Southeast Alaska companies exploring wood pelletizer

From Sealaska Corporation (, dated September 11, 2008 and retrieved Tuesday, September 23, 2008:

Sealaska Corporation and Viking Lumber Inc. announced today that they have entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to examine an alternate energy supply enterprise utilizing wood waste for Southeast customers. Production facilities will be on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast, Alaska. 

“The use of woody biomass as an alternative energy source remains largely untapped,” said Ron Wolfe, Sealaska natural resources manager. “With diesel and fuel costs continuing to rise, it’s vital that we investigate alternative sources of sustainable energy.  We believe that wood biomass is a promising alternative.”

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