Vattenfall to warm London homes and businesses with low carbon heating

The project will provide low carbon heating and hot water to 6,700 new homes and half a million square metres of new office, retail and commercial space

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Vattenfall Heat UK has sealed an agreement with Brent Cross South developer Argent Related to provide low carbon heating to homes, shops, and other businesses in Barnet, North London.

It says the 8MW heating system will be ‘the largest installation of its kind in the UK’ and will provide low carbon heating and hot water to 6,700 new homes and half a million square metres of new office, retail and commercial space.

The project, which will include 8MW of heat pumps, is expected to supply more than 80% of the total heat requirements of the site, alongside other low and zero carbon heat sources.

The installation is expected to start its operation in 2023.

Adriana Rodriguez, Regional Director (South) at Vattenfall Heat UK, said: “This is a really exciting partnership with Argent Related and means we can install a state-of-the-art heat network that will deliver affordable, reliable and low carbon heating for people in the Brent Cross South redevelopment.”

Anthony Peter, Chief Operating Officer of Brent Cross South DM, said: “We have chosen to work with Vattenfall to help us deliver future-proofed energy infrastructure with the aim of achieving zero carbon heating within a generation.”

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