The UK is experiencing a surge in the adoption of renewable energy technologies, with a significant rise in heat pump and solar panel installations compared to previous years.
The Government does not plan to delay its proposals to phase out gas boilers in homes and replace them with heat pumps.
Results from the first major survey of heat pump users shows that over 80% of households that have switched from a gas boiler to an electric heat pump are happy with their new heating system.
Octopus Energy has announced that they are launching a heat pump the same price or cheaper than a typical gas boiler as a price war with rival British Gas intensifies.
One of Britain’s biggest housebuilders will scrap gas boilers in all detached houses that it builds and will fit air-source heat pumps instead.
National targets for replacing gas boilers in the push to net zero are based on unrealistic assumptions about the number of installers required, a trade group has warned.
British Gas has kicked off a price war for heat pumps as the drive to replace gas boilers gathers pace.
Brits need to be shown more details about heat pumps and their potential cost-saving benefits if they are going to replace gas boilers at scale, suggests a leading energy specialist.
The UK energy supplier will work with the bank to provide a streamlined heat pump funding service that will offer an additional £1,000 discount on top of government low carbon funding
A new heat pump training centre set to open in Essex in 2023 aims to create 2,000 additional installers each year.