5.000 professionals are dedicated to manufacturing, supplying, installing and maintaining industrial and commercial biomass boilers in Spain
At the end of 2020, 14.329 industrial biomass boilers - those with a power greater than 50 kW - were operating in Spain, providing thermal energy to neighboring communities, public buildings, industries, commercial complexes and heat networks. In total, 925 new installations compared to 2019.
50.000 biomass stoves and boilers were sold during the year of the pandemic in the Spanish residential sector
400.000 independent homes are heated with biomass stoves or boilers according to data from the AVEBIOM Biomass Observatory in 2020.
The Ministry publishes a clarifying note on the entry into force of ECODESIGN for manufacturers and distributors of stoves and pellet and firewood fireplaces
As of January 1, 2022, neither the sale to the end consumer nor the installation of wood or pellet stoves and insertable hearths that do not comply with REGULATION (EU) 2015/1185 on ecological design or ECODESIGN will be allowed.
The price of heating oil has increased by 17% since last January. The price of diesel suffers significant drops and rises from time to time. Since the decline at the beginning of the pandemic, it has already recovered and risen by 57% in one year, and this rise is causing an increase in confidence in the installation of new biomass heating equipment.
The Ministry considers olive pit, dried fruit shells and other materials obtained mechanically from agri-food industries as biomass and not as waste
The Spanish Biomass Association (Avebiom), the organizing body of EXPOBIOMASA, has been trying to normalize and unify the use of olive pit for years.
The Ghibli Hybrid wood and pellet stove from Dielle incorporates the Italian firm's patented flowering system
It is a wood and pellet stove with natural convection and therefore extremely silent. The stone roof and painted steel side walls stand out in its design.
The Cubillos del Sil bioelectric plant has generated 350 jobs and electricity for 56.250 homes with BIOMASS in the area in its first year
The Forestalia biomass power generation plant, located in Cubillos del Sil, has made a positive assessment of its start-up. In its first year of operation, it has generated 225.000 MWh, the electricity consumed by 56.250 homes.
New industrial biomass boiler in the high energy efficiency plant for the District Heating of Parc Bit in Mallorca
A 1 MW biomass boiler and the remotorization of the trigeneration plant are the main improvements to the high energy efficiency system of the Parc Bit business park in Palma. The investment by the Sampol Group has been almost three million euros.
Nestlé Spain is counting on the collaboration of the energy services company Bioenergy Ibérica for the start-up of a biomass boiler in its chocolate factory located in La Penilla de Cayón (Cantabria) that will come into operation in the first half of 2022.
When it comes to buying a good, beautiful and cheap pellet stove, it is proven that it is not too reliable to trust the typical rankings of pellet stoves that we find on the internet. From the Spanish Biomass Association we recommend trusting more in the recommendations that can be made from specialized stores or trusted installers.
Pellets are the most elaborate natural biofuel. They are small cylinders of 6 to 8 millimeters in diameter and 1 to 4 centimeters in length that are obtained by pressing wood sawdust. Thanks to lignin, a natural component of wood that acts as glue, it is possible to form small cylinders without using any additives. A RENEWABLE ENERGY OF NATURAL ORIGIN
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.