In 2020, German pellet production output amounted to 3.1 million tonnes and was thus around 250,000 tonnes below the level recorded in the year before. This is according to the German Wood Fuel and Pellets Association (DEPV).
Over the past years, the production of wood pellets has seen a constant upward trend in Germany. In 2017, for example, it had totaled 2.25 million tonnes. The biggest quarterly quantity, that is 861,000 tonnes, was produced in the period July to September 2021.