Wood Energy

Sweden leads opposition to EU Forest Strategy

The new 2030 Forest Strategy is triggering diplomatic clashes in the EU over who should be responsible for forest policy [...]

Q3/2021 trends in the global forest industry

    Softwood sawlog prices have gone up in worldwide in the past year. By far, the most [...]

Drax to start construction on second satellite wood pellet plant

Drax Group has started construction on the second of three satellite wood pellet plants in Arkansas.     [...]

Global shipping bottlenecks set to prolong supply chain turmoil

Tenfold jump in costs since start of pandemic squeezes importers and exporters    The closure of a [...]

Europe’s largest wood pellet producer acquired by US investment fund

Apollo Global Management, Inc. announced that funds managed by its affiliates have agreed to acquire a majority stake in AS [...]

EU Commission presents its climate package, European forest industry reacts

The European Commission presented the Fit for 55 plan on Wednesday, July 14. 13 legislative proposals are intended to help [...]

Brussels aims to tighten rules on burning wood pellets

    Brussels wants to tighten rules to prevent some forms of wood-burning energy from counting towards [...]

Strong lumber markets in N. America and Europe push up sawlog prices in Q1/2021

The strong lumber markets in North America and Europe resulted in higher sawlog prices in most parts of the world [...]

Drax builds three new pellet plants in Arkansas

    Drax Group will begin constructing the first of three new ‘satellite’ pellet plants in Arkansas.  [...]

Global trade of wood chips drops sharply in 2020

Global trade of wood chips, which are mainly used by pulpmills, grew from about 21 million tons in 2009 to [...]