Wood energy

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  • August 01, 2014 11:02

    Germany: Production of wood pellets stable at a high level in the first half

    Nearly 1 million tons of wood pellets were produced in Germany in the first half of the year... [more...]

  • August 01, 2014 07:15

    Japan: Demand and supply of wood in 2013

    Japan's Forestry Agency disclosed demand for wood in 2013. Total demand was 73,867,000 cbms, 4.6% more than 2012. That for lumber was 28,592,000 cbms, 9.7% more and for plywood was... [more...]

  • July 31, 2014 12:02

    Company announces new facility in US to manufacture advanced wood pellets

    Zilkha Biomass Energy is building a facility in Monticello, Arkansas, to manufacture their Zilkha Black® Pellet, the first commercially available advanced pellet in the biomass industry, as the company holds in a press release. Zilkha Biomass Energy plans to invest $90 million in the facility... [more...]

  • July 30, 2014 10:01

    US to cover half share of total European wood pellets imports

    There are three regional markets in the EU, with three trade flows that can be determined. The Benelux countries and the United Kingdom mainly import from the United States and Canada. Despite their significant domestic production, the Scandinavian countries, mainly Denmark and Sweden, partly depend on imports from the Baltic Region and Russia. The market for pellets in Germany, Austria and Italy is more isolated and depends mostly on the production in this region itself... [more...]

  • July 29, 2014 08:50

    RusForest sells subsidiary and pellet mill in Sweden

    RusForest today announced the sale of its subsidiary, Ystad Pellets AB, which owns a non-core wood pellet mill... [more...]

  • July 28, 2014 09:30

    EU pellet demand expected to more than triple by 2020

    The EU is the world’s largest wood pellets market, with a consumption of about 17.5 MMT of pellets in 2013. Based on the EC mandates and Member State incentives, the demand is expected to expand further to nearly 21.0 MMT in 2015. Consumption forecasts for 2020 range from 50 – 80 MMT (AEBIOM). Future consumption will however, depend on a range of market factors and in particular Member State incentives... [more...]

  • July 24, 2014 16:21

    Belarus export of forest products up almost 40%

    In the first half of 2014, Belarus exports of forest products increased by 38.6 percent if compared to the first half of 2013... [more...]

  • July 24, 2014 13:45

    Japan: Number of biomass generation facilities to increase rapidly

    It has been about two years after FIT (fixed price power purchase system of renewable energy) was enacted in Japan. Number of plans of power generation facility by biomass use has been increasing rapidly and there are about 80 to 90 plans so far. About 30 will start running in next two years... [more...]

  • July 23, 2014 07:55

    E.U.: Boom in imports of wood pellets from the U.S. continues in 2014

    E.U. imports of wood pellets from the United States showed no signs of slowing in early 2014, with the rate of growth likely to accelerate in the second half of the year. According to Eurostat latest statistics, the European Union countries have imported 56% more wood pellets from the U.S. in the first four months of 2014... [more...]

  • July 22, 2014 14:38

    INTERFORST 2014 achieves great success

    INTERFORST 2014 came to a close with outstanding results. 450 exhibitors – 288 national and 162 international companies – from 27 countries presented the latest products and innovations of the forestry industry on a gross space exceeding 70,000 square meters from 16 to 20 July. With some 40,000 square meters the net space increased by 15 percent compared the previous event. The number of international exhibitors grew by 25 percent. Besides Germany, the top exhibiting countries were Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Sweden and Switzerland. But also companies from countries such as China, Canada, Turkey and the USA were present at INTERFORST... [more...]