Factsheet: Price index of biomass

Price index of biomass

Key Information
Description: 
The price index for domestic pellet in Spain is calculated quarterly by conducting a survey of firms in the Spanish market that are distributing pellet to end customers. The data obtained are analyzed statistically and the following calculations are performed: Average price: average price for the quarter expressed in €/Ton and €/kWh for different formats (1 sack, 1 pallet) Quarterly IPB: percentage change in the average price of biomass of a quarter versus the previous quarter. Annual IPB: percentage change in the average price of the annual biomass in comparison to the previous year.
Goal/Aim: 
The price index of biomass in Spain helps minimize the investment risk both for investors in the biomass industry and end users (residential and industrial).

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