WID / IED Compliant Waste Wood Biomass Boiler

Category of a waste wood boiler There are many different regulations around the types of waste biomass that can be burn in a boiler. Whichever waste that needs to be utilised, will determine the emission regulations that the environment agency set out for the given type of fuel, and therefore determine the type of boiler and equipment that will be required. Fuel The first thing to consider before anything else, is to categorise the type of waste that you have, this will [...]

Wood Chip v Wood Pellet

Wood Chip v Wood Pellet   General rule There are economies of scale when it comes to the choice between the two fuels, as generally large consumers of heat can use wood chips because the scale of installation/cost needed to accommodate a wood chip delivery is justified by the heating demand(kwh per year), whereas a small heating user (5 bed detached house) will not want to incur the larger capital cost of the installation for a lower long term fuel price because [...]

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 [...]