The best choice to warm up in southern Europe

In Spain, during 2016, 35.815 pellet stoves were installed in Spain, an 22% more than the previous year, which represents a new sales record. In total there is a total of 175.065 pellet stoves installed up to 2016. The average power of the stoves marketed in 2016 has been 11,3 kW.

Southern Europe is the main market for stoves because it requires an average investment that can be assimilated - around 1.000 € - and generates heat with a cost between 30% and 70% lower than with fossil fuels or electricity.

Consumers prefer to switch to biomass: cheaper, stable and from here. Aesthetically the stoves offer design and warmth to the users and, technically, they are getting better. Expectations are very encouraging, mainly because saving is still crucial when buying a biomass equipment, and in addition, competition between manufacturers is favoring the technification of all of them, offering equipment with a tenth of emission of particles that old conventional firewood equipment.

Pellet stoves in Europe: more and more. The European trend regarding the installation of new pellet stoves is very positive. Based on the data from the Statistical Report prepared by Bioenergy Europe, we can estimate that sales increased by 16% between 2016 and 2017. At the end of 2017 there were in Europe over 4,6 millions of pellet stoves operating thanks to annual sales that exceeded the 570.000 units.
Antonio Molina, General Director of Panadero presents us the Denia Stoves brand that they have developed specially directed to the specialist channel and with a different and careful conception for a more demanding public.
The Spanish Association of Biomass Energy Valorization (Avebiom) joins the tendency of most EU countries to guarantee the quality of biomass installation companies and has launched the first seal of (IBC). It is a brand that supports the quality and specialization of companies in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of thermal biomass installations.
Bosch Marín presents the stoves and fireplaces both gas and wood of the Polish firm Kratki in Expobiomasa. The signature of chimneys has made an important advance in terms of quantity and quality of products.
Vicent Rodriguez, Commercial Director and Marketing of Carbel presents the news of the Carbel company in Expobiomasa. Carbel offers a line of products based on the consumption of wood as fireplaces or stoves.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published an analysis on the effects of domestic heating with biomass on air quality. Among its conclusions, the analysis highlights that modern biomass boilers and stoves meet strict emission limits when used appropriately, although it predicts an increasingly stringent adjustment of them at legislative level in the EU.
How a biomass installer is trained Although the increase of installers trained in biomass is remarkable compared to years ago, Araceli Pimentel, of BRONPI, believes that "an important part does not yet have sufficient knowledge". There is no regulated official training for installers of biomass stoves and boilers, so in practice, this is acquired with the experience of day-to-day work.
The 2019 year started well for the Austrians, because since January's 1, diesel heating in new buildings in Lower Austria is forbidden, and will be even better. Vienna continues with this trend at the end of March and goes a step further: diesel heating systems are also prohibited for major reforms. On a national level, diesel oil heaters will be banned throughout Austria from 2020. The next step is expected to be to prohibit the installation of gas heaters.
Society increasingly demands personalized, economic and sustainable services and products. Digitization, automation, advanced materials, connectivity ... are terms that the 4.0 industry adopts to satisfy its customer. The manufacturers of stoves, fireplaces and boilers are being involved in presenting more efficient and intelligent solutions, aimed at a new consumption more conscious of the use of energy and interested in participating in its management in real time.
When it comes to heating your home if you are looking for savings and sustainability, a pellet or biomass stove is one of the most efficient heating systems. And as indicated from at the time of acquiring one of these systems must take into account 3 essential features: Location The place where you will place your stove is very important as the heat produced by a pellet stove will reach those areas that are in contact with the stove.
The Aragonese company will represent Spain in this annual international competition of which 13 countries (Finland, Estonia, Sweden, Latvia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Israel, Lithuania, China, Spain and Russia) are part of which aims to promote innovative projects in companies and organizations, compare themselves, and give local and international recognition to the most innovative projects. More info: