Pellets: Now the time to fill the stock!
Pellets in Switzerland cost in June 2014 an average of CHF 395.20 per ton (325€), practically the same as in May. Since pellets are most favorable from May to July homeowners who want to save money fill their pellet storages during the summer. Compared to oil and gas pellets are almost 30 percent cheaper. In January 2014, the average price per ton was, according to the independent price survey of pelletpreis.ch CHF 420.30 (346 €), The long trend is slowly rising prices with seassonal variation.
The only period since the price documentation started when pellets were more expensive than fuel oil, was between December 2008 and December 2009. Natural gas has been more expensive than pellets during the whole time.