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Community biomass experiences

How a Leicestershire college school gained from sustainable, cheaper heat and removed its maintenance and operating responsibilities.

Experiences of a community co-operative in South Herefordshire which installs wood chip boilers to supply heat at a reduced price to hard-to-heat buildings.

An Oxfordshire community programme designed to provide woodland owners with free volunteer woodland labourers in return for logs.

A woodfuel supply project that connects community groups keen to be involved in managing local woodlands and produce woodfuel, with landowners who own woodlands in need of thinning. 

A good example of how renewable energy technologies can be used in combination to supply low carbon heating and electricity to a Grade I listed building.

How a small group of volunteers help in the management of local authority gardens and woodlands - producing woodfuel as well as other benefits.

Last updated: 11th July 2017
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