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September 20, 2021

Drax starts construction on second satellite wood pellet plant

Drax starts construction on second satellite wood pellet plant
Drax Group has started construction on the second of three satellite wood pellet plants in Arkansas.    Work is underway at the site in Russellville, Pope County, north-western Arkansas, with commercial operations expected to begin at the plant in 2022. The move is part of a $40 million (€34 million) investment by Drax in the state, creating around 30 new direct jobs and many more indirect jobs.    The three pellet plants are expected to produce a total of around 120,000 tonnes of sustainable biomass pellets annually from sawmill residues, supporting Drax ...

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