Scottish Government – £10.5 million to support heat generation

Date: 10 March 2014

Funding to help reduce costs to consumers and help deliver Scotland’s low carbon targets is key in supplying heat efficiently, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing confirmed today.

An additional £4 million announced today takes the funding for the next two years to £10.5 million which will support the development of district heating networks in Scotland.

Heat sources in use for various district heating systems can include: geothermal heat and solar heat.

This money will reduce pressure on household energy bills and maximising the economic opportunities to the industry through infrastructure developments.

Source: CHPA