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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.
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Register as a supplier

We are no longer registering new suppliers on the database and from the 5th Ocotber 15 this list will be removed.
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).

1st September 2015: Latest degression announcement for the Renewable Heat Incentive, click here.

24th July 2015. The new Scottish Harvesting and Processing Grant Scheme is open for applications. The first deadline is 14th September 2015. The aim of the grant is to support investments in new specialised equipment which will increase local small scale harvesting and processing capacity.

13th July 2015. Ofgems latest announcement on RHI sustianability can be found here.