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Wood: Imports

Volume 506: debated on Friday 5 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what information his Department holds on the proportion of wood pellets used in heat and electricity generation which was imported in the last 12 months. (320521)

The Department does not hold information on the proportion of wood pellets used in heat and electricity generation that were imported. However, in 2008, three major power producers used either wood pellets or wood chip, usually co-fired with other fuels.