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Biomass Course

One-day course

The latest developments in Biomass and the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

This course is also available as distance learning with live tutorial, visit:


Technicians and individuals intending to learn how to install, maintain and   repair biomass equipment.

Design engineers. Architects.


Edinburgh Napier University


Courses run on a regular basis.

OR Start the course today: Distance Learning with live tutorial and online remote exam -

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Become a Green Energy Expert Consultant - Participants on this course can also take Renewable Energy Solutions and Carbon Management courses to achieve the new Green Energy Consultant Expert Certificate.


Where does biomass fit in a developed energy market?
Defining biomass – when is biomass sustainable?
The importance of moisture content.
Identifying feedstock and technology type.

Anaerobic Digestion

Size of resource and potential
Different feedstocks
Different processes and applications.

Liquid Biofuels

Size of resource and potential
Different feedstocks
Different processes and applications.

Biomass for heating systems

Combustion, pyrolysis and gasification.
Different fuel types, their availability and characteristics.
Different types of combustion equipment and their characteristics
Fuel storage
Sizing of boilers and storage
Standards and regulations
The Renewable Heat Incentive
Case Studies

Biomass combined heat and power

Different technology types
Pros and cons of different approaches
Importance of heat load
Financial support mechanisms
Case studies

Certificate of Participation provided.

The EEC works with Universities to provide Green Energy qualifications and training

The EEC runs Renewable Energy courses across the UK, in Leeds, Edinburgh, London

The EEC runs Renewable Energy courses across the UK, in Leeds, Manchester, London



Internationally recognised: provided to successful candidates of exam (administrative cost for sitting the exam £45 + VAT)

A 50% funded discount is currently available to participants taking this course in Edinburgh.

PRICE (after 50% funded discount):

£216 £90 (£108 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation
(A saving of £108)


£270 £112.50 (£135 inc VAT) Course + Certificate of Participation + Exam for Galileo Master Certificate
(A saving of £135)

This course is also available as Distance Learning - contact the EEC for more information.

*Spaces are limited, we therefore recommend reserving your space as soon as possible.


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