decarbonising heat

Hydrogen boilers: here today, in your home tomorrow

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Hydrogen boilers: here today, in your home tomorrow

Martyn Bridges, director of technical communication and product management at boiler manufacturer Worcester Bosch, says that he doesn't need a crystal ball to discern the future of domestic heat - in the company's labs, prototype hydrogen boilers are up and running.

Putting customers at the heart of RIIO2

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Putting customers at the heart of RIIO2

Continuing our series of exclusive contributions from Cadent, Richard Court - head of regulation and external affairs - tells Network why Ofgem's RIIO2 framework consultation is at a critical stage.

SPEN launches £15m Green Economy Fund

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SPEN launches £15m Green Economy Fund

SP Energy Networks has unveiled a new £15 million fund which is aimed at kick starting the way both transport and heating is powered in Scotland.

Could hydrogen be used to power homes?

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Could hydrogen be used to power homes?

Arup is leading a UK government project examining the feasibility of phasing out the use of natural gas for domestic use by converting homes to hydrogen fuel. Mark Neller, associate director and project director for Arup+, provides Network with an overview.

Direction of heat policy to be outlined in carbon plan

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Direction of heat policy to be outlined in carbon plan

The government will start to outline its plans for the decarbonisation of heating when it publishes its latest emissions reduction plan in 2017, business and energy minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe has revealed.

Developing domestic hydrogen appliances ‘needs strong policy direction’

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Developing domestic hydrogen appliances ‘needs strong policy direction’

Developing domestic appliances such as boilers and cookers that use 100% hydrogen instead of natural gas is possible with "strong policy direction" from government.

Progress on heating has ‘stalled’, CCC warns

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Progress on heating has ‘stalled’, CCC warns

Progress towards the decarbonisation of heating has “stalled”, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has warned.

BEIS needs to ‘completely re-think’ strategy for heating

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BEIS needs to ‘completely re-think’ strategy for heating

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy needs to "completely re-think" its strategy for the decarbonisation of heating, Policy Exchange has warned.