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Octopus launches heat pump and solar referral scheme

Octopus Energy has unveiled the UK’s first heat pump and solar referral scheme.

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Chris Skidmore to speak at InstallerSHOW 2024

Chris Skidmore, the author of the Mission Zero report, will be speaking at this year’s InstallerSHOW in the elemental Arena.

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Content programme revealed for elemental theatres at InstallerSHOW

InstallerSHOW is back at the NEC in Birmingham this year, running from 25 to 27 June, featuring several content theatres designed for the elemental audience.

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Networking lunch for women in heat pumps and cooling taking place at InstallerSHOW

A meet-up for women working in both the heat pump and cooling sectors will take place in the Climate Solutions theatre at InstallerSHOW in June.

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Testing begins for IDSR flexibility solutions

SMS plc has begun testing of Interoperable Demand Side Response (IDSR) solutions as part of the government’s Flexibility Innovation Programme.

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Carrier launches chillers to meet data centre demand

Carrier has launched a new range of high performance chillers specifically aimed at data centres, designed to minimise energy use and carbon emissions while cutting running costs for operators.

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Wolseley to refund Clean Heat Market Mechanism price increases

Wolseley has promised to reverse all price increases levied by boiler manufacturers in relation to the controversial Clean Heat Market Mechanism (CHMM), to support its customer base of tradespeople and to avoid unnecessary impact on consumers. It has also undertaken to refund the increases on any purchases made since 1st January.

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Utilita customers to receive eligibility check for free or subsidised retrofit measures

All households supplied by Utilita Energy will be the first in the UK to receive an automated eligibility check for free or subsidised measures made available by all 11 of the UK’s decarbonisation schemes.

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Ideal Heating secures retrofit contract with Bernicia Group

More than 200 of Ideal Heating’s Logic Air heat pumps are being installed in properties across the North East as part of a housing upgrade programme being carried out by Bernicia Group.

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Energy gallery opens at Science Museum

Energy Revolution: The Adani Green Energy Gallery is now open at the Science Museum in London.

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Renewables toolkit launched for local projects

Economists and environmental scientists from Northumbria University have created a renewable energy toolkit, for those interested in developing local scale renewable energy projects in North East England.

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BESA calls for swift resolution to building control delays

The Building Engineering Services Association has welcomed the government’s decision to head off a potential collapse of the country’s planning system but warned that the uncertainty is undermining progress towards making buildings safer.

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