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There must be something wrong here as the EU, the British Government and the Welsh Assembly have all declared these power stations to be zero carbon, and the EU even subsidises them substantially to encourage them.  The Welsh Assembly rests 70% of it carbon emissions target on the new 350MW chip station in Swansea.  Is […]

Copyright Mike Hillard Having researched the global forest rather extensively, I am aware just how overharvested it is, so I never understood why huge wood burning power stations were being built.  And the biggest surprise of all was that they were being built in the UK– after all we are only about 17% self sufficient […]

This blog is not comparing makes of burners but compares the two primary types of wood burners – the normal one and the room sealed products.  Those who sell non room sealed will not normally make the distinction unless you ask. The Normal Wood Burner This type of stove simply burns the wood in a […]