With our longstanding reputation for doing business in the South West and a passion for innovation, we will help you discover the benefits of clean, green energy.

Ignis Heat & Power is Devon and Cornwall’s sole distributor for the UK’s first professionally-packaged small-scale biomass CHP unit – the ArborElectroGen®.

You won’t find our unique combined heat and power (CHP) solutions anywhere else in the South West. We draw on our own heritage as a team passionate about bringing the latest green energy solutions to the region’s business market.

We’re knowledgeable, business-focused and excited to help you get the most out of our partner, Arbor and are their sole distributor in Devon and Cornwall.

Any off-grid business which needs both heat and electricity can look to Ignis knowing there is nothing else on the market that will provide both, and earn you money at the same time.

We offer a start to finish service. We will assess your site’s suitability, install the system (working alongside other trades if needed) and guide you through what you need to do to receive the financial benefits.

Our family firm, Wendron Stoves, has traded for 30 years and our passion for innovation meant we were one of the first UK companies to venture in biomass.

Rely on us to make the energy equation simple for your enterprise.

CHP installation and servicing

Our expert team is here to ensure you get the most out of your CHP system.

Call us today to find out if your land has potential for a combined heat and power system. Alternatively, fill out our online site assessment form and we will contact you within 48 hours.

We will assess your needs and provide a competitive quote for the complete installation along with associated building works. We are happy to liaise with architects and builders at any stage of a new build or renovation project as well as work alongside other skilled engineers and plumbers.

We have an excellent relationship with our suppliers, Arbor, which is a big advantage for spares and warranty issues. After your installation we are here to offer advice or resolve any issues you may have.

Our professional and reliable servicing department will advise you on maintenance to help you keep your boiler in the best condition possible.


Ignis FAQs

What is CHP, or Combined Heat and Power?read more

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generates all the heat and electricity you need by transforming woody biomass into a gas. Eligible for two Government incentives, on the highest tariffs available, CHP offers better returns than heat-only biomass technologies. Find out more about CHP here.

How can I make money from CHP?read more

CHP gives better returns than heat-only biomass technologies. Your business will not only receive payments through the Biogas Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for the heat that you use but also from the Renewable Obligation Certificates (ROCs) for the power you generate. You will also get paid for exporting surplus electricity back to the grid. Find out more about the finance benefits here.

What are the benefits of CHP, compared with other ‘green’ technologies, such as solar PV, biomass or wind turbines?read more

Unlike traditional biomass, CHP can provide your farm or business with all the heat and power it needs. It also gives better returns than heat-only biomass technologies. We know that it is becoming increasingly difficult to get planning permissions for solar PV and wind turbines, so CHP is fast becoming the best energy investment. Learn more about CHP here.

What fuel does the ArborElectroGen use?read more

The ArborElectroGen runs on dry (15% MC – dry basis) wood chips. These are fed into a system of chain conveyors and augers and gasified with limited air to retain a unique level of high energy in the gas.

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