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German Pellets completes Langerlo purchase

January 21, 2016 — Wood pellet producer German Pellets has successfully completed the purchase of German utility Eon's Belgian 556MW coal-fired Langerlo power plant, Eon said.


January 21, 2016
By Argus Media

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German Pellets plans to convert the plant from using coal to wood pellets by 2017, the company said in December. The power plant is expected to consume 1.8mn t/yr of wood pellets.

German Pellets signed a share sale and purchase agreement with Eon in August. Eon had planned to convert the coal-fired plant into a 400MW wood pellet-fuelled biomass plant but decided in late 2014 to sell it instead.

German Pellets was not immediately available for comment.

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