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Back In Black

Bioenergy International and Wood Bioenergy Magazine published a story detailing the commissioning of the Zilkha Biomass Selma plant. This 275,000 mt/py plant is the largest black pellet plant in the world.

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Land of Opportunity? (Editorial)

Arkansas’ onetime motto “Land of Opportunity,” adopted in 1953, gave way officially to the “Natural State” in 1995. “Land of Opportunity” fell victim to the popularity of the “Natural State,” promoted by Parks & Tourism beginning in the mid-1980s, according to the indispensable “Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture.”

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FutureMetrics compares costs and benefits of advanced pellets

FutureMetrics LLC recently published a white paper that compares the costs and benefits of torrefied pellets and steam exploded pellets with traditional white pellets. The paper concludes that under certain circumstances these advanced pelleted could allow a buyer to pay a lower price per gigajoule (GJ) while the seller can earn a higher profit per GJ.

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USIPA conference wraps with impassioned producer panel

The 2014 Export Pellets Conference concluded with a panel comprised of a selection of the producer members of the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association, moderated by the organization’s executive director, Seth Ginther.

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Valmet and US based Zilkha Biomass Energy announce collaborative agreement

Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC and Valmet have signed a five-year collaboration agreement in the field of steam exploded black pellets. The purpose of the agreement is to bring steam exploded black pellets to the market. These pellets are principally used for replacing fossil coal as the energy source in heat and power generation. The parties will work together to develop a joint global offering.

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Texas city officials call potential Millinocket pellet mill producer ‘an asset’

Like many East Texas lumber towns, the city of Crockett has for years been losing its battle against the impact of government-subsidized Canadian wood products flooding the U.S. housing market, former City Administrator Ron Duncan says.

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Zilkha breathing new life into river industrial complex

Two years ago, a new industry came to Dallas County, proposing to produce and ship small pellets of wooden material across international borders from Dallas County.

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Zilkha lands financing to convert Alabama plant to Black Pellets

Zilkha Biomass Fuels has closed an $18.8 million finance package to convert an idled facility in Selma, Ala., to a full-scale Black Pellet plant with an annual capacity of 275,000 tons.

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Zilkha Biomass Energy announces new facility in Monticello to manufacture advanced wood pellets

MONTICELLO, Arkansas (July 30, 2014) -Zilkha Biomass Energy, a producer of biomass solutions to electric utility customers, today announced it is building a facility in Monticello, Arkansas, to manufacture their Zilkha Black® Pellet, the first commercially available advanced pellet in the biomass industry. The company plans to invest $90 million in the facility and create 52 new jobs.

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Valmet and US based Zilkha Biomass Energy announce collaborative agreement

Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC and Valmet have signed a five-year collaboration agreement in the field of steam exploded black pellets. The purpose of the agreement is to bring steam exploded black pellets to the market. These pellets are principally used for replacing fossil coal as the energy source in heat and power generation. The parties will work together to develop a joint global offering.

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Cate Street Capital and Zilkha Biomass Energy announce agreement to produce advanced black pellets

Houston, TX – Zilkha Biomass Energy LLC, a renewable energy company providing the first commercially available water-resistant woodpellet, has agreed to license its Zilkha Black® Pellet technology to Cate Street Capital, a national leader in developing green technology companies.

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Industrial “Black”® Pellets for Coal Plant Co-Firing/ Conversions

Date: June 19, 2015

Event: 4th Industrial Wood Pellet for Coal Plant Conference

Presenter: Clyde Stearns – VP of Engineering

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Co-firing Black Pellets with Coal in Japan

Date: May 19, 2015

Event: Japan Biomass Power Market Conference

Presenter: Peter Brand – Pellet Sales, Asia Pacific

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Latest Developments for Black Pellets: Benefits for Heat & Power Plants in Europe and Asia

Date: April 15, 2015

Event: Argus European Biomass Trading 2015

Presenter: Larry Weick – SVP, Business Development

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Black Pellets: A Fuel for Power

Date: April 14-16, 2015

Event: Nordic Baltic Bioenergy Conference

Presenter: Björn Forsberg  – SVP, Business Development

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Choosing Pellet Fuel to Cut Costs and Improve Operations

Date: February 17, 2015

Event: World Biomass Power Markets 2015

Presenter: Larry Weick – SVP, Business Development

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Renewable Power from Coal Plants: Biomass Pellets Trade, Asia

Date: September 23-24, 2014

Event: Biomass Pellets Trade & Power

Presenter: Hal Kaiser – Senior Partner at AWR Lloyd

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Progress in Expanding Black Pellet Markets

Date: April 10, 2014

Event: Argus European Biomass Trading Conference

Presenter: Larry Weick – SVP, Business Development

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Zilkha Black® Pellets Handling, Storage and Grinding in Existing Coal Plants

Date: February 5, 2014

Event: World Biomass Power Markets Conference – Amsterdam

Presenter: Chris Huhne – Chairman, Europe

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Co-firing Biomass with Coal

Date: June 30, 2013

Event: 3rd Annual IEA Co-fire Workshop

Presenter: Jesse Dickerman – Manager, Pellet Sales

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