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  • Market Prices
  • April 28, 2016 10:20

Finnish forestry on the verge of new resurgence

This year and next year roundwood trade and removals in Finland are growing towards a new level needed to satisfy the use of roundwood shifted by new forest industry investments. However, the full amount will not still be fully achieved in the forecast period. Trade and removal volumes have been quite large already in recent years so that in the coming years millennium record levels will be approached... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • April 27, 2016 08:42

Austria: Price of wood pellets drops more than 4% in April

The price of wood pellets in Austria dropped once again this month. Austrian Enplus A1 wood pellets cost in April an average of... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 26, 2016 10:22

Canadian wood pellet producer for sale

Viridis Energy, a Canadian wood pellet producer with a total annual production capacity of 300,000 tonnes of pellets, has announced that the company and its subsidiaries are for sale. The company had earlier failed to meet a lender's deadline to pay debts owed by one of its subsidiaries... [more...]

Wood energy
  • Wood energy
  • April 21, 2016 08:45

Valmet to supply a wood pellet heating plant to the Helen Salmisaari power plant in Helsinki

Valmet will supply a wood pellet heating plant to Helen Oy's Salmisaari power plant in Helsinki, Finland. The new plant helps the city of Helsinki to meet its aim of increasing its production of renewable energy... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 18, 2016 14:01

Germany: Price of pellets 5.1% lower than last year

The price of ENplus A1 wood pellets in Germany has declined this spring. The average cost of pellets stands in April at 231.89 EUR / t.This represents a decrease of 3.2% from the previous month... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 15, 2016 08:02

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets 4% lower than last year

In Switzerland, the retail prices for wood pellets in April have declined markedly. The decrease can be attributed to the usual seasonal price developments which occur at the end of the heating season... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 14, 2016 13:15

Global biomass pellet market expected to rise sharply by 2020

The global biomass pellet market was valued at $6.9 billion (€6.17bn) in 2014 and it is expected to grow with a CAGR (Compound annual growth rate) of 11.1% during the 2015-2020 period... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 14, 2016 11:02

Noticeable growth in the European construction sector

The Dutch construction sector shows positives results and recovers at a fast pace. The predictions for the coming two years are in the Netherlands most positive of all important European countries. But also Southern European country as Spain shows us very positive figures although this market was hit hard in recent years... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 13, 2016 08:16

Viridis shuts down pellet plant in Canada

Viridis Energy Inc. recently announced that due to recent structural concerns at its Okanagan Pellet Co. (OPC) plant and a combination of factors, including the increased capital investment necessary to restart wood pellet production at that location... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 12, 2016 13:49

Sweden: RenFuel and Nordic Paper to build biofuel test plant

RenFuel and Nordic Paper have signed an agreement to build a production test facility in Bäckhammar in the region of Värmland (Sweden) in order to test manufacture an advanced biofuel based on lignin. The project has been granted 71 million SEK by the Swedish Energy Agency... [more...]

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