pelletized biofuel News

  • Biofuel – Boilers - Ligna 2015

    One of the most important exhibitions for woodworking industry LIGNA 2015, which attracts the representatives of this industry all over the world, was held in Hannover from 11 till 15 May 2015.   ...


    By ICK GROUP

  • Announcing the Spring Biofuel Congress 2008

    Russian biofuel branch is relatively young, however it has attracted attention of the business, government and NGOs and shows rapid growth. While benefits of the liquid biofuel are being debated by ecologists and NGOs, the perspectives of solid biofuel for private usage and communal services are evident. Presently, according to branch experts, solid biofuel can become the most effective ...


    By Wood Pellet

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • Solid Biofuels map for the Iberian Peninsual and South America

    Since we published the latest Solid Biofuels Map for the Iberian Peninsula and South America in April 2014, new pellet factories have been built with large production capacities through the Spanish area. A major one, for example, is the Naturpellet plant in Segovia, with 30,000 t/year; Ebinor in La Rioja, which began activity at 10,000 t/year and plans to increase that to 20,000 ...

  • USDA Announces Support for Producers of Advanced Biofuel

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is making $5.6 million in grants to 220 producers across the nation to support the production of advanced biofuels, and is awarding more than $4 million in additional grants that will advance the bioeconomy and reduce the nation's dependence on foreign oil. "Producing advanced biofuel is a major component of the drive to take control of ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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)

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • 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 Technology AG

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • 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, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Research and Markets: Global Biomass Industry - Biomass to Grow within the Biopower, Biofuels and Bioproduct Sectors in the Years to come

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q9rrz8/global_biomass_ind) has announced the addition of the "Global Biomass Industry" report to their offering. Over the years to come, biomass ...


    By Research and Markets

  • 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, ...


  • DOE to invest up to US$4.4m in six innovative biofuels projects at US universities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of six advanced biofuels projects in which DOE plans to invest up to US$4.4 million, subject to annual appropriations.  These awards to U.S. institutions of higher education will support research and development (R&D) for cost-effective, environmentally friendly biomass conversion technologies for turning non-food feedstocks into ...


    By US Department of Energy

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