The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has called on the government to bring in zoning for heat, to help address the ‘retrogap’.
Heat pumps are confirmed to be included in the government’s £2 billion Green Homes Grant as it urges tradespeople to register for MCS accreditation.
Ofgem is targeting local electricity transformation in its distribution proposals for the next five years.
The Isle of Man has released its plan for reaching net zero by 2050, setting its sights on 75% renewables by 2035.
Good Energy is to launch the UK’s first ever tariff for heat pumps in autumn 2020.
Energy software company PassivSystems has called on the government to bring in a Regulated Asset Base (RAB) model to help finance low carbon heat.
Chairman of the Ground Source Heat Pump Association, Bean Beanland, discusses the “perfect storm” of the pandemic, Non-Domestic RHI tariff degressions and policy gaps regarding decarbonising heat.
Less than 2% of the heat pumps needed to decarbonise the UK’s homes are currently being installed by the government.
Nine out of ten energy professionals say the UK is currently off-track to reach net zero by 2050.