What the fibre sourcing data in B.C. tells us about wood pellets

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Our report findings were clear: 85 per cent of the fibre for pellets comes from the by-products of sawmills and allied industries, and the remaining 15 per cent comes from logging debris and low-quality logs.

Recently there have been many discussions of the use of fibre from B.C.’s forests for bioenergy. Biomass is already a mainstream source of renewable energy in B.C., as well as in many other jurisdictions, including the European Union where bioenergy provides almost 60 per cent of all renewable energy.

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Source: Prince George Citizen

 

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