News from UKPC

The latest news from the Pellet industry

  • 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

  • New UKPC Standards Manager Appointed

    Dr Matthew Goodwin has been appointed to the role of Standards Manager for the UKPC. Matt was the MD of Purple Energy from 2006 to 2016, and a former director of the Wood Heat Association. With his extensive experience of designing and installing biomass heating systems, and a PhD in Climate Change Geology, he comes highly qualified and experienced for the role...

    Posted: 28 March, 2017

  • First-Ever IEA & IRENA Report

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have produced their first ever collaborative report. It is called “Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition”...

    Posted: 27 March, 2017

  • 2017: ENplus® approved Half Day Short Course for Pellet Delivery Drivers

    2017 Tour of the UK We will be arranging more courses in Spring around the UK once the weather warms up and pellet delivery slows down. Please let me know if you are looking to attend or send new recruits and/or if you are able to host a course...

    Posted: 14 March, 2017

  • ENplus® approved Half Day Short Course for Pellet Delivery Drivers

    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. Course fees are £200 per person. Refreshments will be provided by the UK Pellet Council. Certificates of attendance will be provided for your files...

    Posted: 16 February, 2016

  • New Video: Doing Wood Pellets Right

    The UK Pellet Council has created a new training film on good design for wood pellet handling. It will help both installers and consumers to know how to handle and store pellet, and it's part of a coordinated effort to raise the standards of design of wood pellet heating systems...

    Posted: 28 May, 2015

  • Growth in UK trader certification

    Three new traders have been certified as ENplus® traders: ADM Arkady Ltd, Bowland Country Feeds Ltd, Thomas Mawer Ltd, Cotesi UK Ltd, and Capper Trading Ltd. In the beginning of 2014, only 8 companies were certified as Enplus® traders...

    Posted: 14 April, 2015

  • UKPC certifies Pearsons of Duns as ENplus® Trader

    Pearsons of Duns are the latest trader to be certified as ENplus® trader, making them the 15th UK trader of ENplus® certified wood pellets. Within the last year, the number of certified ENplus® traders has doubled within the UK, and more companies are applying every month...

    Posted: 9 March, 2015

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