• The value of the BWCS (Baltpool Wood Chips SPOT) LT index was 21.52 Eur/MWh. Compared to the March value, the index shows an 11 % decrease, while compared to the same period last year, the index value is 91 % higher.
  • Total biomass deliveries decreased by 46 % compared to March to 470,130 MWh (all delivered under short-term contracts). Compared to the same period last year, biomass deliveries decreased by 2 %.
  • The supply price of wood chips for the 2022 summer season currently averaged to 22.80 Eur/MWh. 98 % of deliveries are made on short-term contracts.
  • The average price of short-term contracts in Estonia was 25.00 Eur/MWh.
  • The average price of short-term contracts in Latvia was 23.90 Eur/MWh.

WOOD CHIPS PRODUCT STATISTICS

One-week contract prices

Contract prices and turnovers

Lithuania, Eur/MWh Latvia, Eur/MWh Estonia, Eur/MWh Turnover, MWh
Short-term (W+M) 22,62 23,90 25,25 318.350
Future prices according to current long-term transactions (Q+H):
     Q01-2022 20,23 3.850
     Q02-2022 21,77 6.300

 

WOOD PELLET PRICE STATISTICS IN LITHUANIA

One-week contract prices

Contract prices and turnovers in Lithuania 

Lowest price, Eur/MWh Highest price, Eur/MWh Weighted average price, Eur/MWh Turnover,
MWh
Short-term (W+M) 36,50 68,00 50,66 3.140

 

OTHER PRODUCT PRICE STATISTICS

One-week contract prices

Contract prices and turnovers in Lithuania (all supply periods)

Lowest price, Eur/MWh Highest price, Eur/MWh Weighted average price, Eur/MWh Turnover,
MWh
Peat for fuel 23,00 23,00 23,00 70
Biomass and lignin mixture 17,00 17,00 17,00 420

 

HEAT AUCTION STATISTICS

  • In April 2022, an auction was held for the purchase of May 2022 heat quantities.
  • The average heat purchase price was 2.81 ct/kWh, 24 % lower than the heat delivered in April (3.71 ct/kWh). Compared to the same period last year, the price is 133 % higher (1.21 ct/kWh).
  • The heat purchased for May amounted to 212,362 MWh, which is 51 % less than the heat purchased for April and compared to the same period last year, the amount of heat purchased increased by 5 %.
  • The sellers have offered to auction 410.538 MWh of heat, which is 38 % less than the April heat supply. Compared to May last year, the amount of heat offered for sale at the auctions decreased by 1 %.

March heat auction results

Countrys average heat price, ct/kWh

TIMBER TRADE STATISTICS