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Woodfuel: sustainable, clean, green heat

The use of woodfuel to produce renewable heat is growing rapidly across Scotland, as people realise the financial and environmental benefits of this natural fuel source.

Using Woodfuel

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What type of user are you?

Woodfuel is suitable for a wide range of large and small-scale uses.
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Financial incentives

Streams of funding and incentives are available for installation.
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Managing an installation

How to do the groundwork for a successful installation.
What are the main types of woodfuel?

Supplying Woodfuel

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Setting up a business

Your key considerations include wood fuel quality and local demand.
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Grants and incentives

Funding is available for equipment and forest management.
What's the market demand for woodfuel?

A strategic sourcing strategy has been developed for the supply of renewable heat using Biomass wood fuel. For details click here.

To be informed of opportunities to provide biomass service and supply to the public sector, register free with Public Contracts Scotland (PCS).

13th Sept 2016: Report by the Committee on Climate Change shows Scottish GHG emmissions fell further than the rest of the UK in 2014. Click here for more details.

1st Sept 2016: Latest degression announcement for the Renewable heat Incentive click here.

1st June 2016: Latest degression announcement for the Renewable heat Incentive click here.

29th April 2016: DECC RHI mechanism for budget management latest report click here.

18th March 2016: FCS woodfuel demand and useage report 2015 released. More detials here.