River Leven could power Dumbarton homes and businesses

By District Energy posted 06-04-2019 00:00


Jenny Foulds, Daily Record


A major groundbreaking green scheme to heat homes and businesses – powered by the River Leven – could be launched at Lomondgate.

Strathleven Regeneration CIC (SRCIC), which has been regenerating the former J&B bottling plant and associated land off the A82, have ambitions to create the revolutionary heating system.

Vital Energi is taking forward the vision and is responsible for the £250million Queen’s Quay regeneration project in Clydebank which will be the first water source heat pump scheme of its kind in Scotland.

The cutting edge project would see water extracted from the Leven and pumped along insulated pipes to deliver hot water to occupants of Strathleven Regeneration-owned sites and surrounding housing areas.

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