News from UKPC

The latest news from the Pellet industry

  • ENplus┬« Scheme Revision Consultation Process

    ENplus® Revision goes to Enquiry Stage The world-leading certification scheme for wood pellet quality enters the next stage of its multi stakeholders’ revision process with that of the Public Consultation. The revised version of the ENplus® procedures and requirements are expected to be published in the Spring of 2020...

    Posted: 9 October, 2019

  • UKPC & WHA launch Biomass Heat Works! campaign

    The UK Pellet Council and Wood Heat Association have launched a joint Biomass Heat Works! campaign in response to the government's new 2050 target of net-zero carbon emissions. Please see the attached letter from biomass industry leaders. Please click on the link below to sign-up to support the campaign. Link:

    Posted: 17 June, 2019

  • New ENplus┬« Bag Design Guidelines

    Please find attached new ENplus® Bag Design Guidelines. These guidelines came into force at the time of their publication, on 20th February 2018. From this date onward, all bag designs submitted to the UKPC for approval should comply with the requirements as laid out in these documents...

    Posted: 26 February, 2018

  • ISO Standards 20023 & 20024 progress - safe handling & storage of wood pellets

    In November, Nick Monether attended the ISO standards meeting in Stockholm on behalf of the UKPC. Here is his update on progress to date: The ISO Working Group 7 on the safety of solid biofuels was convened just over three years ago in 2014...

    Posted: 6 December, 2017

  • Forever Fuels' List of Health & Safety Issues in the Wood Pellet Industry

    Bruno Prior and the team at Forever Fuels have produced a preliminary list of health and safety issues that all within the pellet industry should be concerned about.  This detailed and considered list should be used as the starting point for the industry to work together to address these urgent health and safety issues...

    Posted: 6 December, 2017

  • 6 Ways to Get Ready for the Heating Season

    As we fast approach the heating season, it is important to ensure that you are ready for what the weather throws at us. Here are 6 simple steps to ensure that your wood pellet heating system is ready for winter: 1...

    Posted: 22 September, 2017

  • NEW: ENplus approved Course for Pellet Delivery Drivers and Quality Management

    Date: Thursday 5 October 2017 Time: 9am start Venue: Woodsure/HETAS in Tewkesbury. If you would like to register for this course please visit or reply to this email with the delegate name/s. Course fees remain at £200 per person, which includes all course materials and refreshments...

    Posted: 6 September, 2017

  • ENplus approved Half Day Short Course for Pellet Delivery Drivers and Quality Management

    As you know by now, The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology has received approval through the UK Pellet Council to deliver an ENplus® approved half-day course specifically for drivers delivering biomass pellets. It is also suitable for those requiring Quality Management training. Course fees remain at £200 per person...

    Posted: 20 July, 2017

  • UKPC Annual Conference a Success!

    Our AGM & Conference took place on 12th June 2017 held at Keele University’s Sustainability Hub, itself heated by a 60kW wood pellet boiler using ENplus® wood pellets...

    Posted: 23 June, 2017

  • Supergen bioenergy graphic novel released

    The SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub is made up of a group of some of the key bioenergy academics in the UK...

    Posted: 5 April, 2017

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