Wood energy

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  • October 22, 2014 16:16

    Wood pellets exports from North America to Europe plateaued during the 1H/2014

    Pellet shipments from the US and Canada to Europe have gone in opposite directions in 2014, with the shipments from the US South being up ten percent from the 4Q/13 to the 2Q/14, and Canadian volumes declining 25% during the same period. The new expanding markets for pellet producers in Western Canada have instead been Japan and South Korea... [more...]

  • October 21, 2014 15:01

    Major industry players meet at EXPOBOIS 2014

    EXPOBOIS together with the BOBAT news space, the exhibition for all wood transformation processes and uses, will be held from November 17th to 20th 2014, at Paris-Nord Villepinte (Hall 3). The event offers a comprehensive overview of equipment, products and services across six major sectors of the industry: first transformation, second transformation, wood energy, timber, wood furnishings and hardware and accessories. Nearly 300 companies and French and international brands will present their innovations and new products. The presence of large manufacturers in every sector of the show illustrates how well EXPOBOIS represents this market and strengthens is positioning as an essential meeting place for industry professionals in November... [more...]

  • October 21, 2014 11:12

    EU: Price of wood pellets imported from the US lower than the average

    EU import prices of wood pellets from the United States are generally cheaper than from other major origin countries. As can be calculated from the latest figures of Eurostat, wood pellets acquired by the European countries from the U.S., in the first seven months of this year, are 17% cheaper than the overall import price: one tonne of imported pellets from the U.S. costs... [more...]

  • October 17, 2014 13:51

    Germany: Pellets price increases in October

    In Germany, the average price for a tonne of wood pellets in October stands at... [more...]

  • October 15, 2014 10:56

    Enviva LP acquires wood pellet company with 650,000 mt annual production

    Enviva LP through one of its affiliates has acquired Green Circle Bio Energy, Inc., a US-based company. Green Circle owns and operates a wood pellet production plant in Cottondale, Florida that has a production capacity of approximately 650,000 metric tons per year. The plant benefits from an abundant supply of locally procured raw material, principally pine softwood, and exports its product from the Port of Panama City, Florida... [more...]

  • October 15, 2014 08:48

    Switzerland: Roundwood prices stable in October

    Switzerland's Wood Market Commission (HMK) has, at its meeting on 13 October, marked the October price for roundwood. Demand for softwood sawlogs in the Swiss sawmill industry remains intact, despite difficult and uncertain lumber markets. The Commission recommends a guide price for spruce 2b of... [more...]

  • October 10, 2014 12:37

    Price of pellets in Switzerland registers another increase in October

    In October, the price of wood pellets in Switzerland continued to rise after the increase registered in September. Currently, the average price for a ton of ENplus A1 pellets is... [more...]

  • October 08, 2014 10:17

    Japan steps up wood fiber consumption

    The pulp manufacturing industry in Japan has increased production levels in 2014 resulting in higher import volumes of both softwood and hardwood chips. The biggest increases in import volumes have been softwood chips from the US and hardwood chips from Vietnam and South Africa, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Hardwood prices have trended downward the past year, while softwood prices have gone up... [more...]

  • October 03, 2014 12:11

    German Pellets earnings driven up by new US wood pellet plant

    German Pellets GmbH has presented its group financial report for the first half of 2014 and confirmed its preliminary consolidated net earnings figures. As of June 30, 2014, the world’s largest producer and trader of wood pellets generated consolidated sales of Euro 260.6 million (+10% yoy growth). Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) improved to around Euro 25.0 million in the first half of 2014 from Euro 18.8 million in the previous year’s period... [more...]

  • October 03, 2014 11:40

    RWE sells its stake in Sicilian biomass power plant Enna

    RWE Innogy and FriEl Green Power, Bozen, have this week successfully concluded the transfer of RWE Innogy’s 80% stake in the Sicilian biomass power plant Enna (incl. the respective biomass harvesting and forest management activities) to FriEl... [more...]