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Households offered £5000 to replace their gas boilers

Households offered £5,00 to replace their gas boilers: Households in the United Kingdom are allegedly scheduled to get £5,000 in new government assistance to replace their outdated gas boilers with low-carbon replacements. The government is set to release its Heat and Buildings Strategy, which will include steps to decrease emissions from buildings, in the coming…
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Ireland funds community & home energy improvements

Ireland funds community & home energy improvements: An amount of 83 Irish community & home energy plans have been awarded funding valued at €57 million (£48.6m) in full by the government. It is being supplied under the Community Energy Grant Scheme, that will back a range of enhancements to current buildings to propel energy efficiency…
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Green energy fees to be moved from electricity to gas bills

Green energy fees to be moved from electricity to gas bills: The government is supposedly thinking about switching green energy levies from electricity to gas bills. As stated in reports, ministers will soon reveal plans that will have levies, containing the feed-in tariff as well as Contracts for Difference (CfDs) shift from customers’ electric to…
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EVs are predicted to raise electricity demand by 71.6TWh

EVs are predicted to raise electricity demand by 71.6TWh: The latest figures from Cornwall Insight’s ‘Benchmark power curve’ forecasts that by 2040 EVs will contribute an additional 71.6TWh, this is a massive 31 times higher than the current level of demand for electricity from electrified transport and 25% of current annual demand which stands at…
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Sadiq Khan visits water source heat pump project

Sadiq Khan visits water source heat pump project: Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London met with Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees to tour the new Castle Park Water Source Heat Pump project in Bristol which is established to decarbonise the city’s heat generation. The 3MW water source heat pump is described to be the biggest project…
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As much as £1.5m for grid scale energy storage tech

As much as £1.5m for grid scale energy storage tech: Up to £1.5m of funding has been reported for study toward developing & combining technologies to allow energy storage at grid scale. Concerned areas contain mechanical storage systems, compressed air energy storage, storage of heat, hydrogen or natural gas and heat pumps or pumped heat…
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Heat pumps need to be given to low income households

Heat pumps need to be given to low income households Should heat pumps and their installation be give to households on a low income for free? This is one of the measures that are being suggested by leading companies and organisations that should be a part of the governments ‘Fair Heat Deal’ Some of the…
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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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No more gas boilers?

With the governments plans of making Britain greener, could we see no more gas boilers? The plan to replace gas boilers with greener alternatives could see potential cuts made to electricity bills in a bid to encourage more people to use low carbon alternatives, according to the Daily Telegraph. At present, an estimated quarter of…
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UK Green Homes £562m scheme for 50k households

UK Green Homes £562m scheme for 50k households: Over 50,000 homes will profit from new government funding to decarbonise the housing sector as the nation shifts to net zero reported today. The £562 million package will help over 300 local authorities throughout England & Scotland fund energy efficiency enhancements, which include solar panels, deep insulation…
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