Lothar Wood Energy Promotion Programme

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 8 March 2013

Wood heating systems benefited from special promotional measures financed by credit granted after Hurricane Lothar. The main beneficiary was automated boilers fuelled by wood pellets, with 537 new units commissioned (+70.2%). New capacity included 193 other automated boilers (+4.1%). The gross consumption of wood energy rose by 2.5%, compared to the previous year (+3.0%).