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National Wood Fuel Conference date set for Friday ...

This year’s National Wood Fuel Conference on Friday 17th October 2014, looks set to be the best yet! Launching new CIBSE Guidance on Biomass Systems, busting myths around The Sustainability Criteria and addressing such questions as ‘How Much Wood?’ the event, organised by Surrey Hills Enterprise at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking, Surrey will be lively, provocative and educational for anybody in the woodland management...

GS Group contributes to saving Russian forests ...

Interesting news from Russia about forestry restoration and the development of ball-rooted seedlings. GS Group holding, investor of the deep wood processing project in Pskov region of Russia, inaugurated the tree nursery for growing seedlings, which will be used within enterprise’s reforestation activities. It is the only private nursery in the North-West Federal District, using the technology of growing ball-rooted...

Entrepreneurs wanted for Energy innovation

Good news for UK entrepreneurs! £10 million share for businesses that can create innovation in energy Gregory Barker, the minister of Energy and Climate, announced that British entrepreneurs who are into the development of innovative technology can benefit from a £10 million share. Big-time power companies like British Gas and engineering firms like Unaoil-associate Severn Glocon cannot participate in the funding. The bid...

Prolonged US cold spell causes Wood Pellet shortag...

Scarce supplies of wood pellets for heating have left many US residents chasing delivery trucks claims the Ponco Record. An unusually cold winter and high demand for the fuel have combined with a scarcity of supply, throwing the entire Northeast into a cold sweat. Both Steele’s True Value Hardware in Tannersville and Cramer’s Home Centers in East Stroudsburg are out of pellets. Wood pellets are made from...