biomass

UK biomass heat leaders call on Government to halt scattergun approach to decarbonisation polic

Representatives from the UK’s biomass heat industry are calling on Government to properly think through pledges and proposals aimed at reducing the country’s carbon emission levels. This comes after another announcement, this time pledging £160m to wind generation, was made by the Prime Minister. Whilst sentiments and efforts to replace fossil fuel usage are very […]

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Thorough appliance approval gives confidence to installers and their customers

With BS EN test standards for residential solid fuel burning appliances being updated, and incoming Ecodesign Regulations driving the need for appliance efficiencies to be properly proven, many manufacturers are seeing benefit in investing in third-party impartial product approval. Calvin May, Technical Standards Manager at HETAS, explains why this also pays dividends for installers, retailers […]

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Biomass industry warns of significant impact if government proprosals are introduced

Representatives of the UK Pellet Council and Biomass Heat Works! are seriously urging those supplying to, operating within or using biomass for domestic or commercial heating, to respond to an open government consultation which potentially suggests having a one year ‘funding gap’ if approved. The online ‘Future Support for Low Carbon Heat’ consultation being delivered […]

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Using fuel made from UK waste wood could have a very positive impact on the biomass industry

Installing a biomass boiler that can use all pellet types and still be eligible for RHI can save customers money. Simon Wardle – Managing Director at BiEco Midlands – looks at how opting for fuel made from UK waste wood could have a very positive impact. There is no doubt that the biomass market has […]

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Q&A with Woodsure about the importance of quality wood fuel

Helen Bentley Fox, Director of Woodsure – the UK’s only wood fuel quality assurance scheme – answers some of the top questions affecting the wood-burning industry today. Q: Tell us about Woodsure A: Woodsure is the UK’s only woodfuel quality assurance scheme which ensures its suppliers are certified for reliable, high-quality products. The Woodsure stamp of […]

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