Manchester’s new Tower of Light structure has been officially switched on, marking a milestone in the development of the city’s new Civic Quarter Heat Network.
Almost a year on since joining Peel L&P’s natural resources and energy team, district heat network specialist Ener-Vate has set out new growth plans to help the UK to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels.
We can’t decarbonise heat using new build alone. Heat network zones must play a major role in meeting the retrofit challenge.
Many of the actions needed to achieve a reduction in carbon emissions are highly place-based, which combined with wider trends of digitalisation, decentralisation and democratisation in energy can make local solutions central to helping the UK achieve its net zero carbon targets and wider societal goals.
Octopus Electric Vehicles today announces that it is expanding its innovative Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) project Powerloop, preparing the path to participate in the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism.
There are fewer complaints regarding heat networks and more heat providers are signing up to customer protection standards, according to the latest figures from Heat Trust.
The award-winning Queens Quay Heat Pump Energy Centre is providing low-carbon heating to the first phases of the £250m Clydebank-based development and members of West Dunbartonshire Council, Vital Energi and Star Renewables recently gathered to celebrate the achievement at an official opening.
The British Army’s first photovoltaic Solar Farm has been officially opened by the Minister for Defence Procurement, Jeremy Quin.
District heating specialist Switch2 Energy has published the Essential Guide to the Heat Network Regulations . This explains recent legislation updates and the urgent steps heat suppliers must take to gain compliance and stem huge energy losses on thousands of unmetered homes.
Vital Energi are delivering financial savings of £1.6m a year for University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW), money that will be used to improve patient care.