• INCREASING numbers of homes and businesses are recognising the environmental, efficiency and economic benefits of switching to wood-fired heating systems - but there is still confusion about which fuel source to opt for.

  • IN A major coup, VG Energy has signed a new dealer agreement with the world's leading manufacturer of heating technology systems, Viessmann.

  • FARMERS CONSIDERING making the switch to a wood-fuelled heating system have been made an offer that may prove hard to refuse - a biomass boiler system, free of charge.

  • THE BENEFITS of woodfuel were top of the agenda at an event held at Hopetoun Estate, near Edinburgh last week.

  • LAMPOONING Germans for their pursuit of efficiency is a curiously British habit - and one that doesn't really stand up to much rational scrutiny.

  • SCOTTISH FARMERS with an interest in renewable technology were able to take advantage of an on-farm demo day organised by NFU Scotland's Renewable Development Initiative last week.

  • SCOTTISH 'CARBON capture' pioneers, Forest Carbon, have been 'highly commended' in the UK Sustainability Leaders Awards.

  • LONGLOCH FARM enjoys a spectacular position on the southern corner of the Kingdom of Fife, high up on the hill above Kirkcaldy, with Burntisland to its south on the coast.

  • USING A combination of biomass and solar power has turned out to be the perfect combination for chicken farmers looking to diversify - and save money.

  • DENMARK'S FAMED TP woodchippers are now available in Scotland through Drymen-based machinery dealership, Fraser C Robb.