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

Guest Blog: Linda Taylor – Industry uniting behind the benefits of bioenergy

Bioenergy is the little-known leader of British renewables. That was the declaration made by the REA following the first instalment of its Bioenergy Strategy Review.

Radiator
Decarbonising heat ‘requires an almost immediate start’

The Energy Technologies Institute has now published the outcomes from the first phase of its Smart Systems and Heat programme

Guest Blog: Richard Burrell – The Biomass Trilemma: threat or opportunity?

So, what is the Biomass Trilemma? Put simply there are three key issues at play: the policy landscape, air quality and the importance of heat decarbonisation.

Train passing through station
Waste heat from HS2 trains ‘could be used to heat hundreds of homes’

Engineers say air source heat pumps could be used to draw warm air from the railway’s tunnels and direct it into households

Household waste
Trials to turn waste to hot water fire up across UK

HERU technology converts a wide range of rubbish into usable heat and gas

Electric heat
OVO Energy and Glen Dimplex provide a spark for clean heat

The energy supplier will use its intelligent technology platform to unlock the flexibility potential offered by the other firm’s electric heaters

Cornwall coast
Cornwall’s granite ‘could see geothermal energy really hotting up’

That’s the verdict from the British Geological Survey, which is working as part of a £1.8 million research project

Could molten silicon be a bright idea for energy storage?

MIT researchers say they are developing a new way to store excess renewable energy and deliver it back to the grid on demand

Piggy bank on radiator
Households in south west cash out to stay warm

Residents of Truro in Cornwall are expected to pay an average of £16.35 more to heat their home over winter