Wood energy

  • Wood energy
  • May 04, 2016 15:39

North America exports of wood pellets reached record-highs in 2015

North American overseas pellet exports increased for the third consecutive quarter in the 4Q/15, rising seven percent from the previous quarter to just over 1.7 million tons. The total for the year was 6.1 million tons, which was ...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 03, 2016 20:31

German Pellets Group is split with opening of insolvency proceedings

On May 1 the insolvency proceedings on the bankrupt German Pellets Group have been opened. Insolvency administrator is Bettina Schmudde from White & Case, Hamburg. At the same day Bettina Schmudde ...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 02, 2016 10:14

Global Wood Pellets Market to Reach US$20 bn by 2023

Benefitting from the implementation of stringent emission norms in North America and Europe, the demand for wood pellets has increased substantially over the past few years. A recent market report by Transparency Market Research has ...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 28, 2016 10:20

Finnish forestry on the verge of new resurgence

This year and next year roundwood trade and removals in Finland are growing towards a new level needed to satisfy the use of roundwood shifted by new forest industry investments. However, the full amount will not still be fully achieved in the forecast period. Trade and removal volumes have been quite large already in recent years so that in the coming years millennium record levels will be approached... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • April 27, 2016 08:42

Austria: Price of wood pellets drops more than 4% in April

The price of wood pellets in Austria dropped once again this month. Austrian Enplus A1 wood pellets cost in April an average of... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 26, 2016 10:22

Canadian wood pellet producer for sale

Viridis Energy, a Canadian wood pellet producer with a total annual production capacity of 300,000 tonnes of pellets, has announced that the company and its subsidiaries are for sale. The company had earlier failed to meet a lender's deadline to pay debts owed by one of its subsidiaries... [more...]

Wood energy
  • Wood energy
  • April 21, 2016 08:45

Valmet to supply a wood pellet heating plant to the Helen Salmisaari power plant in Helsinki

Valmet will supply a wood pellet heating plant to Helen Oy's Salmisaari power plant in Helsinki, Finland. The new plant helps the city of Helsinki to meet its aim of increasing its production of renewable energy... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 18, 2016 14:01

Germany: Price of pellets 5.1% lower than last year

The price of ENplus A1 wood pellets in Germany has declined this spring. The average cost of pellets stands in April at 231.89 EUR / t.This represents a decrease of 3.2% from the previous month... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 15, 2016 08:02

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets 4% lower than last year

In Switzerland, the retail prices for wood pellets in April have declined markedly. The decrease can be attributed to the usual seasonal price developments which occur at the end of the heating season... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 14, 2016 13:15

Global biomass pellet market expected to rise sharply by 2020

The global biomass pellet market was valued at $6.9 billion (€6.17bn) in 2014 and it is expected to grow with a CAGR (Compound annual growth rate) of 11.1% during the 2015-2020 period... [more...]

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