"Wood pellet burners are growing rapidly in popularity and companies around the country are increasingly using biodiesel in their vehicle fleets. But these are just the first baby steps of what will become one of the country's biggest industries," says Bioenergy Association (BANZ) chairman Rob Mallinson.Read more
To be eligible for the Energy Champion award, facilities must achieve 250,000 million Btu of energy savings or reduce plant energy consumption by 15 percent.Read more
Anticipated to add eight to 10 jobs, the facility would use bark byproducts and would reduce the paper mill's reliance on oil, said Brandon Ogilvie, vice president of IN Madison LLC, which would own and operate the site. It is a subsidiary of IN Group, located in Richmond, Va.Read more
The grant, administered by the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, will pay for 40%-to-60% of the total cost of the project, according to Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's office.
IP told the city in February the project would reduce water usage and result in nearly $1 million in annual savings, according to a report in theEvansville Courier & Press.Read more