RusForest AB (publ) (“RusForest” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ OMX: RUSF), a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announces the start of wood pellet production at the Company’s LDK-3 sawmill in Arkhangelsk.  The construction of the pellet mill at RusForest’s…
Thursday, 09 January 2014 09:45

Fire breaks out at wood pellet plant

Franklin fire crews battled a fire at a pellet plant early Wednesday morning. Capt. John Friis with the Franklin Volunteer Fire Department told WAVY.com the call came in just before 3 a.m. for a fire at the Enviva Pellets plant…
Thursday, 09 January 2014 08:23

The Zilkha Black Pellet

The Zilkha Black Pellet he Zilkha Black® Pellet is a revolutionary advancement in the pellet industry: our additive-free pellet is waterproof and durable. Green wood removed from a forest generally contains about 50% moisture content. So for every pound of…
A Texas energy company has started preliminary discussions with Hawaiian Electric Co. to supply compressed wood pellets to the utility. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Friday that Zilkha Biomass Energy signed a "letter of intent" with Hawaiian Electric. But a HECO…
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 08:20

Wood Pellets & Sustainability

The European Union is pushing member states to go green -- offering incentives and requiring that utilities cut their carbon emissions and increase their use of renewable energy sources by 20%.  That sounds like a noble goal, but it may…
Wood pellet exports from North America have steadily increased over the past two years, having more than doubled since late 2011, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review North American shipments of wood pellets over the Atlantic continued to…
Friday, 15 November 2013 10:20

Idled Wawa mill to produce wood pellets

The province says an idle mill in Wawa will re-open and create about 40 jobs in the process. Rentech Incorporated will convert an idle mill to an industrial wood pellet production facility. The province says production is set to begin…
In the past few years, EU's quest to limit its dependency on fossil fuels and to cut CO2 emissions, has brought renewable energy on the peak of the European most successful market developments. While most of the wood industry was…
Because of the sharp drop in demand for solid biofuels from Polish power stations, which until recently were the main customers of Ukrainian producers, the price of pellets in Poland fell by 25%, and the level of consumption halved. Today…
The study, conducted by a group of biomass advocates, finds burning industrial wood pellets to produce electricity makes an "immediate or very rapid contribution" to climate change mitigation. The use of woody biomass for power generation produces significant carbon savings…
RusForest AB (publ) (“RusForest” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ OMX: RUSF), a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, has secured bank financing for the wood pellet plant under construction in Arkhangelsk. As previously disclosed, RusForest has engaged AS Hekotek (“Hekotek”),…
The use of woody biomass for power generation produces significant carbon savings that provide long-term benefits to the environment, according to a new peer-reviewed report released today by the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) and other members of the Bridging…
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