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
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.
PELLETBOX by Naparpellet is an innovative transport, distribution, handling and feeding system for pellet stoves and boilers. Basically, it consists of a palletized cardboard box and an extraction system, avoiding, for example, the use of plastic bags or a pellet silo when feeding a boiler.
EUROSTAT publishes the average prices that consumers in Spain have paid, taxes included, for energy in December 2021, before the price escalation caused by the war in Ukraine. Electricity had already risen 23% during 2021, gas 22% and heating oil 46%. Few experts in the sector believe that the problems of gas and diesel supply will not become more pronounced and prolonged over time with restrictive policies in the coming years throughout Europe, both economic and environmental.
CEPEVER Green Energy, has become the largest marketer of pellets in Spain. Its objective is to provide uniformity to the pellet product for the final consumer and thus contribute to the expansion of its use as a clean and economical source of energy.
The modern world demands new ways of selling the products offered by the market. Technological improvements have always been key to keeping businesses up to date with the circumstances of each era, even more so in strategic and cutting-edge sectors such as energy. With the pellet, there is already a response to this more technical world: the Ecofricalia Myopellet system.
The Official Association of Forestry Engineers has proposed to the Government, on the International Day of Forests, that a reduced VAT of 10% be applied, instead of the current 21%, to biomass of forest origin consumed by families for energy use . Such VAT reduction would mean a considerable saving estimated at 8% of the final cost of biomass.