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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

Get listed in Scotland’s wood fuel suppliers directory.
What's the market demand for woodfuel?

These local meetings of wood fuel users and suppliers are a valuable opportunity to learn about the wood fuel sector and get new business contacts.

Forums are open to all and membership is free.

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).

Degression announced for Non Domestic and Domestic RHI-February 2015, click here and here.

DECC publishes guidance for the provision of evidence for the Renewable Heat Incentive Sustainability Criteria, which come into force in Autumn 2015. Click here for full details.

Non Domestic RHI Milestone: 1GW, click here for the full report.