District heating



Dundee unveils draft developer guidance on local heat networks

New guidance for developers on connecting to or creating district heating systems in Dundee could be set for consultation.

Published 2 September 2020

Council creates energy company to run new heating system in Clydebank

An energy company is being established by West Dunbartonshire Council to operate and manage a new unique heating system in Clydebank.

Published 29 June 2020

New Bill to accelerate use of heat networks across Scotland

The Scottish Government has published new legislation on the development of heat networks to help meet climate change targets and tackle fuel poverty.

Published 3 March 2020

District heat network turns up the heat in Stirling

A groundbreaking project that could see homes in the Forthside area of Stirling provided with heat that’s generated from waste water is now fully operational in the area.

Published 11 November 2019

Government outlines green commitments in 2019-20 Programme for Government

A £3 billion Green Investment Portfolio and a vow to end polluting gas heating in new homes within five years are part of the Scottish Government’s next steps to tackle climate change, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced in Parliament yesterday.

Published 4 September 2019

Land sale puts Shawfair on course for more than 1,000 new homes

Stewart Milne Homes has become the sixth housebuilder to sign-up for the Shawfair project after developers behind the new town concluded the sale of a 16.1-acre (6.5-hectare) plot of land.

Published 8 August 2019

First Minister launches Stirling District Heat Network

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has officially opened a new £6 million project which uses cutting-edge renewables technology to harness energy from waste water.

Published 8 August 2019

Ewan Jures: Is it time to get heated about heating new homes?

WSP associate Ewan Jures on the importance of district heating networks.

Published 12 July 2019

Scotland’s first 100% renewable biomass heat and power district network opens

A £24 million heating district network which will help to tackle fuel poverty has opened in Glenrothes.

Published 26 April 2019

Falkirk residents to benefit from £4m district heating upgrade

125 additional homes, three local schools and Falkirk Council offices are all set to benefit from a newly announced £4 million project to extend an existing district heating system and create a private wire network at Callendar Park.

Published 14 February 2019

First sod cut on Clydebank district heating network

Work to construct West Dunbartonshire Council’s new high-tech heating system in Clydebank has officially begun.

Published 16 November 2018

District heating in place at Edinburgh council housing development

A district heating network is set to service a new housing development in Edinburgh.

Published 17 October 2018

Scottish projects receive funding in first Energy Redress Scheme awards

A community heating network in Stirlingshire and an innovative cooking and lighting energy saving programme on Lewis are among six charity projects to have been awarded over £280,000 in funding for sustainable energy projects in the first round of grants from the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme.

Published 26 July 2018

Dundee to consider district heating strategy

Pioneering technology applied to a tried and tested principle introduced in Dundee almost a century ago is set to take the city into a low carbon future.

Published 29 May 2018

New sites to benefit from Aberdeen district heating network

Proposals for a £606,000 investment in the expansion of the Torry district heating network are to be progressed after backing from Aberdeen City Council.

Published 24 May 2018