News - February 2015

Rural Energy MD is voted into the Wood Heat Association board

Rural Energy MD, Paul Clark, is elected to the newly formed Wood Heat Association board. read more

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Rural Energy MD is voted into the Wood Heat Association board

13th February, 2015

Rural Energy MD, Paul Clark, is elected to the newly formed Wood Heat Association board. Paul is now one of eight members of the new Wood Heat Association board of directors. The WHA is a subsidiary of the Renewable Energy Association. Paul is keen to act as a representative for your views at... read more

Changes to the RHI in 2015: we report on the essential figures

11th December, 2014

We have had news on the final decision on Renewable Heat Incentive tariff changes occurring in 2015. At first, industry experts were expecting as much as a 20% decrease on Small Biomass at least, but with a bit of elbow grease DECC have been cleaning up their figures. This means the tariff changes... read more

Wood Heat Conference | Wood Heat Association | 20-21st Nov

6th November, 2014

Hosted at the iconic Great North Museum in Newcastle - a city with a long history of leadership in the UK energy sector - the 2014 Wood Heat Association Annual Conference is a must-attend event, with speakers drawn from industry and government here and abroad.  Running over 2 days – 20th... read more

Re-igniting discussions on public sector wood heating: 18th November

21st October, 2014

Our free event is ideal for consultants, local authorities, facilities managers and construction professionals, and gives you the opportunity to see The Keep, Brighton and Hove's foremost record/archive library, being heated by a biomass boiler. Morning: 8.30-12 When? A morning talk and tour... read more

Puppies, biomass and saving 72,000 (so far): the magical showcase of Guide Dogs saving on 29th September

16th September, 2014

The Talk & Tour is completely free and includes talks on the technical aspects of the project from Rural Energy's biomass expert Phil Hunt and fuel expert Howard Towns (of Forest Fuels), and the day-to-day life of the boiler at the Breeding Centre from Head of Technical Services &... read more

Have a Blooming Good Time at Four Oaks 2014

1st August, 2014

Rural Energy will be exhibiting at this year's Four Oaks horitcultural trade show in Macclesfield, on September 2nd and 3rd. You can catch up with us on stand D85 in greenhouse D. This is your opportunity to talk biomass heating, technology and fuel with the experts, whether it be the very... read more

Come to our live biomass boiler 'Talk & Tour' August 6th

14th July, 2014

You are invited to Rural Energy's free working biomass boiler event on August 6th from 10am-4pm. This will be held at the Highfield & Brookham independent schools' site in Liphook, West Sussex. If you'd like to fnd out more please read our blog post here,... read more

Non-Domestic RHI Changes 1st July

6th June, 2014

  The big news here is the degression of the tariff rates for small (<199kW) biomass. We were expecting this and it has happened as this band is significantly over its individual technology trigger point, as it was in the previous quarter, but the overall scheme also reached its 50%... read more

Domestic RHI launches

9th April, 2014

The Domestic RHI (or dRHI as it is being shortened to) launched on Wednesday 9th April 2014. This incentive programme will give domestic heat users the opportunity to seek funding from the Government to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems such as biomass. Applications opened at 8am on... read more

Herz Boilers are Number 1 in Austria!

11th March, 2014

We have just received news from Herz that for wood chip biomass boilers about 100kW in size they are now the Number 1 biomass boiler supplier in Austria! According to official statistics from the VÖK ("Association of Austrian boiler suppliers") the sales figures show that Herz are topping the... read more

Important: Office Upgrades this Friday

4th March, 2014

This Friday, 7th March, Rural Energy's offices will be undergoing essential upgrades to our IT systems. Unfortunately this means we will have no access to our office phone or computer systems including emails. However all staff with mobile phones will be available on these. We have also set up a... read more

New Case Studies Now Online

1st January, 2014

We have been working hard to collate a number of case studies together to make live on our website. Over the coming months our website visitors will be able to see numerous new case studies, some of them 'classics' and some of them brand new. These case studies are testament to the longstanding... read more

Myriad CEG at East Midlands Low Carbon Showcase

13th November, 2013

Rural Energy will be attending the East Midlands Low Carbon Showcase launch as part of Myriad CEG, November 25th. The event is being held by Nottingham University's Accelerating a Low Carbon Economy department (you can read more about the ALCE and Nottingham University here). Myriad CEG will be... read more

EBEC 2013: Stand E15, 9th and 10th October

1st October, 2013

Rural Energy are set to attend this year's European Bioenergy Exhibition and Conference - othrewise known as EBEC. Held over two days, from October 9th-10th, the exhbition opens at 9.30am each day. You can meet Rural Energy's biomass experts on the stand throughout the day. We will be taking... read more

September 17th National Trust site free talk and tour event

1st September, 2013

Rural Energy present an upcoming free ‘talk and tour’ biomass event at the historic National Trust site Scotney Castle, Kent on 17th... read more

Thames Valley Police project showcase: Heat Pod open week 12th-16th August

1st August, 2013

Rural Energy are holding an open week to showcase the Heat Pods currently being built and installed for the Thames Valley Police training centre at our headquarters. The visit will involve a personalised guided tour for you. Refreshments and a complimentary biomass information pack, including... read more

Rural Energy delight at Energy Efficiency and Renewables awards shortlistings

5th July, 2013

Rural Energy are delighted to announce that the company has been shortlisted for two Energy Efficiency and Renewables Awards! The company has been shortlisted for the two following categories: Commercial Installer Biomass Installer These shortlistings have come shortly after Rural Energy has... read more

Newsflash: DECC launches open consultation on tariff review of non-domestic RHI

1st June, 2013

There is a proposal from DECC and industry experts to increase tariffs for certain technologies, which could make the uptake of renewable heating even more financially viable in the UK. The aim, whilst to encourage take up of these technologies, is also to drive cost reductions for the design and... read more

Herz and Rural Energy unveil cutting edge remote monitoring system

1st May, 2013

Introducing our new remote maintenance and monitoring gadget: the Herz T-Control. Our new T-Control provides a totally interactive way of managing the functionality of biomass boilers. Controlled with a touch of the user-friendly screen, the T-Control is a high-tech, integrated panel found in Herz... read more

Sign up for our free biomass design webinar

1st April, 2013

Are you considering implementing biomass heating into the sustainable development of your construction designs? Which areas should you really focus on? How can you get technical with biomass? Matt Scully is holding a webinar at 1pm on Monday 8th April 2013 discussing sustainable design utilising... read more

Heat Pod and Heat Hub Launch Nears

1st March, 2013

After months of development, we can announce that we will be replacing Packaged Plant Rooms with Heat Pods and Heat Hubs. We have come to recognise that our clients require a fully flexible package with a wide range of heating capacities, and our new packaged biomass solutions aim to meet this... read more

Rural Energy are shortlisted for an H&V News Award

13th February, 2013

The H&V News Awards are considered to be the industry equivalent of the Oscars, with the awards ceremony taking place on April 26th in London.Rural Energy have received confirmation of their shortlisting for the Energy Efficient Installer of the Year award. This is a new category added to the... read more

Meet Rural Energy at the Energy Now Expo

7th February, 2013

Our renewable technology specialists will be at the Energy Now Expo to give all of our visitors informed and honest advice about their renewable projects. If you have any questions about biomass, wind, solar or heat pump technology feel free to come to stand 140 and ask us a question.Experts Jack... read more

Meet Rural Energy at FiT For Farming Newark

1st February, 2013

You can speak to our team at any time for your renewable energy needs. We will happily give honest advice about your project. The event opens at 9am.The representatives will also be speaking to visitors in the following sessions: 50kW – 500kW medium wind turbines. Thinking... read more

Meet biomass expert Rich Cave at FiT For Farming in Chester on 24th January.

23rd January, 2013

Biomass representative Rich Cave will be attending FiT For Farming in Chester. You can speak to our team at any time for your renewable energy needs. We will happily give honest advice about your project. The event opens at 9am. The representatives will also be speaking to visitors in the... read more

Rural Energy at Waterperry Gardens Ofgem Event

1st December, 2012

The event is titled 'Biomass RHI application / heat metering seminar and site tour'. The day will begin with a number of informative seminars on RHI, featuring biomass and RHi technology specification and the key issues, heat metering, and from Ofgem's senior RHI reviewer Andrew Morrall a ... read more

Biomass Heating for Poultry

1st November, 2012

Rural Energy have been working with a number of poultry farming specialists this year to help bring an affordable heating solution to their businesses. One such business is based in Northamptonshire where we have recently installed a Herz BioFire 995kW for 7 sheds. Biomass is ideal for farming... read more

Rural Energy At EBEC/nexgen 2012

8th October, 2012

The event, featuring Nextgen (a showcase for the future of energy generation), is co-located with Microgen and boasts nearly 300 exhibitors, hosting around 3,000 visitors every year at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. We are situated in Hall 2 at stand F1 opposite the Biomass Theatre. Registration... read more

Rural Energy Complete TEN Projects in August

1st September, 2012

One of these projects was completed with a new partner based in Scotland, and Rural Energy are very pleased to be continuing installing projects in the Scottish area. As well as working in Scotland, six of these projects were in the education sector across Britain. Rural Energy often work with... read more

Biomass Heating And RHI Proves Popular With Poultry Farmers

6th August, 2012

Such systems are becoming increasingly popular in broiler sheds. With biomass, the difference in using biomass boiler heating, with the positive enviromental... read more

Renewable Heat Incentive Consultation

24th July, 2012

Aiming to provide more certainty to the Renewable Heat Incentive market, any changes would affect both the biomass heating and the heat pump heating industry sectors. The DECC is proposing to introduce a flexible degression based system, where tariffs would be reduced for new applicants, dependent... read more

Ofgem sends back 95 per cent of Renewable Heat Incentive applications

1st May, 2012

Ofgem is seeking to simplify the metering requirements for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), after the scheme's first quarterly report revealed 95 per cent of applications have been returned to sender.Ofgem's first RHI quarterly report yesterday revealed it approved just 20 of the 376 RHI... read more

Rural Energy install biomass boiler at prestigious hotel in Wales

17th April, 2012

The year-long project partnering Rural Energy with Carbon Control and Stobart Biomass Products Ltd has come to fruition in the form of Tre-Ysgawen Hall Hotel’s powerful new biomass boiler. We have been part of an exciting and unique Welsh project, leading the way for Welsh renewable energy... read more

Rural Energy herald Ecobuild a huge success

4th April, 2012

Rural Energy, part of the Myriad CEG group, received a fantastic reaction from the 55,000 visitors to EcoBuild 2012 at Excel London. The team occupied two... read more

Visit our Rural Energy stand at Ecobuild 20th 22nd March

13th March, 2012

The need to use sustainable energy resources is vital to both protect the environment and reduce heating costs and Rural Energy is pleased to be exhibiting at Ecobuild this year to re state the benefits of biomass boilers.   For Ecobuild website Click here.  When installing a... read more

Rural Energy Expand Boiler Range to Meet Demand

1st February, 2012

With increasing concerns in rising heating costs many people are now investing in the benefits of biomass boilers, which are proving to be the perfect option to take advantage of the RHI scheme.  To meet with this growing demand, Rural Energy are proud to announce their new range of Herz Single... read more


9th January, 2012

 GOVERNMENT MINISTER SIGNALS SUPPORT FOR THE UK BIOMASS INDUSTRY The Energy Minister, Charles Hendry MP, has reinforced Government support for the UK biomass industry and highlighted its importance as a proven, practical and secure part of a sustainable energy mix. At a Westminster reception,... read more

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is now available

29th November, 2011

Following the revised RHI Regulations, we are pleased to announce that from 28th November applications for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) can now be... read more

Maximising biomass boiler performance

6th October, 2011

Maximising biomass boiler performance One of the biggest challenges facing facilities and building managers that use biomass boilers as part of their energy management strategy is how to control their building’s heat. Buffer tanks represent an effective way to optimise the performance of... read more

We are pleased to announce that Rural Energy are Recruiting

17th August, 2011

Commissioning and Service Engineer As commissioning and Service Engineer you will have hands on responsibility to provide specialist on site service, ensuring engineering projects are delivered fully commissioned. This includes multi skilled installation, commissioning, troubleshooting, servicing... read more

Innovative design for installation of a Biomass Boiler

27th July, 2011

The existing 10 storey building frontage will be replaced by a striking new glass façade.The Main Contractor, Wates, selected Essex Services Group as... read more

Rural Energy launches the BioFire 500 kW-1000 kW biomass boiler range at Greenbuild Expo

29th June, 2011

Capable of heating large building complexes, it is the most compact solution on the market. Boasting a low height and small footprint, the BioFire has a high... read more

Biomass Open Day at Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire.

20th April, 2011

  Rural Energy welcome you to our Biomass Open Day at Waterperry Gardens on the 5th and 6th of May. On both days we will be... read more

Myriad CEG welcomes Renewable Heat Incentive announcement

10th March, 2011

Dermot Coady, Sales and Marketing Director at Myriad CEG, said: “The Renewable Heat Incentive is warmly welcomed by Myriad CEG." The RHI will create a strong incentive to reduce the UK’s dependence on fossil fuels by creating a framework that encourages users to install environmentally... read more

Rural Energy Award

1st March, 2010

Rural Energy were confirmed as winners of the Brown and Co sponsored Best Rural Business at the 2010 Melton Business Awards. At the awards dinner in Melton, a delighted Richard Harvey said: “We are very pleased that our company has received this award in recognition of the contribution... read more