Wood energy

  • Forestry
  • April 26, 2017 09:55

RusForest finished 2016 with a significantly improved financial result

RusForest AB, a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, released its year end report 2016 on April 25, 2017. RusForest finished the year with a significantly improved financial result... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 25, 2017 09:32

Austria: Price of wood pellets down in April

Austrian wood pellets price amounted to an average of EUR 229.4per tonne in April 2017... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 21, 2017 07:59

Germany: Price of wood pellets drops in April

The price for wood pellets in Germany has decreased accordingly to the arrival of the warm season. Thus, the price of EN plus wood pellets went down by -3.6% during April 2017... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • April 14, 2017 09:19

Switzerland: average pellet price 1.19% down in April 2017

The average price for pellets in Switzerland decreased by 1.19% year-on-year in April 2017 and equalled ... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 13, 2017 09:02

Valmet-supplied demonstration scale plant opened at Sappi Ngodwana Mill in South Africa

In 2016 Sappi and Valmet agreed on a joint development project to deliver a demonstration plant to Sappi Ngodwana Mill in South Africa in order to explore and optimize the extraction of biorenewable chemicals. The demonstration plant was officially opened on April 5, 2017... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 06, 2017 16:31

Accsys builds Tricoya wood chip plant in UK

Accsys announced an agreement to build, operate and finance the world’s first Tricoya® wood chip manufacturing plant in Hull, the UK... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 05, 2017 12:31

Drax acquires assets of Louisiana Pellets

On 27 February 2017 Drax announced that it was participating in auction processes for the acquisition out of bankruptcy of substantially all of the assets of Louisiana Pellets and Texas Pellets. Following the conclusion of an auction on ...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • April 04, 2017 09:33

Global trade of wood chips hits record in 2016

Over the past 15 years, global trade of wood chips has gone up almost 75%, mainly because of major expansion of pulp capacity in China. By far the two largest importing countries are China and Japan, followed by Finland, Sweden and Turkey.... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • April 03, 2017 16:02

Finland: Dropping wood pellet production in 2016

The production, export and import of wood pellets decreased in 2016 compared to the previous year, while a new record was set for producers’ pellet deliveries to customers. The figures are based on Luke’s statistics on wood pellets... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • March 30, 2017 15:49

Australia: Wood pellet plant restarts production after five years

Wood pellet processing plant in Albany, Australia, is set to be recommissioned after five years of care and maintenance.... [more...]

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