NY backs low carbon heat and cooling with $10m fund

New York State’s energy department has announced $10 million (£7.8m) of funding to accelerate the adoption of energy efficient air source heat pumps (ASHPs). The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) says the technology will help reduce energy costs and decrease greenhouse gas emissions in homes and businesses across the region. ASHPs […]

More support for domestic renewable heat

DECC announced further details on the subsidy for domestic renewable heat yesterday. The new proposals offer additional support for ground and air-source heat pumps, waste, deep geothermal heat and combined heat and power. Householders will get paid for the heat produced by their installed technology through the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Under the new plans, […]

Scotland to launch green-tech academies

A series of ‘green academies’ are to be set up across Scotland to train engineers to install energy-saving technology. The academies will be run by Scottish Gas and will create 77 new jobs and apprenticeships, with links to local college courses will help recruit trainees. Training will be given in the installation of insulation, air […]