£1.3m Grant For Researchers To Develop Flexible Heat Storage Systems

Jan 27, 2021

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have received £1.3m of funding for a project to develop a low-carbon energy storage system.

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£20m District Heating System Planned For Midlothian

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New Energy Efficient Tool In Camden Flats

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Blow For Leeds District Heating As Councillors Scale Back Plans

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Vattenfall To Create District Heating For London Homes

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Plans to provide £5,000 grants to enable people to install low carbon boiler replacements such as heat pumps have been unveiled, boosting the potential for more widespread district heating systems. The plans, unveiled as part of the government’s Heat and...

£4 Million Heat Pump Project For London’s Square Mile

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Clean Heat Grant Could Offer People Thousands To Replace Old Boilers

A modification to the proposed Clean Heat Grant could offer £7000 to incentivise homeowners to replace gas boilers with energy-efficient and eco-friendly alternatives. The proposal, having been consulted upon earlier in the year, is set to come into force next...

What is District Heating?

Former wells for drilling oil and gas could be used to provide geothermal district heating systems by drawing heat from their underground sections. In a webinar led by geothermal company CeraPhi energy, the company claimed that these redundant wells...

Aberdeenshire Energy Recovery Plant Secures Consent

Natural Power, a leading renewable energy consultancy and energy provider, has secured planning consent for a brand new, world-class energy recovery plant which will be constructed on the site of the former Inverurie paper mill at Kirkwood Commercial Park in...

Next Phase Of Liverpool Low-Carbon Energy Network Receives Council Approval

A major district heating project for the centre of Liverpool has received approval to enter its next phase, which will provide hot water and heat for up to 9,000 homes once completed in 2023. The plans, undertaken by Mersey Heat and approved by Liverpool...