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Wood-to-Gasoline Plant Hits Financial Troubles

By Bill Esler Posted: 07/13/2014 6:30PM

KiOR, which converts wood and other cellulosic fibers into gasoline, said in an SEC filing it is unable to make a $1.8 million loan payment to a state agency that funded it, and has retained advisors to develop strategies, including possible sale.


Viridis Energy Expects Strong 2014 Despite Early Setbacks

By Alex Keown Posted: 06/04/2014 9:25AM

Wood pellet fuel maker Viridis Energy reported revenue growth of 142 percent, despite a six-week trucking strike in British Columbia and extreme weather that caused production challenges at its Nova Scotia wood pellet facility.


Wood Damaged by Ice Storm Fuels Power Plant in South Carolina

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 04/13/2014 9:40PM

Nearly 21,000 tons of timber and woody debris damaged by February ice storms in the Southeast is being burned at Ameresco's Savannah River bio-energy plant in Aiken, SC. It represents 55% of the power plant's wood fuel purchases.


Conifex To Acquire Lignum Lumber Marketing & Distribution

Posgted by Bill Esler | Posted: 01/06/2014 11:04PM

Conifex Timber Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CFF) entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Lignum Forest Products, a lumber distribution firm, for Z$4 million.




Coal-Wood Biofuel Tested Widely, Mixed Results

By Bill Esler Posted: 12/03/2013 9:18PM

Wood waste joins the mix as U.S. coal-fired utilities look to cut carbon dioxide output to meet EPA goals. The co-firing approach is also popular with German utilities, which have built mammoth wood pellet plants in the U.S.


Major Biomass Power and Waste-to-Energy Congress in Sao Paulo

Posted: 10/28/2013 9:33PM

Biomass Power and Pellets congress and exhibition will in take place in Sao Paulo on November 7th and 8th 2013.


Wood-Fired Boiler Suit Over Soot Filed by Seven States

By Bill Esler Posted: 10/11/2013 6:57AM

Soot from wood-fired boilers is the subject of a suit by seven states against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The group says wood burning devices create 13% of all soot pollution in the U.S.


Wood Waste to Biofuel Goes Commercial

Posted: 08/01/2013 9:13AM

Wood waste is being converted to transportation fuel on a commercial scale at INEOS Bio at its Indian River BioEnergy Center where cellulosic ethanol is being made from citrus, oak, pine, and pallet wood waste.


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