District heating

MSP warms up with visit to Cube’s Gorget energy centre

An MSP visited Cube Housing Association to learn how tenants in Knightswood are keeping warm while saving money on fuel bills.

Published 6 February 2017

Aberdeen district heating network project moves to next stage

A £9.5 million District Heating Network which would provide lower-cost heating for residents in Aberdeen took a step forward at a council committee yesterday.

Published 25 January 2017

Minister sees how Greenock’s district heating system is tackling fuel poverty

Paul Wheelhouse MSP, minister for business, innovation and energy, has visited Broomhill in Greenock to hear how its new £7 million district heating system is resulting in warmer, more energy efficient homes with dramatically reduced energy bills.

Published 1 December 2016

Council approves next stage of £12m River Clyde District Heating Network

Ambitious plans to use water from the River Clyde to heat homes and businesses in Clydebank have moved forward after West Dunbartonshire Council agreed the next step in securing funding for a £12 million high-tech heating system.

Published 28 November 2016

More homes using renewable heat than ever before

More Scottish homes and businesses are seeing the benefit of renewable heat than ever before, according to new figures.

Published 7 October 2016

Survey into social landlords’ views and experience of district heating

Researchers on a project jointly managed by the Centre for Sustainable Energy and Changeworks are calling on social landlords to give their views and experiences of district heating.

Published 23 August 2016

GHA to consult on £4.3m district heating scheme

GHA is to hold a series of community events to share information on an innovative £4.3 million district heating scheme in the south side of Glasgow.

Published 12 August 2016

Scottish Government urged to deliver on Warm Homes Act promise

A Warm Homes Act that helps deliver clean, affordable heat to homes must be a priority for the new Scottish Government, according to a group from the third, renewable and academic sectors.

Published 31 May 2016

Plans to supply affordable heat to over 200 homes in Perth

An innovative renewable heating project which could help to reduce fuel poverty in the north of Perth is to be discussed by councillors next week.

Published 14 April 2016

Ten-year mixed use masterplan approved at Clydebank shipyard

A new civic heart will be created at the former John Brown’s shipyard in Clydebank, after plans to redevelop the site were given the go ahead by councillors.

Published 30 March 2016

Special Working Group publishes district heating regulation recommendations

A group set up to investigate where appropriate regulation could support and stimulate the district heating market in Scotland has published its first report.

Published 30 March 2016