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Forestry Commission
The government department responsible for the protection of Britain's forests and woodlands.The Forestry Commission is supporting the development of woodfuel, see:

Forestry Commission: Woodfuel Page

Forestry Commission: Woodfuel Heating

Forestry Commission: Renewable Energy

Forestry Commission: Multi-purpose uses

Forestry Commission: Woodfuel Case Studies
Forestry Commission: Bedgebury Arboretum Woodfuel Heating System
Forestry Commission England Homepage
Forestry Commission Scotland Homepage
Forestry Commission Wales Homepage
Forest Research
Britain's principle organisation for forestry and tree related research. Forest Research, the wider Forestry Commission and the woodland industries are working together to assist the development of a substantial woodfuel industry throughout the UK. This site includes details of the background, aims and methods used in a study of the potentially available woodfuel resource in Great Britain, and presents the findings in an interactive manner.

Forest Research: Woodfuel Page

Forest Research: Woodfuel Resource

The Carbon Trust
An organisation which help business and the public sector cut carbon emissions.
Centre for Sustainable Energy
An independent charity which seeks to advance sustainable energy policy and practice.
Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA)
The Combined Heat and Power Association works to promote the wider use of combined heat and power and community heating.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Environment Agency
The Environment Agency's pages on biomass and bioenergy
Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform
National Non Food Crops Centre
A source of information on the use and implementation of non-food crop products and technologies in the UK.
NationalRural is a Knowledge Exchange - a service provided by universities and colleges for rural businesses and organisations. It is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, and is one of 22 Centres for Knowledge Exchange activity in the country.
Renewable Energy Association
The UK organization representing all aspects of renewable energy production and use.
Renewable Energy Statistics database compiled by AEA Energy & Environment on behalf of the Department of Trade and Industry. The study was initially supported by the Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat) whose objective was to encourage the collection of renewable energy statistics across all EU Member States to a standard format.
Rothamsted Research
Agricultural Research, including energy crops and especially Miscanthus.
Solid Fuel Association
The Solid Fuel Association is funded by solid fuel producers and distributors and was established to encourage greater awareness of the benefits of domestic solid fuel heating among the general public. Operating as an advice centre, the Solid Fuel Association welcomes communication on all matters concerning the use of solid fuels both from domestic consumers and professionals such as heating installers and architects.

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