New partnership to prepare Ofgem for regulation of heat networks

An Ofgem Executive will work with Heat Trust as Head of Compliance and Audit on a 12-month secondment

Manchester switches on a light that will never go out

The local authority has switched on the ‘Tower of Light’ which is part of a massive heat network project that will distribute low carbon heat and electricity

Vattenfall launches ‘UK’s largest’ heat network

The project is forecast to provide heat to the equivalent of half a million homes in London

UK’s low carbon heat warms up with £270m boost

The new heat network funding will only support low carbon technologies, including heat pumps

North London warms up with low carbon heat funding

Nearly 50,000 homes will benefit from major extensions of a community heat network

UK pumps £44m into green heat

The funding will support three heat networks in London, Manchester and Cambridgeshire

Vattenfall and Viridor team up to capture energy from waste heat for UK cities

The partnership will see waste collected, recycled into clean heat and delivered through pipes to warm homes and businesses

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