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.
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.
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.
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.
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.