Number of heat networks (October 2014)

Numbers‘There are approximately 2,000 heat networks in the UK at the moment, supplying heat to 210,000 dwellings and 1,700 commercial and public buildings. A further 150 schemes are known to be under development by local authorities across the UK.’

Additional information – This data was taken from a DECC press release  on new funding for heat networks: ‘Almost £2.4 million will be offered to 32 local authorities across England and Wales to support the development of heat network projects…through the Government’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU).’

Source: DECC, boost to low carbon technology, 3 October 2014