Experts to advise Scottish ministers on ‘fair heat decarbonisation’

The independent panel will investigate the costs of the transition to low carbon heating in Scotland

More than half of councils “not confident” of meeting net zero targets

Energy efficiency is the single most important measure toward net zero, according to a survey

Government’s heat pump grant scheme opens

Homeowners can now apply for grants of £5,000 to replace their old gas boilers with heat pumps

Majority of UK homebuyers keen to pay more for green homes

Almost 71% of future homebuyers consider EPC ratings to be important in their decision, according to a new survey

Government urged to ban gas boilers to boost heat pump rollout

The Chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission has called for a clear date for a gas boiler ban

Octopus Energy acquires Northern Irish heat pump manufacturer

The investment will see the company’s factory expand its output to more than 1,000 heat pumps a month

Heat pump purchase dubbed ‘financially irrational’ investment

New study finds that buying a heat pump does not save money although it protects the environment

Battery to help hospital slash nearly 50k tonnes of CO2 emissions

Veolia has installed a new battery energy storage system at the 500-bed Rotherham Hospital in the North of England

Homes with heat pumps to ‘pay more for heating than gas boiler customers’

The cost of heating from heat pumps is higher by £267 a year, according to new research

British Gas unveils new heat decarbonisation partnership

The partnership aims to explore how social homes can be retrofitted with low carbon technologies