Wood energy

  • Wood energy
  • September 06, 2017 08:10

Södra invests more than SEK 100 million in biofuel production

Södra will invest more than SEK 100 million in the production of biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest raw material... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 31, 2017 12:28

Metsä Fibre secured EU funding for its long-term development projects

Metsä Fibre plays an important role in three new development partnerships that have been successful in project evaluations and thus secured multiannual funding from the EU... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 30, 2017 16:08

Valmet's technology in a key role at Metsä Group's Äänekoski bioproduct mill

Metsä Group's bioproduct mill in Äänekoski was started up on August 15, 2017. Valmet's delivery to the mill included a recovery boiler, pulp drying line, gasification plant, lime kiln, sulfuric acid plant, and mill-wide Valmet DNA automation system... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 28, 2017 08:29

Germany: Price of wood pellets slightly drops in August

During August 2017, the price of wood pellets in Germany has already risen slightly in the south, but registered a 0.4% drop against July. One tonne of wood pellets currently costs 230.46 EUR on average.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • August 24, 2017 10:44

New timber risk assessments help companies source legal wood

Today, NEPCon releases the NEPCon Sourcing Hub. According to NEPCon this is the biggest and most detailed collection of forest-related risk assessments that have ever been published. The Sourcing Hub is to companies meet due diligence requirements of market regulation such as ...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 09, 2017 12:01

German pellet production significantly higher in H1/2017

German pellet producers have significantly increased their production output in 2017, as compared to the previous year.... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 07, 2017 13:06

Wood pellets production in the US on the rise

The US pellet plants have produced a total of 1,727 million tonnes of pellets during the first quarter of 2017, 5.4% more than in the same period last year... [more...]

Market Prices
  • Market Prices
  • August 01, 2017 10:51

Switzerland: pellet prices stable in August 2017

In August, the Swiss prices for ENplus A1 wood pellets have remained stable. The average price for loose pellets (3-8 t) currently stands at... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 01, 2017 06:00

Fiber costs for pellet plants in North America decreasing

The fiber costs for pellet plants in North America have trended downward the past year with the US and Canadian Pellet Feedstock Price Indices reaching their lowest levels in over four years in the 2Q/17, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR). With the feed stock shifting towards ...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • July 26, 2017 14:39

Sumitomo acquires almost 50% of Pacific BioEnergy

Sumitomo Corporation has acquired 47.6% of the shares of the wood pellet manufacturer Pacific BioEnergy Corporation and made its entry into the wood pellet manufacturing business in Canada.... [more...]

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