Wood energy

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  • August 05, 2014 15:35

    Switzerland: Price of wood pellets stable in August

    In August, the price of wood pellets in Switzerland is unchanged. The average price for a tonne of ENplus pellets curently stands at... [more...]

  • August 04, 2014 15:50

    German Pellets signs contract to supply wood chips

    German Pellets signed these days a multi-year supply contract with an European energy company. The pellet producer will in future supply wood chips to a power plant located in France... [more...]

  • August 04, 2014 13:35

    Latvia's forest industry exports up 12.7%

    From January to May 2014, Latvian forest industry's exports continued to increase, amounting EUR 845 million as compared to EUR 761 million in the same period of 2013... [more...]

  • August 04, 2014 07:02

    Main wood pellet consumers in Europe

    While the EU produces about fifty percent of world wood pellets production, the EU market represents about seventy of the market. Of the consumption of 17.5 MMT in 2013, about an equal share is estimated to be used for industrial use and household use. The residential use for heating is relatively stable growth market compared to the use for power generation as the latter is highly dependent on government funding. The major users of wood pellets in the EU are the United Kingdom, Italy, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, France and Austria... [more...]

  • 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...]