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District Heating Loan: Bringing heat closer to home

• Major district heating investment on horizon • Scotland's District Heating Loan scheme shows the way forward • Case studies show human impact With the £320million Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) currently under consultation, there's set to be a lot more action on district heating projects...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 22/08/2016 - 16:27



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UK cities seek green innovation

The UK’s urban areas are thinking smarter about energy than ever before, and there are few better recent examples than plans in the centre of Britain’s second city, Birmingham. A combined heat and power (CHP) system is to be installed in the brand new Birmingham New Street station. A pretty...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 08:45



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More district heating in the pipeline

Concerns over carbon emissions and energy security in Europe has meant district heating schemes are on the verge of a boom. European Commission advisors have been pushing for greater emphasis on the efficiency of heating networks recently, arguing that the emphasis has been, until now, too much on...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 18/06/2014 - 08:45



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The potential of water source heat pumps

Renewable heat is in the news more than ever, with energy security issues like the Russia-Ukraine crisis piquing interest in the energy we can generate right here. Even a less talked about technology has got column inches of late – the water-source heat pump. The government is mapping the potential...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 09/04/2014 - 08:45



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The direct route to reusing waste heat

As the need to be able to heat our homes affordably becomes ever more pressing, more creative ways of acquiring the energy needed are demanded. District energy schemes are on the rise to fill this role – and one of the most eye-catching recent development on this theme was last week’s news that...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 22/11/2013 - 08:45



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District energy: the quiet revolution?

Some aspects of sustainable energy just seem to bubble along nicely without ever getting much mainstream attention at all. In some ways this can be a good thing; an opportunity for quiet progress and reasoned process. District energy schemes –heating or electricity-generating projects, often...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 14/01/2013 - 08:30