Thirteen years after Urania's biggest employer shut down, construction is nearing on what could be the world's largest wood pellet mill. German Pellets GmbH will provide fewer than one-quarter of the 355 jobs lost when Louisiana-Pacific Corp. shut down the…
More than a dozen Northwest schools and hospitals have replaced old diesel heating systems with boilers that burn wood pellets. Advocates say that this wood fuel -- called forest biomass -- is an affordable local source of energy. And it…
German Pellets is further expanding its production capacities in North America. In Urania, a town in northern Louisiana, German Pellets will soon begin construction work on a new pellet production facility. The output will be about 1 million tonnes of…
More than 225 people attended the second annual Aroostook Partnership for Progress (APP) Biomass Fair, April 6 at the University of Maine Fort Kent. "It was a steady flow of folks who showed interest and asked good questions," said APP…
The consumption of wood pellets in the heating sector is increasing rapidly in Europe – from less than 6 million tons in 2010 to more than 7 million tons in 2012. The ENplus wood pellet quality certification system is one…
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