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Global pellet market outlook in 2018

For the last several years, the global industrial wood pellet sector was as large as the heating pellet sector, and is expected to become significantly larger over the next decade, writes William Struass and Seth Walker.

Xylo-Carbone plans new production plant with federal loan

A bioproducts firm is among four Quebec companies are scaling up their operations with the help of the federal government.

Wood pellet co-firing to resume in the Netherlands

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. Gord Murray explains why this is good news for Canadian pellet exporters.

Duke Energy renews biomass contract in North Carolina

Duke Energy has renewed a long-term power purchase agreement with a 50 MW biomass facility in North Carolina.

Influences on premium heating wood pellet prices

A new white paper shows how weather and the price of heating oil influence demand for wood pellets for heating.
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    Kwadacha Nation installs wood gasification system

    An impressive project has made the Kwadacha First Nation the proud new operator of North America’s first wood gasification system for district energy. “It’s important for all of us to think of better ways to generate and use energy in our communities, both here and across the country,” says Chief Donny Van Somer. » Read more...
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    Pellets at work in Quebec

    The community of La Cité Verte in downtown Quebec City set the standard for energy efficiency five years ago by installing a four-boiler biomass combustion system to heat the dwelling and domestic hot water. » Read more...

    Lignofuels 2018 – Advanced Biofuels & Materials

    February 7-8, 2018
    Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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    The European Biopolymer Summit

    February 14-15, 2018
    Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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    European Pellet Conference 2018

    February 28- March 1, 2018
    Location: Wels, Austria
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