Come and listen to Christian Rakos and Manolis Karampinis at Nordic Pellets Conference 2023!
We are happy to announce that the Nordic Pellets Conference 2023 will be held on 1-2 February in Gothenburg, Sweden.
From left: Manolis Karampinis, Manager of European Pellets Council, Christian Rakos, Manager of Propellets Austria.
Manolis Karampinis is the manager of European Pellets Council. He will make a presentation titled: Update on the European pellet market: on the crossroads of the energy crisis, existing and emerging market segments, and policy developments.
Manolis Karampinis presentation will cover both statistical and market news together with an update on ENplus developments. He will also talk about new emerging market segments for use of pellets in energy intensive industries. With an update from the EU project RE4Industry investigating development in industry use of pellets. Finally he will give a policy update from Brussels.
– We have been hearing quite a lot that some industries (such as lime producers) are starting to source pellets as an alternative to solid fossil fuels. Some market actors are actively pushing in this way. We also have a project – RE4Industy – that is investigating this, says Manolis Karampinis.
Challenging environment for the Austrian pellet industry
Christian Rakos is the manager of Propellets Austria. He will make a presentation titled: Dealing with pellet shortage and price increase – the case of Austria.
Significant supply shortages and rapidly increasing prices presented a challenging environment for the Austrian pellet industry association.
– Communication activities, the establishment of a pellet hotline for customers and lobbying for a legal storage obligation were some of the measures taken to deal with the situation. The presentation will investigate, how successful have they been and what’s next, says Christian Rakos.