the timber network

Wood energy

  • Wood energy
  • February 04, 2016 13:01

Sales reorganization and downtimes at some plants for German Pellets

As the German financial newspaper WirtschaftsWoche reported, German Pellets has reorganized its sales in part. Accordingly, parts of the sales have been transferred to a company set up in December ... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • February 03, 2016 10:19

Stora Enso acquires a biomass-fired boiler plant from KPA Unicon Oy

Stora Enso Timber Ab and KPA Unicon Oy have signed a contract of a biomass-fired hot water boiler plant delivery to Stora Enso sawmill Ala in Ljusne, Sweden... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • February 02, 2016 08:38

China has become a major consumer of Australian eucalyptus wood chips

Eucalyptus chip export volumes from Australia were up 15% in 2015 year-over-year to reach a record-high of 5.2 million tons, valued at almost one billion Australian dollars. Shipments have increased for three consecutive years and were in 2015 about 58% higher than they were in 2012... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • January 28, 2016 15:23

Creditreform Rating has downgraded the corporate rating of German Pellets

The rating agency Creditreform Rating has downgraded the corporate rating of German Pellets GmbH from BB- (watch) to C (watch) during the monitoring... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 28, 2016 10:31

Indonesia: 300,000 ha of plantations for biomass by 2019

As a contribution to energy security Indonesia has adopted a policy on bio-fuel/diesel blending on Jan. 1, 2016. From the beginning of this year the aim is to begin using 20 percent biodiesel blending... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • January 27, 2016 13:26

Austria: Slight price increase for wood pellets in January

The price of retail wood pellets in Austria has inched up at the beginning of January... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • January 27, 2016 10:18

The European Commission opens investigation on Drax biomass plant in UK

The European Commission has launched a formal investigation procedure to assess whether the United Kingdom's plans to support the conversion of part of the Drax coal power plant to operate on biomass are in line with EU state aid rules... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 19, 2016 08:22

Germany: Price of wood pellets stagnates

It seems that the winter season has no impact on the price of wood pellets in Germany. In January 2016, the price remains stable... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 18, 2016 13:01

Price of wood pellets slightly up in Switzerland

In January 2016, the price of wood pellets in Switzerland has increased slightly by 1%. Swiss pellets cost now an average of... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • January 15, 2016 10:08

RWE sells Lynemouth plant before conversion to wood pellets

The German utility RWE has sold its 420 MW Lynemouth coal-fired power plant located in the UK to the Czech-Slovak energy investment group Energetický a prumyslový holding (EPH)... [more...]

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