GoodChips® expands certification to global market with New Zealand based company

A leading energy supplier within New Zealand is enabling GoodChips ® to grow its international base.

Securing the New Zealand based company, Azwood Energy , reinforces the certification scheme's mission to ensure quality materials are seen throughout the entirety of the supply chain ; both at a local and international level.

With the company moving around 1,000,000 cubic meters of raw and processed material each year, it aids towards the country's aim of lowering its carbon footprint; supplying cost-comparative carbon neutral wood fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels.

Now, as Azwood Energy takes further steps to ensure only the best in bioenergy is supplied, being a GoodChips ® certified company guarantees the quality of its wood chip and biomass fuel throughout its vast supply chain across New Zealand.

“Azwood Energy has led the New Zealand biomass industry for almost 20 years. The unique methodology that sets us apart has now been bolstered by a quality third-party certified accreditation. This gives our clients an assurance of quality and accountability that will continue to drive the market forward for the next two decades. ” - Brook Brewerton, General Manager, Azwood Energy.

As wood fuel has the potential to be one of the cleanest means of energy production throughout the New Zealand, the marketplace of bioenergy is, like much of the world, an increasingly competitive one.

As the sector grows having the edge of the GoodChips ® quality seal, not only ensures a fair, transparent, and structured market for wood chips and hog fuel but also e nables Azwood Energy, to stand out among its competitors as focused on quality and accountability .

As the scheme remains the only international certification scheme for wood chips and hog fuel, it is leading the way in identifying and securing a niche in this ever-expanding marketplace.