Workshop on biomass heating

George Hegan with Cathal Ellis during fuel delivery to Greenmount Campus.
George Hegan with Cathal Ellis during fuel delivery to Greenmount Campus.
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A workshop demonstrating the benefits of using renewable heat will be held at Hegan Biomass, Lurgy Road, Stewartstown, on Thursday 11 December from 12:30pm – 3pm, writes Cathal Ellis, Renewable Energy Technologist, Greenmount Campus, CAFRE.

Advice will include how to use the benefits of renewable heat to dry woodchip, heat farm houses and utilise the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), the availability of different boiler types, fuel delivery systems, storage requirements and fuel types.

Speakers:

r Alan Hegan - Director, Hegan Biomass (An overview of drying & processing woodchip and options for biomass boilers for farms and rural businesses)

r Cathal Ellis - Renewable Energy Technologist CAFRE (Biomass costs and potential of the RHI)

Following the demonstrations there will then be a 
tour of the woodchip drying facilities currently in use at Hegan Biomass and an opportunity to view the newly installed Heizomat woodchip boiler used in the new drying shed.

If you would like to attend this workshop it is advisable to book your place in advance. To book your place, please contact:

Developmentservice.admin@dardni.gov.uk or by telephone 028 9442 6770. For further information on the On-farm Biomass workshop, please contact Cathal Ellis at cathal.ellis@dardni.gov.uk or by telephone 028 9442 6793.