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The latest articles from Treco about everything biomass from the Renewable Heat Incentive and biomass boilers to district heating, drying system and waste-to-energy (WtE).

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) have just announced their plans to remove gas heating from all historic buildings , including Edinburgh Castle, by 2032. The aim is for all the historic buildings to be net-zero by 2045, which is in line…

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If you own a biomass boiler, then it is important to have it serviced regularly for a number of reasons. First and foremost it help maintains the boilers performance, reliability and longevity. This ultimately translates to reduced running costs for…

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It has been announced today that the UK's largest power station Drax is planning on becoming carbon negative by 2030, meaning it plans to capture more carbon than it releases. The plant in North Yorkshire which produces 5% of the…

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Biomass boiler projects

Planning for fuel

Fuel considerations for biomass boilers are paramount and require careful consideration before a particular type of boiler is selected. Today we will look at some of the most important considerations. The fuel type, and delivery, storage and handling arrangements can have…

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Typically planning permission is not needed when installing a biomass boiler in a domestic property as long as all the works are internal. A flue will always be required, but as long as it is on the rear or side…

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Biomass boiler problems

..... and how to fix them

Biomass boiler problems Like any bit of machinery a biomass boiler can have issues, not operate correctly and even breakdown. Over the past 15 years and 800 installs, we have come across a number of issues and have learnt many valuable…

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There is one main grant that is available in the UK for people who have a biomass boiler installed, this is called the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). This was setup by the UK government as a way to encourage the…

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How does a biomass boiler work? Well, this blog will hopefully answer any initial questions you may have. We have a lot of additional information throughout our website, but the most useful page will will no doubt be the biomass boiler…

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According to the Department for Business, Energy & industrial Strategy (BEIS), the total forecast expenditure as of April 30, 2019 was £907 million. This represents the amount of tariff payments the BEIS anticipate it is committed to, based on application…

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Biomass boiler cost The cost of a biomass boiler will vary depending on certain factors, with the main ones being; who the manufacturer is, what size is the boiler, and what feed system it comes with. Manufacturer - As with many things…

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