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Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) accreditations

We’ve been completing RHI accreditations since the scheme was launched back in 2011 and have done plenty of complex district heating schemes and systems fuelled with energy crops such as miscanthus. We have a 100% record of getting clients through the application process. Why would you want to use Biomass Troubleshooters to do your accreditation […]

Biomass feedstock assessments

Do you have a potential biomass fuel resource or are you considering planting for the future? Are you thinking of using the fuel yourself or becoming a supplier to third parties? Whatever your resource, be it existing woodland, energy crops, agricultural residues or waste we can help you understand its potential and the economics of supply. We […]

Resolving issues with Biomass systems

In a perfect world you’d make your choice of boiler and installer and everything would go perfectly with no issues. Unfortunately, in such a very fast growing industry there will inevitably be problems. In most cases these can be solved through working with your installer. But sometimes, companies will go bust or communications will become […]

Independent Metering Reports (IRMA) and Heat Loss Assessments

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) involves users receiving payments based on accurate heat meter readings over a 20 year period. In our experience, the quality of workmanship surrounding meter placement is often quite poor. We cannot overemphasise the importance of having meters thoroughly checked and signed off by an independent engineer at the beginning of […]

Crops for Energy’s damning view of UK energy crops policy

Kevin Lindegaard of Crops for Energy Ltd presented his view on the effectiveness of UK energy crops policy at the Energy Crops: How EU Cooperation Can Help Workshop held in Brussels on 19th March 2014. This workshop was organised by Aebiom as part of the LogistEC project they are involved in. Unfortunately, UK policy makers and designers of support schemes have […]

CAP reform consultation: Response from a broad coalition supporting SRC and the energy crops sector

Crops for Energy Ltd has sought to engage with likeminded individuals and organisations in order to respond to the CAP reform consultation and demonstrate the potential value of continued but more targeted support for the energy crops sector. Our view is that woody energy crops in general and short rotation coppice (SRC) willow in particular […]

Why we need an Energy Crops Scheme 3

The Energy Crops Scheme (ECS) closes to new applications at the end of August 2013. Crops for Energy Ltd has produced a position paper which sets out the need for an improved policy framework for the woody energy crops sector as well as a third round of the ECS. The paper includes a critical appraisal of the […]

Biomass boiler feasibility studies

We are very experienced at producing biomass boiler feasibility studies with around 50 under our belt. Our clients include: Bristol City Council (5 primary schools and 5 elderly peoples’ homes) South Somerset District Council (4 offices and depots) The National Trust (3 large stately homes) We have also helped numerous farmers install boilers on their […]

Energy crop management options

We offer a range of options for aftercare of the crop in the first year. This service ensures that the crops are visited on a regular basis throughout the first year and that any problems are identified and actions immediately put in place to remedy them. Activities covered Gold Silver Bronze Initial site visit and […]