Wood pellets are a vital part of the energy mix and provide needed baseload power to energy systems around the world. They are good for the environment and carbon beneficial when compared to fossil fuels. Foresters and producers work together to mazimize the benefits to U.S. forests while ensuring that emissions remain low during sourcing, production and transport.

"Sustainable, low carbon bioenergy can help us to decarbonize, increase our energy security and keep costs down for consumers. Our support for biomass is part of our wider ambition for a mix of renewable energy sources."

-- The Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, UK Secretary of State, Department of Energy & Climate Change