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Zilkha Biomass

Selma, AL (2013)

Manufacturer of proprietary 'black' wood pellet.

COMMUNITY IMPACT
  • 119 FTE jobs
  • 300 construction jobs
FINANCING SOURCES
  • NMTC amount: $11,386,500
  • Total Project Costs: $49,599,774
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PROJECT LOCATION

1256 County Road 78

Selma, AL 36703

Project Description

Manufacturer of proprietary ‘black’ wood pellet. Zilkha manufactures a patented, next generation ‘wood pellet for baseload renewable energy generation. Zilkha purchased an abandoned traditional wood pellet facility out of bankruptcy in a rural economically depressed community. Zilkha renovated the existing plant and created skilled jobs in a county with high unemployment. Zilkha’s wood pellets replace coal in power plants without requiring expensive retrofits, providing a cleaner, renewable alternative to coal while reducing air and water pollution.

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