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USIPA and Bridging with Biomass Coalition release report detailing carbon benefits of industrial wood pellets

On September 24, the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (USIPA) and other members of the Bridging with Biomass coalition released a report documenting the environmental benefits delivered by the North American

WBA Fact Sheet Underscores Carbon Benefits of Wood Biomass

On December 4th, The World Bioenergy Association released a fact sheet entitled “Carbon neutrality of sustainable biomass from forests” during COP18 UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar. The fact

Sustainability promotes growth

As the world gravitates more and more towards independence from fossil fuels, a small part of that future energy equation is right here in Ahoskie.

Ground broken for new Franklin factory

Ground was broken Wednesday for a wood pellet manufacturing company in Franklin.

Hundreds of jobs, millions of dollars coming to Southampton County

Hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars will soon be coming to Southampton County, Va. A groundbreaking ceremony for Enviva was held Wednesday afternoon at the facility’s future location just outside of Franklin on Rose Valley Road.

Enviva LP breaking ground

Eight months after striking a deal with Southampton County to locate a manufacturing facility here, Enviva LP will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 25.

Global Pellet Industry on the Rise, Sustainability Key

The theme of the final panel discussion at the North American Biomass Pellet Export Conference, which was held Sept. 8-9 in New Orleans, was that the pellet industry is growing rapidly, and sustainability is of utmost importance.

Biomass Is a Great Source of Energy that Incentivizes Forest Owners to Maintain Forests as Forests

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In a move that has the potential to add even more legitimacy to the woody biomass industry, The Nature Conservancy and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative have launched a new woody biomass procurement project.

Enviva Expands Wood Pellet Plant Plans

Wood pellet manufacturer Enviva LP has decided to expand the capacity of its 300,000-ton plant under construction in Ahoskie, N.C., by 50,000 tons.

Pellet Run: Proximity to Ports and to Fiber Determines Facility Locations for Enviva

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The past year has been filled with progressively busier project location and construction activity by biomass fuel firm Enviva, which until last year was known as Intrinergy. And there’s even more on the immediate horizon.