February 20, 2014
Demand for wood pellets still huge in Europe
EU's renewable energy policies have led to major changes in the European wood industry. The conversion of major power plants from coal to biomass, as well as the intensive promotion of using biomass in the heating sector, have generated a huge wood pellets demand in Europe. European companies have largely invested in building pellet plants in the United States to satisfy the increasingly domestic demand. Of course, there are some environmental issues: NGO's, industry analysts or US government officials have complained that the US is destroying its forests to ''fuel'' the European Union renewable ...
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