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Yorkshire Heat Network Specialist Wins Major Housing Contract

BDaily News Summary Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing Association (MTVH) has appointed Saltaire-based Switch2 Energy to deliver a low carbon heat network for its new housing development at the former Shredded Wheat factory South site in the London urban satellite of Welwyn Garden City. ...


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Start of Supply Marks 600th District Heating Scheme that Veolia Supports Worldwide

Veolia Press Release Summary The Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility (RERF), operated by Veolia on behalf of Leeds City Council, has now started delivering low carbon heat for local homes. The start of this supply marks the 600th district heating scheme that Veolia supports across the...


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Waste Heat from the Tube to Warm More than 1,350 Homes in Islington

Energy Live News Summary A new energy centre has been launched in Islington to enable waste heat from the London Underground to provide heating and hot water to more than 1,350 homes, a school and two leisure centres in the borough. The Bunhill 2 Energy Centre is located on the site of...


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Order Aims to Speed Up East Devon's District Heating Networks

Devon Live Summary Faster implementation of District Heating Networks planned in East Devon’s West End is being facilitated by the council. East Devon District Council’s Development Management Committee on Tuesday morning unanimously agreed to go out to consultation on a draft Local...


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New renewable energy venture for Arbroath family farm

The Courier.co.uk Summary East Balmirmer farm has produced livestock, cereals, vegetables, potatoes and daffodils over the 70 years it has been in the Galloway family, but Robert Galloway and his son Rory are now focused on the production of dried wood chip for commercial use. The new...


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Government Awards £40m for Seven District Heating Networks

Energy Live News Summary An investment of £40 million has been announced for seven district heating network projects, which will give thousands of homes access to low carbon heating. The heat networks, which provides heating in place of a traditional gas boiler, will be developed in...


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UK’s first district heating scheme using mine water energy now in development

ThinkGeoenergy Summary In a release, the UK government has announced that construction of a district heating scheme utilising mine water energy is set to begin in spring at development in County Durham, in the northeast of England, UK. The project will utilise water heated by geothermal...


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Carbon-friendly heating investment 'amazing' for environment and local economy

George Morgan, Wirral Globe Summary A £13 million investment in a carbon-friendly heating project has been described as an “amazing thing” for the region at a Wirral Council committee meeting. The money, part of the Merseyside Pension Fund, will help provide low-carbon heat for 10,000...


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'Next five years are critical': Report urges government to beef up green heat plans

Catherine Early, Business Green Summary New green heat technologies, such as heat pumps, combined heat and power systems, district heating, hydrogen and biogas, coupled with smart controls and financial innovation, could revolutionise home heating and put the UK on track to meet its net zero...


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Second Phase of Stoke-On-Trent's Heat Network Begins

Renewable Energy Magazine Summary The second phase of Stoke-On-Trent's heat network began this week when civic and business leaders from the UK city, and students from Stoke on Trent College's Urban Heat Academy, attended a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the latest 1.4 km...