Wood Pellet Production Picks Up Steam With New Facilities Announced for Mid-Atlantic, Texas

Wood pellet manufacturer Enviva LP has announced plans for its fifth U.S. facility, a 454,000 metric tons of plant at Courtland, Va., expected to begin production in the first half of 2013.
Separately, German Pellets GmbH announced plans to build its first wood pellet facility in the U.S. in Tyler County, Texas, north of Beaumont.  The company said the facility will produce 500,000 metric tons of wood pellets annually, with production scheduled to be begin in the third quarter of 2012.

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