At our Saalburg-Ebersdorf site, Mercer Timber Products (MTP) operates its own biomass power plant. Through this plant, we generate heat and bioelectricity for use in our mill. The plant has a firing heat capacity of 49.5 MW and an electrical capacity of 12.89 MW.

Enviva Inc. (NYSE: EVA) (“Enviva”), the world’s leading producer of sustainably sourced wood biomass, today issued the following statement in response to support it received from independent forestry associations regarding Enviva’s positive economic and environmental impact in the U.S. Southeast:

BETHESDA, Md. – October 27, 2022 – Enviva Inc. (NYSE: EVA) (“Enviva”), the world’s leading producer of sustainably sourced wood biomass, today issued the following statement in response to a public letter from 550 global scientists sent to the Presidents of the European Commission, European Parliament, and European Council outlining numerous climate benefits of woody biomass and sustainable forest management:

Our report findings were clear: 85 per cent of the fibre for pellets comes from the by-products of sawmills and allied industries, and the remaining 15 per cent comes from logging debris and low-quality logs.

The German government published the framework for its biomass strategy on Tuesday (6 October) which aims to solve the conflict between biomass use versus electrification, guarantee food security and set standards for strategies in other EU countries.

The EU price cap could have "unintended consequences" and be "disruptive" for the biomass market, sector representatives at the US Industrial Pellet Association's annual conference in Miami said on 3 October.

Terrace’s new pellet plant is attracting international attention as the transition continues from fossil fuel dependence to more sustainable energy sources.

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