Biomass Pellets Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Global Biomass Pellets Market: Information by Source (Industrial Waste & Co-product, Agriculture Residue, Food Waste, Energy Crops, Virgin Lumber and others), Type (Wood Pellets, Agri Pellets, Torrefied Pellets and others), Application (Power Generation, Industrial Heating, Residential Heating and Others) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/CnM/6700-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 140 pages

Market Overview


The global Biomass Pellets Market has predicted to achieve a biomass pellets market size of USD 8.7 billion in 2019. Further, the global market is predicted to register 8.1% of CAGR for the forecast period of 2019 to 2025. Biomass pellets are known as biofuels, which are built with compressed organic biomass or matter. Generally, biomass pellets are generated through different sources like virgin lumber, industrial waste, agriculture residue, food waste, and many others. The biomass pellets market has been classified into different types such as torrefied pellets, wood pellets, agri-pellets, and others. Out of these segments, the wood pellets demand is increasing daily across different end-use industries.


The top-performing regions such as Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and North America have taken initiatives to reduce the consumption of fossil fuel. Hence, these regions started adopting the sources of renewable energy and a better way of generating heat and power. In 2016, Canada was generated 300,000 tons of wood pellet consumption. Moreover, the company of the United States is growing its business in Asia Pacific region has generated 70000 tons of wood pellet consumption. It is estimated that this region has generated 30% of the market share to contribute to the global biomass pellets market. In the industrial heating field, the countries like Thailand and China have performed well in the Asia Pacific region and exported biomass pellets on a large scale. Along with that, many industrialists have adopted clean energy sources to propel their performance on the global biomass pellets market.


The biomass pellets market overview report has identifies that the global market is classified into three segments that are type, application, and source. These market segments are providing strengths and good quality to the global biomass pellets market. In 2020, the global market was unable to provide production due to the lack of biomass pellet producers, investors, and suppliers. But today, the biomass pellets market has slowly represented its previous status in the global market.


COVID-19 Analysis


The present ongoing pandemic has hampered the biomass pellets market growth. Due to the global lockdown, the global market has faced a huge loss. It has lost its productions, transportations, workforce, and investors. Along with that, the purchasing demand for biomass pellets products has decreased for a certain period of time. The global market has also lost its supplier chain.


The biomass pellets market trends report explains that the continuous efforts of the key players are propelling the global market growth. The implications of various strategies have increased its demand across the regions. Further, the global market is predicted to achieve its market growth size for the biomass pellets market forecast period.


Market Overview



  • Major Drivers of the Market


Recently, many countries have shifted toward biomass pellets for power and heat generation to decline fossil fuel consumption and increase the adoption of renewable energy sources. Hence, the global biomass pellets market has propelled its growth with a renewable and clean energy source of energy usages.


Moreover, the global biomass pellets market is boosting up its demand among various end-use industries due to its high burning efficiency, low moisture content, and lower density. During the forecast period, the global market is expected to increase its growth due to the increasing adoption of clean sources for energy generation among the industrialists.



  • Opportunity for the Global Market


European and the American regions have imposed strict environmental policies over the Co2 emission, which is expected to enhance the growth of the global biomass pellets market and bring more opportunities for the manufacturers. Further, the Biomass Pellets are increasing their demand as it is consists of low moisture content and high demand among the manufacturers and the suppliers.


The biomass pellets market trends report explains that many customers are attracted to adopt the high burning efficiency, low moisture content, and lower density of the biomass pellets product. Hence, it is increasing the applications of the product and bringing more opportunities for the manufacturers.



  • Market Restraints


The increasing application of biomass pellets products can be a restraint for the biomass pellets market. Moreover, the demand-supply deficit is predicted to hamper the growth of the global market during the forecast period.


Further, the key players are involved in the global market to bring stability in the biomass pellets market across the regions.



  • Market Growth Challenges


The global biomass pellets market might face challenges as the demands for the products are increasing day by day. It will be difficult while eliminating the regional boundaries for producing quality biomass pellets products.


Moreover, the biomass pellets products demands are increasing due to the implications of different strategies adopted by key players. Further, the global biomass market has aimed to generate its biomass pellets market size for the review period.



  • Cumulative Growth Analysis


In 2019, the global biomass pellets market was estimated to meet USD 8.7 billion of biomass pellets market size. Moreover, the global market is again aimed to register a CAGR of 8.1% for the review period of 2025.


Hence, the biomass pellets market has engaged many key players to propel the market's growth and further enhance the demands of biomass pellets products across the regions.


Market segmentation Overview



  • By Type:


Based on the type segment, the biomass pellets market has been segmented into various types such as wood pellets, torrefied pellets, agri-pellets, and others.


Among these segments, the wood pellets demand is growing on a large scale across various end-use industries.



  • By Source:


According to the source segment, the biomass pellets industry is segmented into virgin lumber, industrial waste, agriculture residue, food waste, energy crops, and many others.


In 2019, agriculture and the industrial waste segments were predicted to increase the largest biomass pellets market share.



  • By Applications:


Based on the applications segment, the biomass pellets industry has been classified into Power generation, residential heating, industrial heating, and others.


Among all these application segments, the power industry is predicted to generate the largest market share in 2018 and is further predicted to bring more biomass pellets market scope during the forecast period.


Regional Analysis


According to the regional classification, the global biomass pellets market has its demand and supply all across various regions such as North America, South America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and other parts of the world.


Among all the regions, the European region is dominating the global market for the forecast period. The region has a high demand for wood pellets, which is driving the market growth. Another reason for the growing demands in this reason is the government regulations to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Along with that, the Asia-Pacific region is predicted to generate the fastest growth of the global market due to the growing use of biomass pellets in various industrial heating sectors. In this region, China and Thailand are contributing more. Furthermore, the high consumption of wood pellets in commercial heating and residential heating is the key growth driver in the North American region.


Competitive Landscape


The market key players of the global biomass pellets market are:



  • AS Graanul Invest (Estonia),

  • Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc (Canada),

  • Drax Group plc (UK),

  • Enviva (US),

  • German Pellets GmbH (Germany),

  • Fram Fuels (US),

  • Abellon CleanEnergy Limited (India),

  • Ecostan (India),

  • Lignetics (US),

  • Zilkha Biomass Energy (US),

  • Premium Pellets Ltd (Canada),

  • JP Green Fuels (India),

  • The Westervelt Company, Inc (US),

  • New England Wood Pellet (US),

  • Forest Energy Corporation (US).


These key players are propelling global market growth. The implications of various strategies have increased the biomass pellets market demand across the regions.


Recent Developments



  • The introduction of government regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is a growing demand in the European region.


Report Overview


The biomass pellets market overview report has given the focus on the COVID-19 impact analysis, market overview, segmental overview, regional overview, competitor analysis, and recent developments for a better understanding of the global status of the market. This report has highlighted the overall growth and development of the global biomass pellets market across the regions.


Moreover, the global market has predicted that if the biomass pellets demands are increasing similarly for the research period, then it will achieve its goal for sure. Further, the more involvement of key players has given strength to the biomass pellets market to perform well across the regions.


Segmental Table:


By Type:



  • Torrefied pellets,

  • Wood pellets,

  • Agri-pellets,

  • Others


By Source:



  • Virgin lumber,

  • Industrial waste,

  • Agriculture residue,

  • Food waste,

  • Energy crops,

  • Others


By Applications:



  • Power generation,

  • Residential heating,

  • Industrial heating,

  • Others



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size

  • 2019: USD 8.7 Billion
  • 2027: Significant value
  •   CAGR   8.1%(2019–2025)
      Base Year   2019
      Forecast Period   2020-2027
      Historical Data   2018
      Forecast Units    Value (USD Billion)
      Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
      Segments Covered   By Source, Type, Application and Region
      Geographies Covered    North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
      Key Vendors   AS Graanul Invest (Estonia),Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc (Canada),Drax Group plc (UK), Enviva (US), German Pellets GmbH (Germany), Fram Fuels (US), Abellon CleanEnergy Limited (India), Ecostan (India), Lignetics (US), Zilkha Biomass Energy (US), Premium Pellets Ltd (Canada), JP Green Fuels (India),The Westervelt Company, Inc (US), New England Wood Pellet (US),Forest Energy Corporation (US).
      Key Market Opportunities   The Biomass Pellets are increasing their demand as it is consists of low moisture content
      Key Market Drivers   Many countries have shifted toward biomass pellets for power and heat generation to decline fossil fuel consumption and increase the adoption of renewable energy sources.


    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The global Biomass Pellets Market has aimed to register a CAGR of 8.1% for the forecast period of 2019 to 2025. Further, the global market is predicted to meet a biomass pellets market size of USD 8.7 billion in 2019.

    The European region is dominating the global market for the forecast period due to the high demand for wood pellets and the government regulations to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.