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November 16, 2017
UK wood pellets growing demand fuels rise in Canadian exports
Exports of Canadian wood pellets used as biomass fuel have increased by 46% in 2016, when the UK demand boomed, as the National Energy Board reported. In 2016, Canada exported 2.4 billion kilograms of wood pellets and became the second-largest exporter by weight after the United States. About 70% was shipped to the U.K. and 11% to Japan. According to The Globe and Mail, the Canadian industry has grown by 73% over the past four years. About 65% of Canada's pellets are produced in British Columbia.   ...
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