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Green Heat Network Transition Scheme - Round 2 Applications open 30 August

BEIS are pleased to announce that the second application round for the Green Heat Network Fund (GHNF) Transition Scheme will open for applications on Monday, the 30th of August 2021.

New subsurface facilities for mine water thermal energy investigation

The new UK Geoenergy Observatory in Glasgow provides at-scale, instrumented borehole infrastructure to enable practical investigation of mine water thermal energy abstraction and storage. The subsurface infrastructure is largely complete. Additional top-side infrastructure to provide the capability to investigate heat transfer will be installed in early 2022.

Applications open for next round of Heat Networks Delivery Unit Funding

The Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU) in BEIS has announced that Round 11, the next round of grant funding, is now open for applications.

Power Shift: Research into Local Authority powers relating to climate action by UK100 & Quantum

A new report published by UK100 and Quantum on 3 May provides a comprehensive review of the powers local authorities have an need to tackle climate action in the UK. The report found that while there are widespread declarations of climate emergencies from local authorities across the county, most lack the resources and a supportive framework from national government needed in order to deliver on ambition.

New BEIS Heat Networks Planning Database

The ADE is pleased to share that BEIS have published a new Heat Networks Planning Database (HNPD), detailing district and communal networks across the UK.

Between hope and hype: a hydrogen vision for the UK - E3G report

Ahead of BEIS’s forthcoming Hydrogen Strategy, E3G’s new report sets out policy recommendations in order to add most value for climate, jobs, and levelling up.

Bringing buildings’ energy measurement into the 21st Century – Green Finance Institute puts forward

The Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings (CEEB) today releases a report recommending a new protocol for real-time ‘metering’ of energy savings in UK buildings, and outlining the data points it should include. 

BEIS and Heat Network Industry Council launch new Heat Network Exchange website

New Heat Network Exchange website aims to make it easier for companies operating in the heat networks sector to find similar companies providing services or parts, and make requests to the wider sector if you need urgent help to keep your network running. 

CIBSE/ADE CP1 (2020) Heat Networks Code of Practice Published

The new CP1 (2020) Heat Networks Code of Practice for the UK has been officially published by CIBSE and is available for download.

BEIS publish response to Facilitating Energy Efficiency in the Electricity System Call for Evidence

In July 2019, the Department for Busines Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a call for evidence on facilitating energy efficiency in the electricity system. 

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