Sales of Wood Pellets to Benefit from Growing Inclination Towards Renewables; Europe Holds over 50% Market Share: FMI

Feb 24,2020 | Chemicals & Materials

Majorly driven by demand upsurge in residential heating segment, global wood pellets market is set for astounding growth at approximately 11% CAGR through the forecast period (2019 - 2029). Consumers in developed countries exhibit rising dependency on renewable sources such as pellet-based fuel, thereby driving sales.

Moreover, high price point of fossil fuel is accentuating the demand for pellet-based fuel sourced primarily from wood waste, agricultural residue and forest waste. Leading manufacturers are focused on implementing compliance plans, which include dedicated biomass power plants and co-firing.

Key Takeaways of Wood Pellets Market Study

  • Growing adoption of renewable energy continues to drive the sales of wood pellets.
  • High combustion efficiency is the chief attribute surging the demand for wood pellets.
  • Enhanced government incentive and favourable policies contribute substantially to the growth of wood pellets market.
  • Europe holds a whopping 51.4% share in global wood pellets market.
  • Asia Pacific to exhibit significant growth over the course of forecast period.
  • Respiratory problems triggered by wood dust is stagnating the demand of wood pellets.

Stakeholders in wood pellets market must direct massive pecuniary resources towards R&D activities for product diversification, along with capacity expansion initiatives to fortify competitive ascendancy.

wood pellets market share analysis by region pr

Market Gains to Remain Concentrated in Europe

Europe is the leading regional market of wood pellets, in terms of consumption. Strong active presence of globally leading manufacturers in this region is giving impetus to production capacity as well. Timber and dry sawdust are predominantly preferred by manufacturers for wood pellets production. On account of low carbon emissions, pellet-based fuel continues to gain prominence in countries such as the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and France.

For More Detailed Insights on Wood Pellets Market

Low production cost, mounting environmental concerns, and easy availability are some of the factors contributing to the growth of wood pellets market. Moreover, innovations in combustion technology and established logistics network is bolstering the wood pellets market in Europe.

Product and Cost Differentiation to Remain Strategic Focal Point for Market Leaders

Global wood pellets market is highly fragmented.  Major players profiled in this study include, but are not limited to, Georgia Biomass, LLC, Enviva Partners LP, Wood Pellet Energy (UK) LTD, Andritz AG, Energex, and Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc. In a bid to remain prominent, industry leaders are channelling their resources towards product and cost differentiation.

Particle density, melting point, mechanical durability, moisture and ash content continue to remain key research areas in wood pellets industry. Moreover, companies are intensifying their efforts towards developing cleaner burning fuel, as opposed to fossil fuels.

More About the Report

FMI’s study offers an in-depth market forecast and analysis on the global wood pellets market. The major categories encompassed by the report include end-use (residential/commercial heating, CHP/district heating and co-firing), feedstock type (forest and wood waste resources, agricultural residue and waste, food waste, virgin lumber and energy crops) across five regions (Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Latin America and North America).

For additional insights on all the key growth influencers associated with the market, write to the analyst at press@futuremarketinsights.com

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