Qualifying for Enhanced Capital Allowance

We are delighted to announce the recent addition of both our Ariterm and Effecta wood pellet stoves and boilers and wood log boilers to the Energy Technology List which allows our customers to qualify for the Government's Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) tax incentive. This follows the successful qualification last month of our ranges of Sweden's Osby Parca and Denmark's Fumo wood biomass boilers to the ETPL schedule. … [Read more...]

Bio-Nordic launch new website

We are delighted to launch our new website. Bio-Nordic Ltd is a UK based Consulting Agency specialising in the delivery of Scandinavian Expertise and Products in the Renewable Energy and Sustainable Building sectors. … [Read more...]

Biomass Energy Content & Price

BIOMASS ENERGY CONTENT & PRICE INFORMATION: Table 3 Typical bulk, calorific and energy densities of different biomass and fossil fuels Fuel Net CV1 MJ/kg CV kWh/kg Bulk density kg/m3 Energy density by volume MJ/m3 Energy density by volume kWh/m3 Lower Upper Lower Upper Lower Upper Woodchips @ 30% 12.5 3.5 200 250 2,500 3,125 694 868 Log wood (stacked- air dried: 20% MC 14.6 4.1 350 500 5,110 7,300 1,419 2,028 Wood - solid … [Read more...]

Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) – Product Certification Services

MICROGENERATION CERTIFICATION SCHEME (MCS): The MCS is an internationally recognised quality assurance scheme which demonstrates the quality and reliability of approved products by satisfying rigorous and tested standards. It was designed with input from product and installer representatives. Product certification involves type testing of products and an assessment of the manufacturing processes, materials, procedures and staff training. In order to comply with the RHI guidelines and … [Read more...]

Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP)

Grant Aid towards your new Biomass Boiler! Domestic users installing a biomass boiler today will be able to apply for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) from autumn 2012. In the interim, domestic users can also apply for a Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) which is worth £950 towards the cost of a new MCS certified biomass boiler (under 45kW). To be eligible for this one-off payment users must meet certain conditions: Users must be living in an area that is not connected to the gas … [Read more...]

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

The UK Government's RHI scheme is the first of its kind in the world and is now a major reason to use biomass heating technology for all types of non-domestic building – both small-scale domestic or larger scale, commercial. The RHI is a fixed, index-linked income for every unit of heat you generate over a 20 year period, protected and guaranteed by primary legislation. Additional to this Government subsidized income there are also the cost savings on the heat generated by the biomass boiler … [Read more...]


Bio-Nordic Ltd is a UK based Consulting Agency specialising in the delivery of Scandinavian Expertise and Products in the Renewable Energy and Sustainable Building sectors. We span all technologies: from Biomass Heat through to Passive Ventilation, all markets: residential, commercial and industrial, and provide a complete service including testing and certifying, strategy and design, supply and install, and advisory and support. Whatever your needs we aim to give accurate, clear and … [Read more...]


Sonnys Maskiner AB (or “Sonnys” for short) are a Swedish manufacture of agricultural and forestry machines.  Founded in 1974, Sonnys are a family owned company from the village of Grästorp, about 60 miles north of Gothenburg. Sonnys manufacture a range of biomass stoker burners for the stoking of grain, such as oats, wheat, barley, wood pellets, wood chip and/or sawdust.  Outputs range from 32kW through to 450kW and can be coupled with a large number of biomass boilers available on the … [Read more...]

Secretary Huhne Looks At Renewables Future

UK - Energy Secretary Chris Huhne defended the nation's renewable energy industries yesterday during a keynote speech at RenewableUK’s annual conference in Manchester. According to Mr Huhne, just this year, there have been approximately 9,000 jobs created and £1.7 billion invested in the UK renewables sector. Mr Huhne sais: "Last year, global investment in renewable energy rose by 32% to $211 billion. And $142 billion of that was new financial investment, which excludes government and … [Read more...]

Greens Condemn Government’s ‘Short Sightedness’

UK - Association of Green Councillors Chair have urged people to install solar panels before Government slashes Feed In Tariff payment. Councillor Andrew Cooper, Chair of the Association of Green Councillors has urged householders to install solar panels as soon as they can. Following newspaper reports and mistakenly leaked documents. it has become clear that the Government has plans to halve the Feed In Tariffs for solar photovoltaic panels. Currently people can claim 43 pence for every … [Read more...]