SP Energy Network’s tool to predict low carbon heating uptake

SP Energy Network’s tool to predict low carbon heating uptake. SP Energy Networks has finished developments on an innovative tool which claims to have the ability to help predict the uptake and future demand from low carbon forms of heating. The ‘Heat-Up’ modelling tool will help use characteristics of the homes in the SP Energy…
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Social Housing emissions to be slashed

Social Housing emissions to be slashed: A UK-wide heat pump project has been launched by Centrica to help customers save on their energy bills and to drive down social housing emissions. This project is set to replace existing heating systems in 600 homes across the North West, Midlands, North, East and South West with low…
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Ofgem to boost investment for local electricity networks

Ofgem to boost investment for local electricity networks: In a bid to support the uptake of small-scale renewables, storage and clean heating and electric vehicles,Ofgem has today revealed there plans to boost investment in local electricity grids. Starting in April 2023, the energy market regulator has set out its working assumptions on the financial package…
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Hydrogen hub launched by Scottish Port

Hydrogen hub launched by Scottish Port: Soon to be built by Scotland’s Port of Cromarty Firth is a hydrogen hub that will store, produce and distibute hydrogen to distilleries in the region. Thi will give the opportunity to decarbonise the heating of their distilleries and malting is given by the delivery of green hydrogen. This…
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England set to have first poo-powered heating scheme

England set to have first poo-powered heating scheme: In a new project claimed to be England’s first heating scheme, more than 2,000 homes in Kingston could be heated using sewage this will use energy recovered from sewage treatment. Heat is to be recovered from the treament process at Thames Water’s Hogsmill sewage plant, this will…
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Scottish new homes may need zero emission heating

Scottish new homes may need zero emission heating: Under new plans suggested by the Scottish Government, all new build homes in Scotland could make it compulsory to have zero emission heating systems. It has started a consultation on the proposed New Build Heat Standard, focused on lowering greenhouse gas emissions & assisting Scotland to meet…
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How To Keep Your Energy Consumption Low During Lockdown

How To Keep Your Energy Use Low During Lockdown

How To Keep Your Energy Use Low During Lockdown: Keep your energy costs low this lockdown by being more aware of your consumption and making smaller changes in your daily life. As well all know too well, the Coronavirus pandemic is forcing us indoors, away from the outside world. During this second lockdown, we are…
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First UK homes heated with hydrogen in presentation

First UK homes heated with hydrogen in presentation: The first homes have been heated utilising hydrogen gas as part of a demonstration program in Northumberland. The HyStreet test site made up of specially-built demonstration houses, with more than 200 tests finished to research and confirm the safety of swiching homes & gas networks to hydrogen.…
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UK homes may save £1.4bn lowering thermostats just 1°C

UK homes may save £1.4bn lowering thermostats just 1°C: A predicted 17 million UK households could save approximately £1.4 billion by turning down their thermostats by only 1°C. This is according to a recent study, which discovered that two-thirds – or 17.7 million – of households are turning up their thermostats to greater than 20°C…
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3m UK households ‘owe £188m to energy suppliers’

3m UK households ‘owe £188m to energy suppliers’: Almost three million UK households already owe £188 million to their suppliers before the winter and are struggling with their energy bills. That is according to new analysis, which estimates 2.8 million households have an average debt of £68.20 each, according to comparison and switching service Uswitch,…
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