Switch2 smartens up and joins local energy system project in Warrington

The heat network specialist will join Project Rewire-NW, which has won a share of £21 million of smart energy funding from UK Research and Innovation

Polish firm lent €46m to upgrade district heating networks

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

West Sussex fired up for heat network project

A feasibility study will look into whether the project is viable from a technical and financial perspective

Bristol Council confirms first commercial heat network connection

It will serve 375 new homes as part of the city’s new Castle Park View housing development

New Heat Network Industry Council launched

It is made up of 13 industry experts who will support government in achieving a sustainable heat industry

Construction of Fife’s low carbon energy centre begins

The £24m Glenrothes Energy Network will provide low carbon heat to a mix of industrial, commercial and domestic properties

BEIS appoints law firm to help with heat networks

Womble Bond Dickinson will provide guidance to assist local authorities and other public bodies in developing low carbon infrastructure

Heat networks ‘offer lower prices than traditional systems’

On average, heat network consumers have lower energy costs than standard customers. That’s according to a government survey of 5,000 people, which show these customers are generally as happy with their heating systems as those using traditional gas systems. Community heating specialist Switch2 Energy welcomed the results, highlighting the fact households on Heat Trust registered schemes […]

Temperature rising on heat billing complaints

The majority of complaints made by heat network customers are related to billing issues. That’s according to customer protection scheme Heat Trust, which sets standards for the heat sector and provides an independent dispute resolution service. Heat suppliers received complaints from around 6% of households on Heat Trust registered schemes in 2016 – over roughly […]

Green light to £5m clean heat network in Bristol

The Mayor of Bristol has approved a funding worth £5 million to build a low carbon heating network across the city. The new infrastructure is part of the Council’s plans to be carbon neutral by 2050. The project will suplly clean heat to buildings across the region through a network of underground pipes connected to […]