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RFS Excellence in Forestry Awards to Showcase Wales (15-12-2014)

The Royal Forestry Society RFS Excellence in Forestry Awards are moving to Wales for 2015 with woodland owners and managers across Wales being invited to enter six high-value prize categories.

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WFBP Winter 2014 Newsletter (11-12-2014)

The WFBP Winter 2014 newsletter is now available to download from the WFBP website
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HETAS September 2014 E-News (25-09-2014)


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HETAS August 2014 E-News (27-08-2014)

Please follow the link (click on MORE, below) to see the August edition of the HETAS E-News.
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Could There be Greater Community Involvement in the Management of Woodlands in your Area? (18-08-2014)

Funding cutbacks and lack of resources for public and private landowners leave many woodlands under-managed. Community groups are already demonstrating successful management of local woodlands.
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Government Response to Consultation on Adjustments to Sustainability And Reporting Provisions For Biomass (18-08-2014)

The Government has published its response to the recent consultation on adjustments to the sustainability and reporting provisions for biomass.

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Confor's Woodfuel Day at APF 2014 - Friday 19th September (18-08-2014)

Confor’s APF Exhibition is the UK’s largest showcase for woodlands, forestry, trees and timber. Over 250 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors are expected over the three days. This year it is taking pl
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Timber Auctions Sale Dates 2014 (28-07-2014)

Please find below a list of the Timber Auctions scheduled sales:
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May 2014 Edition of HETAS E-News (30-05-2014)

Click 'more' below to see the newsletter which includes information on the following:
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Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) Opens for Registration (28-05-2014)

Woodfuel suppliers are now able to register their fuels as sustainable.
Producers and traders of woodfuel who wish to access the growing RHI market can apply for free to the BSL.

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The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Launch (16-04-2014)

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (Domestic RHI) is a government financial incentive to promote the use of renewable heat and the scheme has now been launched.

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Fourth Quarterly Forecast for the Non Domestic RHI Scheme (07-03-2014)

The fourth quarterly forecast for the non domestic RHI scheme has been published.
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HETAS February E-News (28-02-2014)

Follow the link below to see the February issue of the HETAS e-news.
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Announcement from the DECC (27-02-2014)

DECC have announced the following:

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Publication of Timber Standard for Heat and Electricity (10-02-2014)

The Timber Standard for Heat and Electricity was published today, and is available by clicking 'more' below.
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Clifford Jones Timber Wins Award (12-12-2013)

High flying businesses were celebrated in spectacular fashion at the Daily Post’s Achievement Wales Business Awards 2013.

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Barker Announces Changes to Renewable Heat Incentive (06-12-2013)

Greg Barker, Minister of State, DECC, has yesterday (4 December) announced changes to the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and new details for the domestic RHI.
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HETAS December News (06-12-2013)

Follow the link below to see the December issue of the HETAS e-news.
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Confor November enews (20-11-2013)

Click on the link below to see the CONFOR November enews...
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£6 million Funding for Local Authority Heat Networks (19-11-2013)

A new £6 million grant funding programme has been launched to help Local Authorities (LAs) in England and Wales to develop new heating and cooling networks, and expand existing networks.
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Woodsure November Newsletter (15-11-2013)


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HETAS November News (08-11-2013)

Follow the link below to see the November issue of the HETAS e-news.
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HETAS October News (16-10-2013)

Click on 'more' below for HETAS' October edition of their e-news:

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DOMESTIC RHI TARIFFS ANNOUNCED (05-08-2013)

From the HETAS August e-news...
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HETAS August News (05-08-2013)

Follow the link below for HETAS' August e-news:

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HETAS July News (02-07-2013)

Follow the link below for HETAS' July e-news:

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Equis Energy - Funding Support for Biomass Energy Consultancy (11-06-2013)

Are you a Welsh based business in the forestry sector?

Do you want to increase the value of your low grade timber or co-product?
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HETAS June News - BIOMASS GRANTS INCREASED (10-06-2013)

Follow the link below for HETAS' June e-news, including the interesting article on Biomas Grants:

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Llais y Goedwig / Community Woodland Groups National Gathering (26-04-2013)

Unprecedented spring sunshine lit up this year’s national gathering of Community Woodland Groups (CWGs) in Wales, which took place at Blaen Bran Community Woodland, Torfaen, south Wales.
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David Vickers Documentary - Woodfuel: Heating the Nation (22-04-2013)

A trailer for David Vickers' forthcoming documentary is now available to watch on his website.
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Forestry Commission Wales Becomes Natural Resources Wales (10-04-2013)

Click below to go to the new website.
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Confor Welcomes Welsh Government Re-shuffle (21-03-2013)

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Glastir Woodland Creation Grant (05-03-2013)

Are you thinking about planting trees on your land?

If so, the Glastir Woodland Creation scheme may be able to help you.

The scheme provides financial support to create new native and mixed wo
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Ash Dieback: First Three Wales Cases of 2013 (05-03-2013)

The first three cases of ash dieback in 2013 have been found in Wales, the Forestry Commission has confirmed.

The fungus, which causes trees to gradually wither and die, has been found at three new
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Government Confirms Way Forward on Renewable Heat Scheme Improvements (01-03-2013)

A long term plan to ensure the government’s renewable heat scheme for commercial, industrial and community organisations stays within budget has been set out.
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“Hundreds” of Green Deal Assessments Completed (01-03-2013)

Interest in the Green Deal, which launched a month ago, is building, according to the Government, with "hundreds" of assessments already completed.
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Green Deal finance will work with FITs and RHI (01-03-2013)

Mixed messages have been circulating about how - or whether - Green Deal will work with the government's financial incentives for renewable heat and electricity generation. Last week the Department o
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DEFRA Appoints Peter Bonfield to Lead Grown in Britain Action Plan (21-02-2013)

From the BRE website...
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Daily Post Article: 30 January 2013 - Fuel for Thought (31-01-2013)

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Article on the drive to convert the people of Wales to the benefits of wood burning in their homes.
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Back Biomass Mythbuster Booklet (28-01-2013)

The booklet explains how sustainable biomass works in practice and how it can encourage sustainable forestry around the world.
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Government Recognises Renewables in Mid-term Review (28-01-2013)

The Coalition Government reaffirmed its support for renewable energy in its Mid-Term Review on Monday...
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Woodfuel Documentary (28-01-2013)


A video production company in the south of England plans to shoot a documentary about the woodfuel industry.
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'Energy Efficiency' Green Deal Launched by Government (28-01-2013)

The Government launched the Green Deal on 28th January.
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Western Mail News Article - 12th January 2013 (17-01-2013)

Informative piece on the Green Deal with comment by Nic Snell.
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Find a Green Deal Company (15-01-2013)

You can now use the Department of Energy and Climate Change website to find a Green Deal Company.
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£125m Government Green Deal is Launched (15-01-2013)

Householders who use the Green Deal to make improvements such as loft insulation, solid wall insulation and new heating systems will qualify. Packages could be worth over £1,000.
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Back Biomass News Bulletin - December 2012 (07-12-2012)

In response to a number of inaccurate and misleading stories in the media, the Back Biomass campaign has published a Sustainability Fact Sheet which you can also find on their website:
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Carbon Monoxide and Wood Pellets – Warning From HSE (15-11-2012)


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Restrictions to Combat Ash Dieback (06-11-2012)

Amongst other measures, the Government has restricted the movement within Great Britain of logs and firewood from sites with confirmed Chalara fraxinea infection.
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Bidding Commences for FCW esales 07 Nov 2012 (25-10-2012)

Various lots across Wales - click here to visit FCW WHaM page.
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Power shortage risks by 2015, Ofgem warns (05-10-2012)


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DECC consultation on Domestic RHI (21-09-2012)


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Bangor Forestry Graduates Annual Dinner (15-08-2012)


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Alert: new ash tree disease (15-08-2012)


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Dulas scoops installer of the year award! (06-07-2012)


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Living and Working with Wood - Summer 2012 Edition (06-07-2012)


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Written Ministerial Statement on the Renewable Heat Incentive (12-06-2012)


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Ofgem sends back 95 per cent of RHI applications for resubmission (03-05-2012)


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Delay to domestic RHI (29-03-2012)


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Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariffs for solid biomass increasing (20-03-2012)


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Timber producers wary of single environment body plan (15-02-2012)


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Biomass investment warms Companies House and cuts carbon emissions (08-02-2012)


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Prime Minister Backs Biomass (03-02-2012)


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Former Welsh Rugby Union Captain calls on Wales to cut its carbon footprint (31-01-2012)


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Managing woodlands for firewood could help rare plants, report finds (16-01-2012)


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Behind closed doors decisions could change the Welsh countryside forever (29-11-2011)


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Phase 1 of the RHI scheme is now open for applications (28-11-2011)


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Wood as a biomass fuel main issues revisited (28-11-2011)

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RHI gets approval following cut to biomass tariff (02-11-2011)


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Upcoming FCW e-Tender (26-10-2011)


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FC England Forest of Dean Timber Tender 14th November 2011 (21-10-2011)


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Delay on Renewable Heat Incentive (11-10-2011)


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Rooms in paradise heated by logs (11-10-2011)

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UK Biomass and Biogas Carbon Calculator unveiled (07-10-2011)


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HOLYHEAD BIOMASS PLANT GIVEN GO AHEAD (22-09-2011)


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REA Incentive Backs Biomass (25-08-2011)


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New Grant Scheme Launched in Conwy (23-08-2011)



Quality is key to growing the Welsh Woodfuel sector (12-07-2011)


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Risks to users from firewood processing machines (07-06-2011)

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Wood pellet storage notice (06-06-2011)


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Latest timber production figures (provisional) (06-06-2011)


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WFW produce new Leaflet (06-06-2011)


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FCW - Walking the walk (21-03-2011)


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Renewable Heat Incentive Announcement (10-03-2011)


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Hotel finds inspiration all around as it switches to logs (01-03-2011)


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Get your FREE business website HERE !!!! (17-02-2011)


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Flagship offices with a wooden heart (17-02-2011)

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Biomass power plant step closer for Holyhead (17-02-2011)


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WFW Memeber Egnisco in the News! (14-02-2011)


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Commission unveils how it plans to market Welsh timber (02-02-2011)

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Wales will not sell off forests, says minister (02-02-2011)


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Green heat industry hits out at renewable heat incentive delay (24-01-2011)


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Future Forest Conference Report (17-01-2011)

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Quality Scheme Latest Newsletter (12-01-2011)

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WFW response to - A Living Wales (10-01-2011)

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Demand for Wood burning is BOOMING (23-12-2010)


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Customers short of oil advised to find alternative source of fuel, such as logs (22-12-2010)


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Joiners cooperate to get rid of your waste and make money (14-12-2010)


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Response to the Forestry Commission Wales Timber Marketing Strategy 2011-2016 (03-12-2010)


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Moving in together to benefit Waless woodlands (30-11-2010)

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Talbotts announce new CHP unit (26-11-2010)

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Reducing the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning over winter (16-11-2010)

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Welsh Environment Minister Jane Davidson Launches New Microgen Network To Support Renewable Energy In Wales (09-11-2010)


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New challenge for woodfuel suppliers (09-11-2010)

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Forestry Commission Wales seeks views on new timber plans (28-10-2010)

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RHI - DECC Press release - UPDATE (20-10-2010)

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2011-16 FC Marketing Strategy Review - Customer Consultation (20-10-2010)

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Full steam ahead for Blazers Logs (19-10-2010)

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Carbon Trust - presentations (08-10-2010)


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WFW welcomes Sleeping Dragon brewers!!! (22-09-2010)

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Drax delays biomass power station decision (09-09-2010)


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Welcome to Robert Luxton our new Field Officer (25-08-2010)

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WFW leads the way with Quality Scheme Pilot (30-07-2010)


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No Tacho Grounds operator for 2 weeks (21-06-2010)


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Ancient woodland record updated to help protect sites (15-06-2010)


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Sweden Now Uses More Biomass and Wood Pellets Than Oil (01-06-2010)


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Consultation on the green paper On Forest Protection and Information in the EU: Preparing forests for climate change (25-05-2010)


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Small and medium scale businesses hook up to strengthen woodfuel sector (21-05-2010)

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Spring Sale of Briquettes (27-04-2010)

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Kindling business enthusiasm for wood fuel (21-04-2010)


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Wood fibre availability and demand in Britain 2007 - 2025 - a ConFor report (14-04-2010)


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Seminar to present the findings of the Read Report - Combating Climate Change - A Role for UK Forests (08-04-2010)


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Brush up your skills with Focus on Forestry First (19-03-2010)


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Grants for Trees (17-03-2010)


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New grant for farmers targets tree planting (17-03-2010)


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The Times they are a changin - Energy costs fuel return to real fire (15-03-2010)


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Torrefaction - Read all about the next big thing (08-03-2010)

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7.8 million grant scheme to turn Wales into renewable energy powerhouse (26-02-2010)


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Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) - Good News! (24-02-2010)

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Wood fuel production and supply chain course (15-02-2010)


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WEBS 2 Re-Launched! (09-06-2009)


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European Bioenergy Expo & Conference: 8 - 10 October (09-06-2009)


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European Bioenergy Expo & Conference (EBEC) 8-10 October (30-04-2009)


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Renewable Energy Route Map for Wales (09-04-2009)


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WoodFuel Wales Meeting - 8th April (03-04-2009)


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Woodlands for Wales Strategy (02-04-2009)


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Bioenergy Action Plan for Wales (13-03-2009)


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New Member - ESA Fuelwoods (12-01-2009)


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Ignition 09 - The Sage Gateshead, 11th and 12th March 09 (14-10-2008)


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Ignite - Woodfuel Supply Chain Training (18-08-2008)


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European Biofuels Expo and Conference - 15 -16 Oct (11-08-2008)


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Wood Fuel Information Day - Brecon (01-05-2008)


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Steam Gondola in Lake District Uses Blazer Logs (16-04-2008)


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Woodfuel Supply Chain Conference - Warwick University (03-04-2008)


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Woodfuel in the News (25-02-2008)


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Woodfuel Supply Chain Training (21-02-2008)


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CAT gets biomass generator for heat and power (14-12-2007)


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Clifford Jones Press Release - Pellet Boiler (03-12-2007)


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Neath Port Talbot Gets Biomass Plant (21-11-2007)


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Free Introduction to Modern Woodfuel Technologies 30th January 08 (21-11-2007)


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Wood Fuel Powys Project (06-11-2007)


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Clifford Jones Announces New Wood Pellet Plant (07-09-2007)


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The Renewable Energy Centre (14-05-2007)


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Attention System Installers (30-04-2007)


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Centre for Alternative Technology Biomass Conference - 14-15 May 2007 (24-04-2007)


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Gondola Using Blazer Fuel Logs (24-04-2007)


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Biomass Trade Fair in Budapest (11-04-2007)


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Home Heating with Wood published by Center for Alternative Technology (09-02-2007)


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Renewable Fuel Conference - 8th February 2007 (29-01-2007)


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Wood Energy Business Scheme Meeting (25-01-2007)


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Woodfuel Conference (23-01-2007)


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Irish Pellet Boilers now available in UK (26-07-2006)


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Private woodlands - the new hope for rural Europe? (14-07-2006)


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Desert Presence for Welsh Solar Company Dulas (14-07-2006)


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High-tech heating solution to cut small business energy bills (14-07-2006)


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Dinas - flagship biomass project (14-07-2006)


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Llanwddyn Launch (22-06-2006)


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