In Germany the price of wood pellets in July remains favourable. According to the German Energy Wood and Pellet Association (DEPV) the average price for a tonne of pellets stands at €248.63.
That is 6 €-Cents less than last month and 8 percent less than in July 2013. Compared to heating oil, the price advantage of wood pellets is 35.6%.
In July, the price of wood pellets in Germany has some regional differences: in Central Germany pellets cost as in the previous month, meaning €244.50/t. In North-East Germany the average price is €247.26/t, while in South the price is €248.86/t.
Larger quantities (26 t) were traded on the following terms: North/East: €229.06/t, Center: €230.25/t, South: €233.76/t (all including VAT).