Informative wood fuel events designed to encourage the expansion
of the woodfuel industry, organised by both the Forestry Commission
Scotland and other external agencies are held both nationally and
23 September 2014 - Fordie Estate, Comrie
The fourth and main event of a series of events that aims to demonstrate benefits of woodland management on farms and estates and how land managers can realise them, through demonstrations of management techniques and equipment.
25 September 2014 - Mansfield
A one day course focusing on the technical and economic aspects of firewood production and supply. Lantra Awards accredited, this course provides learners with technical information on moisture content, weight and volume conversions, calculating energy values and prices, quality control, quality assurance and market oportunities.
26 September 2014 - Oakley, Dunfermline
Find out how you can make money by using your waste heat to dry your timber, see an existing wood fuelled kiln in action and speak to experts who can advise on the right kind of woodfuelled heating system for you.
27 September 2014 - Meldon Park, Morpeth
The Fair includes exhibits from local woodfuel heating equipment suppliers and free independent and impartial information, advice and guidance to people interested in taking advantage of the Government's Renewable Heat Incentive for businesses and home owners.
27 September 2014 - Fintry, Glasgow
Fintry Development Trust are holding a Renewables Open Doors Day event on 27th September. You will have the opportunity to speak to FDT’s dedicated energy advisors, get advice on what system would work best for you and see a variety of renewable systems in action.
30 September 2014 - Kelso
People and businesses and people in the Scottish Borders are being encouraged to consider using renewable energy. Expert advisors and accredited installers will advise how to save energy in the home and how businesses or communities could generate their own heat and electricity.
REX networking events are ideal for landowners, businesses, housing associations, schools and all others looking to take advantage of the RHI and Green Deal schemes. Each event brings together a wide range of companies available for pre-arranged appointments to discuss the viability of potential renewable projects.
04 October 2014 - Alyth, Perthshire
This short course will cover the basics of using wood to heat your home: Types of stove and boiler, flues and installation, wood fuel types, wood moister levels and species, how to lay and light a fire, stove and chimney maintenance, costs and grants.
08 October 2014 to 09 October 2014 - Warwickshire
With over 2,000 delegates attending, Nextgen has become one of the most important business events in the renewables calendar.
14 October 2014 - Dunbartonshire
This practical half-day event will identify the on-farm opportunities for costs, savings and incomes which could be generated by managing existing woodland and planting new woodland.