New research from MIT, Climate Interactive, and UMass Lowell has revealed that substituting coal with wood as a means to generate power could make climate change worse for many decades. Read more…
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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
Wood pellet market in the EU- recent findings
According to recently published AEBIOM report, in 2015, wood pellet consumption in the EU reached 20,3 million tonnes which represented 6 % of total solid biomass used in Europe. Not suprisingly due to ambitious EUContinue reading
Pellets production in Spain does not reach 40% of the installed capacity
In 2015 pellet production capacity in Spain, distributed among 79 plants, was 1,250,000 tonnes, but production did not exceed 475,000, the 38%. It is one of the data obtained from the ENplus day: five yearsContinue reading
Timber harvests increased in the U.S. by 10% between 2011-2015
According to Wood Resources International LLC, timber harvests have increased in U.S. by 10%, mostly due to higher production of wood pellets, softwood lumber and hardwood lumber.
A rise in US forestland thanks to Europe
According to US Forest Service scientists, demand for wood pellets in Europe, will lead to a rise in US forestland.
The EU as the world’s largest wood pellet market
A report recently published by the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service’s Global Agricultural Information Network provides an overview of the European Union’s biofuel, wood pellet market and biogas production. Without any doubts, the EU is the world’sContinue reading