The lowdown on the cost of Biomass boilers

Biomass Boilers Biomass boilers themselves can vary by as much as 40% for the same kilowatt output of boiler. This is because of several factors, the first being the type of fuel you wish to use, if you were looking to burn a very wet fuel then you would normally require a fully stepped grate, which will cost more than a half stepped grate or underfed stoker, secondly the quality and quantity of materials used to make the boiler, as some [...]

A guide to the Renewable Heat Incentive made easy

Introduction The renewable heat incentive was introduced in November 2011, with the domestic equivalent coming into force in April 2014. The aim of these schemes is to offset the cost difference between installing fossil fuelled heating against the cost of installing renewable technologies. Both schemes will pay out a subsidy, Pence per kilo watt-hour, (like the figure stated on your electricity bill) over the term of the scheme (7 year domestic, 20 years commercial) based on either a deemed usage [...]