District heating

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

Shetland Islands Council to carry out energy study on Yell

A Local Heat and Energy Efficiency Strategy (LHEES) is to be developed on the Isle of Yell.

Published 14 August 2017

Blog: A new regulatory approach to Scottish district heating

What price will we pay for cheaper heat? James Forbes from Burness Paull looks at district heating schemes, fuel poverty and regulation.

Published 6 June 2017

Call for new protections for ‘communal heating’ consumers

There is a “clear need” for greater protection measures for consumers in Scotland who use ‘district heating’ schemes, according to Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

Published 29 May 2017

Regulation, finance and monitoring critical to success of district heating schemes

Wider regulation, more technical and financial support and better monitoring systems are priority requirements for promoting district heating in the social housing sector, according to a new research report.

Published 4 May 2017

Report highlights potential for Dundee district heating scheme

Dundee city centre offers an “excellent opportunity” to develop a district heating network due to its existing heat networks, generation and density of demand, a new report has revealed.

Published 4 May 2017

Public consultation for Glenrothes district heating scheme

Fife Council is to hold a public consultation event and exhibition today to provide information about its plans to construct a District Heating Scheme in the centre of Glenrothes.

Published 27 April 2017

WWHC freezes energy prices for 44th consecutive month

West Whitlawburn Housing Co-operative (WWHC) is to freeze energy costs for tenants connected to its District Heating System until March 2018.

Published 30 March 2017