South Scotland Woodfuel Forum, Tuesday 28 February

02 February 2012

Forestry Commission Scotland and the Scottish Forest and Timber Technologies Group invite you to the inaugural meeting of a new South Scotland Woodfuel Forum on Tuesday 28 February

14:00 - 17:00 (lunch available from 13:00)
Queens Hotel, Lockerbie, DG11 2RB

This meeting will be of relevance for:
• Businesses and public sector organisations interested in reducing energy bills and increasing their green
credentials; the meeting will provide the opportunity to find out about the financial benefits of using renewable heat
and how the technology works, to identify potential suppliers and to find out where to go for further information
• Potential suppliers of biomass and biomass installations; the meeting will provide information on how to enter the
supply chain and the requirements for doing so
• Existing suppliers of biomass and biomass installations; the meeting will allow you to interact with potential end
users and identify how best to promote the biomass sector in the region

Expert presenters will cover the following subjects:
• Financial incentives
• The supply chain in South Scotland
• Biomass boiler technology
• The co-operative approach to woodfuel supply
• Woodfuel standards and accreditation

To register, please either: -
1. Book online at
2. Contact Virginia Harden on 07919 263190 or via

The South Scotland Woodfuel Forum is being established to assist the continuing development of the woodfuel sector in the region. It is the latest addition to a network of 5 Woodfuel Forums throughout Scotland, established and supported by Forestry Commission Scotland and delivered in association with partner organisations. The network of Forums aims to encourage members to work together to increase the uptake of renewable heat. Meetings are free to attend and provide a valuable opportunity for suppliers through to end users to share ideas and discuss woodfuel issues.

Further details of the Scottish Woodfuel Forum network are available at


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