solid and liquid biofuels. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the more than 160 recipients in 41 states Sept. 27, saying they will support America's growing biofuels industry. "Renewable energy production will create tens of thousands ...


    By BBI International

  • Vega Biofuels to Provide European Power Companies Torrefied Samples for Testing

    VEGA BIOFUELS, INC. (PINKSHEETS: VGPR) announced today that it will start shipping samples of torrefied pellets to European power companies for testing. The samples will be ready for shipping by the end of January. The EU has the world's largest regional energy market and accounts for one fifth of the world's energy use. European power companies have been mandated to cut carbon dioxide ...


  • Ontario Wood Pellet Plant to Begin Operating Soon, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Canadian Biofuel's (CB) (Chatham, Ontario) wood fuel pellet plant in Springford, Ontario, is in the final stages of commissioning and should begin production in two weeks. Hailed as the largest plant of its kind in Ontario, CB's technology will convert purpose-grown crops into pellets and bricks that can be used for residential, ...


  • Metso Power offers pellet-fired heating plants and bio oil productions plants

    "Our main reason to participate in World Bioenergy is to present our wide scope of different kind of technical solutions for different kind of biofuels," says Johanna Lindén, , Director Scandinavia, Power Business Line at Metso Power AB. "We have participated several times at World Bioenergy and we have good experiences of the conference and especially the exhibition." Metso is a global ...


    By Elmia AB

  • ReportsnReports - Top & Emerging Biofuels Market by Technology, Feedstocks, Regulations, Pricing & Commercialization Trends & Forecasts (2011 – 2016)

    Top & Emerging Biofuels Market by Technology, Feedstocks, Regulations, Pricing & Commercialization Trends & Forecasts (2011 – 2016)  The report covers the trends in production and consumption of liquid biofuels along with feedstock prices, opportunities, ...


  • Indeck Energy: Energy Independence Starts at Home

    Indeck Ladysmith, LLC, the manufacturer of Indeck Energy Premium Wood Pellets, is taking December to remind consumers that energy independence, green living and economic stimulus starts at home -- through the utilization of locally grown and sustainably harvested ...


  • Indeck Energy: Summer Is the Time for Stove Maintenance

    Indeck Ladysmith, LLC, manufacturer of Indeck Energy Premium Grade Wood Pellets, is reminding wood pellet stove owners to maximize their appliance's efficiency by taking the time to properly clean and service their stoves during this off-season. A well maintained ...


  • EU call for regulation of wood ash fertilisers

    Wood ash may not be an ideal fertiliser for the forest after all, according to new research, which found high natural levels of toxic trace elements in wood ash. In addition, the study showed that adding wood ash could affect the forest soils in such a way that toxic elements are more rapidly released into the receiving waters. Wood ash is a by-product of wood burning which is classed as a form ...

  • Biomass counters rural population shift in Mediterranean countries

    Southern European Mediterranean countries show great potential for biomass use for energy and as a source of rural development, new jobs and population stability. The partners that make up the BIOPATH sub-project (a component of the Bio-en-area initiative, INTERREG IVC): Cesefor Foundation (Spain), Bruno Kessler Foundation (Italy) and the Institute of Solid Fuel Technology and Applications ...

  • Bio Energy – At the Heart of Future Renewable Energy Growth

    In times of climate change, insecurity and rising prices, clean energy has become a paramount to the sustainability of national and regional development increasing the competitiveness and reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions. According to the last statistics, bioenergy remains the major source among renewables in Europe, accounting for almost 62% of European renewables and showing steady ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

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