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.


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.
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.
Wood pellet production in Spain has increased by 20% in the last year, reaching a record volume of 714.000 tons in 2019.
The kW could cost 80% less, the agricultural machinery could reduce its emissions by 90% and the vineyard branches provide heating and hot water in a sustainable, more economical and renewable way to 60.000 homes throughout Castilla y León. These are some data that COAG manages in its sessions that promote Against Climate Change.
In Catalonia, the use of pellets and other biofuels has increased significantly. This has made it possible to valorise products extracted from forest cleaning.
From the Spanish Biomass Association (AVEBIOM) and the Spanish Association of Wood Pellet Production Companies (APROPELLETS) we want to convey to society that bioenergy professionals will continue to work to guarantee the supply of clean and renewable energy to all users. .
Naturpellet plans to increase its production of wood pellets by 50%
Successful example of the recovery of a biomass resource, the wood splinter, which was previously treated as a waste.
One of the largest producing factories in the sector works every day for the stabilization of tariffs and ensures the continuity of the supply of Enplus certified quality pellets under the BURPELLET brand.
96.660 cubic meters (the content of 30 Olympic swimming pools) of biomass stored in 40 almost square plots of 21 x 23 meters wide and 5 meters high will supply the Cubillos del Sil plant.
The use of wood pellets as a source of thermal energy is being imposed as the most sustainable measure in economic, social and environmental terms to combat climate change. Its use encourages rural development, creates jobs and, being profitable, contributes to a sustainable, fair future with our society and the environment.
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.