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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 internationally.

Forthcoming Events

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12 event(s)

  • 04 October 2014 - Alyth, Perthshire

    Using wood to heat your home

    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.

  • 04 October 2014 - Forfar Mart

    Angus Natural Energy Showcase

    See the latest energy efficiency options for home and small business. Get advice on legislation, funding, planning, skills development and meet companies with experience and expertise. Families welcome with interactive displays on show.

  • 08 October 2014 to 09 October 2014 - Warwickshire

    European Bioenergy Expo and Conference 2014

    With over 2,000 delegates attending, Nextgen has become one of the most important business events in the renewables calendar.

  • 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.

  • 17 October 2014 - Surreyhills

    National Woodfuel Conference

    A focal point in the calendar for policymakers, producers and buyers.

  • 21 October 2014 - Newton Stewart

    Dumfries and Galloway Woodfuel Forum meeting

    A valuable opportunity to discuss and learn more about the local woodfuel supply chain and associated opportunities, to learn more about the practicalities of using woodfuel for heating, to network with existing woodfuel suppliers and woodfuel boiler installers and to see an existing woodfuel installation in action.

  • A practical day looking at trees: from planting and pruning to processing; how to manage existing woodland; opportunities for selling wood and wood fuel; what you need to know to commission a boiler; the RHI and an introduction to the Woodland Trust and Little Assynt Tree Nursery.

  • 02 November 2014 - Alyth, Perthshire

    Home users chainsaw use and maintenance course

    This simple course will give the home user some basic knowledge and techniques that will make chainsaw use a lot safer.

  • 05 November 2014 - Stirling Auction Mart

    Scottish Woodfuel Sector Update Meeting

    An important industry update for those involved in the supply and use of woodfuel in Scotland, covering: RHI sustainability criteria, the Biomass Suppliers List, Woodfuel Accreditation and the Timber Standard for Heat.

  • 23 November 2014 - Alyth, Perthshire

    Woodland management planning for the small woodland owner

    On this one day class room course we will briefly cover woodland management plans, new planting, grants, species choice, woodland history, climate and soil, woodland uses, pest and diseases, and costs and income.

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