Business is hotting-up for the Biomass Energy Co-operative as it introduces the next generation of multi-fuel biomass boiler to the UK market.
The new technology, is expected to extend the possibilities for biomass energy generation by burning olive pits, straw pellets and, locally sourced waste from agricultural work as well as traditional wood fuel. Offering a low-carbon alternative and a move away from fluctuating fossil fuel prices, the new product, ‘MultiBio’
Grant Miller, Sales Director at the Biomass Energy Cooperative, said: “Bringing the UK’s most flexible multi-fuel biomass boiler to market is an exciting development for us.
“Interest from farmers, community and leisure groups and, the general public has been fantastic. People are genuinely amazed at how much they can save and, when combined with initiatives such as the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), more and more people are now seeking to reduce their exposure to the vagaries of fossil fuel prices and do their bit to combat climate change by exploring the installation of renewable energy alternatives.
“In addition, we also invite farmers and bio waste producers to come and visit our testing facility where we can establish emission levels and suitability of their bio waste as a fuel.”
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Developed in the Czech Republic it features a revolutionary burn chamber that has been designed to burn not just the traditional biomass fuel wood, but cereals, waste from agricultural and energy crops.
The boiler has been brought to market in the UK by the Biomass Energy Cooperative and rebranded MultiBio. It is available in a range of sizes so it can be utilised in businesses right through to large-scale industrial installations. It carries the European approval EN303-5 and has achieved exemption under the smoke control act 1993, which demonstrate its strong green credentials.
MultiBio is a robust and technically straightforward boiler that has been designed to work hard in the harshest of winter climates. Whilst its unique cylindrical burning chamber is a patented design, many of the other components such as the control panel and ignition element are produced by advanced electronic manufacturers, thus demonstrating it superior quality
MultiBio is capable of burning many agri bio-fuels including: Wood pellets, Olive pits, Oil seed rape straw pellets, Miscanthus pellets, Wheat straw pellets, Corn Grass seeds and many more.
The system has a totally new type of burning chamber which is specifically designed to burn multi-fuel agri-pellets and has exceptionally low emissions and high boiler efficiency of between 89-92 per cent.
AFAB (Sweden) is an independent Consulting Agency specialising in the field of bio-energy, particularly biomass heating.
MultiBio proves that it is indeed possible to construct biomass boiler technology that can handle difficult agri-fuels in a power range suitable for farming and small commercial properties. This creates a new marketing opportunity, and the potential to utilise locally produced residues coming from agricultural land. Our conclusion after testing the technique is that the MultiBio biomass boiler is an excellent way to burn all types of pelletized fuels. Of course, it works just fine on wood pellets, but the burner has the unique ability to burn difficult fuels with extremely good results.
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The Press Team, Biomass Energy Cooperative
T: 07595 954254 E: Press@biomassenergy.coop