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Biomass Boiler saves £’000s for Oxfordshire business park

Biomass Boiler saves £’000s for Oxfordshire business park

20 year Return £220,000
Payback 5 years (22% return)
Cost £50,000
Bill Saving £2,500 p.a.
Income £8,500 p.a.
Carbon Offset 28,000 Kg p.a.
Combustion chamber

Return is calculated using combined bill savings and subsidy earnings. Bill savings are calculated using estimated energy usage and either the electricity price at the time of installation (10 October, 2013) or, for our heating products, the existing fuel type available to the property.

This thriving business park on the edge of Oxford comprises of a number of units leased by enterprising small and medium-sized businesses. The owners are known in the area for their progressive, people-oriented values. They approached EnergyMyWay looking to reinforce their established green credentials and reduce the energy costs of their properties.

The current heating system used LPG and the existing fuel storage area was due for an upgrade for health and safety reasons. EnergyMyWay were able to incorporate a Biomass Boiler, significantly reducing energy bills and generating a healthy income from the non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive.

EnergyMyWay recommended a Biomass Boiler due to its high grade heat, which is what the building fabric needed.
A bespoke plant room was designed and built housing the 70kW Eta boiler and a 9 tonne fuel silo connected to a 2,000 litre buffer tank.

This Biomass is part of a larger initiative towards a greater use of renewable energy for Jennings. EnergyMyWay has since installed a 50kWp Solar PV system on the same unit and is scheduled for further works on neighbouring units.