Pellets & Densified Biomass

August 21, 2019

Norden signs contract with Enviva

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsDanish shipping company Norden announced Aug. 15 it has contracted with Enviva to transport between 1.3 million and 1.5 million metric tons of wood pellets from the U.S. to Europe over a 6-year period spanning from 2021 to 2026. READ MORE

August 20, 2019

Report: Canadian wood pellet production, exports up in 2019

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsA report recently filed with the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network predicts Canadian wood pellet production will increase this year. Domestic use and exports are also expected to be up. READ MORE

August 16, 2019

EIA: Densified biomass fuel sales reach 640,000 tons in April

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsThe U.S. Energy Information Administration recently released data showing U.S. manufacturers produced approximately 770,000 tons of densified biomass fuel in April, with sales reaching 640,000 tons. READ MORE

August 14, 2019

EIA updates bioenergy generation, capacity forecasts

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, ThermalThe U.S. Energy Information Administration currently expects nonhydro renewables to provide 10 percent of U.S. utility-scale generation in 2019, increasing to 12 percent in 2020, according to the agency’s latest Short Term Energy Outlook. READ MORE

August 13, 2019

Pinnacle discusses growth plans in second quarter earnings call

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsPinnacle Renewable Energy released second quarter financial results Aug. 12, reporting significant increases to revenue and pellets sold. During an earnings call, Pinnacle officials discussed company growth plans. READ MORE

August 13, 2019

DOE seeks input on its FY 2019 EERE, BETO research priorities

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Pellets, Power, Thermal, Biogas, Advanced Fuels, ChemicalsThe Department of Energy’s Office of Efficiency and Renewable Energy is seeking public input on its EERE and Bioenergy Technologies Office research priorities, including those focused on corn fiber biofuel, food waste, data efforts and algae biomass. READ MORE

August 12, 2019

FutureMetrics analyzes changes in South Korean pellet market

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsFutureMetrics has published a new white paper on recent developments in the South Korean industrial wood pellets market, updating an analysis the company published two years ago. The changes could dampen demand for wood pellets. READ MORE

August 08, 2019

Enviva announces new contracts, plans to increase capacity

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsEnviva Partners LP released second quarter 2019 financial results on Aug. 8, reporting solid operating performance and a 25 percent increase in adjusted EBITDA. The company also announced new contracts for more than 1 million tons of wood pellets. READ MORE

August 07, 2019

Enviva to develop deep-water terminal at Port of Pascagoula

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:PelletsEnviva Holdings LP announced Aug. 6 plans to build and operate a deep-water marine terminal at the Port of Pascagoula, Mississippi. On the same day, the company also issued a statement related to the air permit for its Southampton pellet plant. READ MORE