Wood Pellet Market

Global Wood Pellet Market Analysis and Opportunity Assessment by Application, End-Use, Region, and Country – Forecast 2022 – 2032

The market is expected to generate an incremental $ opportunity of US$ 10,419.08Mn between 2022 and 2032

Category: Clean Energy & Power Published Date : October 2022 ID: CVC-00408 Format: PDF Pages: 280

Wood Pellet Market Size Analysis

According to a recent survey conducted by ChemView Consulting, the Global Wood Pellet Market grew at a CAGR of 7.8% between 2017-2021 and is estimated to be US$ 7,742.3Mn in 2022. Currently, the market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 8.9% and is expected to reach a valuation of US$ 18,161.4Mn by 2032 end.

Wood pellets are eco-friendly, renewable, sustainable, and clean biomass. The market for wood pellets is rising due to the increased need for renewable energy worldwide to limit the use of fossil fuels that contribute to global warming. Throughout the projection period, this is anticipated to aid in the industry’s expansion.

Market Dynamic


The need for wood pellets in the industrial sector is increasing as pellet-based power plant becomes a preferred substitute for coal-based power plants. Additionally, governments all over the world are eager to promote the use of renewable energy in the transportation, industrial, and residential sectors.

Consumers in industrialized nations like Europe are more environmentally conscious, which continues to explain why they are relying more and more on renewable energy sources. In underdeveloped countries, there is increasing interest in using bio-based energy sources to generate electricity. Rising energy consumption and accommodative government policies are cited as the cause.

The industrial sector is using more wood pellets, which has significantly decreased greenhouse gas emissions. The striking increase should be credited to ongoing advancements in combustion technology.


While there are many reasons for promoting cell line development, there are also some barriers, such as a lack of understanding of wood pellets, the availability of substitutes, and the application of regulations.

During the projection period, the market expansion is anticipated to be hampered by the growing acceptance and deployment of alternative renewable energy sources, including solar photovoltaic, wind energy, and geothermal, in various areas worldwide. Additionally, it is anticipated that the operational and mandatory compliance issues related to wood pellets would pose more and more of a hurdle to the growth rate throughout the forecast period.


Recent advancements in wood pellet boiler technology have been major motivators for market participants in the industry. Wood pellet boilers with self-cleaning systems that require little human involvement are becoming more widely available from manufacturers. Even though these boilers are becoming increasingly popular, they still need regular maintenance to function at their best.

To increase boiler sales, businesses on the global market are raising knowledge of the environmentally friendly benefits of biomass boilers and the affordability of wood pellets. In addition, the leading companies are concentrating on drawing customers’ attention and educating them about biomass boiler grants to support the customers’ investment.

Wood Pellet Market

Market Segments Covered in Report

By Application:

  • Heating
  • Power Generation
  • CHP

By End-Use:

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial

By Region and Country:

  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America)
  • Europe (Germany, Italy, France, UK, Spain, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia & New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE, Rest of Middle East)
  • Africa (South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Rest of Africa)

Segment-Wise Analysis

Which end-use industry shows a higher implementation in the wood pellets market?

Residential generates $3.5 billion in revenue and is anticipated to expand significantly throughout the projected period. Due to qualities like being environmentally friendly, purifying, sustainable, etc., wood pellets are becoming increasingly popular among household users. In addition to being used as cat litter and horse bedding, wood pellets are frequently used for home heating and cooking.

Why is Heating Segment increasing in demand in the anticipated period?

Over the projection period, the heating application is anticipated to increase at a CAGR of 5.9%. Numerous nations have created regulations and initiatives regarding the use of wood pellets for heating purposes. One of the main causes affecting the inevitable increase in the growth rate is the growing demand for wood pellets in the commercial and residential heating sectors, compelling producers to create them in enormous quantities.

Region-Wise Analysis

The regions analyzed for the market include North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa.

  • The European wood pellets market is anticipated to hold close to 74.2% market share. Using wood pellets for heating homes and power boilers has become very common in Europe.
  • Due to the rising residential demand from the U.S., North America is predicted to generate US$ 200 million in income from wood pellets. Since natural gas prices are generally higher than wood pellets, people in colder climates favor wood pellet stoves.

Competition Analysis

The key players in the global wood pellets business have been regularly engaging in mergers and acquisitions to maintain profitability and competitiveness while gaining a strong presence in the market. The manufacturers of wood pellets have amassed a sizable client base by using premium packaging to increase brand recognition and diversify their brand portfolio. These actors also work with a larger network of distributors and OEMs in the sector and law enforcement organizations.

The key developments in the Global Wood Pellet Market:

  • In February 2020, in the Ky Anh Township of the central province of Ha Tinh on the north-central coast of Vietnam, An Viet Phat Energy Co. LTD. announced plans to construct a US$ 51.6 Million factory for processing timber. This factory is anticipated to have an annual production capacity of 187,200 tonnes.
  • In April 2021, a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), a major multinational marine transport business, and Enviva, a global renewable energy firm focusing on sustainable wood bioenergy, to design and operate an environmentally friendly bulk carrier.

A list of some of the key suppliers present in the market are:

  • Energex
  • Enviva LP
  • Graanul Invest
  • Drax Biomass
  • Pinnacle
  • Sinclar Group Forest Products
  • Lauzon
  • Wood Pellet Energy (UK) Ltd.
  • United Company
  • Highland Pellets LLC
  • Groupe Savoie Inc.
  • C.S. (Lacroix) Lumber Inc.
  • Vermont Wood Pellet Company
  • AVPGroup
  • Farm Fuels

Report Coverage and Highlights

  • Our comprehensive, data-backed, and facts-oriented report provides niche and cross-sectional analysis at global and country levels.
  • Assessment of the historical (actual data) and current market size (2017-2021), market projections (2022-2032), and CAGR.
  • The market assessment across North America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia & Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa.
  • Competitive tactical intelligence, key strategies adopted by top players, production capacity and company shares analysis, product brand surveys, and export-import analysis
  • Pricing analysis to set and benchmark your current or future offerings across each product type helps you understand whether your pricing strategy is aligned with market expectations and can be compared to market disruptions.
  • Predictions on critical supply and demand trends and technological expertise needed to address operations scalability.
  • Consumer behavior shifts and their implications for players, list of end-users, and their consumption analysis.
  • Key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and emerging trends impacting the market growth.
  • Value chain analysis (list of manufacturers, distributors, end-users, and average profitability margins).
  • Strategic market analysis, recommendations, and future headways on crucial winning strategies.
Research ScopeDetails
Forecast period2022-2032
Historical data available for2017-2021
Market analysisUSD Million for Value and Tons for Volume, and CAGR from 2022 to 2032
Key regions coveredNorth America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa
Key countries coveredUS, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, Italy, France, UK, Spain, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia & New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE, South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt
Key segments coveredBy Application, End-Use, and Region
Customization scopeAvailable upon Request
Pricing and purchase optionsAvailable upon Request