• Heat networks

    Pixie Chart of the week | UK buildings heat loss amongst worst in Europe

    Net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is a target which increasingly demands policymakers in the UK to address the issue of decarbonising heat. While much attention has been given to low-carbon heat generation through schemes such as the Renewable Heat Incentive, energy efficiency has been left on the sidelines for...

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    Pixie Chart of the week | Non-domestic RHI average capacity continues to grow

    In this week’s Pixie Chart of the week, we examine the latest data from the Non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), published by BEIS. It highlights a continuing decline in the number of installations made under the scheme, but alongside this a continued rise in average capacity. The latest quarter (January to March 2019)...

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    Pixie Chart of the week | RHI tariff degression for large biomass and biomethane

    On 1 January 2019, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced that it would reduce the tariff price level (through a process called degression) for large biogas and biomethane installations on its non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. The Non-domestic RHI opened on 28 November 2011 as...