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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).

In the latest figures for December 2013 released by Ofgem, small scale biomass boilers (up to 199kW) continues to dominate the numbers of commercial renewable heat systems fitted and accredited under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).  As of December 31, 2013, 3,212 small…

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The government seem increasingly interested in community energy schemes, and the Renewable Energy Association (REA) seem to clearly sense that too. Check out Gaynor Hartnoll’s excellent recent blog on the subject here. The commercial RHI, which launched in 2011, rewards the owners…

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Following the launch of the new Guntamatic PRO range of up to 1MW biomass boilers at the end of 2013, we are pleased to see a feature in Heating, Ventilation and Plumbing Magazine's January issue. The Guntamatic PRO  is a range of versatile, high efficiency…

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We were pleased to see a video of the Treco biomass boiler installation at St Paul's Church in Gulworthy Cross, Devon appear on YouTube. The 50kW Guntamatic Biocom can burn wood pellets and was installed at St Paul's Church, Devon in 2010 and is…

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Did you know that everyone in England lives within 30 minutes of a public access woodland? This Christmas, why not go and enjoy the woodlands – they’re more than just a walk, or a source of wood fuel for your…

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A Treco installation at the Welsh Wildlife Centre in Pembrokeshire has been featured in the news. The Cardigan-based Tivyside Advertiser has run a piece about a Treco installed 50kW Guntamatic Powerchip, replacing two 27kW LPG boilers, which were becoming expensive to maintain. The Welsh Wildlife…

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The government announced significant changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) yesterday. The overall message coming out is 'improving support, increasing uptake and is looking very positive for anyone considering the purchase of a biomass boiler or anyone who already owns…

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Treco is keen to promote locally sourced wood fuel and we have written a few articles on the subject! We also support the most efficient use of our woodland resource and bringing both small and large woodlands back into active…

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What is the difference between 'installation' and 'commissioning'? This has got to be one of the most frequently asked questions we tend to receive. A quick note to explain and clarify any confusion on the matter: To install an eligible installation means…

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These financial benefits include Corporation Tax relief via the increased Annual Investment Allowance (AIA). In addition, a predictable 15% to 25% return on investment is available from Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) payments and biomass fuel cost savings combined, versus oil…

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