London’s lost rivers ‘could turn the tide towards low carbon heat’

A new report suggests underground waterways could be fed through heat pumps to warm buildings

Ireland sees fall in carbon emissions

One significant contributor to the fall in emissions last year was the change in the power generation fuel mix

New service to track carbon intensity of heat hits market

Erda Energy has launched a weekly analysis of the carbon intensity of various heating technologies in the UK

Efficiency of electrifying heat ‘must be accurately assessed’

A new report suggests this is necessary to inform consumers about the real efficiency of electric heaters

Dutch gas firm plans reductions in usage

A new nitrogen plant could enable less natural gas to be extracted

Crypocurrencies start hotting up with new heater

Qarnot’s QC1 mining processor uses waste heat to keep homes and offices warm

Keele Uni hots up with new energy centre

Vital Energi has begun the expansion of Keele University’s current energy centre and is installing an additional district heating network for a new science building on campus. The £1.3 million project will increase clean heat capacity and install 400 metres of district heating pipe, along with the fitting of new water mains, water reservoir equipment and […]

Current cold spell ‘sets gas demand soaring’

The current cold spell sweeping Europe could see temperatures fall by as much as 12°C below seasonal norms and has already set gas demand soaring. That’s according to a new report from analytics business S&P Global Platts, which suggests storage levels are becoming depleted across the continent. It says wholesale gas prices, which are strongly […]

Southeast Asia ‘on course to meeting green goals’

Southeast Asian nations are on course to meeting their goal of sourcing 23% of total primary energy from renewables by 2025. That’s according to new analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which suggests achieving this target would significantly improve access to affordable clean energy in the region. Currently, 65 million people in the […]

Suppliers ‘must rethink the way they sell heat’

Consumers could be ready to move to low carbon heat technologies if the industry changes how it presents its products and services. That’s according to a new report from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), which suggests the emergence of smart meters and ‘connected home’ data could allow suppliers to sell energy on the basis of […]