Production Costs of Wood Pellets in Germany

C. Lefèvre, S. Seidelt & F. Castagno
The wood pellet market is growing strongly and presents an opportunity for the development of the efficient use of biomass in both domestic and industrial applications. Compared to wood logs and wood chips, the process needed for the manufacturing of this type of fuel involves more steps. This process impacts the fuel production costs. Understanding the production cost structure first enables us to identify the most influential parameters in the final production costs and second...