Biomass Sustainability Requirements

Sustainability criteria for the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) have been introduced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change to ensure all installations using biomass fuels meet the government’s environmental objectives. Consumers receiving Domestic RHI payments for biomass stove or boiler installations, or those thinking of applying for the scheme, will need to meet Read More…

REA RHI Roadshow

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) will be running a series of seminars to explain how the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive can help you, whether you are a company planning to supply or install the eligible technologies, a building service engineer, a social landlord, a heating consultant or anyone wandering exactly how the scheme works. How Read More…

BSL Engagement Events

Following the launch of the RHI Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) on 30 April 2014 to applications from producers and traders of woodfuel, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is planning a series of engagements aimed at promoting the BSL, and enabling producers, traders and self-suppliers to make their applications. DECC would welcome your participation Read More…

Biomass Suppliers List Launched

Register your biomass fuel as sustainable From today, woodfuel suppliers will be able to register their fuels as sustainable by applying to the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL). This is a first for the UK biomass sector and a major milestone in ensuring biomass supported under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is sustainable. The BSL will help Read More…

RHI Emissions Certificates

In March 2011 the Government published its policy for the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), including the intention to introduce air quality emission limits for biomass boilers (including CHP) that participate in the scheme. Proposed limits were first published for consultation in 2010. These limits were confirmed with the maximum permitted emissions being 30 grams Read More…

DECC Domestic RHI Roadshow

To help businesses, installers and consumers to find out more about the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) will be attending a series of property and renewable energy roadshows this spring. At the DECC RHI Roadshows, attendees will also be able to find out how the domestic Read More…

Bioenergy Sustainability Regulations Seminar

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) are hosting a one day seminar on Thursday 1st May 2014 on Bioenergy Sustainability Regulations. Government are implementing tough, new bioenergy sustainability regulations for solid and gaseous biomass which will have a major impact on the sector and this seminar intends to cover the key issues. Sustainability criteria for both 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…