An estimated 359 thousand green tonnes (mainly softwood) of woodfuel were supplied by sawmills in 2008 and a further 63 thousand green tonnes were supplied by round fencing manufacturers. 92% of the total woodfuel supplied was sold to bioenergy.
Sales to bioenergy
Sales as firewood
Used internally for heat/ energy
|thousand green tonnes|
Round fencing manufacturers
Source: Sawmill Survey, Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers
1. Material reported as sales/ use for woodfuel, but may have been used for other purposes.
2. Sales as firewood and used internally for heat/ energy relates to larger mills (those producing at least 10 thousand m3 sawnwood) only in 2006 and 2007.