Renewable Heat New York Collaborative Stove Design Workshop November 2014 Ellen Burkhard, Ph.D. Senior Project Manager Renewable Heat New York Announced in Governor Cuomo’s 2014 State of the State Address Built upon NYSERDA’s biomass heating R&D program to bring advanced technologies into the NYS heating market Retirement of outdoor wood boilers, indoor wood boilers and wood stoves Commercial pellet boiler heating systems Residential pellet boiler heating systems and stoves Residential/small commercial advanced cordwood boilers with full thermal storage Continued R&D John Rhodes, President and CEO, NYSERDA announcing Renewable Heat NY July 29th, 2014. Photo credit: Pyramid Energy EES. Workforce development for proper system design, sizing and quality installations Qualified Pellet Boiler Technologies Must be >85% thermal efficiency, PM2.5 <0.080 lb/MMBtu, and CO <270 ppm at 7% O2 Automatic Pellet Heating System and Bulk Delivery 80,000 Btu/hr Evo World pellet boiler and buffer tank Pellet conveyance between pellet storage shed and pellet boiler Pellet delivery truck supplying pellets to the pellet storage shed Vincent’s Heating and Fuel bulk pellet delivery truck Qualified Advanced Cordwood Boiler Technologies Must be >60% annual efficiency by BNL PTS and be accepted by NYSDEC. PM <0.32 lb/MMBtu, report CO Advanced cordwood boiler in outbuilding Advanced cordwood boiler Seasoned wood is kept dry. Thermal storage tank in basement of farmhouse Maximizing performance with thermal storage 1250 gallons Renewable Heat NY Customer Type System Type/ Technology Incentive Amount Residential Wood Pellet Stove (<2.0 g/h EPA certified) $1,000 with wood stove retirement (up to $1,500 for income qualified homeowners) Advanced Cordwood Boiler with $4,000 based on 20% of installed Full Thermal Storage cost * Small Pellet Boiler with Thermal Storage 25% of installed costs * *an additional $4,000 for the recycling of old outdoor/indoor wood boiler or $2,000 for recycling a whole house wood furnace Must use qualified technology and qualified installer Renewable Heat NY Customer Type System Type/ Technology Small Commercial (<300,000 Btu/h) Advanced Cordwood Boiler $4,000 based on 20% of installed with Full Thermal Storage cost * Small Pellet Boiler with Thermal Storage Incentive Amount 25% of installed costs * *an additional $4,000 for the recycling of old outdoor/indoor wood boiler or $2,000 for recycling a whole house wood furnace is also available Low-interest financing is also available Must use qualified technology and qualified installer Renewable Heat NY Customer Type System Type/ Technology Incentive Amount Large Commercial (>300,000 Btu/h) Large Pellet Boiler with Thermal Storage 20% of total installed cost ($100,000 maximum incentive) Tandem Pellet Boiler with Thermal Storage 25% of total installed cost ($150,000 maximum incentive) Sizing < 60% design day load, thermal storage, careful system integration with existing heating system and heat distribution system and controls. Technical assistance for energy study, and review of commissioning and first year of Measurement and Verification. Must use qualified technology. Development of test method for advanced cord wood boiler technologies with thermal storage Thermal Storage Storage Output Heating Load Extra heat is stored in the hot water tank until later use. Syracuse, NY heat load Ranch-style home, 2500 ft2 R-13 NYSERDA (2012) Heat Load Analysis 50% hours 40% hours 25% hours 5% hours 10% hours Wood Heating Technologies Fine Particle Emissions (lb/day) from Residential Heating Systems for a January day in Upstate NY Advanced cordwood boiler Fine particles (lb) High-efficiency pellet boiler Why do we need a full-duty cycle test that isolates start-up, SS, and end phases? EN 303-5 100% load SS BNL PTS Dust Lb/MM Btu EFF (lhv) Eff (hhv) 0.06 93 86 PM2.5 Start (g) PM2.5 PM2.5 SS End (g) (g) M2.5 Eff Run average (hhv) Lb/MMBtu 100% 2.8 Hot Start 17.6 6.1 0.18 77 <15% 11.8 Cold Start 7.3 3.7 0.18 69 0.18 (2g/h) 70 Annual weighting Renewable Heat NY THANK YOU! Ellen Burkhard [email protected] www.nyserda.ny.gov/renewableheat Project Application Process • The Installer works with the customer to assess the project and fill-out the application, signed off by the customer. • The Project Application includes information about the home, existing boiler, and the biomass boiler being installed with the Manual J calculation attached. • Once the application is received and meets the program requirements, NYSERDA will approve the application and notify the Installer. Energy Trends Heating Fuels ($ per MMBtu) $40.00 $35.00 $30.00 $25.00 Heating Oil $20.00 Propane Natural Gas $15.00 Cord Wood $10.00 $5.00 $0.00 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013* Using NYSERDA report “Patterns & Trends: New York State Energy Profiles 1996-2010” 2011-2013 data from “Historical Prices: 1997-2013” and using conversion factors *2013 only has through April 2013 Pellet Stoves The following incentives are available toward the purchase of a new pellet stove for use in a primary residence, without natural gas service: Qualification Incentive Amount Market Rate with Recycling $1,000 Income Qualified (No Recycling) $1,000 Income Qualified, add optional Recycling $1,500 The new stove can provide either primary or supplemental heating and must be at or below 2.0 grams per hour particulate matter emissions on the ‘EPA List of Certified Wood Heaters’ (latest version May 2014).