Leeds hots up with new £35m district heating project

The project is expected to deliver savings of between 10% to 25% per year on energy bills as well as reduce carbon emissions

University of East Anglia commits £1m to going green

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has committed £1 million to lowering carbon dioxide emissions by a quarter before 2020. It has appointed energy firm Vital Energi to upgrade and optimise ventilation, lighting, energy and water systems across its campus. These improvements are guaranteed through an Energy Performance Contract (EPC) between the University and Vital […]

Two hospitals to save £13.4m with CHP units

An NHS Trust is expected to save more than £13.4 million thanks to two new combined heat and and power (CHP) plants. Vital Energi has signed a contract with Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to install a 2.5MW CHP system which will be integrated into the existing electrical, heating and hot water systems at the […]

District heating network to supply £6bn development

A new district heating network in London will help supply a £6 billion business and housing development. Sustainable energy system provider Vital Energi is delivering the project on behalf of Enfield Council’s own energy company, energetik. It will design, build, operate and maintain the main energy centre for the Meridian Water development and install the district heating […]

King’s Cross gets “pink panther” CHP plant

King’s Cross station’s power supply is in the pink – quite literally – as it unveiled a new Combined Heat and Power energy centre. The fuchsia-painted unit will provide sustainable power for a new £2 billion, 67 acre development in central London which revolves around the railway and underground station. Dubbed the “pink panther” by […]