Farmers in northern England and south Scotland are being sought to grow short rotation coppice (SRC) willow on long-term contracts for a Cumbria-based paperboard mill. Swedish firm Iggesund PaperBoard wants more home-grown coppice to fuel its 50MW combined heat and power biomass plant, built two years ago at its Workington mill. Iggesund wants to secure a minimum of 50,000t a year of SRC willow, which is about 10% of its total annual requirement. This will come directly from growers within […]