In order to hit the UK’s net zero target, the installation of low carbon heating systems needs to increase from 26,000 a year currently to 1.2 million by 2030.
British start-up Caldera is launching a new large-scale domestic heat battery, capable of providing low carbon heat by utilising excess renewable energy on the grid.
Centrica has begun a UK-wide heat pump project together with social landlord Sanctuary Housing.
DNO UK Power Networks (UKPN) has launched a hybrid low carbon heating system trial together with gas network Wales & West Utilities (WWU).
Legal & General has made another investment into low carbon heat, with LGIM Real Assets providing debt finance to renewables funding scheme HeatRHIght.
In part eight of Current± Predicts, Good Energy's Kit Dixon foretells policy changes while Northern Powergrid's Iain Miller bets on community energy.
Accelerating the rollout of energy efficiency and low carbon heating technologies could help create tens of thousands of jobs as we come out of the COVID-19 lockdown.