Drax welcomes innovative heat pump optimisation opportunity to flexibility portfolio

Drax is excited to announce the optimisation of a commercial 380kWh ground source heat pump at a farm in south east Scotland.

‘UK’s first-ever heat pump tariff’ set to be launched this autumn

The new offering from Good Energy promises cheaper rates at certain periods during the day, while the national electricity grid is greener

Renewable district heating project in Cambridgeshire secures £2m funding

The scheme will see a whole village retrofitted with clean heat technology in a project which claims to be ‘the first of its kind’ in the UK

Smart heating project launches to slash carbon and reduce heating costs for households in Oxford

The heat pumps will integrate with smart controls and time-of-use tariffs to optimise heat production for cost and carbon savings

Buildings in South Tyneside to be warmed by heat from River Tyne

The project is expected to save around half a million pounds a year

Underground line to heat up homes in north London

Waste heat from the Northern Line will be harnessed to provide heating and hot water to around 1,000 homes in Islington

Scotland set for first major water source heat pump project

The Queen’s Quay regeneration project in Clydebank will be delivered by Vital Energi

Marine pump to heat historic National Trust mansion

One of the historic mansions in Wales is using a new technology – claimed to be the first of its kind in the UK – that sucks heat from sea water to warm the building. National Trust has today switched on the 300KW marine-source heat pump which will provide all of the power needed to […]

Heat pump sales chill in Europe

Sales of heat pumps in Europe fell in 2012, according to new figures released by research group EurObserv’ER. Its latest Heat Pump Barometer for 23 countries in the EU found combined sales of ground and air source heat pumps fell to 1.65 million – a 7.9% drop from 2011. EurObserv’ER said the market had seen a series […]

Warehouse, homes and hotel among winners of £1.5m district heating fund

The Scottish Government has announced £1.5 million of funding for seven district heating projects across the country through its District Heating Loan Fund. All seven will make use of renewable heat generated from wood fuel or air source heat pumps and six of them will bring warmth to houses in areas off the gas grid. […]