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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).

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have recently released their 2022 report on the mitigation of climate change. The report concludes that bioenergy offers an important way of mitigating climate change. One of the co-authors states “The fact that…

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0% VAT on domestic installs

Budget announcement

Good news comes with the release of the Spring 2022 budget. Today the Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled the contents of his Spring Statement, part of which included reducing the VAT on energy saving materials (ESM) for homeowners from 5% to…

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Treco Tesla

Treco going greener

As Treco were very well behaved this year we were treated to a Tesla as a Christmas present. Along with our building which is heated by a biomass boiler, this is another small step in us as a company becoming…

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Biomass Policy Statement

Role of sustainable biomass in net zero

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy recently released its Biomass Policy Statement. This sets out its strategic aims for the role of biomass across the country in the medium and long term to help achieve net zero. The…

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Decarbonisation targets not being met

UK in danger of missing targets according to report

A recent report by the Renewable Energy Association concludes that the UK is in danger of missing targets for decarbonisation without immediately increasing the flexibility of the grid. An assessment of the UK's energy market readiness to transition to net…

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UPDATE TO THE SMART ENERGY SYSTEM AND FLEXIBILITY PLAN

UPDATE TO THE SMART ENERGY SYSTEM AND FLEXIBILITY PLAN

The government recently released an update to the Smart Energy System and Flexibility Plan. This is being developed along with Ofgem in coordination with the energy sector. It sets out the vision and policies to move towards a net zero…

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An independent report from the Imperial College London that was commissioned by Drax demonstrates that the UK’s ‘global leadership’ in bioenergy is setting an example to the rest of the world in transitioning from coal to net zero. The UK’s share…

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The International Energy Association (IEA) has produced one of the world’s first compresence study of how to transition to net zero energy by 2050 while ensuring the energy supplies are stable  and affordable. The report states that whilst there is…

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The UK government recently set new climate change commitments that will put the UK on course to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035. These targets were based on recommendations from the Climate Change Committee. These commitments  are to become…

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The government has recently published a call for evidence document that will help develop an up-to-date biomass strategy that will be crucial in realising the energy transition away from fossil fuel. Bioenergy is already the largest contributor of renewable energy…

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