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The need for biomass in farming and rural areas

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Biomass for heating has long been used by those living on and operating businesses in farming areas, as well as those in more remote or off-grid communities. Both domestic and commercial rural users, from private homeowners to pig and poultry farmers for example, all require an alternative yet reliable, cost-effective energy source, particularly given their locality and accessibility to the electricity grid.

The Government’s White Paper, published at the end of 2020, is still (it seems) very much urban-focused, relying on a ‘one size fits all’ approach for the UK to achieve carbon reduction and switch to renewable heat technology

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