The world-leading certification scheme for wood pellets celebrates 10 years of operations. For a decade, ENplus® has contributed to the development of the premium pellet market by introducing and maintaining harmonized pellet quality along the entire supply chain.
As of November 2020, there are more than 1040 certified pellet producers, traders, and service providers, in 47 countries on 6 continents. The total production of certified pellets for this year is close to 13 million tonnes, accounting for about 69% of the European heating market*. Moreover, the total production of certified pellets since the scheme’s establishment has been estimated at almost 74 million tonnes**. In comparison, this volume equals about 8.9 billion gallons of heating oil**.
“The certification scheme has had an immense impact on the pellet market in the past 10 years. ENplus® has introduced a common ground for producers, traders, and consumers where they speak the same language and prioritize quality. It is due to this high quality that pellets as a commodity today are considered one of the most efficient and greenest ways to heat your home. I expect even bigger demand for certified pellets in the forthcoming years when we will all be striving for lower air emissions and a more conscious way of living.”, says Pablo Rodero, president of the European Pellet Council.