All changes on the eastern front

The Russian power industry policy, both present and past, has been based on the production and export of fossil fuels – crude oil and gas. Despite the huge raw material potential (763.5 million hectares of forested areas), cautious estimates considered, biomass generates as little as ca. 1% (9 TWh) of domestic power annually. The lack of government initiatives regarding development…

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Baltic Boom

The Baltic States, even though in case of those countries pellet consumption is insignificant, have increased the pellet production rates throughout the year 2015, becoming a major player, when it comes to exporting the resource to the EU member states. Back in 2014, 35% of the wood pellet fuel exported to the EU member states was sourced from the Baltic states…

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Good times for pellets

Modern, environmental friendly and clean fuel used to heat houses, businesses, production facilities. Alternative for coal, fuel oil and gas. Only recently, the pellets produced in Poland were mainly known to foreign customers. Slowly, the domestic market is starting to notice it too. The publication “Map of power expenses of Poles” published in June 2015 and prepared by the Structural Research…

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The market of boilers – triumph of automation

According to the Renewable Energy Institute, during the next 4 years ca. 15 billion EURO will be invested in renewable energy sources in Poland. What portion of this amount will be allocated for the purposes of biomass-fired heating equipment? It may turn out that even higher than the experts assumed so far. The market of biomass-fired boilers, like the whole sector…

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RES ACT – great hopes or great loss?

As the government announced, the amendment to the RES Act was to ensure greater support to branches of the power industry which, due to the fuel used, can be planned –meaning biogas plants and plants which generate electricity from biomass. “We want to make the Renewable Energy Sector predictable” says Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Minister of Energy. “That is why we will…

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