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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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Millions of homes do not meet insulation standards

A new study of over 21 million homes, the latest iteration of research first conducted two years ago, has found that millions still only meet insulation standards of 1976 or earlier.

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Energy storage trial from EDF and Brighton & Hove City council

EDF is working on five new trials exploring how solar solutions for social housing, incentivised demand flexibility as well as using electric vehicles and heat pumps for electric storage, can help a wide range of customers across the country save cash and carbon. Over 2,000 customers will be invited to take part in the trials, […]

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Energy Superhub planned for Bedfordshire

EDF Renewables UK has signed a contract with Wärtsilä for a new transmission-connected battery storage facility in Sundon, Bedfordshire, which will form part of a new Energy Superhub in the region. The 50 MW/100 MWh lithium-ion battery storage facility in Sundon will be capable of powering over 100,000 homes for two hours. The battery will enable […]

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EDF’s Philippe Commaret on heat pump progress

At the recent opening of the new HPIN training academy, we caught up with Philippe Commaret, Managing Director Customers at EDF Energy, to talk about the progress so far on the rollout of heat pumps. What do you think needs to happen to get more installers interested in becoming trained to work with heat pumps? […]

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Lord Callanan attends launch of heat pump training academy

elemental spoke to Lord Callanan at the launch of a new heat pump training academy, to find out how the Boiler Upgrade Scheme is progressing. EDF, CB Heating and Daikin opened a new heat pump training academy to drive the upskilling of heat pump installers. The launch event was attended by Philippe Commaret, Managing Director […]

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EDF’s heat pump projects revealed

EDF is working on two Heat Pump Ready Programme projects, supported by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The first project – Neighbourhood Heat Pump – is being delivered by a consortium led by EDF, including Kensa Utilities, Devon County Council, Enzen, Urbanomy, Sheffield University and UCL, as part of Stream 1 […]

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Norfolk solar farm to power Network Rail buildings

Network Rail has signed an agreement with EDF Renewables UK which will see solar energy used to power its offices, depots and railway stations across the country. The contract will mean 49.9 MW of renewable energy capacity is available – and will cover around 15% of Network Rail’s annual consumption of non-traction energy – provided […]

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EDF announces partnership with CB Heating

EDF has entered into a strategic investment and partnership with Clacton-based CB Heating to advance its heat pump offering for its UK customers and help upskill engineers across the country. The investment means EDF will partner with CB Heating for its customers’ heat pump installations, with an end-to-end installation through CB Heating’s Heat Pump Installer […]

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UK’s insulation revealed to be at least 46 years old

Research carried out by EDF in partnership with Sprift has found that the majority (58%) of properties across England and Wales only meet insulation standards of 1976 or older. The study analysed the current levels of home insulation (including floor, roof, window and wall insulation) against building regulations of homes across different time periods to […]

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Industry calls for more action against fuel poverty

A cross-industry letter has been sent to HM Treasury today to call on the Government to expand the support available for households at risk of fuel poverty. The letter follows the lack of focus on energy efficiency within the Energy Security Strategy this week. The Government has provided support for energy-efficiency measures since 2013 under […]

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Green hydrogen project announced for Teeside

EDF Renewables UK and Hynamics, a subsidiary of  EDF Group specialising in hydrogen, have announced plans for a green hydrogen production centre on Teeside. Tees Green Hydrogen will use the green electricity from nearby Teesside Offshore Wind Farm along with a new solar farm, which EDF Renewables UK intends to construct near Redcar, to power […]

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