Green Finance Institute launches Zero Carbon Heating Taskforce

The Taskforce will conduct a focused review to identify the barriers and enablers to investment into low carbon heating across the UK housing market

Waste-to-energy plant to warm homes in Cardiff with £26.5m district heating network

Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility could generate enough power to heat more than 68,000 households

Renewable district heating project in Cambridgeshire secures £2m funding

The scheme will see a whole village retrofitted with clean heat technology in a project which claims to be ‘the first of its kind’ in the UK

Danish district heat plant to phase out coal and slash 375k tonnes of CO2

The green switch is estimated to reduce the annual Danish CO2 emissions by 1%, the equivalent of replacing 200,000 cars with EVs

Midlothian Council partners with Vattenfall for district heating network

They have formed a 50:50 joint venture for the project and will also explore the potential of thermal storage and other local heat sources

Plans for carbon negative district heating in Sweden

Stockholm Exergi is exploring whether a carbon capture system could be used at the Värtaverket power plant in Stockholm

Government awards £40m for seven district heating networks

BEIS is proposing to establish Ofgem as the heat network regulator

Polish firm lent €46m to upgrade district heating networks

They will be made more efficient and help deliver energy savings in two cities

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EU investigates Polish public support for district heating upgrades

The Commission has concerns the planned support may not be in line with EU state aid rules as it does not meet the ‘efficient district heating’ criteria set out in the Energy Efficiency Directive

Businesses offered £2.2m to develop affordable urban heat networks

The deadline for applications is 4th November 2019