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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).

We would like to introduce Wye Valley Energy, a new Treco partner based on the Welsh borders. Wye Valley Energy supplies and install biomass heating systems in the Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, North Gloucestershire, Powys and Monmouth area. They sell the Guntamatic range and the…

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What is HETAS?

Why it's important when considering buying a biomass boiler

HETAS is the official body recognised by government to approve biomass and solid fuel domestic heating appliances, fuels and services, including the registration of competent installers and servicing businesses. Customers using a HETAS registered installer in England and Wales will be…

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What is the NFU Farm Energy Service? NFU Farm Energy Service is an approved list of renewable energy providers. NFU members can contact the service, gain a list of appropriate suppliers for their farm energy project, with a special 5% discount…

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Recent announcements by government has placed significant emphasis on community renewable energy schemes, and the opportunities for local groups, both to drive the uptake of biomass boiler heating systems and obtain a stake in schemes in their location. Alongside the Rural Renewable Energy…

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The replacement of the degrading boiler system at the Welsh Wildlife Centre with a new biomass boiler has finally been completed. The Austrian Guntamatic Powerchip 50kW biomass boiler was installed by Treco and was commissioned in the middle of October. This boiler…

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Earsham Hall in Norfolk has taken delivery of a containerised 198kW Guntamatic Biocom biomass boiler heating system which runs on ENPlus A1 or A2 wood pellets. This is the second biomass boiler project that Treco has installed at this site. Fitted into a…

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Biomass heating is not a new phenomenon. All heating was ‘biomass’ before the industrial revolution, and with concerns over climate change coinciding with a new generation of highly efficient equipment, biomass heating is making a comeback! To compare costs of biomass…

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Great to see a nice tidy biomass boiler installation from our partners Duncan Renewables! South House Farm is at Boggle Hole, near to Robin Hood’s Bay and has the most amazing outlook. South House started life as a working dairy farm before converting its…

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Treco has been featured in HVP Magazine and the article focuses on important questions that an installer should ask a prospective biomass boiler client, in order to gain some of the most important information. The text in full is as follows: Top…

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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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