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Meanwhile, back at the CBP unit...
To further recap: I was Googling ‘biomass boilers’, which is what I do to relax on my days off, when I came across a blog called greenwisebusiness.co.uk that appears pretty high on the first page. The subject of the article is “10 things your installer won’t tell you before you purchase a biomass […]

Ten Things *THIS* Installer Will Tell You About Biomass Boilers ...


Everybody has finally woken up to the returns you get with biomass heating and the rate of take-up has risen dramatically. The following is the content of an email sent out by Frank Aaskov, of REA (the Renewable Energy Association) and it was sent out to members of the Biomass […]

Bigger RHI cut likely in October 2014


Well, degression is here — the tariff for small biomass is being reduced by 5% on the first of July 2014. The DECC notice can be found here. Tier 1 will be reduced from 8.8p/Kwh to 8.4p/Kwh Tier 2 will be reduced from 2.3p/Kwh to 2.2p/Kwh Uptake of small biomass has […]

Degression — Tariff Change Notice published by DECC



To recap: I was Googling ‘biomass boilers’, which is what I do to relax on my days off, when I came across a blog called greenwisebusiness.co.uk that appears pretty high on the first page. The subject of the article is “10 things your installer won’t tell you before you purchase a biomass boiler.” […]

Ten things *this* installer will tell you about biomass boilers ...


Look down through the last few entries and you will see I’ve said it before, but this time there has been an announcement that the Commercial RHI will be cut at the end of June. I hoped it wouldn’t be, but we have had it good for a long time now […]

Looking like a June reduction in Commercial RHI


Biomass cabin under construction
I was Googling ‘biomass boilers’, which is what I do to relax on my days off, when I came across a blog called greenwisebusiness.co.uk that appears pretty high on the first page. The subject of the article is “10 things your installer won’t tell you before you purchase a biomass boiler.” The […]

Ten things *this* installer will tell you about biomass boilers ...



Photograph of a damaged ash can
Biomass boilers are unreliable! Really? I’ve had a bit of car trouble lately myself. I took my car back to the dealership last week and had a word with the mechanic there. Told him the damn thing hadn’t been running well since I started putting paraffin in the tank instead […]

Biomass boilers are unreliable


EC Drummond's Wood pile
Sourcing a good reliable fuel supply is top of the ‘must have’ list for anybody running a biomass boiler and, as time goes by and more people take-up the RHI, more and more fuel supply companies are springing up. My inbox is full of contacts from all over the country […]

Good reliable fuel supply for Biomass Boilers


Wood pellets
As unlikely as it may seem, wood pellets can be dangerous. The risks associated with them are well documented and worth investigating if you are thinking of getting a biomass boiler that runs on pellets. The most immediate danger comes from the risk of a dust explosion during delivery of […]

Pellets can be dangerous



We have just received another order for four Eta Hack 200 boilers from a broiler farm near Wells, Somerset, which will take us up to Christmas. Chances are that any others will have to wait until the new year. Reason being, the Eta factory in Austria is running at full […]

Order for another four Eta Hack 200 biomass boilers