News / Solid biofuel

Pellet import is increasing in Europe Read more
Great Britain is the biggest importer of wood pellets Read more
Maguin Promill and Promill Stolz become one company Read more
Beginning of June 2016 Hekotek and Boguchansky LPK signed an agreement for complex pellet plant equipment delivery. Read more
Massive tornado swept through Syktyvkar causing destruction of the pellet plant Read more

Analytics and publications / Solid biofuel

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
Russia sells pellets to Denmark and Sweden mostly
Russian pellet market tends to high concentration and monopolization. Today, number of buyers exceed number of exporters more than three times, but it wasn't so two years ago. The main volume of pellets is exported to Denmark and Sweden (aprox.79%). Almost all the pellets were exported from the north-western region of Russia, with the key ports - St. Petersburg, Vyborg and Ust-Luga. 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
Is not there wood waste in Far East of Russia?
The fair “Technodrev Far East 2011” took place in Khabarovsk in 21-24 of April. The Plant “Eco-Technology” - which represents briquette presses RUF in Russia - took part in this event. The head of the company Dmitry Bastrikov gave an interview for the INFOBIO. 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