Heat Supply Partnership to Increase Low Carbon Heating in Enfield

By District Energy posted 01-26-2021 20:51




A long-term heat supply agreement between energy supplier Energetik, North London Waste Authority (NLWA) and LondonEnergy Limited has been finalised, allowing for low carbon heating and hot water to be supplied to households in Enfield using heat energy from the NWLA’s Energy Recovery Facility (ERW) at Edmonton EcoPark.

Edmonton EcoParkThe new agreement will see up to 60 MW of previously untapped heat energy generated from NWLA’s ERW supplied to Enfield residents through Energetik’s community heat networks.

Heat networks, also known as district heating, takes heat from a centralised source to domestic and non-domestic buildings.

It is considered one of the most cost-effective ways of reducing carbon emissions from heating, with the Committee on Climate Change advising that around 20 per cent of UK heat will need to come from heat networks by 2050 if the UK is to meet its carbon targets.

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