Wood pellets

EU’s pellet production expected to reach 22.5 MMT by 2017

The consumption of 20.5 MMT (million metric tonnes) of pellets during 2015 made the EU the world’s largest [...]

Canfor opens two wood pellet plants with 175,000 t/yr capacity

Canfor opened two new pellet plants in Chetwynd and Fort St. John on Tuesday, 19th of July.    [...]

Largest European wood pellet producer boosts revenues by 76%

Estonian Graanul Invest SA has recently announced sales revenue of EUR 243 million in 2015, a 76% year-on-year [...]

US might produce enough biomass for a bioeconomy within 25 years

In the next 25 years, the US might produce enough biomass as to support a bioeconomy. This includes both aquatic [...]

Seasonal price drop for wood pellets in Germany

The pellet price in Germany has declined slightly in July due to seasonal reasons. Currently, pellets cost in Germany an [...]

Switzerland: Pellet prices go down in July

Wood pellets price in Switzerland started to go down in July. The average price for wood pellets quality ENplus A1 [...]

Brazil: EUR 40 million investment in a new pellet factory

Energy America Brazil Wood Resources Ltda will make a EUR 40 million investment to build a pellet factory in Rio [...]

German Pellets insolvency administrator hands over three plants; US plants continue production

After all agreed upon conditions set in the contracts of 1st May 2016 have been met by the end of [...]

Canada: Wood pellet industry could triple with slash piles

The wood pellet industry in British Columbia is making an effort to obtain slash piles before they are burned. Almost [...]

UK’s Brexit brings uncertainty for Canadian biomass producers

Thursday UK’s Brexit vote to leave the EU made Canada’s British Columbia a more expensive place to get [...]