Wood energy

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • September 21, 2016 13:53

18th Saint-Petersburg International Forestry Forum will be held on September 27-28

St. Petersburg will host the 18th Saint-Petersburg International Forestry Forum (SPIFF) on September 27-28, 2016. The St. Petersburg International Forestry Forum is the Russian largest annual forestry event... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • September 19, 2016 10:02

Pellet price in Switzerland starts to climb in September

The price of wood pellets in Switzerland has started to increase in September. The current average price stands at ... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • September 08, 2016 09:20

Valmet to supply biomass-fired power boiler to HOFOR power plant in Denmark

Valmet and HOFOR Energiproduktion A/S have signed a contract regarding delivery of a biomass-fired boiler plant and related biofuel storage and conveyor systems to HOFOR's Amagerværket heat and power plant in Copenhagen. The new power plant will supply electricity and heat for the needs of the city of Copenhagen... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 07, 2016 13:21

The global forest industry in the 1H/2016

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) was up 4.2% in the 2Q/16 to $71.18/m3, the highest quarter-over-quarter increase since the 2Q/11... [more...]

Wood energy
  • Wood energy
  • August 31, 2016 08:47

Sunshine Kaidi: Wood energy developing fast in China

Wood energy is one of the main ways of using forest resources. With the growth of demand for forest products, global forest resources are facing an increasing pressure. Data shows that by 2030, the demand of fiber raw material of new Asian / bio energy raw material will account for 70-90% in the world, which mainly concentrates in India and China... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 26, 2016 13:20

BSW Timber plans to build biomass boiler

BSW Timber might be now the first sawmiller in the UK to generate electricity from biomass fuel from a £2.5m combined heat and power (CHP) boiler.... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 25, 2016 11:03

Nippon Paper wants to start wood pellet production

Nippon Paper Industries, Tokyo, plans to produce heavy efficient-burning wood pellets as to use them as biomass fuel for electricity generation. The company will begin the tests on their new project in spring 2017 and plans to start the operation in fiscal 2018... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 24, 2016 16:17

Drax receives SBP certification

Drax Biomass received the first Sustainable Biomass Partnership (SBP) certificates issued by SCS Global Services, a leading global third-party certifier, on Aug. 2 for its Morehouse BioEnergy and Amite BioEnergy wood pellet manufacturing facilities... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 18, 2016 11:19

Germany: Producer prices for wood products in July 2016

In July a slightly upward trend for the German wood products price index could be noticed. As compared to the previous month, only the index values for boards, planed softwood and pellets have decreased minorly... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 17, 2016 09:42

Association of Biofuel Market Participants established in Russia

The first Association of Biofuel Market Participants has been established in Russia. The organization was given the name ENBIO (ЭНБИО) and held its first meeting in August 2016... [more...]

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