Millions more trees to be felled to fuel wood-burner revolution

17/08/11 0 COMMENTS

Ben Webster Environment Editor, The Times, June 29 2011

Ten million more trees will be cut down each year in woodlands across England under a government plan to persuade thousands of homes and businesses to install wood-burning stoves and boilers.

Woodland owners across the country will be encouraged to fell more than a third of trees from dense forests to feed the growing market for wood fuel. The Forestry Commission has calculated that more than 2 million additional tonnes of wood could be stripped from England’s forests each year without undermining their long-term future. This would treble the amount of wood being burnt as fuel by 2020.

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A guide to Biomass heating

10/08/11 0 COMMENTS

Three guides regarding Biomass heating have now been published Please click here for the guides and full article.