Paper sizes up Canadian wood pellet heat sector

A new paper by FutureMetrics outlines reasons for the small size of the Canadian wood pellet industry, which include a small domestic heating market, low prices of electricity in some provinces and unfamiliarity with pellet heat technology.
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Astec provides Q3 2015 results, pellet plant business update

Astec Industries Inc. has released its Q3 2015 financial results, reporting increases in gross profits, a decrease in net sales and also providing an update on the company’s wood pellet plant business.
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Clean Power Plan published in Federal Register

The U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan was published in the Federal Register on Oct. 23. In response, many lawsuits were filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia, including a coalition of 24 states.
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European Biomass Association releases annual bioenergy report

The European Biomass Association (AEBIOM) recently released its annual statistical report, providing an outlook on European bioenergy for 2015, with a comprehensive overview of the latest market trends in bioheat, bioelectricty and biofuel sectors.
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Operation Biomass Heat

Wood heat is keeping the Vermont Army National Guard warm during the winter.
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Maine Energy Systems introduces wood pellet hot air furnace

Maine Energy Systems (MESys) recently announced the North American release of the MESys AutoPellet Air, a modulating fully-automatic wood pellet hot air furnace. The units are being built in Bethel, Maine, by MESys and designed by OkoFEN.
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Study of pellet stoves measures emission levels over 30 days

An independent assessment of popular pellet stoves conducted by the Alliance for Green Heat found that pellet stoves, unlike most wood stoves, can achieve low levels of emissions in real world settings that are in line with laboratory results.
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Resolute Forest Products releases third quarter financial results

On Oct. 29, Resolute Forest Products Inc. released its third quarter financial results, reporting that building on the integration of the two sawmills this year, the company is focused on completing the Calhoun continuous pulp digester project.
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