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Issue date: 
August 16th, 2013

Wood pellet exports from North America climb 50%

Pellet exports from the two primary pellet-producing regions on the North American continent – the US South and British Columbia – showed no signs of slowing in early 2013, with the rate of growth likely to accelerate in the second half of the year.

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2nd November 2012

US now largest wood pellet exporter in the world

Pellet exports from the two primary pellet-producing regions on the North American continent, the U.S.

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April 5, 2012

Wood pellet exports from the US and Canada to Europe reached a record high

Wood pellet exports from the US and Canada to Europe reached arecord high in the 4Q/11 thanks to increased demand in the United Kingdom, reports the North American Wood FiberReview

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January 20th, 2012

North American pellet grew almost triple the growth rate of European production

During the last two years, global wood pellet production increased from about nine million tonnes to some 15-16 million tonnes, while apparent consumption expanded from about nine million to 13 million tonnes.

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Jan 27, 2012

Industrial wood pellet prices flat in Europe

As a result of global wood pellet supply significantly exceeding demand during the last two to three years, industrial wood pellet prices in Europe have been flat to decreasing slightly on a euro basis. Prices increased from €115/tonne in July 2007 to €140/tonne at the beginning of 2009.

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January 8th, 2012

Viridis Energy buys Enligna wood pellet plant in Nova Scotia

Viridis Energy Inc. of Vancouver has purchased Enligna Canada Inc. wood pellet plant in Musquodoboit Valley, Nova Scotia.

The purchase is subject to court approval because Enlinga Canada is in receivership. The plant has been closed since August, 2011.

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November 09, 2011

RusForest intends to acquire Clean Tech East Holding’s pellet business

RusForest's Board has signed a tender letter to Clean Tech East regarding an acquisition of all shares in Clean Tech East's wholly owned subsidiaries EBH and BEN - which together form Clean Tech East's Biomass Fuels business segment, whose business is to manufacture and sell wood pellets.

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August 18th, 2011

Enligna Canada in receivership; Pellet mill closes in Nova Scotia

Enligna Canada closed its wood pellet mill in Upper Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia several days ago.

Today comes the news that the company has formally been placed in receivership and 50 people are out of work.

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August 25th, 2011

New school in Fredericton to be heated with wood pellets

A new school being constructed in Fredericton, New Brunswick will be the first in the province to be heated with wood pellets.

The school will be equipped with a wood pellet fired hot water boiler.

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Aug. 8, 2011

Strategic forescasting of European biomass demand

BEDFORD, MA, Aug. 8, 2011 (RISI) - As European countries push forward to meet renewable energy goals of 20% by 2020, demand for imported biomass -- specifically, wood pellets -- will rise.


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