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An estimated 661 thousand green tonnes (mainly softwood) of woodfuel were supplied by sawmills in 2016 and a further 65 thousand green tonnes were supplied by round fencing manufacturers (Table 2.31). 88% of the total woodfuel supplied was sold to bioenergy.
Table 2.31 Woodfuel supply1 by sawmills and round fencing manufacturers, 2012-2016
|Sales to bioenergy||Sales as firewood||Used internally for heat/energy||Total|
|thousand green tonnes|
|Round fencing manfacturers|
Source: Sawmill Survey, Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers
1. Material reported as sales/use for woodfuel, but may have been used for other purposes.
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