IBTC News

Statistical Report 2020: Pellets – Out Now!

Bioenergy Europe is pleased to announce the release of the 6th chapter from its 2020 Statistical Report. Focusing on the wood pellet sector, this report provides readers with accurate, up-to-date data on the current state of play of the pellet market in Europe and beyond. It will provide an insight into the development of the production and consumption of wood … Read More

SSAB Brahestad successfully concludes blast furnace biocoal tests

As reported in Bioenergy International this month, Swedish-headed steel producer SSAB has disclosed test results revealing the usage of biocoal in the blast furnace at their SSAB Brahestad steelworks in Finland. Tests show that up to a 10% of biocoal blend is possible, which would reduce fossil carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 100,000 tonnes a year.  Click here to read the full article   

10th Biomass Pellet Trade and Power Presentations

With the occasion of the 10th Biomass pellets Trade & Power event, IBTC organized a cocktail reception on ‘Biomass Torrefaction Initiatives and Projects in Implementation’ in Tokyo on the on the past 13th of May. During this reception a group of companies, as market leaders on torrefaction technology presented their current projects and market offer. To help you discover more … Read More

CEG delivers 200 tonnes of CEG BioCoal for a European customer trial

  Clean Electricity Generation (CEG) is pleased to announce the successful delivery of CEG BioCoal pellets for the first of its 2019 program of customer trials. Sustainably-sourced CEG BioCoal pellets are a renewable biomass drop-in replacement for fossil coal. The 2019 program of customer trials is in support of Baltania, a planned commercial-scale CEG BioCoal pellet production plant in Estonia. … Read More

Meet Influential Executives at Asia Biomass Markets’ Powerhouse meet in Tokyo

    Pegged as the ‘Global Biomass Buyer-Supplier Meet’, CMT’s 10th Biomass Pellets Trade & Power, 13-16 May, 2019 – Tokyo, JAPAN will connect executives of wood pellet, wood chip and agricultural biomass (e.g. Palm Oil, etc) producers & traders, power utilities, and technology providers We will be welcoming delegates from among the Wood Pellets & Wood Chips Producers & … Read More

Futerra Fuels builds commercial scale torrefaction plant in Portugal

Valongo, 11 December 2018 – Portuguese bioenergy start-up Futerra Torrefaçao e Tecnologia S.A. (Futerra Fuels) has started the construction of their first commercial scale torrefied pellet production plant in Valongo, Portugal. The plant will have an annual production capacity of 120.000 tons of torrefied pellets and 55.000 tons of regular industrial wood pellets per year.   According to Henk Hutting, chairman … Read More