Even with the double-digit freezing temperatures in parts of Germany in February, wood pellets remain at a stable price. In the northeast region it is highest due to the weather. As the German Pellet Institute (DEPI) reports, a ton of pellets costs an average of € 236.45 in February (purchase of 6 t). and thus 0.7% less than in January and 9.6% less than in the same month last year. The kilo price is accordingly 23.65 cents, the kilowatt hour (kWh) of heat from pellets costs 4.73 cents.
Regarding the price of wood pellets, the following regional differences arise in February 2021 (purchase quantity 6 t):
In southern Germany, pellets are again the cheapest at € 233.61 / t. In central Germany the pellets cost 235.78 € / t, in the coldest region north / east in February 242.17 € / t.
Larger quantities (26 t) will be traded in February 2021 under the following conditions:
South: € 220.44 / t, center: € 219.30 / t, north / east: € 223.92 / t (all including VAT).