Thursday, 05 April 2018
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by Jon Swain

Is your biomass boiler ash a resource or a waste?

The Wood Heat Association (WHA) Conference often tackles interesting and sometimes overlooked aspects of the use of biomass. This year was no different, as one of the sessions explored whether the ash from biomass combustion was a valuable resource or simply a waste.
Tuesday, 03 April 2018
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by Jon Swain

How important is waste wood to the UK heat industry?

One of the more debated topics at this year’s Wood Heat Association (WHA) Conference was the use of waste wood, along with the requirements to remain legal and Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) compliant. There have been an estimated 250,000 tonnes used in RHI accredited systems in the last 12 months
Thursday, 29 March 2018
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by Jenni Elves

Onwards and upwards on my learning curve

After two years as the Office Administrator here at FEC Energy, 2018 marked the start of a new challenge for me as I commenced my new position as Technical Administrator for the On-Site Generation (OSG) team.
Tuesday, 27 March 2018
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by Jodie Hisgett

Will the Beast be back for Easter?

After ‘Beast from the East’ and ‘Pest from the West’, the weather appears to be settling down. However, forecasters are warning of snow over the Easter weekend which may make things rather difficult for the Easter Bunny!
Friday, 23 March 2018
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by Max Knowles

This winter’s TRIAD dates are…

The National Grid has published the TRIAD dates for the 2017/18 winter season and the dates are:
Thursday, 22 March 2018
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by Jenny Beynon

What “hot topics” are affecting electricity generators?

Timing is everything when it comes to maximizing your export income and Max Knowles is part of our team who has a wealth of experience doing just that. In this blog, Max tells us what the “hot topics” for electricity generators are over the next few months…
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
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by Jon Swain

Sharing good practise for biomass heating

Last week, I attended the Wood Heat Association’s annual conference, which this year was held at the base of Box Hill in Surrey.  
Thursday, 15 March 2018
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by Jenny Beynon

LEGO goes green while seaweed stops nuclear power…

Read our top five energy related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we
Tuesday, 13 March 2018
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by Claire Bissell

Starting life at FEC Energy

Ed Shuldham and I started with FEC Energy on 08 January and, at nearly nine weeks in, we now feel settled and a valuable part of the team. As always, there are a lot of challenges when starting a new job and this was no exception! However, the team here couldn’t have been more supportive.
Thursday, 08 March 2018
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by Jon Swain

The UK’s most important bioenergy conference

After a year of uncertainty for the bioenergy industry, including further consultation on the second phase of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and rules governing drying, the Wood Heat Association and Renewable Energy Association are holding a conference next week on the 13 and 14 March in Surrey.

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