Installed Biomass Systems in Scotland

The Energy Saving Trust released a report in 2023 on Woodfuel Demand and Usage in Scotland, which states that at the end of 2021, there were an estimated 8,362 biomass installations in Scotland. This was a 1% increase from 2020. For comparison, in 2015, there were 5,985 installations.

The maps below outline the installation density by local area in Scotland, with the greatest number of installations found in rural areas.



The number of overall installations has increased significantly since 2013, with domestic installations having the largest growth (see below).