News from UKPC

The latest news from the Pellet industry

  • 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

  • Five new traders joins ENplus scheme

    Once again the UKPC is delighted to welcome new ENplus certified traders. Swift Energy UK, James D Bilsland, BDS Fuels, LC Energy and Banwy Fuels have all joined the ENplus certification scheme in 2014 as traders and will ensure high-quality pellets for consumers. We look forward to working with all in 2015...

    Posted: 15 January, 2015

  • UKPC welcomes two new certified traders

    At the end of August, High Park Industries Ltd. and R A Owen and Sons became ENplus certified traders. The UK Pellet Council is delighted to welcome the two traders to the ENplus scheme and look forward to working with them to ensure high-quality pellets for consumers...

    Posted: 20 October, 2014

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