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Wood pellet producers and stove companies gearing up for a busy season

| September 10, 2014

Tiny wood pellets are being produced ’round the clock at Northeast Pellets in Ashland. “The fair has come and gone so now it’s time to start heating,” said president Matt Bell. This is the first summer the company has run 24 hours a day. Starting up Monday morning, and finishing Friday afternoon. President Matt Bell […]

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UMFK Biomass Project Moving Along, Might Fuel Buildings As Early As Next Month

| January 22, 2014

Efforts to complete UMFK’s multimillion dollar biomass project are ON SCHEDULE according to university officials. So much so, some campus buildings could start to receive heat from the wood pellet fuel project as early as next month.  Construction crews are working hard to get UMFK’s MASSIVE biomass project at the Fort Kent Armory, up and […]

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Pellet Plant to Launch

| October 17, 2013

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) – The Finance Authority of Maine has approved a $25 million loan guarantee for a company planning to launch an operation to produce biomass-based, coal-like wood pellets. Officials said Thursday that with the loan guarantee, Thermogen Industries is one step closer to launching an operation in Millinocket to manufacture what’s known as […]

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