Presentation on theme: "WOOD FUEL – KEEPING THE CUSTOMER WARM 6 TH March 2010."— Presentation transcript:
WOOD FUEL – KEEPING THE CUSTOMER WARM 6 TH March 2010
Biomass is organic matter of recent origin Biomass is a carbon neutral energy source used to generate heat Biomass – Wood Fuel is most effective when sourced and delivered within 25 miles Sustainable timber is never removed faster than it is grown BIOMASS – Wood Fuel
CHIP - Medium to large heat energy users (100kW – 5MW) PELLET – Small to medium heat energy users (20kW – 500kW) Public and private sector buildings Schools, hospitals, airports Industrial and commercial sites Property developments Land Estates MARKETS
Obligations / Commitments Lower cost of heat energy Fuel security CO 2 reduction Rural economy Bio-diversity WHY SHOULD WE?
Government Targets – 15% by 2020 RHI – April 2011 CRC Planning Obligations Energy Security Woodland Management DRIVERS
CASE STUDIES AirportHotelProperty development UniversityCommunity Primary SchoolIndependent School
Demand for wood fuel is growing rapidly Technology is established and proven Benefits are commercial and environmental Supply chain is available now Biomass is not applicable in every case LOW CARBON - LOW COST - LOCAL SUMMARY
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