Oil crisis gives opportunity forallternative fuelsMarket starts with medium scaleboillers (0.5 to 5 MW), domesticheating and district heating
Status of BioPellet Industry in U.S.
Approx. 800,000 homes heated
(primary or back
up) with biopellet fuel;approximate annual growth 10%
Represents 1/6th of 1% ofresidential heating market in U.S.
• Total consumption approaching
2million TPY (EU 10 million TPY)Mitsubishi Corp.,
a majorJapanese trading company,will manufacture and distribute woodpellets forco-firing with coalin coal-fired boilers. The annual capacity of25,000 tons, the largest in Japan.