Tofte terminal (Norway): Statkraft’s first bioenergy production platform ‘firing up’ since Winter 2016

Tofte terminal (Norway): Statkraft’s first bioenergy production platform ‘firing up’ since Winter 2016. Statkraft’s biomass trading team continues to expand the premium-quality supply of wood chips from Tofte, packaged with bankable, long-term risk absorbing commodity contracts with customer friendly flexibility. We caught up with the teams involved for the following update. Market Update: The last 10 years of European biomass … Read More

European Commission to invest €8.9 million in 184 innovative businesses, including MHG Systems

MHG Systems has been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument! Wuudis project was proposed for the Phase 1 of the instrument, which means that MHG Systems will receive €50 000 to finance feasibility studies for new products that can disrupt the market! “In this first round in 2017, the European Commission received 2111 … Read More

BIOWANZE opting for Miscanthus over fossil fuels

Earlier this year, leading Belgian-based bioethanol producer BIOWANZE, announced its readiness to invest in an integrated miscanthus value chain in order to realise its ambition of becoming fossil-fuel free on long term. During a half-day event on April 4th, BIOWANZE presented a 25 hectares (ha) pilot project, which, if successful, will result in approximately 2000 ha of the lignocellulosic crop … Read More

Hellenic Biomass Association (HELLABIOM) organises the “Biomass Day 2017”

The Hellenic Biomass Association (HELLABIOM) in cooperation with the Center for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) organises on Friday 7th April, 2017 the event “Biomass Day” at Athens Metropolitan Expo featuring a series of presentations by scientists and professionals who are involved in the sector of biomass utilization and bioenergy. The thematics of the event relate to the biomass … Read More

Agricultural Biomass, overcoming non-technical barriers

The SUCELLOG project – Triggering the creation of biomass logistic centres by the agroindustry – aims to widespread the participation of the agrarian sector in the sustainable supply of solid biofuels in Europe. SUCELLOG action focuses in an almost unexploited logistic concept: the implementation of agro-industry logistic centres in the agro-industry as a complement to their usual activity evidencing the … Read More

Evolution Markets Brokers First Residential Wood Pellet Futures Trade

London, UK (February 07, 2017): Evolution Markets announces today it has facilitated the first futures trade in residential wood pellets on the Euronext exchange. The trade between Swedish utility Vattenfall and ENGIE, a global energy company, was arranged over-the-counter and executed on Euronext as an Exchange for Swap (EFS) transaction. The trade was cleared by LCH SA. “Biomass market participants … Read More

Tradition Green executes first Central Order Book (COB) Wood Pellets trade on Euronext Exchange

Tradition, one of the world’s largest interdealer brokers in commodity and financial products, is pleased to confirm the first COB trade of Residential Wood Pellets on the Euronext Exchange.  The trade, for 10 lots Dec 17 delivery, equivalent to 250 tonnes, was executed by Tradition on the Euronext exchange. This is a significant milestone in the creation of a commoditized market for biomass. Developed … Read More

Enviva Launches One-of-a-Kind Wood Supply Tracking System

Enviva Holdings, LP (“Enviva”), the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, today publicly released the first data from its groundbreaking Track & Trace (T&T) program. T&T is a proprietary system that enables Enviva to track every truckload of wood the company procures from the forest back to its source, providing a detailed understanding of the characteristics of the wood the company … Read More