Willow: The fast-track to self-supply woodfuel (but make sure you read this first!)

Kevin Lindegaard of Crops for Energy who is a Director of the Wood Heat Association (the UK trade body covering biomass heat) has written a blog about the things you need to think about if you are considering burning short rotation coppice (SRC) willow and poplar in a biomass boiler. There are many benefits to doing this but it is essential that you understand some of the issues involved in fuel quality, biomass density and emissions before you commit. The blog can be read here.