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.

Green Homes Grant | Biomass Training Funding

Green Homes Grant – Biomass (HETAS) Training Award – Up to £1000.00 off the cost of the H005DE course. Windhager UK has been successful in their application for a grant to offer subsidised training courses (H005DE) in support of the Governments ‘Green Homes Grant’ scheme to heating engineers. One of the heating technologies supported by Read More…

Condensing Biomass Boilers qualify for domestic RHI

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has announced that condensing biomass boilers will be eligible for the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) which is due to launch in spring 2014. The final domestic RHI policy was published in July 2013 and biomass boilers were initially excluded from the policy. This decision was subject Read More…

Biomass Training gets mapped

HETAS training mapped against national standards HETAS has become the first organisation to successfully map biomass assessments against National Occupational Standards (NOS). This means that biomass installer training will be available through HETAS’s nationwide network of Approved Training Centres, some of which are approved with the Summit Skills. Commenting on the announcement, Bruce Allen, chief Read More…