Galicia cuts in a week more than in a whole year Canarias, Madrid and Murcia regions together. It achieves this despite the fact that 87% comes from smallholder plots. 47% of the total production inContinue reading
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The True Story: Competition for biomass in Europe will not affect forest industry
In recently published article in Biomass and Bioenergy journal, researchers from Finland and Norway found that policy choices will have strong impacts on the allocation of biomass use between heat and power production, and theContinue reading
Western Forest Economists meeting
Two weeks ago, I had a pleasure to participate in Western Forest Economists meeting, which was held in Fort Collins, in Colorado (USA). I would like to describe shortly what I have seen and experiencedContinue reading
Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium (WFGRS)
On April 21st, I had an opportunity to take a part in the Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium (WFGRS), hosted by Oregon State University’s (OSU) College of Forestry. Every year the symposium fosters educational opportunities, community building,Continue reading
What can wood industry expect in North America, in 2017?
Recently, I had an opportunity to participate in 4th Annual Conference “Mapping the Course”, organized by Western Forestry and Conservation Association and Wood Resources International in Vancouver in the State of Washington. The main idea,Continue reading
Almond shell vs. Wood pellet
Since many years, there were tries to value a subproduct of almond industry, which constitutes 75% of total almond biomass volume. Crashed and filtered almond shells, that we talk in this post about, surprisingly have similarContinue reading
‘Green deserts’ or functional forests?
Natural forests support life in complex ways. Forest ecosystems are habitats for animals and humans, they regulate air quality, temperature and carbon cycling, protect soils and water quality, help mitigate climate change, and much more.
Biorefinery investment for one-billion-euro in Estonia
Estonian investors plan to build a €1 billion biorefinery. If this plan is completed, it will be the most modern biorefinery in Europe, and the largest ever industry investment in Estonia.
Ence has acquired the controlling share in two Spanish biomass power plants
Energía y Celulosa (Ence) purchased recently the controlling share in two Spanish biomass power plants: Endesa’s Enemasa facility in Ciudad Real, and a Enel’s La Loma plant in Jaen.
The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) registers a cumulative surplus of US$ 6 billion
The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) registers a cumulative surplus of US$ 6 billion (+2.3%) as of November 2016.