UK boosts heat pump projects with £15m

A total of 24 projects in England and Scotland have won funding to make heat pumps cheaper and easier to install

New £9.2m competition launched to fund training for home decarbonisation

It is inviting organisations to submit proposals for delivering accredited skills training and support to installers within the retrofit, energy efficiency and heat pump sectors

‘Energy efficient homes could save the economy £7bn a year’

This would protect customers through the winter and create 140,000 green jobs, a report finds

Energy and carbon savings for Salford City Council after £7.45m green upgrades

The programme, which rolled out energy efficiency installations on more than 30 public buildings, helped save 2.4 million kWh of energy and 584 tonnes of carbon

WPD unveils project to help grid deal with low carbon demand

Data from smart meters will determine the stress level on the grid and the best times to charge EVs and heat pumps

‘Most low carbon heat tech produces no direct emissions’

That’s the claim of a new report, delving into the environmental impact of these technologies in use

New York City warms up for 30,000 new heat pump units

An initial $70m investment will support the development and delivery of the heat pumps for use in New York Public Housing facilities

EU greenlights €2.98bn German scheme to promote district heating networks

It is expected to support the installation of 681MW of renewable heat generation capacity per year

Glaswegian heat pump to accelerate the UK’s race to low carbon heat

The so-called “flexible” technology integrates a heat source that could potentially reduce the pump’s power consumption

Scotland to ban fossil fuel heating in new builds from 2024

They would instead by replaced by cleaner alternatives such as heat pumps, solar and electric energy, with a consultation on the proposals launched until 20th October 2022