Pellets
April 18, 2018 - Skeena Sawmills has confirmed its plans to construct a pellet plant at its sawmill site in Terrace, B.C., to handle the mill's residuals that are currently sent to a landfill.
April 17, 2018 - Drax Group, owner of the largest power station in Western Europe, has signed up to the Powering Past Coal Alliance, a global coalition of counties, states, cities and businesses committed to ending coal generation.
April 9, 2018 - Canadian Biomass toured Pacific BioEnergy's pellet plant in Prince George, B.C., where in December they installed North America's first Dieffenbacher ClassiCleaner.
April 9, 2018 - Twenty years ago on April 6th 1998, the first trans-ocean bulk shipment of wood pellets from North America, which were carried on the Mandarin Moon, arrived and began discharging 15,000 metric tonnes of wood pellets at the port of Helsingborg, Sweden.
April 4, 2018 - A little over a year after news broke that U.S. pellet giant Rentech’s northern Ontario operations — Wawa and Atikokan — were struggling, the Atikokan wood pellet plant is once again fully operational under new, local ownership, and looking to expand.
March 27, 2018 - The North American Pellet Market Quarterly is a new subscription report covering the North American domestic heating and industrial pellet markets.
March 23, 2018 - Demand for premium wood pellets in the U.S. is dominated by households with wood pellet stoves. That is the opposite of some European nations such as Austria where the premium pellet sector is dominated by homes and businesses with pellet boilers (central heating systems).
March 22, 2018 - The Wood Pellet Association of Canada and our members are committed to making consistent, measurable progress on safety performance. We believe that all injuries and occupational illnesses are preventable, and are committed to a goal of zero for all of them.
March 13, 2018 - Pinnacle and West Fraser have begun the conversion of an existing particle board facility in Smithers, B.C., to a wood pellet production facility.
March 6, 2018 - A Northwest Territories MLA has raised concerns about the environmental impacts of a proposed wood pellet plant in Enterprise, N.W.T.
Feb. 28, 2018 - Quebec pellet producer Industries P.W.I. is one of six businesses in the Montérégie region awarded funding by the Government of Canada through Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED). 
Feb. 27, 2018 - The Wood Pellet Association of Canada and our members are committed to making consistent, measurable progress on safety performance. We believe that all injuries and occupational illnesses are preventable, and are committed to a goal of zero for all of them.
Feb. 20, 2018 - Enviva Holdings, LP has announced that it, through its previously announced joint venture, Enviva JV Development Company, LLC, has completed the acquisition of a wood pellet production plant in Greenwood, S.C., and related assets from The Navigator Company, S.A., a Portuguese paper and pulp company. This acquisition is the first investment by the new joint venture, which was recently created by Enviva to acquire, develop and construct wood pellet production plants and deep-water marine terminals in the Southeastern United States.
Feb. 14, 2018 – Diacarbon Energy Inc. will not be restarting its Merritt, B.C., torrefied pellet plant. The plant, which was damaged by fire in fall 2016, is up for sale, Mayor Neil Menard told Q101 news in January.
Feb. 13, 2018 - Saint-Michel-des-Saints will soon be home to Quebec's largest pellet mill. After more than four years of development, La Granaudière will break ground in July with production expected to begin next year, Canadian Biomass has learned.
Feb. 12, 2018 - On July 5, 2010 a wood pellet silo in Norway exploded when firefighters released inert carbon dioxide into the headspace to lower the oxygen content and suppress a smouldering fire. The lesson from this incident is that the use of carbon dioxide to suppress silo fires is unsafe.
Feb. 9, 2018 – The City of Yellowknife is the 2018 winner in the energy category of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Sustainable Communities Award.
Feb. 7, 2018 - According to Argus Biomass Markets, Germany's RWE expects to start co-firing biomass at its 600 MW coal-fired plant in the Netherlands by the end of this month. Argus reports that RWE plans to co-fire 50pc biomass at Amer 9, which will consume around 900,000 t/yr, and that further work will be carried out to increase co-firing to 80pc in the coming years.
Feb. 5, 2018 - FutureMetrics has a new white paper on how weather and heating oil prices influence demand for premium wood pellets.
Feb. 1, 2018 - Global pellet markets have increased significantly over the last decade, mostly because of demand from the industrial sector. While pellet heating markets make up a significant amount of global demand, this overview will focus on the industrial wood pellet sector. Chart 1 shows FutureMetrics’ forecast for heating pellet demand by country.
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