Would you Adam’n’Eve it? East London to get Britain’s ‘biggest’ heat network

Four boroughs straddling the Thames in London’s East End are set to benefit from a district heat network of up to 500,000 homes by...

SSE pots a deal to Stoke up UK’s first geothermal heat network

Britain’s first city heat network powered by hot rocks welcomed SSE into its kiln of Kilowatts today. IGas told investors it has signed a 12...

Hydrogen ‘safe’ in 20% blends over Keele’s pipes, trial decides

Advocates of hydrogen blended with conventional ‘natural’ gas to lessen harms from the methane-dependent fluid, were today celebrating the success of Britain’s first test...

50,200 heat pump installers needed by 2030.  So let’s train them, say trade group.

Industry body the Heat Pump Association has this week launched a mass drive to train up installers needed to bring the low carbon technology...

“Expensive” insulation means one-third of UK homeowners refuse to plug Europe’s leakiest homes: PWC

Payback lags averaging ten years on the builders’ bills needed to improve Europe’s leakiest homes are putting the Johnson government’s 2050 Net Zero goal...

Government pledges £44 m for green heat networks for homes & public buildings

Energy ministry Beis has unveiled plans to decarbonise Britain’s homes and public buildings, releasing £44 million to trial low-carbon heat networks, heat pumps and...

COVID-19 has caused a 14% increase in home daytime heating

A new study from tado° has found that UK homes had their daytime heating on 14% more this winter in comparison to the previous...

Keeping leading UK brewery operations cool

ICS Cool Energy has helped a leading multinational brewery in Burton-on-Trent to fulfil its cold storage and process cooling needs. The brewery was looking for a...

Getting heat billing right

Fairly and accurately charging for heat has always been a problem to solve cheaply and easily when addressing the retrofit of existing properties. Ista’s...

Refrigerants could pose sustainability risk to heat pump rollout

Heat pump suppliers are being urged to consider balancing an expected surge of installations in 2021 with long-term environmental targets concerning the global warming...

Government forecasts its RHI commitments

Monthly and quarterly forecasts have been released for the Government's estimated committed RHI expenditure for the next 12 months. The data in Table 1 below...

A risk or an opportunity to alleviate fuel poverty?

The updated Heat Network require that Operators of all unmetered shared heating system must, where possible, charge Residents for their measured heat use.  So,...

BHIVE: a dynamic purchasing system for heat networks

BEIS has established a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for heat networks - the BEIS Heat Investment Vehicle (BHIVE). It will allow public sector heat...

UK household waste can pave way to a green bioLPG future

A new report released by Liquid Gas UK (LGUK), the trade association for the LPG industry in the UK, outlines how a green future...

Baxi Heating commits to net zero operations by 2030

Baxi Heating UK and Ireland, part of BDR Thermea Group, commits to net zero operations by 2030 and to manufacturing products that only use...

Viridor and Vattenfall collaborate to harness low carbon heat for UK cities

Vattenfall will work with recycling and energy recovery company, Viridor, to capture heat from Viridor’s energy recovery facilities (ERFs) across the UK. Heating in...

Government proposes amendments to heat metering and billing

The government proposes amendments to heat metering and billing, its response sets out the new requirements for heat suppliers, and the changes made to the...

Muntons to decarbonise 100 GWh of heat demand each year

AMP Clean Energy is to install, own and operate a £16.5 million low carbon energy centre for leading malt product manufacturer and distributor, Muntons –...

New MD for Baxi

Karen Boswell will be the new managing director of Baxi Heating UK and Ireland. She replaces David Pinder, who retires from the firm after...
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Heat pumps, energy efficiency and DSR ‘critical’ to decarbonise London

If London is to stand a chance become a net zero emissions city within a decade, mass deployment and funding of heat pumps will...