The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has welcomed government plans to phase out the use of oil to heat buildings and produce hot water.
Claire Perry MP, Minister for Climate & Industry, said during a briefing that the government intends to phase out the use of heating oil to heat buildings and domestic hot water during the 2020s, in both domestic and non-domestic heating systems.
Viessmann installers from England and Germany recreated one of the world’s fiercest international football rivalries at Huddersfield Town’s training ground.
But any hopes the English installers had of repeating the success of the 1966 World Cup team were dashed as the visitors stormed to an emphatic 6-1 victory.
"Wednesday’s announcement on the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) should provide a much needed boost to the heat pump industry." Say's Russell Dean, Mitsubishi Electric
The increase in the air source heat pump tariff by 33% will enable the industry to grow towards the volume needed to help meet the country’s renewable targets and most importantly help customers reduce their heating bills.
We know that air source heat pumps are suitable for the vast majority of homes, can be straightforward to install and that they can make a real difference to alleviating fuel poverty. Heating oil prices have been tracking the recent increases in wholesale oil costs which is going to make this winter a little tougher for households.
The Ground Source Heat Pump Association welcomes the BEIS publication of its response to The Renewable Heat Incentive – A Reformed and Refocused scheme consultation.
Today Baroness Neville-Rolfe made an important speech during which she underlined the importance of heat pumps in tackling the challenge of heating our buildings in the low carbon economy. She touched on heat networks, heat storage and heat recovery – all of which are uniquely well suited to promote ground source heat pump deployment at a large scale. To support this, she also announced the launch of several key consultations and the long-awaited publication of the reforms to the RHI.
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