Wood pellet imports to the United Kingdom have gone up dramatically the past five years and are likely to reach a new all-time-high in 2016, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review. The US South is the main supplying…
North America exports of wood pellets reached record-highs in 2015, with the US Gulf States increasing shipments by 70% from 2Q/15 to 4Q/15, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review Exportation of wood pellets from North America totaled 6.1…
Valmet will supply a wood pellet heating plant to Helen Oy's Salmisaari power plant. The wood pellet plant will enable Helen to increase the use of bio fuels in district heat production in Helsinki. The new plant helps the city…
RusForest AB (publ) (“RusForest” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ OMX: RUSF), a Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announces successful first sales from its new pellet mill in Magistralny and newly launched own harvesting operations in Ust-Ilimsk. Magistralny pellet mill…
The U.S. export of industrial wood pellets to meet renewable energy goals in the European Union is not a threat to the sustainability of U.S. Southern forests, according to a new report by independent forest analysts and economists using U.S.…
Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTK) has provided an update on its wood pellet production facilities in Ontario, Canada. The Atikokan facility achieved record production of approximately 1,850 metric tons of pellets for the week ended November 14th. The plant’s design capacity…
We are very pleased to announce that Land Energy's Managing Director, Mr John Westmacott, has been appointed Chairman of the UK Pellet Council (UKPC). John is delighted to be chairing the UKPC which is playing a vital role in the growing wood pellet industry. UKPC…
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 09:15

Changes to ENplus Handbook

A new version of the ENplus Handbook, which adapts the certification system to the latest market developments, has been published by the European Pellet Council (EPC). The ENplus certification, covering the entire supply chain of wood pellets, was launched in…
Thursday, 06 August 2015 07:39

Enviva Applauds EPA on Clean Power Plan

Enviva applauds the steps the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking with the Clean Power Plan and its recognition of the role biomass can play in tackling climate change. “Countries around the world are turning to biomass – increasingly wood…
BillerudKorsnäs’ sale of its shares in the Baltic pellets operations SIA Latgran is now completed. BillerudKorsnäs’ ownership in Latgran was 75 percent, and the remaining 25 percent was owned by Baltic Resources Ab. The total consideration for 100 percent of…
Wood pellet exports from the US increased for the 12th consecutive quarter in the 4Q/14, as compared to Canadian exports which trended downward in 2014, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review North American pellet exports were 22 percent…
BillerudKorsnäs has signed an agreement with AS Graanul Invest (“Graanul”) concerning the sale of its shares in SIA Latgran (“Latgran” or the “Company”). Latgran is a leading Latvian based pellets producer with annual volumes of 497 thousand tonnes and sales…
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