The energy that an industry needed for its production processes or a neighborhood community or a hotel to heat its residents in 2022 was 4,6 times more expensive if it was obtained with gas than if wood chips were used.
The characteristics that make this packaging unique is its biodegradable, compostable and reusable quality. In addition, the inks used are made from water, therefore, biodegradable and vegan, that is, they do not contain any chemicals that affect the earth.
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The price of the pellet price at origin or ex works (EXW) peaked in November 2022 and has fallen 43,5 percentage points until March 2023 After reaching its all-time high, with a value of 220,1% compared to the base value From 100% in the first quarter of 2019 (when the EXW index began to be compiled), the ENplus® pellet market in Spain is beginning to recover some normality.
Pellet manufacturers report that numerous websites continue to appear that defraud with the claim of selling at low prices to shops and distributors of pellets.
From Apropellets they continue to detect web pages and emails that, with the claim to sell wood pellets, offer prices well below the market and only seek to defraud consumers and distributors.
The measures come into force as of January 1, 2023 and will mobilize around 10.000 million euros of public resources that will be used mainly to serve the groups most vulnerable to the increase in the price of food and other basic necessities and to the rise of the cost of energy.
According to the statistical report on the wood pellet market for the year 2022 by AVEBIOM, pellet production in Spain grew by 2021% in 5, reaching 641.710 tons. About to end another turbulent year in the sector, the production forecasts for 2022 is that 126.590 tons more will be produced than in 2021, an increase of 20%.
The consumption of pellets in Europe in pellet stoves and boilers with power up to 50kW for residential heating, reached 14,1 million tons in 2021, in 2020 it was 11,9 million, which indicates an increase of 18% more than the previous year. These are data from the latest Bioenergy Europe Statistical Report.
It also offers information on the 35 ENplus® certified pellet distributors and, for the first time, on BIOmasud® certified firewood manufacturers and distributors. On the other hand, it includes data from the 54 pellet, chip and bone centers in Portugal. pellet plants
The Government reduces VAT for pellets, briquettes and firewood to 5 percent until December 31, 2022
The Council of Ministers, at the request of the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, the Ministry of Finance and Public Function, and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, has approved a Royal Decree-Law 17/2022, of 20 September, with various energy-related measures, such as the VAT reduction from 21% to 5% on supplies of natural gas, pellets, briquettes and firewood, with savings for consumers of one
Historical maximums are reached in the installation of equipment and the total installed power.
The forestry and bioenergy sectors, the administration and conservationists warn that the use of biomass is vital for the adaptation of our mountains to climate change and thus reduce the virulence of forest fires.