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Issue date: 
October 22nd, 2010

Woody biomass prices in the US increase

Prices for woody biomass, whether it was sawmill by-products, forest residues or urban wood waste, were higher in the 3Q/10 than the previous quarter in most regions throughout the US reports Wood Resources International LLC.

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October 22, 2010

Officials show locals Burlington biomass site

BURLINGTON - While 25 people from Pownal signed up to take a bus trip to the McNeil Station, a 55-megawatt biomass power plant located at the north end of Burlington, only about a dozen attended.

Issue date: 
13 October 2010

Rated output reached at Novoyeniseysky LKhK

Project manager of Novoeniseysky LKhK pellet mill construction (Krasnoyarsk Kray) Alari Roosi has visited the enterprise again after a month and a half since the launch of production.

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Oct 13, 2010

Wood biomass will heat 5 public buildings in PEI

Prince Edward Island has approved two proposals that will see five public buildings in the province heated by wood biomass.

Atlantic Bioheat will supply biomass-based heat to M. E. Callaghan and Hernewood junior high schools.

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Oct 14, 2010

Nova Scotia approves NewPage plan to burn trees for power

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has just announced that its approval of the NewPage Port Hawkesbury and Nova Scotia Power's proposal to burn trees to create power.

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October 11th, 2010

ArcelorMittal invests to expand production of charcoal

ArcelorMittal Bio-energy is responsible for the production and marketing of the renewable commodities such as charcoal, wood, seeds and seedlings from the formation of Eucalyptus forests.

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October 11, 2010

Stora Enso and Neste Oil launch a new renewable diesel plant

Stora Enso and Neste Oil launch environmental impact assessment for a new renewable diesel plant. Stora Enso's and Neste Oil's joint venture, NSE Biofuels Oy, is to commence environmental impact assessments for a commercial-scale biorefinery at Porvoo and at Imatra in Finland.

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October 12, 2010

University of Montana plans to construct biomass boiler to heat, light campus

The University of Montana is literally getting fired up about renewable energy.

UM is making plans to produce its own energy in the future by building a $16 million, wood-fired biomass boiler alongside its existing heating plant on the east side of campus.

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Oct 7, 2010

Swedes look into black pellet production in B.C.

Vattenfall, a company owned by the government of Sweden, is exploring the idea of turning wood from British Columbia's northwest, into pellets to burn in European power plants.

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Biomass project meeting draws a skeptical throng


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