Intelligent Analysis, Operations Guidance, and
Strategic Leadership for the Pellet Sector
FutureMetrics has a unique skill set for providing detailed independent analysis. We combine broad and deep operational expertise, powerful sector focused financial modeling skills, and thought leading market awareness.
Advice on all aspects of producing, transporting, and selling pellets
Expert guidance and due diligence for potential investors and project developers
Operations optimization for pellet plants
Strategic analysis and market research
Download a summary of our team and a list of recent projects and clients .
Global Pellet Trade Sankey Map.
FutureMetrics has produced an interactive map showing 2019’s international trade in wood pellets. Click on any exporting or importing country to see where their tonnes of pellets go or where they came from.
The map can be accessed for free HERE.
Japan’s Coal Power Stations.
FutureMetrics has produced an interactive map showing all of the operating and new under construction coal fueled power stations in Japan. There are 133 stations operating with a combined capacity of 46,270 MWs. There are 15 new coal power plants under construction with a combined capacity of 8,190 MW.
FutureMetrics can produce a similar map for almost any country in the world. Contact us for details.
The map can be accessed for free HERE.
FutureMetrics has an agreement with the world’s leading engineering firm for power plant modifications and conversions from coal to wood pellets to offer expert advice.
(June 26, 2020) - A short white paper on the consequences of inaction in dealing with CO2 emissions and climate change:
This “call-to-action” white paper titled “Why the Future May Not Be What It Is Supposed to Be” offers a novel perspective on how increasing concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere may lead to chaos (in a mathematical, ecological, social, and economic sense).
(May 6, 2020) - White paper: "How renewable solid fuel is an important component of the pathway to a more decarbonized future."
This white paper discusses the efficacy of using wood pellets for power generation and explains why the opponents of pellets for power use poorly crafted arguments based on faulty logic.
(April 15, 2020) - Watch a one-hour webinar on the impacts of Covid-19 on the industrial pellet sector
Click HERE to watch the webinar.
(March 23, 2020) - A white paper titled "The Impact of Covid-19 on the Industrial Wood Pellet Industry"
The covid-19 pandemic is likely to cause a global economic depression. Many sectors are being and will be strongly negatively affected. Many people will suffer both from the disease and from the economic fallout. The magnitude and reach of this crisis is huge and far reaching. This white paper will focus on one small sector: the industrial wood pellet industry. How will the pandemic impact the industrial wood pellet industry? This white paper will provide some thoughts on what may happen. Click on the “download” button to get the free paper.
(October 28, 2019) - White paper titled "Japan and South Korean Industrial Wood Pellet Markets: Insights into their ability to pay for pellets."
(September 3, 2019) - A New Vietnam Pellet Mill Comes Online under the Guidance of FutureMetrics
Many more free papers are listed on the paper download page.
Japan pellet users ability to pay for pellet fuel (HTML5). This dashboard has many inputs for calculating the total cost of generation versus the total revenues from power sales (including feed-in-tariff sales from pellet generated power). It also shows the expected power plant margins over the 20 year span of the feed-in-tariff.
FutureMetrics’ Team Members
Hannah Campbell is FutureMetrics’ logistics specialist. Hannah brings a military background as an Air Force Academy graduate and logistics specialist as an officer in the Air Force to her work with FutureMetrics.