Tag: Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

Industry calls on government to urgently widen its net zero technology focus

The government needs to urgently widen its technology focus, including other forms of direct electric heating alongside heat pumps, if it is to deliver the accelerate the take up of low carbon heating.

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Consultation on Future Homes Standard published

The consultation on the Future Homes and Future Buildings Standards has been published and is open to 6th March 2024.

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What the Autumn Statement means for heat pumps

The Autumn Statement included some news around the electrification of heat, including zero-rate VAT being extended to cover technologies such as water-source heat pumps.

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Government heat network specialists urge industry to seize funding opportunities

Developers and public sector urged to think beyond single building heating to create low-carbon networks that can reuse sources of waste heat

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Heat pumps to shine at InstallerSHOW

The Heat Pump Ready zone at InstallerSHOW this week will be one of the event’s highlights, with a focus on innovation that will accelerate the deployment of domestic heat pumps in the UK. There will also be series of talks and demonstrations on the stand, on topics including: Making heat pump installations quicker, better, and […]

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InstallerSHOW’s Heat Pump Ready programme revealed

The Heat Pump Ready team has revealed its programme of talks that will run throughout InstallerSHOW this month. The Heat Pump Ready zone at InstallerSHOW will showcase innovation that will accelerate the deployment of domestic heat pumps in the UK. The zone includes an area for talks, and the programme is: Tuesday 27th June 10:30 […]

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Discover the future of heat pumps at InstallerSHOW

We’re excited to reveal what visitors to the Heat Pump Ready zone at InstallerSHOW will see, with a focus on innovation that will accelerate the deployment of domestic heat pumps in the UK. The organisations in the zone will be showcasing innovations that will overcome barriers to heat pumps by: Reducing the cost of heat […]

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Funding update: Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme

The government has given £613 million of funding to a wide range of public sector organisations in the last phase of its Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS), according to the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ). In its summary report of Phase 3a of the scheme, which focuses strongly on heating decarbonisation, alongside […]

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Government maps out heat pump investment

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero has published a heat pump investment roadmap. The roadmap showcases what the government “significant opportunities for private sector investment” in the growing heat pump market, from manufacturing through to deployment. The document states that, in order to reach 600,000 heat pump installations a year by 2028, there […]

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Interim report from heat electrification project published

Interim heat pump performance data has been released as part of the Electrification of Heat Demonstration Project, showing good results in cold weather and overall improved efficiencies. Funded by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ), the project is working to understand the technical and practical feasibility, and constraints of a mass rollout […]

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Government creates Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

Rishi Sunak has appointed Grant Shapps as the secretary of state heading up the new Department for Energy Security and Net Zero. The appointment was part of the Prime Minister’s breaking up of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the creation of three new departments: Department for Energy Security and Net […]

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