Wales fired up for low carbon heat with £8m government funding

The UK Government is supporting the development of a heat network in Cardiff and a combined heat and power plant in Bridgend

Worcester Council backs study to investigate if River Severn could heat buildings

A heat network, which could utilise energy from the river, could lead to significant reductions in consumer power costs and CO2 emissions, according to a report

Switch2 Energy bags 40-year housing contract as ESCo partner

Under the contract, Switch2 Energy will design, operate and maintain the district heating scheme, which will use high efficiency Combined Heat and Power (CHP) with the option to transition to alternative low carbon energy sources in the future

Bristol’s low carbon heat networks warm up with a £10m grant

This funding will finance new infrastructure, including the creation of a large water-source heat pump which will produce clean heat from Bristol’s floating harbour

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