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Forest Fuels to host free biomass information day

Rudie Humphrey & Jason Gallagher

Biomass fuel company Forest Fuels and plant grower Earley Ornamentals are holding a free information event for businesses seeking a better understanding of the green fuel.

The event, on February 18 at Earley’s site near Thirsk, will include information on building suitability, boiler design, fuel handling, heat supply agreements and the RHI. Those attending will be able to see Earley Ornamentals’ recently installed 950kW system in action which heats 6 acres of glasshouse plant growing space.  

It will also give businesses, particularly those in the horticulture sector, looking for a cost-effective alternative to fossil fuels an opportunity to quiz those operating biomass boilers on a day-to-day basis. Also attending is boiler suppliers Ashwell Biomass, Stockbridge Technology Centre and biomass installers EBTech Solutions. There will also be representatives from the NFU and Horticultural Trades Association.

Date: 18 February – Earley Ornamentals, York Road, Thirsk. Y07 3AA. 10AM-3PM. Anyone who would like to attend should email events@forestfuels.co.uk or call 01409 281977.