Wood energy

  • Forestry
  • January 21, 2021 14:39

Germany: Douglas fir roundwood price index reaches previous year's level

The German producer prices for Douglas fir showed a slight to clear upward trend in November 2020 - with the exception of Douglas fir short, which fell by 3.4% to 37.3 points, even more than in October 2020. On average, however, the index for Douglas fir showed a slight upward... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 21, 2021 14:05

Germany: Pine roundwood price index remains split

The German producer prices for pine were still divided in November 2020. While pine logs continued the upward trend from October 2020 (+0.9% to 68.4 points), other ranges continued to trend downwards. pulpwood pine, for example, lost 1% compared to the previous month to a level of... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 21, 2021 13:34

Germany: Spruce roundwood price index increases strongly in some cases

The German producer price indices for spruce showed an upward trend almost continuously in November 2020, with one exception: Spruce B sections remained true to their negative course with -0.8% to a level of 71.7 points compared to the previous month. Various other ranges... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 19, 2021 12:30

Germany: Stable pellet prices at the beginning of the year

At the beginning of the year, the price for wood pellets in Germany was at the usual stable level. The return to the regular VAT rate of 7% has resulted in a slight price increase...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • January 15, 2021 10:16

Swiss pellet prices a little more expensive January 2021

Pellet prices in Switzerland partly continued their upward trend in January 2021. On average, they reach a value of 359.3 CHF ...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • January 14, 2021 10:35

European trade of wood chips has gone up substantially

Softwood lumber production in Europe has increased steadily increased over the past five years. Consequently, additional volumes of sawmill by-products, including wood chips, shavings, and sawdust, have become available to other sectors in the forest industry...... [more...]

  • Forestry
  • January 11, 2021 13:17

Hekotek supplies log debarking line for Biosylva SAS in France

Estonian Hekotek continues projects in France, supplying equipment for wood pellets manufacture. One of the recent projects was successfully completed in the summer of 2020, and the next one is planned to be completed next summer...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • December 11, 2020 10:57

Swiss pellet prices continued to rise in December

Pellet prices in Switzerland continued their upward trend in December. On average, they reach a value of 358.6 CHF / t (+ 1%) - after an increase of 0.9% to 355.2 CHF / t in November...... [more...]

  • Wood energy
  • November 25, 2020 10:54

Pellet production in Europe increased by more than seven percent

In 2019, the production of wood pellets in the EU-28 countries increased by about 5% compared to the previous year and amounted to 17.84 million tons. In other European countries, the growth rate was 17% to 4.16 million ton...... [more...]

  • Market Prices
  • November 23, 2020 11:55

Swiss pellet prices increasing more rapidly in November

The pellet prices in Switzerland increased their upward trend in November. On average, they reach a value of 355.2 CHF / t ...... [more...]

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