Benefits Of Wood Fuel
Wood fuel is cheaper
-Wood is much less expensive than fossil fuels - and prices of fossil fuels are rising.
Wood fuel is cleaner
-Wood fuel is carbon neutral.
-Carbon emissions can be reduced compared to fossil fuels.
-Modern wood fuel combustion technologies are clean and efficient.
Wood fuel is renewable
-In addition to high quality saw logs, well managed
woodlands produce wood fuel which is a renewable source of energy.
Wood fuel is secure
-wood fuel is a local source of energy, which reduces the reliance on unstable supply chains.
Wood fuel creates and sustains rural jobs
-wood fuel is supplied locally which is why it keeps rural areas alive by creating new business opportunities.
Wood fuel and managing forests have positive effect on biodiversity and wildlife
-Managing forests promotes growth, because left to its own devices woodland will decay.
Photo credits: Taina Sohlman.