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Poyry Wood Pellets Mc Brochure And Orderform Jan 2010

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Pöyry Forest Industry Consulting has actively been following developments in the bioenergy area and has become one of the most authoritative sources of knowledge about biomass and its use for renewable energy generation.

Wood pellets have been identified as one of the fastest growing bioenergy feedstock markets, and also one for which it is frequently challenging to obtain reliable information. Pöyry has therefore decided to provide what is probably the first comprehensive strategic review of the global wood pellet sector.

The wood pellet market is and will continue to be a growth area. The current and future demand for wood pellets is highly driven by the world’s need to develop renewable forms of energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The principle objective of this study has been to provide:
– a comprehensive review of the current and future global wood pellet sector.
– detailed country profiles for 27 major and emerging markets.

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Poyry Wood Pellets Mc Brochure And Orderform Jan 2010

  1. 1. WOOD PELLETS Global market, players and trade to 2015 THE BIOENERGY FEEDSTOCK SOLUTION?
  2. 2. 2 BACKGROUND Wood pellets are underpinning the emergence of a new commodities business in biomass. The key driver is bioenergy and Pöyry expects double digit growth in pellet markets over the next five years. The wood pellet market is immature and the Compared to other forms of biomass, such as reliability of data on trade, prices, production woodchips, the main advantage that wood pellets capacity and actual production varies considerably offer is the significantly higher energy content per between countries. Through this study Pöyry unit of volume. This allows for greater transport hopes to establish an authoritative base of reliable efficiency over longer shipping distances, an data and analysis which can be used for strategic advantage which could increase in importance as decision-making by existing or prospective market the sustainability or “carbon footprint” of such long participants. distance trade routes comes under the spotlight. The wood pellet market is attractive, but highly Another key advantage is the ease with which complex. It has drawn a high level of investment from pellets can be incorporated into the existing coal- both existing players expanding their operations and based power generation infrastructure. Pellets can newcomers. However, there are threats as well as typically be burned alongside coal with relatively opportunities in this business. minor modifications or capital outlay. The geographic market coverage is global with the following breakdown: Western Europe Central and Eastern Europe South America Oceania • Austria • The Baltics • Argentina • Australia • Belgium • Poland • Brazil • New Zealand • Denmark • Russia • Chile • Finland • Ukraine & Belarus Africa • France • other Eastern Europe Asia • South Africa • Germany • China • Italy North America • Japan Rest of the World • Portugal • Canada • other Asia • Spain • United States • Sweden • United Kingdom • other Western Europe The key issues in the wood pellet markets are: • What is the cost effectiveness of pellets versus other forms of biomass? • What level of potential wood pellet demand can be achieved? • Is it more efficient to ship biomass in the form of pellets compared to other assortments? • What benefit will torrefied pellets offer? • What will price levels be in future?
  3. 3. 3 Contents The key elements of the study are: • Price trends • Executive summary • Overview and outlook for torrefied pellets • Introduction to wood pellets • Discussion and conclusions - Product description - Wood pellet manufacturing - key technology The study provides detailed country profiles for 27 developments major and emerging markets. Each country profile - Raw material overview contains: - Quality standards • market development - Introduction to co-firing • market segmentation • The global wood pellet markets • quality standards - Market drivers and inhibitors • key wood pellet producer ranking - Market segments: large scale industrial, small • production site location. scale industrial/commercial, residential - Review of demand and supply by the indicated geographical split and end-use segments – 2000-2015 - Trade flows • Industry and the supply chain structure - Key players and competitive landscape - Structural developments - Supply chain considerations and structure - Logistical competitiveness of wood pellets CASE STUDIES Pöyry have delivered consultancy projects for a number of leading global companies in the forest industry, financial and energy sectors, offering our expertise in materials and feedstocks, supply chain, technology selection, engineering, and investment feasibility. • European pellet business: present status, outlook and key business drivers • Due diligence of a potential pellet business acquisition in North America • Evaluation of investment opportunities in the pellet business in Russia • Analysis of European pellet markets and distribution for a South American pellet producer • Several feasibility and pre-feasibility studies for potential pellet producers and financial institutions • Analysis of business opportunities to utilise forest industry residues for pellet production • Implementation of a pellet factory investment in Scandinavia (turnkey delivery) • Evaluation of the wood pellet co-firing potential in electricity generation plants fuelled by coal or peat in Ireland • Analysis of the consumption potential of wood pellets by end-use sectors in Finland • Analysis of the wood pellet paying capability of coal-fired power plants located in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK
  4. 4. Why Pöyry? Our expertise covers the entire chain from different feedstock types suitable for pellet production to technology, markets and commercialisation. In addition to conventional raw materials used for pellet production, we also analyse the suitability of non-traditional biomass. Furthermore, we work with the products and processes related to the pellet business, e.g. the sawn wood and wood-based panel industries and the energy sector. Our extensive international experience, in-depth industry knowledge and long-term practical experience are the cornerstones of our services. For more information on Wood Pellets – the Bioenergy Feedstock Solution? please contact Ms Ania Krolak Tel. +44 20 8770 3200 E-mail: ania.krolak@poyry.com Mr Marek Guizot Tel. +44 20 8770 3200 E-mail: marek.guizot@poyry.com Pöyry Forest Industry Consulting Ltd Century House, Station Way Cheam SM3 8SW United Kingdom www.poyry.com
  5. 5. M F OR R R DE O WOOD PELLETS – THE BIOENERGY FEEDSTOCK SOLUTION? Global Market Players and Trade to 2015 November 2009 edition To order please complete and return the below. Wood Pellets study (1 hard copy and pdf file): GBP 8,000 (exc VAT) Study presentation and workshop (subscribers only): Quote on request Method of payment and delivery: Please invoice me. I enclose a cheque (made payable to Pöyry Forest Industry Consulting Ltd). Direct bank transfer. Direct bank transfer: Nordea Bank Finland Plc (London Branch), 55 Basinghall Street, London EC2V 5NB, UK Account number: 13681004 Sort code: 40-48-78 Swift code: NDEAGB2L IBAN: GB13NDEA40487813681004 An invoice will be issued on order, and the report dispatched on receipt of payment. Name: Position: Company: Phone: Street: Fax: e-mail: City: VAT No: P.O. Box: Country: Contact: Ania Krolak or Marek Guizot Pöyry Forest Industry Consulting Ltd Century House, Station Way Cheam SM3 8SW, UK Tel: +44 20 8770 3200 Fax: +44 20 8770 2115 ania.krolak@poyry.com; marek.guizot@poyry.com

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