Category Archives: Biomass

Installing PV after the Feed In Tariff Cuts

The recent reduction in the feed in Tariff rates has certainly shown a slowdown in installation however we have had 4 post-cut installations with another one confirmed for the end of April. Being able to produce your own electricity rather … Continue reading

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RHI Reduction June 2015

RHI Degression Announcement 30 April 2015 DECC has published their monthly forecast of RHI expenditure today. It indicates that the small biomass tariff in the non-domestic RHI will be reduced with 25%. However, the removal of dormant applications and changes … Continue reading

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Gas Analyser Calibration Certificate

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December 2014 RHI Uptake figures

The DECC Monthly Reports released on 30th January for RHI show that the level of applications for Domestic RHI is above the super trigger – if the forecast expenditure remains at the same growth rate, then the biomass tariff will … Continue reading

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MCZ and RED boiler Servicing

Lothian Renewables have recently completed training at Specflue’s head office in Sudbury and are now authorised to carry out servicing on MCZ appliances. With full access to all technical documents and spare parts this service is available from January 2015

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65kW Commercial Installation

This Commercial RHI installation in the Borders was commissioned at the end of 2014. Designed around the Biotech PZ 65kW boiler with 2000l buffer the system will provide space heating and hot water to a large house and 3 commercial … Continue reading

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Domestic Hot Water and Biomass

The installation of a new biomass system can often provide the opportunity to upgrade your hot water system. With many households relying on traditional gravity fed systems with storage tanks in the loft and poor pressure improving this situation can … Continue reading

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35kW Biotech with 5t external store

This recent Berwickshire installation of a 35kW Biotech boiler with 1000l buffer incorporated a 5t external pellet store. The fully waterproofed store allows the vacuum system incorporated in the boiler to supply fuel to the burner. The boiler control is … Continue reading

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Trianco Slimline 18kW External

This recently commissioned installation in the Scottish borders featured the new External Trianco 18kW slim   supplied by Plumb Centre. The biomass boiler has been recently upgraded and now features an oxygen probe on the exhaust fan allowing increased combustion … Continue reading

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35kW Biotech in Garage, East Lothian

This East Lothian installation was our first Biotech 35kW system. Designed to provide space heating and hot water to a farm house with a 70000kW hr annual demand. Space heating is via traditional radiators and underfloor heating. The auto fed … Continue reading

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