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HETAS responds to Heat Commission policy

Bruce Allen, CEO of HETAS and Woodsure, responds to the Heat Commission policy, convened by the CBI and University of Birmingham, with input from leading industry figures, calling the Government to develop a National Delivery Body (NDB) to lead the development and implementation of a national heat decarbonisation strategy. Hetas is very pleased to see […]

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Policy report calls for national delivery to decarbonise heat

A new Heat Commission convened by the CBI and University of Birmingham – with leading industry figures – has called on the Government to develop a National Delivery Body (NDB) to lead the development and implementation of a national heat decarbonisation strategy. Heat is the largest single source of UK carbon emissions, accounting for over […]

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Opinion: What the CHG means for biomass

In light of the Clean Heat Grant (CHG) proposal, Bruce Allen, HETAS CEO shares his thoughts on what this means for biomass. What biomass installations are covered by the grant, and what isn’t? It is proposed that the Clean Heat Grant will cover biomass installations to provide space and water heating in certain circumstances where a […]

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What does the solid fuel ban mean for renewables?

In February, the government broadcast that the sale of the most polluting fuels burned in household stoves and open fires will be phased out in England from 2021, in order to clean up the air.   Plans for the ban were first announced 18 months ago, but the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has now confirmed it is […]

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New appointments for HETAS

HETAS has made two additions to its team. Robert Burke has been appointed as the new technical director for biomass trade association HETAS. He has previously worked at HETAS, and has a solid background in both the domestic and commercial solid fuel and biomass industry. Part of Burke’s role is to represent HETAS at national […]

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