According to the German Pellet Institute (DEPI), a ton (t) of pellets costs an average of €359.41 in May. The pellet price thus remains stable and is around 8% below the previous year's level. A kilowatt hour of heat from pellets is therefore available for 7.19 cents.
The regional differences in the price of pellets in May 2023 are as follows (sales of 6 t):
In the south, the price of wood pellets is €354.85/t. In the central region, pellets are offered for an average of €356.37/t, in north/east Germany for €356.32/t.
Larger quantities (26 t) will be traded in May 2023 at the following conditions: South: 336.75 €/t, Central: 338.15 €/t, North/East: 337.06 €/t (all incl. VAT) .