News / Biofuel markets

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
First international standards in solid biofuels published Read more
Replacing coal with wood pellets will reduce climate impacts of Salmisaari power plant Read more
The State working group has discussed the biofuel future in Sumskay area (Ukrain) this week Read more

Analytics and publications / Biofuel markets

The Russian government is introduced a State plan of the bioenergy sector development
The coordinator of the plan realization is the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation. A working expert group is organized for discussing this topic in the Ministry. Experts from different fields are presented there. Olga Rakitova, the CEO of the National Bioenergy Union is one of them. INFOBIO has asked several questions from Mrs Rakitova. Read more
Canadian biomass: Pellet exports from North America to Europe reached a new record high in the 4Q/11
Shipments have increased practically every quarter for four years, up from 130,000 tons in the 1Q/08 to almost 600,000 ton in the 4Q/12, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR). Export data collected by NAWFR from exporters and customs information in both North America and Europe show that wood pellet shipments reached just over two million tons in 2011, up almost 300% from 2008. Read more
Sergey Perederi, EKO Holz-und Pellethandеl GmbH, Germany: „Russians should think about construction of their own biofuel power stations in Europe“
Russians should secure their biofuel supply to Europe by constriction of their own biomass cogeneration and power stations in Europe. Read more
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
South Korea increases the biofuel consumption and creates the competition among Canada, Russia and Southeash Asia
Canadian pellet producers will need to focus on South Korea in 2011. Russians should also look this increasing pellet market more precisely . Read more