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Wood energy

  • Wood energy
  • August 10, 2015 09:51

In Belarus the new pellet plant reached its designed capacity

In the town of Borisov (Belarus) a new pellet plant owned by FLLC Swoods Export and delivered by Hekotek was launched in the beginning of 2015. Today the plant has reached its designed capacity... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 05, 2015 15:54

Sweden aspires to reduce its dependence on the Russian oil by focusing on bio-based fuels

Sweden can be called a very active country when it comes to developing eco-friendly fuels to reduce negative effects on climate. However, the climate is not the only concern of the country. Sweden also aims to reduce the its dependene on fossil fuels, in particular the Russian oil. Doesn't only Sweden have sufficient oil and gas, the country can also be proud of vast forests. In such a way, Swedish commodities and innovations can contribute to fossil fuel free societies by means of export... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • August 05, 2015 11:35

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets remains stable in August

The retail prices for wood pellets in Switzerland remained stable in August. The average price of pellet currently stands at ... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 05, 2015 10:31

Wood pellet production at high level in Germany

Approximately 980,000 tons of wood pellets were produced in Germany in the first half of 2015. Thus, production in the country is at a high level... [more...]

  • 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...]

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