Enova Energy plans to build a $100 million plant near Macon that will convert pine trees into wood pellets. It’s one of a string of recent development announcements from Georgia’s booming pine pellet industry.
Savannah business leaders have made support for a little-known state agency one of their legislative priorities for the next legislative session. A $1.3 million project for Herty Advanced Materials Development Center was the area's only specific funding request this year aside from Savannah harbor expansion. The agency is a high-tech research firm helping materials manufacturers.