Weston Underwood 1MW - Herz Biomass

Herz Biomass

Client: FP McCann Ltd.

Location: Weston Underwood, Derbyshire

Date of Installation: May 2016

Contract Value: £310k

System Overview

Alternative Heat were appointed as the specialist biomass contractor for this project and worked in conjunction with FP McCann to design and install a new 995kW Biomass Energy Centre with 2No. 10,000L buffer vessels and external 44T wood pellet silo.

A fundamental element in being award the contract by FP McCann Ltd was our ability to supply a bespoke modular Biomass Energy Centre, providing a plug-and-play solution offering the quickest solution in switching their heating system that supplied their curing beds, as they could not afford valuable manufacturing downtime on site.

The new Biomass Energy Centre is now connected to each of the 19No. 100m x 1.2m concrete hollow core curing beds. The biomass boiler is now the lead heat supplier to the factory, supplying 100% of the heat load to the curing beds.

Full Revit 3D plantroom layout drawings were provided to the client prior to commencement of fabrication works to ensure the best possible layout was achieved.