UK consults on deploying £320m for heat networks

A consultation on how best to deploy £320 million for investment in low carbon heating projects in the next five years has been launched. The Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) aims to create a “central heating for cities” by increasing the number of heat networks being built and creating the conditions necessary for the development […]

Low carbon heat ‘could succeed without subsidies from 2021’

Low carbon district heating networks could succeed without subsidies from 2021. It would be possible by creating a regulatory framework that puts heat networks on par with other energy infrastructures, according to the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE). Building on the government’s pledge to provide £320 million for district heating networks in the next five […]

UK funds £1.5m to boost low carbon heating

The government has invested £1.5 million to boost low carbon heating in homes and businesses. A total of 24 local authorities across England and Wales have received a share of the funding to develop 27 heating projects. They will help reduce carbon emissions, potentially lower energy bills in local areas, tackle fuel poverty and create jobs, […]

£8m low carbon heating fund for communities

DECC has today announced an £8million funding for a low carbon heating scheme for community groups in the UK. It is part of the Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme (RHPP) and will assist communities to support domestic renewable heat installations in privately owned homes. Community-based organisations such as voluntary groups, social enterprises and development trusts […]