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Groupe Lebel constructing 100,000-tonne pellet plant

The pellet plant is set to begin operating in 2023, with a maximum capacity of 100,000 tonnes of pellets per year. The plant will use 250,000 tonnes of sawmill residuals, including sawdust, bark and savings, as well as low-grade biologs.

Enviva to build $250M pellet plant in Mississippi

The facility is a key component of the company’s growth strategy to double production capacity from the current 6.2 million metric tons annually to approximately 13 million metric tons annually over the next five years.

First Schmid biomass boiler installed in Canada

To reduce the ecological footprint of the new educational complex, the Centre de formation agricole de Mirabel (CFAM), built in 2020, the Centre de services scolaires des Mille-Îles (CSSMI) has installed a Schmid 360 kW industrial biomass boiler.

Waste Connections of Canada, Enbridge proposing $50M waste-to-RNG plant

The facility will capture landfill gas generated by decomposing waste and transform it into low carbon renewable natural gas. From there, the RNG created will be injected into Enbridge Gas’ local natural gas distribution system that supplies gas to homes and businesses.
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Purdue University study shows impact of Renewable Fuel Standard on biofuels production

The study found that the Renewable Fuel Standard “played a critical role in reducing uncertainties in commodity markets, and its most significant impact was to help farmers use their resources more efficiently,” said Farzad Taheripour, the Purdue University agricultural economist who led the study. » Read more...

Drax opens pellet plant in Demopolis, Alabama

At full capacity, the plant at Demopolis, which is Drax’s second production facility in Alabama, will produce 360,000 metric tonnes of sustainable biomass pellets a year. Drax also donated $10,000 to the Demopolis City Schools Foundation. » Read more...

Aemetis completes testing of dairy biogas-to-RNG upgrading facility

“Completing the construction and successful testing of the biogas upgrading and compression facility is a significant milestone which will allow Aemetis to sell -426 carbon intensity RNG to fleet customers across California,” stated Eric McAfee, chairman and CEO of Aemetis. » Read more...

Veolia launches biorefinery producing biomethanol from pulp production in Finland

The refinery will be based on Veolia’s innovative industrial scale concept of commercial bioproduct-derived biomethanol production, which safely integrates the refining of crude sulphate methanol into the pulp production process. » Read more...

Biofuels producer Enerkem closes $255M financing round

Repsol invests $170 million, of which $75 million is in Enerkem’s equity and $95 million in convertible debt. Monarch Alternative Capital, a new investor, is contributing $30 million to the round while Avenue Capital Group is reinvesting $30 million. » Read more...

Martin Engineering launches online conveyor operation and safety training

The online Foundations Learning Center draws from the collective knowledge and expertise gathered over nearly 80 years solving bulk handling challenges. The non-commercial information is offered at no charge and is accessible by computer, tablet, or smartphone. » Read more...