Developments in industry and population growth mean that in recent years, the demand for energy has increased dramatically. Fossil fuels are non-renewable, which means they will eventually run out. The increasing need for energy therefore will deplete these resources quicker. This is known as the fossil fuel crisis.

In order to try and reduce this, minimising the effects on the environment and depletion of these fuels, companies such as LC Energy encourage the use of renewable energy sources, such as biomass boilers.

Renewable energy provision will not run out, and has less of a negative effect on the environment, therefore reducing the effect of global warming and climate change.