Government seeks views on delivering heat network zoning in England

It proposes in a heat network zone, all new buildings, large public sector and large non-domestic buildings – as well as larger domestic premises which are currently communally heated – would be required to connect to a heat network within a prescribed timeframe

Waste heat from grid transformers to warm homes

SSE Energy Solutions and National Grid have launched a project that aims to effectively turn transformers into community ‘boilers’

Scottish Parliament unanimously supports Heat Networks Bill

The Scottish Government is targeting the equivalent of 650,000 homes to be connected to heat networks by 2030, from the current number of 32,000

Government awards £40m for seven district heating networks

BEIS is proposing to establish Ofgem as the heat network regulator

Claire Perry urges heat network operators to join voluntary trust scheme

The Heat Trust is an independent organisation seeking to drive up standards of performance of heat networks and improve the customer experience

Bids invited for share of £320m for heat networks

Pre-applications for the first funding round must be submitted by 6th March

Heat networks ‘could cut cost of UK going green by £3bn’

The Energy Technologies Institute says heat networks could supply nearly half of heat demand

New system to boost UK public sector’s renewable energy use

Interested suppliers that provide technologies such as solar panels, wind turbines, heat networks and battery storage can register on the Crown Commercial Service’s hub

CMA: Ofgem should regulate UK heat networks

The competition watchdog believes customers on heat networks have less protection if things go wrong

Heat networks should be regulated, says competition watchdog

Its investigation found heat network customers are not getting the same levels of protection that gas and electricity customers receive