Balcas Energy Enplus Wood Pellets are BSL Authorised

wood pellets bsl logoAll Balcas Energy Wood Pellets, supplied in bulk or bags directly from any of our production facilities or depots are BSL authorised.

You can enjoy our wood pellets fuel heat in your home, business or farm knowing your fuel is of the highest industry standard.

Please see below our authorisation numbers for the two main depots and plants, Enniskillen and Invergordon:

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You can check your BSL Number on your invoice – on paper as received from our office, or online if you use your online account when placing your orders. This can be done in the Account Dashboard when you log in here.

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Balcas Energy is on the Government’s official wood pellets suppliers list

For more information on Ofgem’s wood pellets suppliers list, please visit: http://biomass-suppliers-list.service.gov.uk/

You will find us trading as Balcas timber – our official corporate name.

Who are we?

In 2004, Balcas Energy’s team of engineers pioneered the production of high quality wood pellets. We are using pure sawdust, co-product of our sawmill operations in Enniskillen. Both our plants making the wood pellets (in Northern Ireland and Scotland) are using renewable energy in the manufacturing process for each wood pellet.

We opened our first sawmill in 1962 and became one of the largest in the UK and Ireland. Our success came from our knowledge of and respect for timber. In our quest to make the most of every precious tree, Balcas Energy was born.

A co-product of our operations is pure sawdust. In 2004, using natural tree resin as a binder, our engineers pioneered the production of high quality wood pellets.

Originally known as brites, our high grade ENplus A1 wood pellets have since grown to become 50% of our business. In 2016, Balcas purchased the UK’s largest wood pellets distribution company Forever Fuels and in 2019, with growth in mind, rebranded as Balcas Energy. Balcas Energy is proud to employ some of the most experienced wood pellets experts in the UK and Ireland and thanks to our advanced Combined Heat and Power plant, both of our production sites are self-sufficient.

Balcas Energy’s Invergordon and Enniskillen sites have production capacities of 100,000 tonnes and 55,000 tonnes of wood pellet fuel respectively. Our operations are so efficient that we put surplus electricity back into the grid throughout the year.

Balcas employs over 380 people and an additional 300 are engaged in forest harvesting and haulage on our behalf.

Accreditations and Certifications

Our UK produced high quality biomass pellets are manufactured sustainably from virgin wood residue as a co-product of Balcas’s saw milling process.

The original timber is either spruce or pine. They are locally sourced from sustainably managed forests.

No waste or recycled wood is used in the manufacturing process of our biomass Wood Pellets.