Timber & Wood Products
Wood pellets are compressed wood particles that are used as fuel. Pellets are already commonly used in some areas of the country, but they are growing in popularity as the cost of primary fuels increases and concerns about global climate change build.
This fact sheet is a short introduction to wood pellets and will be helpful to those who are interested in using or producing wood pellet fuel. The advantages of wood pellets and how pellets are made and used are discussed.
"W214 Wood Products Information - Wood Pellets - An introduction to their production and use," The University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service, W214 03/09 09-0172, http://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_agexfores/41