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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).

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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As part of the RHI rules, a provision was made for boilers to be relocated to different sites as well as changing ownership whilst retaining the original RHI tariff. Historically the RHI tariff was at higher levels in comparison to…

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The release of the 2019 budget on Monday brought some much needed good news to businesses looking to invest in biomass systems or other plant and machinery. In order to stimulate business investment in the economy an increased incentive has…

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A month ago Treco were contacted by the team at the National Energy Efficiency Awards, to let us know that we had been selected as finalists for the four categories that we had entered. On Friday 7th September the annual…

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As part of the recent reforms to the RHI Legislation, an amendment was made to the regulations which allows participants on the Non-Domestic scheme to replace plant and retain their original tariff, which in some instances can be around 3…

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