In Europe the consumption of pellets has passed from 4 to 14 million tons in the last 10 years. In this same period, the consumption of domestic pellets in Spain has increased from the almost 100.000 annual tons to the 573.000 consumed in 2018. And the forecasts point to will exceed one million of tons in 2022.

Spanish producers guarantee the supply and increase manufacturing together. The productive capacity of Spain far exceeds the 593.000 tons manufactured last year, which were sufficient to supply the national market. The failures in the supply with some distributors little forecasters were covered by others without major problem.

La ENplus certification of the pellet has consolidated as quality reference among consumers worldwide. Currently, 39 Spanish manufacturers have the certificate in force and work daily to maintain the required parameters, while increasing the levels of control and inspection in order to guarantee quality.


Bioenergy Barbero, energy services company and sole distributor based in Salamanca of ENplus® pellet, has recently expanded its biomass collection capacity with the installation of two fully automatic pellet silos.
Expected to close the Andorra thermal power plant in June of 2020, Forestalia proposes the construction of a new pellet plant in the same municipality. With an expected capacity of 200.000 tons per year, thus becoming the largest in Spain. This plant would create 60 direct jobs and more than indirect 350 including the collection and logistics of biomass. Forestalia currently has two such plants, located in Erla and Huerta de Rey.
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CIMEP will discuss the raw material, the situation of the national and international market and the evolution of the pellet-consuming facilities, topics that will be addressed by experts of international reference.
Mobile Pellet Plant, a pellet manufacturing plant. The pelletizadora is manufactured in a container of about 40 feet, ready to work. This pellet plant can be transported, which allows to relocate the production of pellets and change their location depending on where the raw material is.
Biomass combustion tests in the form of pine chips in a pilot combustion plant of 500 kWt grills at CEDER-CIEMAT. The emission of particles is clearly influenced by the quality of the chips.
Biomass in normalized pellet format made with olive bone. More economical and can be used on the same equipment as the wood pellet.
Biomass in wood pellet format 100% natural that lacks additives and vegetable fats.
The only "but" to the good march of the market of the pellets, analyzed in the conference World Sustainable Energy Days, have been the tensions of stock that, although has not come to suffer any break, has been something right in this season.
In general, the markets have conveyed good feelings, very different from the concerns that marked the World Sustainable Energy Days meetings two and three years ago.
During the 4º meeting of the European Olive Oil and Biomass of Olivar Federation, the concern in the sector on how to improve the circular economy of the olive sector, as well as the high yields and difficult output of the main biomass of the olive was highlighted. olive grove: the orujillo.
According to the latest statistics from the Natural Resources Institute of Finland, a total of 385.000 tons of wood pellets were produced in Finland in 2018, almost one fifth more than in the previous year, and the highest production in history. Also at 2018, imports set a record with a total of 95.000 tons of wood pellets imported into Finland. They increased an 10 percent and were mostly imported from Russia. A total of 43.000 tons were also exported, mainly to Denmark and Sweden.