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Tag : Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

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  • heat pump rig

    Heat pump roadmap demands UK policy stability

    News27 November, 2019

    A ten-point plan to introduce a stable policy framework that can support a viable increase in heat pump adoption in the UK has been set out in a new roadmap document developed by the Heat Pump Association (HPA).

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    The Future of HVAC podcast #3 – The challenges facing a heat pump revolution

    News5 November, 2019

    Our latest podcast builds on a key session from H&V News’ recent Future of HVAC Summit and the question of whether advancements in heat pump technology will mean an end to the dominance of the gas boiler in domestic heating.

  • hybrid heat

    LG looks to embrace UK hybrid heat appeal

    News9 October, 2019

    LG said that it is seeing growing UK interest for hybrid heat solutions that can combine electric appliances such as its air to water heat pump technologies with traditional gas boilers.

  • Clean heat: Is UK new housing policy falling short?

    News11 March, 2019

    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.

  • biomass coal combustion

    Consultation launched over restricting RHI funds for biomass combustion

    News17 October, 2018

    A new consultation is seeking feedback on proposals to block supporting biomass combustion installations through the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for urban properties that are on the gas grid.

  • smokestack sunset

    Clean Air Strategy signals further RHI shake up

    News22 May, 2018

    Industry feedback is being sought as part of wider responses to a consultation on the government’s draft Clean Air Strategy that seeks to outline new approaches to tackle harmful emissions from HVAC functions such as the use of biomass burning and open fire heating in homes.

  • mitsubishi eco

    Mitsubishi Electric braces for RHI boost to heat pump take up

    News15 May, 2018

    Mitsubishi Electric says it expects UK legislation such as the Clean Growth Strategy will help drive a market shift away from the current dominance of gas boilers in heating towards a greater use of renewable powered alternatives such as air source heat pumps.

  • smokestack carbon pollusion

    Energy UK: heating rethink needed as greenhouse gas emissions increase

    News16 April, 2018

    Trade body Energy UK has called for the government to step up efforts to tackle greenhouse gas emissions resulting from heating, which it argues are climbing annually in contrast to declines seen in other sectors such as power generation.

  • rhi solar

    Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI): a new era beckons?

    News19 February, 2018

    BSRIA has broadly welcomed a raft of changes being introduced to the government’s Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) programme that are intended improve the attractiveness of technologies such as biomass, heat pump and solar-powered devices.

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    Fuel poverty committee backs lower income support for renewable heat

    News26 October, 2017

    The Committee on Fuel Poverty has called for fresh financing to support heating installations to aid help lower income homes adopt more renewable forms of heat.