Tag: District Heating

Kings Cross ‘Heatropolis’ to lay foundations for widescale district heating

UK Power Networks’ Heatropolis project aims to create a blueprint, showing how the decarbonisation of the King’s Cross heat network could scale up for millions of buildings across the country.

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Veolia uses AI to optimise Sheffield heat network

AI is being used for the first time to increase heat delivery on one of the UK’s largest and oldest district energy schemes.

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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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Unleashing the potential for district heating in Ireland

Gemserv’s Samantha Shea outlines a significant opportunity for the heating sector.

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Homes to be heated by data centre

Five green heating projects in London, Watford, Suffolk and Lancaster have been allocated grants from the Green Heat Network Fund.

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“We need to demystify the language around district heating”

A month into her role as MD at Vattenfall Heat UK, Jenny Curtis spoke to Lucy Dixon about the role of district heating in decarbonising heat.

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£13.7m awarded in first Heat Network Efficiency Scheme

Millions awarded to improve efficiency of existing district heating for local authorities, housing associations and private sector

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Vattenfall using sniffer dogs to detect heat network leaks

Detection dogs are being trained to find district heat network leaks.

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West Northamptonshire Council launches heat network feasibility study

West Northamptonshire Council has announced work on a heat network feasibility study to explore the possibility of a district heating system that can deliver lower-cost, low-carbon heat to homes and businesses. The council has secured £112k from round 12 of the government’s Heat Network Delivery Unit (HNDU) funding. The project will also be match-funded by […]

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Expansion confirmed for Leeds PIPES network

Four new connections to the Leeds PIPES district heating network have been confirmed by Leeds City Council. The  Leeds PIPES scheme – delivered in partnership with Vital Energi – has been supported by £5.4 million of government funding to date. It uses heat and energy recovered from non-recyclable waste at the Recycling and Energy Recovery […]

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Exploring the world’s largest untapped source of energy

A new Danfoss whitepaper takes a deep dive into how excess heat can be harnessed using existing solutions. Stuart Duff listened to a panel of industry experts exploring this topic. In the UK and EU alone, excess heat amounts to 2,860TWh/yr – roughly equivalent to the EU’s total energy demand for heat and hot water […]

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Qvantum receives award for apartment heat pump

Swedish company Qvantum has been awarded ISH Design Plus for its apartment heat pump. The heat pump is compact, which means it can be installed under a kitchen sink and is designed in modules. This makes it easy to both install and service. The tap water tank can be placed on a wall anywhere in […]

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