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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 [...]

Enel Group sells its biomass plants in Italy for EUR 335 million

The Enel Group has reached an agreement with F2i SGR for the sale of the entire portfolio of biomass generation [...]