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Japan: Nippon Paper and Sojitz to establish a biomass-based power generation company

Nippon Paper Industries has agreed with Sojitz Corporation to jointly establish a power generation company Yufutsu Energy Center, LLC and [...]

The European solid biomass sector continues steady growth

According to the recently released Eurobarometer, in 2017 the European solid biomass sector came close to 100 Mtep (Million tons [...]

Biomass subsidies: New schemes in Europe, first declines in Asia

The support of electricity generated from solid biomass is the most important stimulation for the development of the biomass power [...]

French government studies the possibility of converting coal power plants to wood pellets

The government of France recently announced it is working in conjunction with Électricité de France (EDF), a French electric utility [...]

Wood pellets market outlook for 2019

    From a North American producer’s perspective, 2018 was one of the best years in quite [...]

Sawlog prices declining around the world in the 3Q/2018

Softwood sawlog prices declined throughout the world in the 3Q/18. Consequently, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 3 [...]

Holzindustrie Schweighofer plans to build a biomass plant in Germany

Holzindustrie Schweighofer plans to construct a biomass cogeneration plant at its site in Kodersdorf, Germany. The plant is expected to [...]

Global sawlog prices on a downward trend; lumber trade rising

The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) fell 1.4% in the 2Q/18. This was the first q-o-q [...]

Drax completed fourth biomass unit conversion

Drax has switched on its fourth biomass generating unit—taking the power station in North Yorkshire a step closer to [...]

Stora Enso invests EUR 25 million at Maxau mill in Germany

Stora Enso has decided to install a new steam turbine with a closed-loop cooling system and additional biomass storage [...]