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Buying wood fuel

Scotland has a mature wood fuel supply chain and provided customers develop appropriate specification and procurement procedures they can now secure a reliable service almost everywhere.

However, there are several important factors you need to consider when purchasing wood fuel:

Wood chip sampling

Wood fuel quality standards

Quality standards for wood chip, pellet and recycled wood and why standards for wood fuel are so important to an efficient system.

Chip delievery

Finding a wood fuel supplier

Find out where you can find wood fuel suppliers that meet the RHI eligibility criteria and those that produce wood fuel that meets defined quality standards.

Forever fuels pellet lorry

How to procure wood fuel

Wood chips and pellets can be purchased in different ways, for example by the tonne or increasingly as 'metered heat'.  The do's and don'ts of purchasing wood fuel can be found hereā€¦