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UK’s Drax plans to double pellet production to 8 mil. tons

Drax Group plc on Dec. 1 announced plans to double its biomass pellet production to 8 million metric tons per [...]

US investment fund completes acquisition of majority stake in Europe’s largest wood pellet company

Apollo Global Management Inc. has closed acquisition of 80% stake in AS Graanul Invest. The transaction was approved by the [...]

Current trends in the global wood pellet market

In 2020, wood pellet production in Europe was up 4% y-o-y and was 34% higher than in 2016 [...]

Germany: Pellet production at record levels; exports fall sharply

At 861,000 tonnes (t), in the third quarter of 2021 Germany again produced a quantity of wood pellets that [...]

Trends in the global forest industry in Q3/2021

Softwood sawlog prices have gone up in worldwide in the past year. By far, the most significant increases have occurred [...]

Drax starts construction on second satellite wood pellet plant

Drax Group has started construction on the second of three satellite wood pellet plants in Arkansas.     [...]

US Investment fund to acquire majority stake in Europe’s largest wood pellet producer

Apollo Global Management, Inc. announced that funds managed by its affiliates have agreed to acquire a majority stake in AS [...]

EU Commission presents its Fit for 55 climate package, European forest industry reacts

The European Commission presented the Fit for 55 plan on Wednesday, July 14. 13 legislative proposals are intended to help [...]