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A zero carbon future: the role of district heating in Scotland

Aisling O'Reilly, Visions Blog Summary Projects Coordinator, Aisling O’Reilly, shares her knowledge of heat networks in Scotland, stories from the Vital Energi Conference as well as some examples of where the industry is headed from at home and abroad. There’s been a lot of talk recently...

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New Craigmillar development turns up the heat

Project Scotland Summary ARC-Tech (Scotland) has been delivering M&E works on a district heating network that is set to service a new Edinburgh housing development. The Craigmillar-based development on Greendykes Road is being constructed on behalf of City of Edinburgh Council and will...

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Minister visits Glenrothes Energy Network

Scottish Construction Now Summary The new cabinet secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Michael Matheson MSP visited Glenrothes Energy Network. The minister took time out of his busy schedule to tour the work site in Fife House car park and meet the team involved...

ENGIE UK to host Meet the Buyer event

Operating across Scotland from regional headquarters at Avondale House, Strathclyde Business Park, the Places & Communities Division of ENGIE UK (formerly Keepmoat Regeneration) works alongside local authorities, registered social landlords and other public bodies in the development and...

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Energy Company Signs Scotland Supply Deal

Jon Robinson, Insider Media Summary A Newark-based energy company has completed a deal to supply heat to a huge redevelopment project at Clyde Gateway, just outside Glasgow. SHARC Energy Systems will use its wastewater heat recovery technology to generate the heating and cooling services for...

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Work begins on Glenrothes Energy Network

Scottish Construction Now! Summary A ground breaking ceremony has taken place to mark the beginning of construction for a state-of-the-art energy centre at RWE’s Markinch CHP biomass plant in Fife. Glenrothes Energy Network is a £24 million collaborative local heat scheme between Fife Council...

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Engie looks to power up in Scotland after key hire

Scott Reid, The Scotsman Summary Energy and services firm Engie is gearing up for expansion in Scotland following the appointment of a regional boss for its regeneration business. Brian Pettigrew was previously group operations director for Robertson Partnership Homes – part of Robertson...

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Glasgow heat firm eyes Aberdeen energy sources

David McPhee, Energy Voice Summary Aberdeen’s rivers and seas are being eyed up by a Scottish renewable’s company as a lucrative energy resource. Dave Pearson, director of Glasgow based cooling company Star Renewable Energy, yesterday said his firm could harness the power of the Don, the Dee...

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COMMERCIAL FOCUS: New £24m district heating scheme in Fife will bring power to the people

Anthony Harrington, The Herald Scotland Summary Fife Council has begun work on one of Scotland ’s largest district heat networks. The scheme, which has already attracted a great deal of attention and interest, is fairly unique as it utilises the availability of an existing large biomass...

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Agenda: Ideas for seasonal thermal energy storage

Dr Daniel Friedrich, The Herald Scotland Summary It’s not news, but Scotland uses six times more energy for heating in winter than in summer. Storing energy to meet that enormous demand fluctuation used to be the preserve of the distinctive gasometers which dotted city skylines. As...