District heat network in Leeds secures £4.2m

West Yorkshire Combined Authority has approved almost £4.2 million to improve the Leeds District Heat Network. The £21.6 million Leeds District Heat Network scheme involves the construction of 4.5 kilometres of insulated underground pipework, connecting the city’s recycling and energy recovery facility. Heat generated at the plant will be piped directly into resident’s homes, helping […]

Heat innovation winners unveiled

The winners of a competition aimed at driving down energy bills and boosting low carbon heat supplies in the UK have been unveiled. Energy Secretary Ed Davey made the announcement at the Association for Decentralised Energy’s Parliamentary Reception yesterday. The 17 projects will share a £1 million fund to carry out feasibility studies, following which […]