District heating



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

Competition watchdog considers regulation for district heat networks

Greater protection for customers could be on the way after an interim report from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) suggested that consumers in the district heating market are not getting value for money.

Published 11 May 2018

District heating network to be installed at Edinburgh housing development

Arc-Tech (Scotland) Ltd has embarked on its first major district heating contract for a new residential development located in Craigmillar, Edinburgh.

Published 19 March 2018

Land purchase approved for Clydebank’s District Heating Network

Ambitious plans to make Clydebank the “greenest town in Scotland” have taken another step forward after councillors agreed a deal to purchase land to build a District Heating Network energy centre.

Published 19 January 2018

Green light for new Queens Quay energy centre

A new energy centre at Queens Quay could start generating heat by Autumn 2018 after planning permission was granted for the development at the £250 million regeneration project on the site of the former John Brown’s shipyard in Clydebank.

Published 21 December 2017

Competition watchdog to investigate district heating market

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching a “comprehensive study” into domestic heat networks to ensure households are getting a good deal.

Published 8 December 2017

Green light for Glenrothes public heating scheme

A project to provide heating for homes and businesses in Glenrothes from a biomass plant at nearby Markinch has received planning approval.

Published 22 November 2017

Energy centre plans lodged to make Clydebank the ‘greenest town in Scotland’

Plans have been submitted for a new energy centre at Queens Quay which developers say could make Clydebank become the “greenest town in Scotland”.

Published 26 October 2017

Masterplan to outline £17m proposal for over 100 homes at Govan shipyard

Plans are in the pipeline for a £17 million housing-led development project to regenerate a key location in Govan.

Published 13 October 2017

Edinburgh to host free District Heating workshop

REHAU’s free District Heating workshops will be heading to Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh on Wednesday, October 4th, to offer consultants, contractors, local authorities, developers and housing associations the chance to find out more about the benefits and practicalities of District Heating.

Published 14 September 2017