the timber network

Wood energy

  • Forestry
  • May 08, 2015 12:05

Worldwide pellet production increased to 27 million tonnes

Around 20 million tonnes were used in Europe as a renewable fuel... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 08, 2015 08:35

New pellet plant in U.S.

Production to reach 125,000 tons... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 06, 2015 11:21

German Pellets improves turnover in 2014, despite tough market conditions

Even though in 2014 market conditions were difficult due to the mild weather and the oil price decline, the world’s largest producer and trader of wood pellets benefited from more favourable production costs in the USA and from the expansion of sales in essential European core markets... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • May 04, 2015 10:01

USDA awards funds to expand and accelerate wood energy and wood product markets

Recently the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the award of over US$9 million to expand and accelerate wood energy and other wood product markets... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 27, 2015 07:56

Price gap between hardwood and softwood chips higher

The price discrepancy between overseas traded hardwood and softwood chips was at its greatest in February 2015 when compared to the prior twelve months... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 24, 2015 15:02

AEK AG will build a pellet drying plant in Balsthal

The Swiss manufacturer of wood pellets pellets AEK AG, a subsidiary of the energy provider AEK energy, started the construction of a pellet drying plant ... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 24, 2015 10:01

Metsä orders technology from Valmet for Äänekoski bioproduct mill

Valmet and Metsä Fibre have signed the agreement for the supply of key technology to Metsä Fibre`s new Äänekoski bioproduct mill in Finland. Valmet delivery includes recovery boiler, pulp drying line, gasification plant, lime kiln and a mill wide Valmet DNA automation system. The estimated value of Valmet`s delivery, which includes only the core equipment supplied by Valmet, is about EUR 125-150 million... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • April 24, 2015 09:16

Price of wood pellets in Austria drops sharply

At the end of the heating season the price of ENplusA1 wood pellets in Austria has declined considerably after one year of relative stability. In April the average price stands at... [more...]

Wood energy
  • Wood energy
  • April 23, 2015 10:11

75% of US wood pellets go to the UK

In 2014, almost three-quarters of all U.S. wood pellet exports were delivered to the United Kingdom, mainly for the purpose of generating electricity. Overall, U.S. wood pellet exports increased by nearly 40 percent between 2013 and 2014, from 3.2 million short tons to 4.4 million short tons, as the United States continues to be the largest wood pellet exporter in the world... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 21, 2015 12:01

Metsä Group to build EUR 1.2 billion bioproduct mill in Äänekoski

The new bioproduct mill in Äänekoski is the largest investment of the forest industry in Finland. The total investment will amount to approximately EUR 1.2 billion...... [more...]

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