Heat Networks and the RHI Archive

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Dec 09, 2015

E.ON wins district heat network contract

E.ON has been chosen to provide a £30m district heat network for a new development on the outskirts of Exeter.
Nov 27, 2015

Heating bills drop for council tenants

Council tenants using district heating schemes in Barnsley have seen their bills fall.
Nov 26, 2015

Renewables sector responds to Spending Review

Renewable energy groups have welcomed the Government’s commitment to renewable heat, in the wake of the Spending Review.
Nov 19, 2015

District heat operators to share efficiency data for new project

Seven district heat network operators are joining forces to share data on the performance of their systems, as part of a Government-funded project run by Guru Systems.
Oct 17, 2015

Think tank calls for new decarbonising heat strategy

Policy Connect has called on Ministers to urgently produce a long-term strategy for decarbonising heat for buildings in the UK.
Oct 10, 2015

Scotland sees record increase in renewable heat

The amount of heat generated by renewable sources in Scotland grew by more than a third (36%) last year.
Sep 19, 2015

New water source heat pump fund launched in Scotland

The Scottish Government has unveiled a £2.3m fund to encourage the development of large-scale water source heat pump schemes in Scotland.
Sep 05, 2015

Twenty projects get central heating cash

The Government has awarded a total of £25 million to 20 local projects across England, following its Central Heating Fund competition.

Feature Articles

Steve Cirell
Nov 10, 2014

Why Heat Networks for Local Authorities?

In this article, which is based on presentation given at the Energy4Power Live event in London on 5 November 2014, Stephen Cirell considers why local authorities should be undertaking district heating schemes.
Jamie Hailstone
Aug 31, 2014

Hull University to study carbon capture

A group of academics at Hull University have been awarded a share of £4m in funding to research carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Jamie Hailstone
Aug 31, 2014

Government publishes new heat map

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published a map of 40 rivers and estuaries to help councils develop locally-sourced heat programmes.
Jamie Hailstone
Aug 31, 2014

Plumb Center responds to RHI figures

Retail chain Plumb Center has commented on the latest set of Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) figures, which were released by the Government last month.
Jamie Hailstone
Aug 31, 2014

Consultation launched to improve heat networks

The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) and the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) have launched a new consultation designed to improve the design and operation of heat networks.