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Wood energy

  • Forestry
  • July 30, 2015 11:30

Oil prices expected to rise sharply in the upcoming years

The price of oil will rise again to 100 dollars per barrel in the next five years... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 29, 2015 16:58

5 new biomass plants to be built in Ukraine

The USA/Ukraine Joint Venture - Ukraine Agro Valley Association (UAVA) - looks to establish a sustainable source of bioenergy fuel in Ukraine to assist in eliminating Ukraine`s dependence on fossil fuel imports from Russia... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 28, 2015 08:00

Russian pellet production grew by 25% in 2014

In 2014 Russian pellet production came up to 892,800 tonnes and grew by 24.7% against the 2013 figures. Production capacity expected to rise in Arkhangelsk and Irkutsk this year... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 27, 2015 11:07

FedEx chooses wood biofuels

Global logistics giant FedEx Express has reinforced its commitment to increase use of renewable biofuel by signing a supply deal with US-based Red Rock LLC, which is currently building a biorefinery to manufacture this product from woody-biomass.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 24, 2015 11:32

RusForest: Sales of sawnwood and sawlog increased in Q2/2015

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announced preliminary Q2 2015 production and sales results for its Magistralny and Ust-Ilimsk units... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 23, 2015 15:21

Norske Skog acquires leading wood pellet producer in New Zealand

Norske Skog has recently acquired Nature’s Flame, the market leader for wood pellets in New Zealand... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • July 23, 2015 11:01

Austria: Pellet price in July up slightly

The price of ENplusA1 wood pellets in Austria continued the slight upward trend which began in June... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 22, 2015 13:30

UPB Energy to construct a EUR 30 mio biomass power plant in Latvia

Construction of biomass cogeneration station with the planned electric power of 3.98 MW and thermal power of 15.9 MW has been commenced at Ciecieres parish, Brocenu district (Latvia). Construction of the station, as well as supply and installation of technologies, will be provided by the SIA “UPB Energy”. Client of the project is SIA “4 ENERGIA”... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 22, 2015 09:30

German Pellets doubles wood pellet production capacity in Urania, US

German Pellets completes the commissioning of the first construction phase of the American plant in Urania, Louisiana. Work on the second construction phase has now started. The financing for the capacity increase of the plant from the current capacity of 578,000 to 1,156 million tonnes per year has been raised in full... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 20, 2015 09:36

Norske Skog invests in bioenergy

Norske Skog plans to build biogas facilities at its mills, utilizing bio-waste from the paper production to renewable energy. Norske Skog Saugbrugs will invest NOK 150 million (EUR 16 million) in construction of a biogas facility in connection to its effluent plant... [more...]

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