What’s changing for RHI recipients with biomass appliances?

There are upcoming changes to those in receipt of domestic and non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for their biomass appliances. Initially, recipients of the non-domestic RHI for biomass boilers will be required to have annual planned maintenance that meets the MCS Standard. The government plan to draw up legislation in February 2022, with an aim Read More…

Have you got your CSCS card?

Following an increase in calls to HETAS surrounding how to apply for a Site Safety Card for the installation and maintenance activities on solid fuel and biomass heating, flues and or chimney systems, including chimney sweeping, a reminder on what is required for HETAS registered businesses. HETAS Installer Blue Card APPLY ONLINE DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM Read More…

Innasol Sign Up as a HETAS Training Centre

Innasol Training become accredited as a HETAS training facility in support of engineers meeting the new requirements for Biomass Servicing and Maintenance.   Based in Peverel, Essex, Innasol is able to deliver high quality manufacturer training on their range of ETA appliances which will in turn provide service and maintenance operatives with a pathway towards registration Read More…

Biomass Suppliers List Fuel Quality Requirements

The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2014 were introduced to provide legislation to the Renewable Heat Incentive when the scheme was first launched. Since opening in April 2014, the scheme has already seen thousands of people successfully join and receive payments.  The government periodically reviews policy which means the rules can change for both new and Read More…

HETAS launches new Approved Biomass Maintenance Scheme

HETAS has launched a new registration scheme for engineers to demonstrate competency in the servicing and maintenance of domestic and commercial biomass appliances. The non-profit organisation, which is committed to helping people make cleaner and safer choices in the use of biomass and other solid fuels and associated technologies, has developed the scheme to support Read More…

Have your say on the future of biomass

Biomass is under the spotlight, and having played a prominent role in our efforts to decarbonise the economy, the government is now undertaking a call for evidence to strengthen the evidence base around biomass and will contribute to a review of the potential for biomass to support the UK’s net zero target.