Several wood chip boilers have been installed successfully in Co. Clare. Read their stories here - more case studies will be added in time.
Clare County Council In late 2006, as the construction of their new corporate headquarters in Ennis was underway, Clare County Council approached the CCWEP for assistance with investigating a wood energy heating system. CCWEP provided ongoing assistance in developing project options and by the summer of 2007 the Council had committed to the construction of a wood fuel boiler system to heat their new headquarters. This involved the Council in developing an understanding of the technology and the business case. Part of that process included viewing similar installations in Austria, Finland and Scotland. (PDF, 129KB)
Olympus In March 2007, Olympus Life Science Europa GMBH installed their Wood Chip Boiler. This case study outlines the various elements that make up the heating system, including the fuel silo and supply through the technical specifications of their system, with accompanying images and diagrams. (PDF, 1.29MB)
Further Reading Visit our download section to get more information on Wood Energy customers in County Clare including more information on Clare County Council and information on Olympus Life Research Europa.