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
27 January 2015 to 12 March 2015 - Various dates and locations
Argyll Small Woods Cooperative is running a series of knowledge sharing and training events in 2015 focussing on small scale woodland management, covering how to access suitable equipment, network of contractors suitable for this type of work, potential markets for
produce and providing advice and training.
Fintry Development Trust are holding an Introduction to accessing woodfuel from your community woodland event at the Fintry Inn. The event is free to attend and open to all.
04 February 2015 - Broxburn, West Lothian
A practical on-farm afternoon looking at options, issues and potential business benefits of managing farm woodlands. The event will include discussions on timber & woodfuel production, maintaining woodland landscape features, and managing plant health issues.
11 February 2015 to 12 February 2015 - Telford
Energy Now Expo 2015 is the event to attend to benefit from cutting edge, up to date information shared by key renewable energy industry experts. The two day event returns to Telford International Centre, Shropshire on 11 and 12 February 2015 and is the only renewable energy event organised exclusively for the agricultural and rural sectors.
12 February 2015 - Edinburgh
In line with DECC’s recent publication of the guidance for the provision of evidence for the renewable heat incentive sustainability criteria, Forestry Commission Scotland are supporting a workshop to provide up to date and detailed information on what is required to comply with the sustainability criteria for the RHI and the type of evidence that will be required to evidence compliance.
24 February 2015 to 26 February 2015 - Wels, Austria
The world's largest annual conference on woodfuel pellets.
10 March 2015 to 01 May 2015 - Various dates and locations
Forestry Commission Scotland is running a series of seminar events for woodland owners and forestry agents to support the launch of the new Forestry Grants Scheme. The seminars are in two phases. Phase 1 seminars are designed to provide an introduction to the new FGS and specifically consider the woodland creation option. Phase 2 seminars will consider the Woodland Management Options.
19 March 2015 - Crieff, Perthshire
This course introduces woodfuel suppliers and users to the full range of standards in use in the supply chain and how to produce and specify the correct type of fuel. It looks at how woodfuel properties can affect compliance with standards, how to specify and test fuel, and match fuel specifications to combustion systems. It provides an introduction to the EN solid biofuels standards currently being adopted in the UK and reviews the various woodfuel quality assurance schemes.
24 March 2015 to 25 March 2015 - Edinburgh
Recognised as the ‘must attend’ industry event focused on the development of renewable energy in Scotland, this is your chance to hear from the people making the decisions that will define the future of the sector; to find out more about its development; to network with the key business contacts, influencers and decision makers; and to put forward your views on these crucial issues at this vital time for the industry.
Join Scottish Renewables as they discuss and debate the broad range of issues surrounding the growth of the low carbon and renewable heat sector in Scotland.