Since January 2021, the importer and distributor of machinery FARMING AGRÍCOLA has obtained energy to heat its offices, workshops and showroom at its headquarters in Palencia thanks to a 180 kW ÖKOTHERM boiler that uses straw pellets of its own production as the only fuel .
The world's leading certification system for high quality wood pellets continues to grow for another year. ENplus® confirms that in 2020 the total production of certified pellets reached 12,3 million tons and expects that the quantity for the current year will exceed 14 million tons, as derived from the data provided by the producers to the European Council of the Pellet.
"The webinar was an interesting contact for our companies and also for Canadian organizations on an issue with great potential for development in both countries, such as biomass power generation, an important resource in both Canada and Spain", according to Javier Díaz, president of AVEBIOM.
Naturpellet faces its crucial period of the year driven by the expansion of its manufacturing capacity that has just concluded. After making an investment of 3,5 million euros, it will go from producing 40.000 tons of pellets to 60.000. The icing on the cake to a growth process developed in phases that began in 2018 with the incorporation of a third granulator and the comprehensive renovation of the material drying area of its facilities in Sanchonuño (Segovia).
Vermeer Corporation (Vermeer), a leading American manufacturer represented by VERMEER ESPAÑA that is expanding its line of recycling products with the addition of the new TR5300EM trommel screen.
The 2020 Solid Biofuels Map prepared by AVEBIOM, and updated in September 2020, shows the location and data of 83 pellet, 61 chip and 25 olive stone factories inventoried in the last year in Spain. It also collects information from 59 pellet, chip and bone centers in Portugal, and from 32 pellet plants in Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.
Germany's pellet production in the first half of 2020 exceeds 1,5 million tonnes for the first time and the sale of pellet boilers grows by 150%.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, Germany produced more than 1,5 million tons of wood pellets in the first half of 2020, representing an increase of 13%, 173.000 tons than the first half of 2019. With in order to meet the increase in domestic demand driven by new pellet boiler installations.
The Ortín Recoveries company generates pellets from the waste of the furniture industry in the surroundings of Yecla. A success story of the circular economy of the furniture sector and the generation of biofuels.
A leap in quality, safety and efficiency in the transport of biomass. This is what Noma, one of the leading manufacturers of transportation implements in Brazil, guarantees with its new Smart Floor Titanium line that reaches the market to break paradigms and increase competitiveness in biomass logistics. The new trailer features side opening that allows gravity to flow completely in three minutes, reducing the process up to six times compared to conventional systems.
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.