Scottish fuel-poor get £16m of energy efficiency funding

Scottish fuel-poor get £16m of energy efficiency funding: Fuel-poor households in Scotland are set to improve insulation and install energy efficient heating systems under £16 million of new funding. The upgrades will contribute to Scotland’s net zero targets the government notes and help to meet a key Programme for Government commitment. Warmer Homes Scotland, the…
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Brits spend up to £584.7m on keeping their pets cosy

Pet Power: Brits spend up to £584.7m on keeping their pets cosy at home Why are we spending this much on our pets? The study also revealed that for 21% of Brits, their pet’s welfare matters more than their own Dogs owners across the UK are spending £33.7 million on washing their four-legged friend in…
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Hydrogen focus could boost offshore wind deployment

Hydrogen focus could boost offshore wind deployment: National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios (FES)*, published 27 July, showed hydrogen – for heating, transport and clean dispatchable thermal energy playing a pivotal role in three** out of the four of its net zero scenarios; Steady progression (SP), Consumer Transformation (CT), System Transformation (ST) and Leading the Way…
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Non-domestic RHI scheme extended

Non-domestic RHI scheme extended: A 14-month extension has been announced by the UK Government for non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme applicants to complete projects delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The move is aimed at companies to help them avoid missing the start-dates for their projects, protect investment in the renewable heat industry and provide…
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Off-grid Scottish homes heated by surplus wind energy

Off-grid Scottish homes: Scottish households could now be powered by surplus wind energy. The ‘4D Heat’ project by National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) and the Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is exploring the use of wind energy to generate electric heat in areas not connected to the gas grid. The project aims to…
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