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  • Market Prices
  • July 15, 2015 13:12

Switzerland: Price of wood pellets increases slightly in July

In July, the retail prices for Swiss ENplus A1 quality wood pellets increased slightly. The average price currently stands at... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 15, 2015 01:01

UK imports less pellets from US and more from Canada

UK's imports of wood pellets dropped by 14% in May to 454,769 metric tons. A substantial increase in imports from Canada could be noticed, however, only partially offsetting lower supply from US... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 14, 2015 14:39

14th Pellets Industry Forum concludes with positive perspectives for the wood pellet market

Some 250 participants from 27 countries were present on 11 and 12th of June at the 14th Pellets Industry Forum, which for the first time took place in Munich. They exchanged views with international experts from the pellet industry, on topics such as global markets, current conditions of the pellet industry, the ENplus certification, as well as efficient and sustainable production of pellets. 2015 found the Pellets Industry Forum for the first time together with the ENplus Conference and the third International ENplus Auditors’ Workshop as part of Intersolar Europe, and was organized at the Internationales Congress Center München (ICM)... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 14, 2015 11:01

Research project seeks to make lignin carbon fibre possible

Södra - together with Innventia and seven other organisations - has been awarded an EU research project that aims to increase investments in development for manufacturing carbon fibre-reinforced plastic composites from kraft lignin... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 14, 2015 10:07

Active Energy Group to continue operations in Ukraine after unprocessed wood export ban

UK's Active Energy Group announced that it is aware of market speculation concerning the law passed by the Ukrainian parliament on 8 July 2015 banning the export of unprocessed wood from the country. The new legislation stipulates a 10 year ban for ‘ unprocessed wood including raw wood, such as roundwood in the form of logs, poles etc .’ , which the company believes will have a positive impact on Active Energy Group (AEG)’s Ukrainian wood chip processing operations, company said in a statement... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 13, 2015 14:00

Canadian particleboard plant converts to wood pellet production

A Canadian particleboard facility will be converted into a wood pellet manufacturing plant... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 09, 2015 11:19

The wood pellet industry met at the ENplus conference in Munich

On June 12, the first ENplus conference was held in Munich, together with the 14th Pellets Industry Forum and parallel with Intersolar Europe. The German Pellet Institute (DEPI), which helped develop the ENplus standard, was invited... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 08, 2015 16:20

Canadian wood products industry set for growth in 2015

Canada's wood products industry is benefiting from the ongoing recovery in the U.S. housing and a weaker Canadian dollar... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 08, 2015 10:21

Largest biomass power plant in the UK gets green light

The plant will generate 299 MW and will be fuelled with 2.5 million tonnes of woodchip and wood pellets per year... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • July 03, 2015 15:20

Swedish Energy Agency will invest €19,2 million in a biofuel production research

The Swedish Energy Agency is investing SEK 180 million (€19,2 million) in two new research programs to develop more efficient and cheaper principles of the biofuel production... [more...]

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