'Floating wind superpower': New taskforce aims to make UK world leader in floating turbine technology

RenewableUK hails UK potential to make floating wind a century-defining industrial success A new Floating Offshore Wind Task Force has been launched by trade body RenewableUK to help the UK “seize world leadership” in the innovative technologies that underpin floating wind farm developments. Bringing together industry leaders, senior government officials, and other key stakeholders, the … Read more

Government fires up Boiler Upgrade Scheme with promise of £5,000 heat pump grants

The government’s £450m Boiler Upgrade Scheme formally kicked off yesterday, offering qualifying households grants up to £6,000 when they replace fossil fuel boilers with efficient low-carbon heat pumps. The grant scheme is set to slash the upfront cost of heat pumps to a level where they could become cost competitive with fossil gas boilers while … Read more