Tag : district heating
Heat network provider Switch2 Energy has welcomed government commitments to introduce fresh consumer protections and further funding for district heating projects.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government said it has set aside £9m in new funding to support planning and technical studies in order to establish 200,000 homes in new garden town and village projects in England.
Two district heating projects that were set to receive funds as part of a £24m government funding trial will not move forward with development on the basis of changing commercial viability and system needs.
UK standards for Heat Interface Units (HIUs) have been revised and updated with an additional number of organisations now able to conduct testing.
Baxi has formed a special applications team to focus on providing new solutions in line government ambitions to connect more UK homes to heat networks.
The Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) and the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) will merge their operations to better meet needs for holistic approaches to sustainable power and heating.
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has set out recommendations to curb the upfront investment costs of district heat networks to improve UK take up of the technology.
Enfield Council has unveiled a new district heating scheme that aims to curb the existing carbon footprint for warming connected homes in the borough by 80 per cent when compared to properties using conventional standalone technology.