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Mitsubishi Electric aims to engage building operators in improving efficiency

HVAC giant Mitsubishi Electric has upgraded its MELCloud suite of monitoring and controls products, promising to offer building operators and facilities managers unprecedented insight into their building services.

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National Grid reveals partners for grid upgrade

National Grid has launched the Great Grid Partnership,  naming the seven partners who will support the delivery of an initial nine Accelerated Strategic Transmission Investment (ASTI) projects. The ASTI projects form a key part of The Great Grid Upgrade, which is building the significant new electricity network infrastructure required to reduce the UK’s reliance on […]

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Ideal Heating and HPIN join forces

Ideal Heating and Heat Pump Installer Network (HPIN) have launched an alliance aiming to make it quicker and easier for traditional boiler engineers to become heat pump installers.

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Aira launches training academy in Sheffield

At its new training centre, Aira is providing an avenue for existing gas installers to develop, progress and future-proof their careers.

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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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Data centre heat to be reused for Edinburgh students

The Scottish Government’s Public Sector Heat Decarbonisation Fund has awarded funding to Edinburgh University to enable heat recovery from a data centre.

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Taking back control of local energy could help drive a new generation of renewables 

A report from Common Wealth, sets out a blueprint for Labour’s ‘Local Power Plan’ which could help win local support for new renewable energy.

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Norfolk leads the way in newbuild heat pump installation

Analysis by comparison site Confused.com has shown widely differing rates of heat pump take-up across the country, ranging from Norfolk’s 50% of new builds in 2019-2023 to Liverpool’s less than 1%.

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InstallerSHOW and the Local Net Zero Hubs forge alliance for 2024 event

InstallerSHOW and elemental are delighted to be once again working with the Local Net Zero Hubs programme as part of our 2024 event, taking place 25 to 27 June at the NEC in Birmingham. The Local Net Zero Hubs programme will have a dedicated area at the show to showcase its work to support the Net […]

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Mitie celebrates EV milestone

Mitie has welcomed the 5,000th electric vehicle (EV) to its fleet, meaning two thirds (66%) of its fleet is now electric. The vehicle, a Volkswagen ID Buzz, was unveiled at Mitie’s headquarters at The Shard in London, and will be used by its National Maintenance Network team, playing a crucial role for mobile engineers carrying […]

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Heat pump tariff from EDF

EDF has launched a heat pump tariff that will never charge customers more than the price cap.

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HPA creates statistics resource for heat pumps

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has launched a new statistics page, with annual UK heat pump sales data and quarterly updates on the number of individuals who have successfully completed training to install heat pumps in the UK since 2022.

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