Biomass: a sustainable source of renewable energy

Usewoodfuelscotland provides an impartial source of information on biomass in Scotland. It seeks to support market growth, improve standards and spread best practice.

Guidance for biomass users

How to plan a biomass sysetm

Step by step advice from choosing a fuel to finding an installer and procurement.

Buying wood fuel

Options for purchasing wood fuel, where to find a supplier and quality standards...

Troubleshooting & maintenance

Guidance on solving problems and securing maintenance services.
See all our Guidance for biomass users

Key resources

Find a biomass installer

Advice on finding and selecting a wood fuel installer, including the usewoodfuel installer list.

Find a wood fuel supplier

How to find the right wood fuel supplier for you.

Renewable Heat Incentive

What is the RHI, how much you can earn and how to apply.
You may also find the Technical library useful

News and Events

26th July 2022

Woodfuel from short rotation forestry (SRF) has the potential to contribute significantly to Scotland’s renewables mix, in the drive to […] Read more

23rd November 2021

Scottish Forestry, as the Scottish Government agency responsible for forestry policy, is contributing to the Scottish Government’s Bioenergy Policy Working […] Read more

18th November 2020

The Government recently confirmed the extension of the Domestic RHI to 31st March 2022, giving a further 12 months for […] Read more

18th November 2020

The Government recently confirmed that eligible applicants will now be able to submit an ‘Extension Application’ in the final scheme […] Read more

1st October 2020

Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus the WHA and UK Pellet Council have taken the decision to move the […] Read more

1st September 2020

This week is Chimney Fire Safety Week. As the weather begins to turn and the nights draw in, it will […] Read more

15th April 2020

The global Coronavirus pandemic is impacting on every aspect of life at the moment, and biomass supply chains are also […] Read more

Contact us

Contact the usewoodfuel enquiry service with your biomass enquiries.