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Maguin Promill and Promill Stolz become one company Read more
KPA Unicon to supply a biomass-fired boiler plant to Stora Enso sawmill in Sweden Read more
Spanish machinary will be installed in a new pellet plant in Greenwood County, South Carolina (USA) Read more
First international standards in solid biofuels published Read more
Replacing coal with wood pellets will reduce climate impacts of Salmisaari power plant Read more

Analytics and publications / Equipment and technology

Canada is one of the main Russian competitors in the pellet production
The total capacity of the existing 34 mills is 2.6 million ton told Gordon Murray at the European Pellet Conference in Wels March 2011. It is comparable to the total capacity of the Russian pellet mills. Read more
Outcome of 2010 - the pellet production in Russia
The biofuel production and the domestic Russian market are developing. The last 2010 was both successful and unlucky year for the young biofuel Russian industry. While speaking about figures and biofuel branch by itself it is necessary to stress that according to different statistics the pellet production is increased in Russia in 2010 compare to 2009. Read more
Russia is willing to play one of the main roles in the solid biofuel production in the near future in Europe
The Russian biofuel market is developing very rapidly. There are new positive biofuel and bioenergy tendencies in this country in 2010. The main of them are below. Read more
Tatiana Shipkova, The Bioenergy International. Russia: Who uses the ENplus?
Over several years each European country has had its own fuel pellet standards – German DIN, Austrian O-Norm etc. In 2010, the new all-European standard ENplus 14961-2 had to start functioning, whereby a whole procedure of certification of producers, suppliers and traders has been elaborated. Russian producers of pellets have been waiting for the rules of standardization to become more strict. However, today this standard is being used so far only in Germany, sometimes also in Austria. Read more
Arnold Dale, the vise-pesident of Ekman and Co: "The Vyborgskaya cellulose 1 Mton Pellet plant is on scedule".
The massive pellet plant of 1 000 000 t/y close to city of Vyborg in the very west of Russia (Sovetsky in Leningrad Region) is on track to start production late August 2010. The plant is a part of the pulp and paper mill Vyborgskaya Cellulose. Industrial pellets will be the main product and 49 years leases for round food of 1 million cubic meters a year will secure the supply of rawmaterial. Read more