Original Heating Ltd to participate in one of the Workshops on the benefits of Biomass Heating and the RHI for farms and rural businesses

By Cathal Ellis, Renewable Energy Technologist, Greenmount Campus, CAFRE


A series of workshops exploring the benefits of heating with biomass and the Renewable Heat Incentive for farms and rural businesses will be held over the coming weeks. The workshops will be held in association with local businesses supplying biomass fuel, boilers or utilising heat from biomass.
The first workshops will be in association with Balcas Brites in Enniskillen. These workshops will  discuss the available boiler types, fuel delivery systems, storage requirements and fuel types along with the benefits of converting to biomass. Making an application for the Commercial Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will also be discussed. There will be an opportunity to attend a guided tour of  the wood pellet production plant at Balcas, 75 Killadeas Road, Laragh, Ballinamallard, Enniskillen, BT94 2ES.

The first workshops will be held at Balcas on Thursday 8 August

at 10.30 am and again
at 14.30 pm

The second round of workshops will be held at Balcas on Tuesday 20 August

at 10.30 am and again
at 14.30 pm
The number of places for these workshops will be strictly limited, so it is important to book your place as early as possible.
To book your place at any of the events, please contact Denise Andrews at denise.andrews@dardni.gov.uk or telephone Technology Admin on 028 9442 6770.
Further heat from biomass workshops include a visit to Colebrooke Estate, Brookeborough, in association with Original Heating on Tuesday 24 September, and to a willow grower/supplier in association with Northern Bio Energy on Thursday 3 October.
For further information on the Heat from Biomass workshops, please contact Cathal Ellis at cathal.ellis@dardni.gov.uk or by telephone 028 9442 6793