Woodsure Useful Links
The websites listed below provide valuable additional information and resources about biomass and woodfuel energy. These external website links open in a new tab or browser.
HETAS – HETAS is a not for profit organisation offering competent person scheme for installers of biomass and solid fuel heating, registration for retailers and chimney sweeps and approval of appliances and fuels.
GROWN IN BRITAIN – brings together environmentalists and woodland owners, contractors, builders and retailers who want to buy, use and sell more British timber and wood-based products, together with woodland managers, public and private agencies who want to see many more of our woods managed to produce sustainable and legal sources of wood.
STOVE INDUSTRY ALLIANCE – The Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) was formed in 2008 to promote the benefits of wood-burning stoves and biomass appliances. The SIA is an association of stove manufacturers and distributors, wood fuel suppliers, flue and glass manufacturers and industry supporters like HETAS, Woodsure and Kiwa.
OFGEM RHI GUIDE – Ofgem’s guide to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) provides essential information about the scheme, encompassing FAQs, guides and videos, tariffs and payments. A comprehensive information resource that covers matters such as selecting suitable equipment and installers, eligibility criteria, together with making an application for RHI.
BEIS – Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. This department brings together responsibilities for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change. BEIS is a ministerial department, supported by 46 agencies and public bodies.
Defra – Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs. The UK government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, supporting our world-leading food and farming industry, and sustaining a thriving rural economy.
BIOMASS SUPPLIER LIST – From Spring 2015 all biomass fuel used by households, businesses and other organisations claiming the RHI must meet lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions targets. On this site, Producers and Traders of authorised fuels, as well as Self-Suppliers of woody biomass, can apply to register their fuels as meeting that criterion. In due course this information will become available as a public register of RHI-approved woodfuel suppliers.