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Heat networks can deliver significant carbon savings, but just 2% of the UK's heat is currently supplied by such systems, leaving the nation far behind other European countries

BEIS compromises on renewable heat support, announces new heat network funding

The UK Government is seemingly beginning to take heed of advice to focus on delivering low-carbon heating systems, with two new announcements which could effectively reduce emissions from heating demand in towns and cities and begin to restore investor confidence in the neglected sector.

Professor Paul Younger: "It's now time for Scotland to focus its attention on the potential for heat pump technology to deliver low-carbon heat at reasonable cost"

Top academic urges Scotland to harness hidden heat in rivers

A leading academic has called for Scotland to follow Norway's lead and use heat pump technology to provide large-scale, low-carbon heat.

Amanda Flynn, one of the participants in the challenge

Unilever challenges consumer behaviour on water use

Unilever is embarking on the next phase of its consumer-facing behavioural change programme to encourage families to lead more sustainable lifestyles.

One of the tips contained in the guide is to create a maintenance manual, recording all work done on the boiler, and who did it

Businesses wasting £400m on bad boiler practice

UK businesses could make savings totalling more than £400m per year, simply by improving the efficiency of their boilers, according to new research from the Carbon Trust.

Brixham Market, Devon

Devon fish market installs solar energy system

Brixham Fish Market in Devon has installed a solar energy system to provide low-carbon heating and hot water as part of the site's multi-million redevelopment project.

It's time to renew our obligations towards heat.

Gaynor Hartnell of the Renewable Power Association outlines the benefits of a renewable heat obligation.

UK Business Briefs: waste management, community heating, water MSc

In this week’s UK Business Briefs, a waste management company celebrates two seven-year contracts in London; a community energy programme is calling for bids for funding; free registration for water and wastewater students on two masters degrees; a new industrial modem for high-speed data transfer and low power operation; and a carbon offset company changes its logo.

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