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Hoval Biomass Boiler

Below is a nice video produced by Windhager to show the principle operation of a wood pellet burner. This system features an external fuel store and a vacuum fuel feed

Biomass Technical Library

Why not check out our library, over the years we have collected a great collection of technical documents from a number of manufacturers

We are probably all aware of biomass heating in one form or another. The camp fire built from a few twigs and sticks is a biomass heater, as is the roaring log fire found in many a country pub.  However, biomass boilers as taken within the terms of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme are far more sophisticated.

Biomass, in this case is generally categorised as wood logs, wood chips and wood pellets biomass boilers generally have an automatic feed system typically an auger or a vacuum, which deliver the correct amount of fuel as required.

Biomass systems are low carbon based on the assumption that the carbon released during burning, is equivalent to the carbon absorbed during the life of the tree. They cannot be truly carbon neutral unless you are able to burn the trees in your own back garden without any processing.

Just like all renewable energy systems, biomass is ideal for some properties and not so good for others, for example biomass boilers produce high temperature hot water, ideal for old properties with radiators. They need a fuel store, so not so good for apartments on the fifth floor of an inner city building.

It is important to store the fuel correctly so as to maintain the correct low moisture content whilst at the same time preventing unwanted combustion.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 11:06pm
#BiomassHeatWorks #ModernBioenergy #sustainability https://t.co/g8yxuJFscv
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LC Energy @LCEnergy
Lucy Clark, Operations Director @LCEnergy talks at @bioenergyEU Working Group #Wood Chips #Meeting in Brussels concerning the importance of #wood #chip quality and the @good_chips accreditation in the #biomass sector https://t.co/seVbB0Ajge
Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 8:33pm
Nice to see the #WHA vice chair representing the UK #biomassheat sector at this event! #biomassheatworks #ModernBioenergy #Sustainability #BSL @SEWFuels https://t.co/YaYTtzzL13
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Bioenergy Europe @bioenergyEU
How the #biomass sector is ensuring the sustainability of wood fuels? 👉 Julian Morgan-Jones @WHAssociation explains how the UK was one of the first countries to successfully implement sustainability criteria through the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL). https://t.co/umqzoKpj2S
Monday, October 14th, 2019 at 11:17pm
We welcome the @Policy_Connect report calling for Gov to urgently publish the #LowCarbonHeatRoadmap inc post #RHI heat support. The role of #BiomassHeat must not be forgotten in meeting this challenge, esp given ability to deliver immediate #carbonsavings
https://t.co/FwjYupw0NM
Monday, October 14th, 2019 at 7:10pm
#Biomass #BiomassHeatWorks #ModernBioenergy #EnergyCrops https://t.co/45v0x3SKOL
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Bioenergy Europe @bioenergyEU
👍 We are ready for our WGs meetings! For the next two days we will discuss the challenges and opportunities in the #pellet & #woodchips sectors. Great to see such a big crowd! https://t.co/E7FPMbDdTY
Monday, October 14th, 2019 at 7:09pm
#BiomassHeatWorks #Woodpellets #Woodheat #Biomass #RHI https://t.co/8Cq5vhRxRw
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Birds' Hill Renewable Heating @Birds_Hill
This detached house in Llanwrtyd Wells was always cold due to an inefficient log / coal fired boiler
They qualified for an interest free loan to pay for the system which is paid by the domestic (RHI) scheme over 7 years, making this a ‘free heating system’
https://t.co/wPuzu2NzV4 https://t.co/bHxP02gsF8