Wood energy

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • September 23, 2021 19:06

Germany: Beech log price index almost unchanged

The German producer price indices for beech logs fell by an average of 0.2% to 100.2 points in July 2021. B quality increased by 0.1% compared to May to a level of 104.6 points. The index for 3 m lengths rose by 4.9% to 104.9 points, while 5 m lengths decreased by 0.1% to... [more...]

Forestry
  • Forestry
  • September 23, 2021 18:39

Germany: Oak log price index mostly declining

The German producer price indices for oak logs decreased almost uniformly in July 2021 compared to the previous month. On average, the index value fell by 0.6% to 114.4 points. A quality gained 4% to 94.4 points. B quality recorded a decrease of 1.7% to 114.2 points, with 3 m lengths... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 23, 2021 12:40

Swiss pellet prices pick up in September

In September 2021, pellet prices in Switzerland accelerated their upward trend from the previous month. On average, they reach a value of 340.6 CHF / t (+ 2.3%)..... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • September 22, 2021 11:26

SCA and St1 enter joint venture to produce and develop liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 have entered a joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels. SCA will supply tall oil to the joint venture and will invest approximately SEK 0.6 billion in the company...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • September 21, 2021 13:30

Drax to start construction on second biomass pellet plant in Arkansas

Drax Group has started construction on the second of three satellite pellet plants in Arkansas. Work is underway at the site in Russellville, Pope County in northwestern Arkansas, with commercial operations expected to begin at the plant in 2022....... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • September 15, 2021 13:37

Austrian pellet prices stable in August

In August, the end consumer prices for wood pellets in Austria remained stable. The average price for loose pellets of quality ENplus A1 (order quantity 6t) was 22.47 cents / kg.... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • August 17, 2021 11:50

German pellet price rise slightly in August 2021

Wood pellets cost a little more across Germany in August 2021 than in the previous month. One ton (t) is available for an average of € 231.97 (purchase quantity: 6 t)...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 13, 2021 15:56

Innofreight has given very first WoodTainer a refurbishment

Innofreight‘s WoodTainers have since 2004 transported tons of wood chips throughout Europe. After 17 years, the very first WoodTainer XXL has returned to service – completely refurbished. Every year, the service team refurbishes or converts up to 600 containers to meet... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 13, 2021 15:35

Swiss pellet prices changed course in August 2021

In August 2021, pellet prices in Switzerland abandoned the downward trend of the previous months. On average, they reach a value of 333.1 CHF / t (+ 1.2%) - after a minus of 0.5% to 329 CHF / t in July. Compared to August 2020 (350.4 CHF / t), there is still a minus of 4.9%. Depending... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • August 13, 2021 14:57

Canadian wood pellet production to grow to 3.8 million metric tons in 2021

According to a USDA report, Canada’s wood pellet production is expected to grow by approximately 300,000 metric tons reaching 3.8 million metric tons in 2021 due to improved plant capacity utilization and driven by growth in exports, particularly to the UK (1.456 million metric tons) and... [more...]

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