pellet stoves make huge gains in market share

John Ackerly Posted By John Ackerly, Mar 26, 2013 at 9:55 PM

  1. John Ackerly

    John Ackerly
    Burning Hunk 2.

    Sep 29, 2009
    Washington, DC
    HPBA just released shipment numbers for 2012 and as I looked at numbers, I realized pellet stoves were gaining a far bigger share of the stove market than I'd realized. They almost outsold wood stoves in 2006 and 2008. Is that news to others, or just to me?

    This appears to be a pretty amazing renewable energy success story that DOE, EPA and states are ignoring. Mainstream press should be picking up on this. If anyone is interested, here is an analysis of how pellet stoves captured such a big market share:

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  2. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart LLC Mid-Atlantic Division 2.
    Staff Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    Northern Virginia
    Since gas stoves were the darlings of the industry until just a few years ago I wonder how they are doing now that gas prices are in the dirt.

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