Wanted A Gas boiler replacement? Consider the Biomass Boiler
What is biomass?
A biomass boiler burns logs, pellets or chips, and is connected to a central heating and hot water system, providing you with a cheaper, 'carbon lean' source of heating.
Why use biomass? Biomass is a renewable, low carbon fuel that is already widely available throughout the UK. Its production and use also brings additional environmental and social benefits. Correctly managed, biomass is a sustainable fuel that can deliver a significant reduction in net carbon emissions when compared with fossil fuels. There are also the earnings and savings from heating your home this way.
What are the earnings/savings involved?
A biomass system could save you nearly ?600 a year compared to oil or electric heating. This is not the only monetary incentive though. This year's Rewneable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme that will reward all admissable biomass installations with regular tariff payments (similar to the tariff for solar) for 7 years, which will be be up to ?2,525 per year.
How to apply for the domestic RHI
The RHI tariff is paid on a quarterly basis for seven years. The DECC is also offering an additional ?230 per year for consumers who take out metering and monitoring support packages for heat pumps and ?200 for biomass boilers.
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