Wood energy

  • Wood energy
  • May 19, 2017 08:27

Austria produced over 1 million tonnes of wood pellets in 2016

With 1,07 million tonnes of production, the domestic pellet industry in Austria set a new record last year. Domestic consumption is significantly below production, with 895,000 tonnes of pellets... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 18, 2017 12:24

Andritz supplies greenfield wood processing line to Hunton Fiber

Andritz has received an order from Hunton Fiber AS to supply chip handling, pressurized refining equipment, and the chemical dosing system for its insulation production line at the mill in Gjørvik, Norway... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 17, 2017 08:51

Pinnacle Renewable Energy to build a wood pellet plant in Alberta

Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. will soon build its first wood pellet plant outside of British Columbia... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 16, 2017 08:22

Renewables assuming greater role in the EU energy mix

The European Environment Agency (EEA) has recently published the report on ‘Renewable energy in Europe 2017: recent growth and knock-on effects,’showing that renewables have become a major contributor to the energy transition occurring in many parts of Europe... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • May 15, 2017 11:45

Switzerland: Lower prices for wood pellets in May

The Swiss price for wood pellets increased by 1.64% in May 2017 and reached an average of CHF 359.1/t (EUR 328.17/t) as compared to last year.... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • May 08, 2017 15:00

Fordaq SA to distribute Trimble’s collaborative software for forestry transportation and harvesting operations in Europe

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Fordaq SA, a leading online marketplace for wood professionals based in Brussels Belgium, will distribute Trimble’s LogForce™ forestry transportation planning software and WoodForce™ planning control system software for harvesting operations in designated European regions. LogForce and WoodForce are key components of Trimble’s Connected Forest portfolio... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 05, 2017 10:32

Sweden: Wood pellet production over 1.7 million tonnes in 2016

Wood pellet production in Sweden increased by 4.6 percent in 2016 compared to 2015. Production stood at 1 738 580 tonnes, an increase of around 76 000 tonnes according to an annual survey of Swedish pellet producers conducted by the Swedish trade publication... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 05, 2017 08:24

Markus Mannström appointed EVP for Stora Enso's Biomaterials division

Stora Enso has appointed Markus Mannström Executive Vice President for the Biomaterials division as of 1 June 2017... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • May 02, 2017 14:11

Drax closes Louisiana Pellets acquisition

UK's biggest electrical generation company Drax Group has recently completed the acquisition of Louisiana Pellets. The price for the sale rose up to $35,4 million ... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 28, 2017 08:24

Sawmills in Quebec and Ontario are running at record high levels

Record high production at sawmills in Ontario and Quebec in 2016 has generated large volumes of residues in the two provinces.... [more...]

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